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University of Calgary Calendar 2020-2021 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions J, K Kinesiology KNES
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Participation in all activities required in courses is mandatory.

Junior Courses
Kinesiology 201       Activity: Essence and Experience
Participate in various activities and movement patterns and the study of the fundamental factors that influence the activities we choose and the way we move.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Biology 30.
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Kinesiology 203       Activity: Health, Fitness, and Performance
Fundamentals of exercise physiology are used in a variety of theoretically supported activities to experience the benefits of exercise and an understanding of exercise prescription and evaluation.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Biology 30 and Chemistry 30.
Notes:
Students are responsible for completing a Get Active Questionnaire (GAQ – formerly PAR-Q) and obtain medical clearance if required.
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Kinesiology 213       Introduction to Research in Kinesiology
An introduction to research in kinesiology with an emphasis on understanding the research process, including basic statistical knowledge, and its relationship to critical thinking. Practical application of concepts through direct involvement in individual and group projects.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-1)
Prerequisite(s):
Biology 30, Chemistry 30, and Mathematics 30-1.
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Kinesiology 237       Introduction to Nutrition
Provides students with a basic understanding of the role of nutrition in health and fitness.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 259.
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Kinesiology 244       Introduction to Socio-Cultural Aspects of Sport
An introduction to thinking critically about the relationship between sport and the larger social context, with an emphasis on social norms, politics, ethics, and historical perspectives.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-1)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 244 and either Kinesiology 303.44 or Sociology 399 will not be allowed.
Also known as:
(formerly Kinesiology 245)
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Kinesiology 251       Introduction to Human Motor Control and Learning
An introduction to principles underlying motor control and learning.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1/3)
Prerequisite(s):
Biology 30.
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Kinesiology 253       Introduction to Exercise and Sport Psychology
An introduction to the psycho-social concepts underlying an understanding of human behaviour in physical activity, sport, and health.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1/3)
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Kinesiology 259       Human Anatomy and Physiology I
The instructional approach is a combination of systematic and regional anatomy and physiology with some surface anatomy and radiologic considerations. General cell physiology, bone anatomy, neurophysiology and muscular physiology, as well as skeletal structure, types of connective tissues, structure of joints and muscles of the axial and appendicular skeleton will be covered. Laboratories utilize human tissue materials, anatomical models, charts, and prosected cadavers and cadaver specimens.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Biology 30, Chemistry 30, and Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 259 and any of Biology 305, Medical Science 404, Nursing 221, Zoology 461 or 463 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 260       Human Anatomy and Physiology II
The instructional approach is a combination of systematic and regional anatomy and physiology with some surface anatomy and radiologic considerations. Physiology and anatomy of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, renal and gastrointestinal systems as well as anatomy of the reproductive and integumentary systems and special senses will be covered. Laboratories utilize human tissue materials, anatomical models, charts, and prosected cadavers and cadaver specimens.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 259.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 260 and any of Biology 305, Medical Science 404, Nursing 222, Zoology 461 or 463 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 263       Quantitative Biomechanics
Basic principles of force system analysis, impulse-momentum, work-energy and particle kinematics applied to biological structures, including extensive mathematical analyses.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 259.
Corequisite(s):
Kinesiology 201 and 260.
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Senior Courses
Kinesiology 303       Special Topics in Kinesiology
Topics may include, but are not limited to, studies in sport psychology, human physiology, biomechanics or leadership.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
For certain topics consent of the Faculty of Kinesiology and/or specific course prerequisites will be required.
Notes:
For more information on topics and prerequisite requirements, see Class Notes in the Course Search.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 311       Leadership Foundations
Contemporary leadership best practices with a focus on physical activity, pedagogy and sport coaching. Linking leadership theory with critical reflection.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-1)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 321       Foundations of Instruction
The fundamental principles of creating an effective learning environment in an instructional activity setting.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 201.
