2022-23 Academic Catalog
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Department of Kinesiology

(College of Education)

 www.uni.edu/coe/kahhs

The Department of Kinesiology offers the following undergraduate and graduate programs and program certificates. Specific requirements for these programs are listed in the following order:

Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs

Movement and Exercise Science Major

The Movement and Exercise Science major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes UNIFI/General Education requirements and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours.

Completion of this program prepares students for careers or further study in movement and exercise science* or related areas but not for endorsement in K-12 school settings.1 To continue in the program and take 3000-level courses and above a student must have a C- or better in KINES 2050 Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement. The student must maintain a cumulative 2.50 GPA in the major to graduate.2

Required core:
Athletic Training:
AT 1018Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries2
Physical Education Movement and Exercise Science:
KINES 2050Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement3
KINES 2053Physical Activity and Nutrition for Health and Fitness3
KINES 2056Motor Learning and Development3
KINES 3121Sociology and Psychology of Physical Activity3
KINES 3151Biomechanics3
KINES 3153Physiology of Exercise3
KINES 3154Psychological Skills for Sport Participants3
KINES 3155/5155Exercise Physiology: Applications for Health and Human Performance3
KINES 3156Fitness Assessment and Programming3
KINES 3157Sports Nutrition3
KINES 3163Career and Professional Development3
Select a minimum of 6 hours from the following:6
Senior Project
Research Experiences
Internship in Kinesiology
Senior Thesis
Select one of the following courses:3
PEMES 3186 ("Studies in", 3 hrs.)
Conditioning Theory and Practice
Psycho-Social Aspects of Competitive Sport
Introduction to Sport Administration
Adapted Physical Education
Total Hours44

Physical Education-Teaching

The Physical Education-Teaching major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes UNIFI/General Education requirements, the Professional Education Requirements, and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours.

Completion of this program qualifies the student to be recommended for endorsements for Physical Education K-8 and Physical Education 5-12.

Current certifications in First Aid & Community CPR are required for assignment to student teach.

Disciplinary Knowledge core:
Physical Education:
KINES 2050Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement3
KINES 2053Physical Activity and Nutrition for Health and Fitness3
KINES 2056Motor Learning and Development3
KINES 3151Biomechanics3
KINES 3153Physiology of Exercise3
Pedagogical content:
Physical Education:
KINES 2030Teaching Physical Education For Learning3
KINES 2031Teaching Physical Education with Technology3
KINES 3174Assessment Processes in Physical Education3
KINES 3176Administration and Curriculum Development in Physical Education3
KINES 4152Adapted Physical Education3
KINES 4172Elementary Physical Education Teaching Methods3
KINES 4173Secondary Physical Education Teaching Methods3
Skill and Activity content:
Physical Education:
KINES 2015Teaching Team/Individual Sports3
KINES 2016Teaching Lifetime Activities3
KINES 2019First Aid and CPR for Physical Educators1
KINES 2021Teaching Movement and Rhythmic Activities for Children3
Total Hours46

Minor

Coaching Minor

Students who complete this program will qualify for the Department of Education coaching endorsement. The coaching endorsement is for grades K-12. However, this program does not qualify students to teach physical education at any level. 

Students who complete this program and are not teaching majors will qualify for the Department of Education coaching authorization.

 
Required:
Select one of the following:3
Dynamics of Human Development
Developmental Psychology *
Athletic Training:
AT 1018Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries2
AT 1019Prevention and Care Laboratory1
Physical Education:
KINES 2025Conditioning Theory and Practice3
KINES 2050Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement3
KINES 3118Practicum in Coaching1
KINES 3122Psycho-Social Aspects of Competitive Sport3
KINES 4217Organization and Administration of Competitive Sports3
Select one of the following electives:3
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Baseball/Softball
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Basketball
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Football
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique -- Soccer
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Track and Field
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Volleyball
Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Individual Sports
Total Hours22

 Note: Students in teaching majors will complete EDPSYCH 2030 within the Professional Education Requirements. KINES 3118 Practicum in Coaching must be completed prior to student teaching.

Sport Administration Minor

The minor in Sport Administration provides undergraduate students with a broad-based knowledge of the sport industry by offering interdisciplinary courses, thereby serving as valuable supplementary education that complements other majors. The academic preparation and practical training offered by this minor prepares students for a wide variety of sport-related careers.

Students must have a GPA of 2.5 to complete the minor.