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Kinesiology 323       Integrative Human Physiology
This course builds upon fundamental principles of human systems physiology, with a focus on how the integration of these physiological systems provides the means by which our bodies maintain homeostasis from the systemic down to the cellular level.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 260 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 323 and any of Biology 305, Medical Science 404, Zoology 461 or 463 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 331       Foundations of Coaching
The fundamental principles of creating an effective training environment for the developing athlete.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 201 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 344       Gender, Sexuality, and Sport
Informed by feminist theoretical perspectives, exploring the different ways that sport functions to reproduce and challenge dominant ideas about gender and sexuality.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
One of Kinesiology 244, 245 or 303.44 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 351       Foundations of Neural Control of Movement
An examination of the nervous system and its role in controlling movement. Emphasis is placed on understanding the basic anatomy and neurophysiology of the central and peripheral nervous systems. Topics include the properties of individual neurons and neural circuits that support human movement. This basic understanding is supplemented by discussion of neurological injuries, diseases and disorders that compromise human movement.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 251 and 260.
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Kinesiology 355       Human Growth and Development
The physiological, anatomical, emotional and social changes in human growth and development, with a view to the planning and selection of appropriate programs in physical education, sport, and dance.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 260.
Corequisite(s):
Prerequisite or Corequisite: Kinesiology 323.
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Kinesiology 363       Biomechanics of Biological Materials
Functional characteristics of muscle, bone, cartilage, tendon, ligament, and joints as they relate to movement and loading of the locomotor system.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1/4)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 263; and Statistics 205 or 213.
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Kinesiology 365       Sensorimotor Neuroscience
An examination of how human movement is coordinated by the nervous system, beginning with a review of relevant neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. An emphasis is placed on contemporary scientific techniques throughout.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 251 and 260.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 365 and 503.44 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 367       Adapted Physical Activity
An examination of specific problems within the psychomotor domain and the related delivery systems for their identification and amelioration.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-1T-1)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 260 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Notes:
Laboratory consists of a required practicum.
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Kinesiology 372       Foundations of Sport Medicine
An introduction to the common medical issues and injuries that affects the athlete related to sport and exercise.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1/3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 260 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 373       Exercise Physiology
The physiology of muscular exercise, physical conditioning, and training. The course will cover aspects of the nervous, muscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems and also present the material in the context of the effects of exercise on an integrated system. Short- and long-term adaptations to exercise will be examined relative to health and human activity.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 203, 213, 323 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Notes:
Students are responsible for completing a Get Active Questionnaire (GAQ – formerly PAR-Q) and obtaining a medical clearance if required.
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Kinesiology 375       Tests and Measurements in Kinesiology
Establishment of tests, criteria for selection of tests, measurement devices used to evaluate physiological status, human growth, and skill levels in physical activity programs.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-2/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 203, 213 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Notes:
Students are responsible for completing a Get Active Questionnaire (GAQ – formerly PAR-Q) and obtain medical clearance if required.
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Kinesiology 377       Sport Injury Prevention
Concepts of sport injury prevention, basic research design and methods used in prevention research, multifactorial nature of sport injury and development and plan to apply the fundamentals of sport injury including primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 372.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 377 and 503.55 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 381       Computer Applications in Kinesiology
An introduction to the use of the computer in kinesiology which involves hands-on experiences with selected software packages.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 391       Practicum I
Practical experiences with children and youth in instructional programs of physical activity.
Course Hours:
3 units; (1-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 321 and admission to the Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching major.
Notes:
Per 3.3, a Police Information Check and/or Current Immunization record may be required.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 393       Research Seminar I
Students attend, discuss, and critique a series of research seminars in the Human Performance Laboratory.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 213, 263 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 395       Research Seminar II
Students attend, discuss, and critique a series of research seminars in the Human Performance Laboratory.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 393.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 397       Health and Exercise Psychology
An examination of psychological issues related to health, exercise, and physical activity.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 253.
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Kinesiology 399       Sport Psychology
An analysis of personality and social psychological variables affecting the athlete/coach in the context of sport.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 253.
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Kinesiology 411       Advanced Leadership Practice
Students will advance their theoretical and practical understanding of effective leadership behaviors through experience, discussion, and systematic reflection. Learning is focused on developing self-awareness in relation to leadership practices and the capacity to facilitate leadership skills in others.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 311.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 411 and 503.30 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 413       Motivation in Physical Activity, Exercise and Sport
Concepts related to motivation in physical activity, sport, and exercise settings. Antecedents, consequences, and processes of motivated behaviour are examined from theoretical, empirical, and applied perspectives.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 397 or 399.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 413 and 503.41 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 420       Work Term in Kinesiology
Extensive unpaid work term focused on experiential learning in the field of kinesiology. Students must spend a total of 35-40 hours per week for 12-13 weeks in a workplace setting.
Course Hours:
15 units
Prerequisite(s):
84 units and consent of the Faculty.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 431       The Art of Coaching
Advanced principles of the art of effective coaching.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 331 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 433       Health and Physical Activity
Exploration of the relationships between health, disease, and the benefits associated with physical activity and the various factors that can promote and maintain lifestyle change. Students will be required to complete a personal health report based on the following laboratory components: (1) blood lipid profile (a fasting blood draw), (2) nutritional record (dietary record analyzed), (3) health risk analysis (an online risk assessment) and risk factor concept (summary 1 - 3 with the inclusion of family/genetic background).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 373.
Notes:
A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course. See P.1.10 for details regarding Mandatory Supplementary Fees for courses.
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Kinesiology 437       Advanced Nutrition
An examination of current nutritional strategies for sport performance and diet-related chronic diseases. Critical analysis of a wide variety of dietary supplements will be included.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 237 and 373.
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Kinesiology 441       Practicum A
Unpaid practicum placement focused on experiential learning in the field of Kinesiology. Students are required to complete 60 to 72 hours in a workplace setting, distributed evenly over the duration of the term.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
60 units, admission to and consent of the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Notes:
See kinesiology.ucalgary.ca for registration details. Per 3.3, a Police Information Check and/or current immunization record may be required.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 443       Practicum B
Practicum placement in kinesiology or related field.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 441 and consent of the Faculty.
Notes:
See kinesiology.ucalgary.ca for registration details. Per 3.3, a Police Information Check and/or current immunization record may be required.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 444       Critical Perspectives on the Body
Critical considerations of the relationship between the body and historical, cultural, and political context.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 344.
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Kinesiology 445       Practicum C
Practicum placement in kinesiology or related field.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 443 and consent of the Faculty.
Notes:
See kinesiology.ucalgary.ca for registration details. Per 3.3, a Police Information Check and/or current immunization record may be required.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 451       Advanced Topics in Human Motor Control and Learning
A comprehensive examination of the nervous system and its role in learning and controlling movements. Topics include the properties of individual neurons and neural circuits and how their function is altered by motor learning. The course also covers contemporary methods and theories used to understand how humans learn and perform motor actions.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 351.
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Kinesiology 460       Laboratory Practicum: Anatomy
Detailed planning and anatomical dissection of human cadavers.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-2-2T)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 260, admission to and consent of the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 460 and 593.61 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 463       Advanced Techniques in Biomechanics
Exploring basic concepts of analysis and modelling in biomechanics, including numerical implementation and solution.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 363 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 464       Advanced Topics in Sensorimotor Neuroscience
Experience-based exploration of the methodologies applied in modern sensorimotor neuroscience research. Students will learn about cutting-edge techniques for stimulating and recording the nervous system, standard approaches for processing and analyzing this data, and how these methodologies fit within contemporary theories of motor control.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 351 or 365.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 464 and 503.79 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 465       Adaptation to Environmental Stress
Physiological effects of temperature and humidity fluctuations; principles of heat generation, conservation and transfer; acute and chronic effects of hypo and hyperbarometric pressures; special dietary considerations; and associated physio-psychological implications will be examined.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Corequisite(s):
Prerequisite or Corequisite: Kinesiology 323.
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Kinesiology 466       Biomechanics Research Project
A capstone course where students assimilate their knowledge by designing and conducting a biomechanics research project.
Course Hours:
6 units; (0-6)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 363, 393 and admission to the Biomechanics major.
Corequisite(s):
Prerequisites or Corequisites: Kinesiology 395 and 463.
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Kinesiology 469       Topics in Sport Medicine
An examination of current medical topics in sport medicine as they relate to the athlete. The topics will include common medical problems and drugs in sport.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 323 and 372.