Required:
Economics
ECON 1031Introduction to Business Economics3
Kinesiology
KINES 3125Introduction to Sport Administration3
KINES 3126Sport Marketing3
KINES 3127Practicum in Sport Administration3
Select one of the following two courses:
KINES 3121Sociology and Psychology of Physical Activity3
or KINES 3122 Psycho-Social Aspects of Competitive Sport
Electives:6
Communication and Media
Sports Public Relations
Marketing
Principles of Marketing
Leisure, Youth and Human Services
Marketing in Recreation, Tourism and Nonprofit Leadership
Special Events Management
Areas and Facilities in Recreation, Tourism and Nonprofit Leadership *
Eco, Adventure and Sport Tourism
Kinesiology
PEMES 3186 Studies in Physical Education. Only the following are accepted: (1) Sport Event & Facility Management; (2) Communication and Leadership Skills for Coaches.
Organization and Administration of Competitive Sports
Total Hours21

Strength and Conditioning Minor

The minor in Strength and Conditioning provides undergraduate students with an interdisciplinary knowledge about planning and designing training programs for a variety of athletes (e.g., high school athletes, professional athletes) and purposes (e.g., weight training, speed). This minor will also help prepare students for National Certification exams in Strength and Conditioning. 

Students must have a GPA of 2.5 to complete the minor.

Required:
KINES 2019First Aid and CPR for Physical Educators1
KINES 2025Conditioning Theory and Practice3
KINES 2050Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement3
KINES 2053Physical Activity and Nutrition for Health and Fitness3
KINES 3153Physiology of Exercise3
KINES 3201Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning3
KINES 3202Strength and Conditioning Programming and Technique3
KINES 3140Practicum2
Total Hours21

Master of Arts Degree Program

Major in Physical Education 

Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should refer to their MyUNIverse Student Center To-Do list or contact the the Department of Kinesiology for other application requirements.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at https://admissions.uni.edu/application. This Major offers two emphases: (1) Physical Education - Pedagogy and (2) Kinesiology and Sport Performance. A minimum of 30 semester hours is required for the Pedagogy option and a minimum of 33 semester hours is required for the Kinesiology and Sport Performance option.  Additional hours may be required if, upon entering the graduate program, the student needs prerequisites.

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program. 

Only graduate courses (course numbers 5000 or above) will apply to a graduate degree, even if the undergraduate course number (4999 or less) is listed. No exceptions will be made.

This major is available on the thesis and non-thesis options. A thesis/research paper defense is required.  No comprehensive examination is required. 

This major offers two emphases:

1. Physical Education - Pedagogy:

To be eligible for admission to the graduate program, the candidate must have an undergraduate degree in teaching physical education or be currently licensed to teach physical education.  Undergraduate students in the last semester of a bachelor degree in physical education PK-12 teaching may be provisionally accepted.  Candidates not meeting these requirements may petition for special consideration for admission. 

A minimum of 15 hours must be at the 6000 level for both the thesis and non-thesis options.  The program is available on the non-thesis option only.

The primary focus of this emphasis is the study of teaching (pedagogy).  The program does not lead to a teaching license in Physical Education.

Required:
Measurement and Research/Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services, Interdepartmental:
KAHHS 6290Research Methods for KAHHS3
Choose one of the following:3
Educational Research
Quantitative Methods in KAHHS
Qualitative Methods
Physical Education:
KINES 6230Curriculum Theory and Design in Physical Education3
KINES 6231Effective Teaching and Behavioral Management in Physical Education3
KINES 6273Contemporary and Inclusive Issues in Physical Education3
KINES 6240Advanced Adapted Physical Education3
KINES 6241Advanced Assessment in Physical Education3
Non-Thesis Research:
KINES 6299Research3
Electives from the following courses:6
Sport Psychology
Advanced Biomechanics
Motor Control and Learning
Readings in Kinesiology
Seminar in Kinesiology (maximum 12 hours on different topics)
Total Hours30

2. Kinesiology and Sport Performance:

This emphasis is designed for those who wish to concentrate their study in the fields of coaching and sport performance.  This emphasis is available on the thesis and non-thesis option. Students selecting the thesis option will take 6 hours of research credits, and students selecting the non-thesis option will take 3 hours of research credits and 3 hours of practicum credits.