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Kinesiology 475       Physiology of Athletic Performance
The physiological factors and principles of training affecting performance will be reviewed and challenged on the scientific basis of experimental evidence.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 373.
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Kinesiology 478       Strength Training Science
Physiology of the neuromuscular system, the biomechanics of muscle strength and power, neuromuscular adaptations to resistance training, and the scientific basis for prescribing resistance training exercise. Fundamental knowledge on the science and practice of resistance training for health, performance and injury prevention.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 373.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 478 and 503.78 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 479       Advanced Fitness Appraisal and Exercise Prescription
Advanced knowledge and skills necessary to assess physical fitness status of apparently healthy individuals, including cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, body composition, and flexibility. Interpretation of fitness test results, development of appropriate exercise prescriptions, and communication skills necessary for effective counselling.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 373 and admission to the Faculty of Kinesiology.
Notes:
Students are responsible for completing a Get Active Questionnaire (GAQ – formerly PAR-Q) and obtain medical clearance if required.
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Kinesiology 485       Skeletal Muscle Properties
The structural organization, neural control, contractile consequences, and determinants of energy cost of contraction of skeletal muscle will be studied in detail.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 373.
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Kinesiology 490       Interpretation of Research and Research Project
Instruction in critical enquiry, critical appraisal, research design, and includes the successful completion of an independent research project in publication format.
Course Hours:
6 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Statistics 205 or 213; and admission to the Kinesiology Honours program; and consent of the Faculty.
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Kinesiology 491       Practicum II
Additional practical experiences with children and youth in instructional programs of physical activity.
Course Hours:
3 units; (1-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 391; and admission to the Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching major; and consent of the faculty.
Notes:
Per 3.3, a Police Information Check and/or current immunization record may be required
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 493       Epidemiology of Health and Physical Activity
An examination of physical activity/disease relationships through application of population-based methods including research design and interpretation of studies. The content will assist the student in identifying the quality and extent of research supporting the relationships between health, disease, and habitual physical activity and fitness.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 433 and 373.
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Kinesiology 495       Physiological Aspects of Aging, Disease, and Physical Activity
An examination of the interaction between aging, age-associated disease (e.g., cardiovascular disease) and physical activity. The major emphasis will be on the physiological processes involved.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 355 and 373.
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Kinesiology 497       Cancer and Exercise Research and Reviews
Examination of current literature and issues in cancer and exercise research.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 397.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 497 and 503.07 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 499       Applied Sport Psychology
Focus on applied sport psychology techniques and strategies to optimize performance, with the intent to bridge sport psychology related research with professional practice.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 399.
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Kinesiology 503       Special Topics in Kinesiology

Topics may include, but are not limited to, studies in sport psychology, human physiology, biomechanics or leadership.


Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
For certain topics consent of the Faculty of Kinesiology and/or specific course prerequisites will be required.
Notes:
For more information on topics and prerequisite requirements, see Class Notes in the Course Search.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 504       Directed Study
Intensive self-directed study of selected topics in Kinesiology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to and consent of the Faculty of Kinesiology.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 593       Senior Practicum
An opportunity for students to gain personalized, applied research and/or work experience in kinesiology or related fields.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to and consent of the Faculty of Kinesiology.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Graduate Courses
Kinesiology 603       Special Topics
Intensive study of selected topics in human physical activity and related subjects as follows: Applied Sport Psychology; Biomechanics; Cognitive Science: Vision and Motor Behaviour; Exercise and Health Physiology; Health and Exercise Psychology; Motor Learning; Multi-Media Applications in Learning; Neuro-Motor Psychology; Nutrition, Metabolism and Genetics; Sport and Exercise Psychology; Sport History; Sport Medicine; Sport Sociology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.  
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 604       Directed Study
Intensive self-directed study of selected topics in Kinesiology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to and consent of the Kinesiology graduate program.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 605       Nutrition for Performance and Active Living
Nutritional requirements for sport performance and active living, including an overview of basic nutritional principles. Designed to use current research findings as a basis to examine the role of nutrition in sport performance. Nutrition for an active lifestyle will also be examined.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 606       Practical Skills for Applied Exercise Physiology
To develop practical skill and techniques associated with applied exercise physiological measurement vs. measurements in the areas of body composition, cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal fitness.