Required:
Physical Education:
KINES 6251Advanced Biomechanics3
KINES 6253Advanced Exercise Physiology3
KINES 6289Seminar in Kinesiology (take two times on different topics for a minimum of 6 hours)6
KINES 6255Motor Control and Learning3
KINES 6222Sport Psychology3
KINES 6272Principles of Sport Administration3
Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services, Interdepartmental:
KAHHS 6210Quantitative Methods in KAHHS (or equivalent)3
KAHHS 6290Research Methods for KAHHS3
Research and Practicum:6
Thesis option (Students selecting the thesis option will take 6 hours of research)
Research
Non-thesis option (Students selecting the non-thesis option will take 3 hours of research AND 3 hours of practicum)
Research
Practicum
Total hours33

Program Certificates

The University of Northern Iowa makes available, in addition to traditional programs, the opportunity for students to earn program certificates. Program certificates provide an alternative to programs leading to a degree, a major, or a minor; they certify that an individual has completed a program approved by the university. For information on the following program certificates, contact the Department of Kinesiology or the Office of the Registrar, which serves as the centralized registry.

Adapted Physical Education Certificate

The certificate in Adapted Physical Education will prepare teachers to work with children with disabilities in physical education environments as they complete their Master of Arts in Physical Education Pedagogy. This certificate will also help prepare for National Certification exams in Adapted Physical Education. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 to complete the certificate.
Required:
KINES 6231Effective Teaching and Behavioral Management in Physical Education3
KINES 6240Advanced Adapted Physical Education3
KINES 6241Advanced Assessment in Physical Education3
KINES 6273Contemporary and Inclusive Issues in Physical Education3
Total Hours12

 Certificate in Corporate Fitness

Required:
Physical Education:
KINES 2050Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement3
KINES 3153Physiology of Exercise3
KINES 3156Fitness Assessment and Programming3
Public Health:
PH 3640/5640Worksite Health Promotion3
Electives (choose one from the following):3
Sports Nutrition *
Basic Nutrition
Total Hours15

Movement and Exercise Science, B.A.

Outcome 1 - Program content Knowledge and Skills: Students can describe and apply concepts and principles of human movement.

Outcome 2 - Communication: Students can demonstrate effective verbal and written communication, as appropriate to Exercise Science.

Outcome 3 - Critical Thinking: Students can critically analyze and apply theory and human movement concepts to professional experiences.

Physical Education Teaching, B.A.

Outcome 1 - Critical Thinking: Students will demonstrate critical thinking through the ability to evaluate, analyze, and integrate information from a variety of sources in order to develop reasoned positions and solutions to problems.

Outcome 2 - Communication: Students will display competence in oral communication during physical education teaching experiences.

Outcome 3 - Content Knowledge: Students will demonstrate discipline-specific knowledge and skills in their major fields of study.

Physical Education, M.A.

Outcome 1 - Program content Knowledge and Skills: Students can apply best practice knowledge to profession specific contexts in the fields of Exercise Science or Physical Education.

Outcome 2 - Critical Thinking: Students can conduct research, integrate information from a variety of scientific sources and critically draw relevant conclusions in the culminating research project.

Outcome 3 - Communication: Students can demonstrate competence in oral and written communication, as appropriate for Exercise Science or Physical Education Pedagogy.

Movement and Exercise Science, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 15
 Hours15
Spring
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 15
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
KINES 2053 Physical Activity and Nutrition for Health and Fitness 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 13
 Hours16
Spring
KINES 2050 Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement (C- or higher required) 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
AT 1018 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 2
KINES 2056 Motor Learning and Development 3
Select one of the following: KINES 2025, KINES 3122, KINES 3125, PEMES 3186, KINES 4152 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 8
 Hours16
Spring
KINES 3153 Physiology of Exercise 3
KINES 3163 Career and Professional Development 3
KINES 3121 Sociology and Psychology of Physical Activity 3
KINES 3154 Psychological Skills for Sport Participants 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 4
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
KINES 3156 Fitness Assessment and Programming 3
KINES 3151 Biomechanics (or KINES 3158 Clinical Biomechanics) 3
KINES 3157 Sports Nutrition 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours15
Spring
KINES 3155/5155 Exercise Physiology: Applications for Health and Human Performance 3
KINES 3197 Internship in Kinesiology 4
KINES 3191 Senior Project 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours120

Physical Education Teaching, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
KINES 2015 Teaching Team/Individual Sports 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
Spring
KINES 2016 Teaching Lifetime Activities 3
KINES 2053 Physical Activity and Nutrition for Health and Fitness 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
TEACHING 2017 Level 1 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching 1
EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development 3
KINES 2019 First Aid and CPR for Physical Educators 1
KINES 2030 Teaching Physical Education For Learning 3
KINES 2031 Teaching Physical Education with Technology 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours17
Spring
KINES 2056 Motor Learning and Development 3
KINES 2050 Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement 3
KINES 2021 Teaching Movement and Rhythmic Activities for Children 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
TEACHING 3128 Level 2 Field Experience: Lesson Planning and Instruction 1
EDPSYCH 3148 Learning and Motivation in Classroom Contexts 3
KINES 3151 Biomechanics 3
KINES 3174 Assessment Processes in Physical Education 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours16
Spring
KINES 3153 Physiology of Exercise 3
KINES 4152 Adapted Physical Education 3
KINES 3176 Administration and Curriculum Development in Physical Education 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 7
 Hours16
Senior
Fall
SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society 3
KINES 4172 Elementary Physical Education Teaching Methods 3
KINES 4173 Secondary Physical Education Teaching Methods 3
TEACHING 4170/5170 Human Relations: Awareness and Application 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 2
 Hours14
Spring
TEACHING 3140 Special Area Teaching: Art, ESL, Music, and Physical Education 12
 Hours12
 Total Hours120

Education, Interdepartmental Courses

KAHHS 1020. Dimensions of Wellbeing Lecture — 1 hr.

Overall, the Dimensions of Wellbeing course is designed to prepare students for healthy, proactive lifestyles through lecture, experiential learning, and various physical and wellbeing activities. The core dimensions of wellbeing for the purposes of this course include: physical, emotional, interpersonal, intellectual, spiritual, and environmental wellbeing. The lecture sections of Dimensions are designed to provide an underlying knowledge base for specific wellness topics and themes with a unifying emphasis on how these dimensions are intertwined and linked to overall quality of life. Specific health consumerism and health behavior change topics are also covered across the spectrum of Dimensions of Wellbeing course offerings. This course may not be repeated for additional credit. If a student has already satisfied this portion of the LAC Category 1D Dimensions of Wellbeing, it will be considered a repeat. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KAHHS 1030. Dimensions of Wellbeing Lab — 1 hr.

Overall, the Dimensions of Wellbeing course is designed to prepare students for healthy, proactive lifestyles through lecture, experiential learning, and various physical and wellbeing activities. The core dimensions of wellbeing for the purposes of this course include: physical, emotional, interpersonal, intellectual, spiritual, and environmental wellbeing. The laboratory sections of Dimensions are designed to apply specific skill-related knowledge, encourage healthy active lifestyles, and motivate students to learn and practice skills related to a wide spectrum of activities and experiences related to wellbeing dimensions. This course may not be repeated for additional credit. If a student has already satisfied this portion of the LAC Category 1D Dimensions of Wellbeing, it will be considered a repeat. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KAHHS 2045. Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers — 3 hrs.

Methods and materials in health education and physical education appropriate for children. No credit given for students with credit in PEMES 2045. No credit given to Physical Education or Health Education majors or minors. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 2030. (Fall and Spring)

KAHHS 6210. Quantitative Methods in KAHHS — 3 hrs.

Practical statistical applications commonly used in athletic training, health promotion and education, physical education, and leisure, youth and human services with a focus on the analysis and interpretation of data through the use of computer software packages. (Fall)

KAHHS 6215. Qualitative Methods — 3 hrs.

Application of qualitative methods of data collection and analysis to topics in athletic training, health promotion and education, physical education, and leisure, youth and human services. Prerequisite(s): SPED 6293 or equivalent. (Variable)

KAHHS 6290. Research Methods for KAHHS — 3 hrs.

Introduction to processes of research in health, physical education, and leisure services with an emphasis on critical analysis of literature, and identification of viable research projects. (Fall and Spring)

KAHHS 7329. Research and Evaluation Seminar — 1-6 hrs.

One hour taken each semester for six semesters for total of 6 hours. Applied approach to research and evaluation. Students plan and implement research and evaluation projects in athletic training, health promotion and education, youth development, leisure, and/or human services settings, working with teams of faculty and other students. Course content includes research methods, statistics, and writing for publication. Prerequisite(s): doctoral standing or consent of instructor. (Fall and Spring)

KAHHS 7365. Field Experience — 1-6 hrs.

Practical experience in leisure, youth and human services, health promotion and education, or athletic training. May be repeated to maximum of 6 hours with consent of student's advisor and graduate committee. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KAHHS 7395. Internship — 1-6 hrs.

Practical experience in leisure, youth and human services with community agencies. May be repeated to maximum of 6 hours with consent of student's advisor and graduate committee. Prerequisite(s): Consent of graduate committee. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KAHHS 7410. Critical Theories and Practices I — 3 hrs.

In-depth examination of current theories, philosophical foundations, history and current practices relevant to the allied health, recreation and community services fields. Building on foundational theory courses, students analyze and critique the organization and design of allied health, recreation and community services programs, based on setting and ideological model, in the U.S. and around the world. Students develop praxis design principles consistent with the developmental, normative focus of informal and formal education. Recommended for second year students. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Variable)

KAHHS 7412. Critical Theories and Practices II — 3 hrs.