Course Hours:
6 units; (3T-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 609       Statistical Techniques in Kinesiology
Basic concepts of statistical analysis as they apply to research methods used in various disciplines in kinesiology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 609 and 603.84 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 610       Qualitative Research Analysis
An introduction to qualitative research. Emphasis will be placed on critically evaluating qualitative literature, designing and conducting qualitative research, and qualitative analysis.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 610 and 603.39 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 611       Research Methods in Kinesiology
An overview of research methods including study design, data collection, measurement, interpretation of data, scientific writing, and critical appraisal of the literature relevant to kinesiology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 615       Seminar in Applied Exercise Physiology I
Lectures and seminar presentations, discussion and critique of current research in applied exercise physiology and related subjects.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 617       Seminar in Applied Exercise Physiology II
Lectures and seminar presentations, discussion and critique of current research in applied exercise physiology and related subjects. Focus on chronic disease.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 637       Nutrition for Physically Active Populations
The nutritional requirements of specific athletic and/or physically active groups such as cardiac rehabilitation patients and child athletes.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 663       Advanced Muscle Mechanics and Physiology
A look at problems associated within muscle mechanics and contractility. Also the use of muscle mechanics as a scientific discipline to critically learn and evaluate the scientific process. Basic anatomy and physiology of muscle contraction including the cross-bridge theory, and the force-length, force-velocity and force-time relationships of actively and passively contracting muscles will also be covered.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
Also known as:
(Mechanical Engineering 663) (Medical Science 663)
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Kinesiology 664       Bone and Joint Biomechanics
An examination of bone and joint biomechanics as they relate to bone fracture, joint injuries, and diseases with an emphasis on osteoarthritis. Basic bone, ligament, cartilage, and muscle structure and function will be discussed in the context of healthy tissues and in aging, disease, and post-trauma. Animal models of disease are explored.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.  
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Kinesiology 664 and 603.22 will not be allowed.
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Kinesiology 673       Exercise Physiology
Topics in exercise physiology will include the effects of exercise on muscle, metabolism, hormones, respiration, and the cardiovascular system. Nutrition, body composition, ergogenic aids, and environmental factors will also be examined.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 373 and admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 691       Practicum I
The practicum will consist of multiple experiences in applied physiology environments.
Course Hours:
3 units; (1T-8)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
Also known as:
(formerly Kinesiology 690)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 692       Practicum II
The practicum will consist of multiple experiences in applied physiology environments.
Course Hours:
3 units; (1T-8)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
Also known as:
(formerly Kinesiology 690)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 697       Exercise and Sport Psychology
Addresses the determinants and consequences of exercise and sport engagement within clinical and athletic populations. The focus will be on the translation of research to practice, with hands-on skills and effective practice guidelines shared with the students.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 703       Special Topics
Intensive study of selected topics in Kinesiology as follows: Applied Sport Psychology; Biomechanics; Exercise and Health Physiology; Health and Exercise Psychology; Motor Learning; Multi-Media Applications in Learning; Neuro-Motor Psychology; Nutrition, Metabolism and Genetics; Physiology of Skeletal Muscle; Sport and Exercise Psychology; Sport History; Sport Medicine; Sport Sociology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 704       Directed Study
Intensive self-directed study of selected topics in Kinesiology.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate program in the Faculty of Kinesiology and consent of the Faculty.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Kinesiology 715       Seminar in Applied Exercise Physiology III
An advanced level of presentation and critical appraisal of research in applied physiology. Students will assume a leadership role in a seminar setting.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 717       Seminar in Applied Exercise Physiology IV
An advanced level of presentation and critical appraisal of research in applied physiology. Students will assume a leadership role in a seminar setting.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (2S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Kinesiology 773       Integrative Exercise Physiology
The effects of exercise on the complex physiological interactions between different systems in the human body.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 673 and admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 775       Clinical Exercise Physiology
Exercise for clinical populations: exercise assessment and prescription for disease modification.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 773 and admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 785       Training Strategies for Health and Sport
The science of improving health and athletic performance with appropriate periodized stress and recovery.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Kinesiology 773 and admission to a Graduate Program in Kinesiology.
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