Second course in a two-course sequence that surveys allied health, recreation and community services practices and theories in a wide variety of out-of-school and co-curricular settings. Covers theories, models, and best practices in the delivery of services. Students analyze and critique the organization and design of allied health, recreation and community services programs, based on setting and ideological model, in the U.S. and around the world. Students develop praxis design principles consistent with the developmental normative focus of informal and formal education. Recommended for third year students. Prerequisite(s): KAHHS 7410. (Variable)

Kinesiology Courses

KINES 2015. Teaching Team/Individual Sports — 3 hrs.

Primarily for majors in Physical Education- Teaching with an emphasis on developing skills related to teaching team and individual sports. (Fall)

KINES 2016. Teaching Lifetime Activities — 3 hrs.

Primarily for majors in Physical Education- Teaching with an emphasis on developing skills related to teaching lifetime activities. (Spring)

KINES 2019. First Aid and CPR for Physical Educators — 1 hr.

First aid skills for injuries and sudden illness, CPR for adult, child, and infant and AED to prepare physical education major students to teach these in K-12 schools. (Variable)

KINES 2021. Teaching Movement and Rhythmic Activities for Children — 3 hrs.

Developmentally-appropriate physical activities designed to promote the development, refinement, and utilization of fundamental movement actions and concepts during the early through late childhood years. Strategies for selecting and delivering appropriate activities to children. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TEACHING 2017; EDPSYCH 2030. (Spring)

KINES 2025. Conditioning Theory and Practice — 3 hrs.

Theory and practice in training and conditioning of athletes, dynamic warm up and training schedule development. (Variable)

KINES 2030. Teaching Physical Education For Learning — 3 hrs.

The major purpose of this course is to develop knowledge and competence in the generic aspects of effective instruction in physical education as well as to begin to develop effective instructional skills through micro-peer teaching. The student will also learn the historical foundations and significance of physical education and how these have impacted the profession's current goals. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): EDPSYCH 2030. (Fall)

KINES 2031. Teaching Physical Education with Technology — 3 hrs.

Familiarization and enhancement of technology skills specific to supporting physical education instruction in a PK-12 setting. Course focuses on technologies closely aligned with the physical education learning environment (i.e. pedometers, accelerometers, heart rate monitors) to facilitate instruction and assess student performance. Also included are additional technologies related to physical education software and hardware on personal computers use in creating materials for the K-12 student. (Fall)

KINES 2036. Dance Performance — 1-2 hrs.

Credit for performance in approved dance choreography. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Variable)

KINES 2037. Applied Choreography — 1-2 hrs.

Credit for approved choreography for dance performances and productions. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Variable)

KINES 2050. Anatomy and Physiology of Human Movement — 3 hrs.

Anatomy and physiology of the human body focusing on the muscular and skeletal systems. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 2053. Physical Activity and Nutrition for Health and Fitness — 3 hrs.

Identification and programming of physical activities and nutrition lifestyle practices. Emphasis on the role of physical activity and nutrition in the enhancement of health and fitness in others. Integration of experiential learning activities with cognitive subject matter. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 2056. Motor Learning and Development — 3 hrs.

Introduction to the developmental and learning factors which influence the capability to move effectively throughout the life span. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 2060. Lifeguard Training and Instruction — 2 hrs.

American Red Cross material in Basic Water Safety, Emergency Water Safety Lifeguard Training, and Lifeguard Instruction. Opportunity provided to become certified in the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Instruction, and Health Services Program which is a prerequisite to becoming an instructor in any area of certification for the American Red Cross. (Variable)

KINES 2061. Water Safety Instruction — 2 hrs.

Materials related to the certification of instructors for water safety instruction. Any person wishing to teach aquatics is required to complete this course. Certification is possible through this course. (Variable)

KINES 2062. Developmental Trends in Physical Activity & Sport — 3 hrs.

Developmental Trends in Physical Activity and Sport focuses on physical, mental, and emotional developmental changes from early childhood through adolescence in relation to the physical domain. Topics include: theoretical perspectives of human development, development of self-perceptions, influence of significant others throughout childhood and adolescence, effective communication skills for the developmental age, factors that influence motivation and continued participation, emotional experiences in youth sport, and self-regulation skills. (Fall)

KINES 3101. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Baseball/Softball — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful baseball and/or softball coach. (Variable)

KINES 3102. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Basketball — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful basketball coach. (Variable)

KINES 3104. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Football — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful football coach. (Variable)

KINES 3107. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique -- Soccer — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful soccer coach. (Variable)

KINES 3111. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Track and Field — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful track and field coach. (Variable)

KINES 3112. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Volleyball — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful volleyball coach. (Variable)

KINES 3113. Coaching Theory and Skill Technique - Individual Sports — 3 hrs.

To provide practical knowledge and develop basic skills necessary for becoming a successful individual sport coach (e.g., swimming, wrestling, tennis). (Variable)

KINES 3118. Practicum in Coaching — 1-2 hrs.

Practical experience working with high school coaches; includes planning and conducting all phases of the program. May be repeated in a different sport for a total of two sports. Prerequisite(s): junior standing; consent of department. (Variable)

KINES 3120. Certified Pool Operators — 2 hrs.

Administration of programs, personnel, and facilities; includes pool management and maintenance. (Variable)

KINES 3121. Sociology and Psychology of Physical Activity — 3 hrs.

Introduction to the sociological and psychological issues related to physical activity. Behavior change and motivational strategies to facilitate healthy active lifestyles for youth through adulthood are discussed and applied. Practical information for professionals working in either school or non-school settings dealing with persons involved in physical activity. (Variable)

KINES 3122. Psycho-Social Aspects of Competitive Sport — 3 hrs.

Introduction to the psychological and sociological dimensions of competitive sport with an emphasis on mental skills training for performance enhancement. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3125. Introduction to Sport Administration — 3 hrs.

Introduction to Sport Administration is designed to provide the foundations of the management, marketing, financial, and legal principles regarding sport facilities, events, tourism, and organizations within interscholastic, intercollegiate, professional and international sport industries. Further, the conduct of amateur and professional sports is addressed. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3126. Sport Marketing — 3 hrs.

The purpose of this course is to introduce an overview of various aspects of sport marketing and the application of basic principles of sport marketing to the managed sport industry with emphasis on intercollegiate athletics, professional sport, and multi-sport club operations. This course will provide students with an up-to-date understanding of marketing concepts as they are currently being applied in various sectors of the sport industry. Prerequisite(s): KINES 3125. (Variable)

KINES 3127. Practicum in Sport Administration — 3 hrs.

This course is the last course to be taken after other required courses are completed in the Sports Administration minor. Students gain comprehensive practical experience in sport administration in a sport setting/organization. The experience will build on knowledge and skills learned in the classroom and provide enhanced learning opportunities through hands-on experiences. The practicum experience will assist in further development of a professional portfolio and provide the experience needed for success in the competitive job market. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all coursework in the Sports Administration minor; consent of Practicum Coordinator. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 3140. Practicum — 1-2 hrs.

Experiences working with elementary, secondary, adapted, or dance students in activities involving movement. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 3151. Biomechanics — 3 hrs.

Application of principles of mechanics to human movement. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050 or equivalent. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3153. Physiology of Exercise — 3 hrs.

Acute and chronic responses and adaptations of the physiological systems to muscular activity and training. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050; junior standing. Prerequisites for Athletic Training majors: KINES 2050 or AT 3020. Prerequisites for Movement and Exercise Science majors: KINES 2053. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3154. Psychological Skills for Sport Participants — 3 hrs.

Understanding of psychological factors which affect performance in competitive sport. Survey of and individualized practice with psychological techniques designed to enhance sport performance. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3155/5155. Exercise Physiology: Applications for Health and Human Performance — 3 hrs.

Applications in environmental influence on performance, body composition, ergogenic aids, age and gender considerations in sport and exercise, and exercise for special populations. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050; KINES 3153 or equivalent; junior standing. (Variable)

KINES 3156. Fitness Assessment and Programming — 3 hrs.

Assessment of fitness levels and application to fitness programming including remediation of dysfunction in rehabilitation. Prerequisite(s): KINES 3153. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3157. Sports Nutrition — 3 hrs.

Designed to help students understand the role of nutrition in enhancing athletic performance. Students will learn the impact nutrition has on cells and tissue that determine the physiological response to exercise. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2053; KINES 3153. Prerequisite for Athletic Training majors: AT 3020. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3158. Clinical Biomechanics — 3 hrs.

Application of principles of mechanics to human movement with special consideration to clinical applications. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050 or equivalent. (Variable)

KINES 3163. Career and Professional Development — 3 hrs.

This course will examine the field of movement and exercise science from a historical perspective, identify emerging trends and ethical behavior, and explore potential employment opportunities and professional associations. Professional development strategies throughout one's career are discussed and evaluated with the establishment of future career goals. This course will also develop the student's skills in writing resumes, creating portfolios and job interviewing in order to enhance employment opportunities. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3168. Assisting in Physical Activity and Wellness — 1 hr.

Assisting departmental instructor in activity classes. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite(s): consent of department. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3174. Assessment Processes in Physical Education — 3 hrs.

Concepts of measurement and evaluation; statistical analysis; construction of evaluative instruments; and application of written and performance tests. Physical Education majors may substitute KINES 3174 for MEASRES 3150. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): EDPSYCH 3148. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3176. Administration and Curriculum Development in Physical Education — 3 hrs.

Administration of programs in the elementary and secondary schools including budgeting, facilities, legal considerations, and support services. Design, development, and evaluation of curriculum content for grades K-12. Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TEACHING 2017; EDPSYCH 2030. (Spring)

KINES 3185. Readings in Kinesiology — 1-4 hrs.

Individual study in an area of physical education. Credit to be determined at time of registration and to be based on student's proposal. Primarily for majors and minors in Physical Education. Prerequisite(s): consent of department head. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3191. Senior Project — 1-6 hrs.

Individualized study and experiential learning under the supervision of qualified faculty and professionals in the field; Primarily for majors in physical education.May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3193. Research Experiences — 1-6 hrs.

Conducting supervised research in a research team setting or mentoring setting with faculty, with presentation and publication of research as the goal. Topics for research may not duplicate a class project or the undergraduate thesis. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Highly recommended for students planning to enter graduate programs. Primarily for majors in physical education. Prerequisite(s): sophomore standing; consent of instructor. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 3197. Internship in Kinesiology — 1-12 hrs.

Comprehensive practical experience in physical education in which the student applies course work in an agency commensurate with degree option. Offered on credit/no credit basis only. May be repeated for maximum of 12 hours. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all course work in the major or minor; current certification in Standard First Aid and Community CPR; consent of Internship Coordinator. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 3201. Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning — 3 hrs.

The course is designed to provide students with the underlying principles and concepts of strength and conditioning program development. Students will learn to utilize instrumentation and equipment for the monitoring and assessment of exercise clients, review, analyze and interpret information, and independently generate conclusions, and communicate knowledge through a variety of modalities. Students will learn to contextualize discipline knowledge to performance sports and / or health, disease and aging. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050. (Variable)

KINES 3202. Strength and Conditioning Programming and Technique — 3 hrs.

This course is designed for students to apply scientific knowledge and information to design high quality strength and conditioning programs. Students will design different programs based on critical factors related to a variety of clients, such as age, gender, sport experience, goals, and stage of development. This course has a hands-on component where students will learn safety and evaluation of movement form. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050; KINES 3153. (Variable)

KINES 4152. Adapted Physical Education — 3 hrs.

This course is designed to provide basic knowledge of the history of adapted physical education; federal and state laws pertaining to the education of individuals with disabilities; psychomotor, social, and cognitive characteristics of students with disabilities; program planning that includes lesson plans, assessment, and behavior management. In addition, this course will prepare undergraduate students to implement specially designed physical education programs designed to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities through the use of hands-on experiences teaching students with disabilities. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 4172. Elementary Physical Education Teaching Methods — 3 hrs.

Review of philosophy, objectives, content, instructional practices, teaching strategies, and assessment practices appropriate for PK-6 elementary physical education. Laboratory experiences at the elementary level will be included. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 3148. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): KINES 2021; KINES 2056; KINES 3174; KINES 3176. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 4173. Secondary Physical Education Teaching Methods — 3 hrs.

Review of philosophy, objectives, content, instructional practices, teaching strategies, and assessment practices appropriate for secondary physical education. Laboratory experiences will be included at the junior high and high school levels. Prerequisite(s): EDPSYCH 3148. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): KINES 2021; KINES 2056; KINES 3174; KINES 3176. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 4194. Senior Thesis — 2-6 hrs.

Individualized research involving the selection of an area of inquiry; collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; Primarily for majors in physical education. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 4198. Independent Study.

Primarily for majors in physical education. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 4217. Organization and Administration of Competitive Sports — 3 hrs.

Organization, philosophy, administration, and management (e.g., budget, scheduling, designing) of interscholastic, intercollegiate, and intramural sports programs. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 6222. Sport Psychology — 3 hrs.

Current sport psychology research and its relevance to coaches and athletes. Emphasis on the areas of sport personalogy, competitiveness, motivation, attention, self-concept, attitudes, competitive anxiety, and goal-setting. Stress management techniques and other psychological skills applicable to the sport setting. (Variable)

KINES 6230. Curriculum Theory and Design in Physical Education — 3 hrs.

Investigation of the curriculum development process, standards based curriculum, contemporary models, selection and sequencing of developmentally appropriate content and activities K-college, and coaching curriculum. Intended to meet the needs and interests of K-12 teachers as well as college teacher/coaches. (Variable)

KINES 6231. Effective Teaching and Behavioral Management in Physical Education — 3 hrs.

Study of the skills and techniques that successful teachers use to make classes appropriate and beneficial for students. Discussion of effective discipline, motivation, and planning techniques. Includes techniques for self-study to determine teaching effectiveness and demonstrate student learning. Special focus on behavioral management strategies to enhance learning during physical education classes. (Variable)

KINES 6240. Advanced Adapted Physical Education — 3 hrs.

This advanced course will explore how to create physical education programs for students with disabilities. The course will present students with information about legislation, a variety of disabilities, advanced topics in assessment and curriculum related to Adapted Physical Education. (Variable)

KINES 6241. Advanced Assessment in Physical Education — 3 hrs.

This course will provide knowledge to students related to performance-based assessment in K-12 physical education. The course will focus on assessment driven instruction, different ways to measure student achievement in physical education, selection of a balanced and practical assessment approach in physical education classes. (Variable)

KINES 6251. Advanced Biomechanics — 3 hrs.

Application of mechanical principles and concepts to human movement; emphasis on analysis of techniques employed in sports. Prerequisite(s): KINES 2050; KINES 3151; or equivalents. (Variable)

KINES 6253. Advanced Exercise Physiology — 3 hrs.

Process of scientific inquiry into exercise physiology and the identification of basic principles to be applied for maximum performance without injury. Prerequisite(s): KINES 3153; KINES 3155/5155 or equivalent; BIOL 3101 or equivalent; BIOL 3102 or equivalent. (Variable)

KINES 6255. Motor Control and Learning — 3 hrs.

Study and application of research findings to motor learning and the variables which influence it. (Variable)

KINES 6272. Principles of Sport Administration — 3 hrs.

This graduate course provides an overview of the principles of sport administration from an interdisciplinary perspective including topics such as Management and Leadership in Sport Administration, Sport Marketing and Communication, and Sport Facility and Event Management. (Variable)

KINES 6273. Contemporary and Inclusive Issues in Physical Education — 3 hrs.

Examination and analysis of continuing concerns and issues in the profession. Examination of strategies to fully engage all participants in physical education classes irrespective of a disability or any other attribute. (Variable)

KINES 6285. Readings in Kinesiology — 1-4 hrs.

May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 6289. Seminar in Kinesiology — 1-3 hrs.

Special topics as indicated in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated when topics vary up to a maximum of 12 credits. (Fall and Spring)

KINES 6293. Research Experience in Kinesiology — 1-2 hrs.

Research on problems other than those for the thesis or in regular course offerings. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 6295. Internship — 1-4 hrs.

Experience in non-school settings or agencies. May be repeated for maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of Graduate Advisor. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 6297. Practicum — 1-4 hrs.

Practical experience in teaching physical education and/or coaching at the college level and/or K-12 level. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of Graduate Advisor. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINES 6299. Research.

Fee assessed separately for laboratory materials and/or binding of thesis/research paper. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of department. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Physical Education Courses

PEMES 2011. Fundamental Physical Activities -- Aquatics — 1 hr.

Primarily for majors in Physical Education. (Fall and Spring)

PEMES 2013. Fundamental Physical Activities - Dance — 2 hrs.

Primarily for majors in Physical Education. (Variable)

PEMES 2017. Fundamental Physical Activities -- Outdoor/Adventure Pursuits — 1 hr.

Primarily for majors in Physical Education. (Fall and Spring)

PEMES 2034. Survey of Dance History — 3 hrs.

Survey of dance history from primitive times to the present with emphasis on the relationship of dance and dance forms to the societies in which they developed and other art forms and the contributions of leading dance personalities. (Variable)

PEMES 3173. Teaching Methods Block — 2-5 hrs.

2 or 5 hrs. Curriculum design, including movement education and wellness, through the integration of instructional practices, teaching strategies, knowledge of adaptations to physical activity, and assessment practices. Laboratory experiences will be included in elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Prerequisite(s): Physical Education minor: EDPSYCH 3148; KINES 2021; KINES 2056. Physical Education Major-Teaching: EDPSYCH 3148; KINES 2021; KINES 2053; KINES 2056; KINES 3174; KINES 3176. (Fall and Spring)