Kinesiology Course Offerings

The following letter coding is used to differentiate activity courses.

Beginning: A (co-ed), I (men only), V (women only)

Intermediate: B (co-ed), J (men only), W (women only)

Advanced: C (co-ed), K (men only), X (women only)

Please see the section on "Course Description Symbols and Terms" in the University Catalog for an explanation of course description terminology and symbols, the course numbering system, and course credit units. All courses are lecture and discussion and employ letter grading unless otherwise stated. Some prerequisites may be waived with faculty permission. Many syllabi are available on the Chico Web.

Computer Application to Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

The legal, ethical, social, and economic implications of computer usage; basic operations, terminology and system components; and the use of representative spreadsheet, telecommunication, and networking programs. Special emphasis is placed on developing and reviewing applications unique to physical education. 2.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. Formerly PHED 100. (006875)

Safety Instruction in Physical Education
1.0 Fa/Spr

Red Cross multimedia certification and accident procedures for school settings. 1.0 hours clinical. Formerly PHED 101. (006641)

Beginning Archery
1.0 Fa/Spr

This course covers the history, equipment care, techniques and safe development of archery skills. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 102. (020449)

Physical Fitness: A Way of Life
3.0 Fa/Spr

Students participate in and monitor the results of a training program in swimming, running, weight training, cycling, or aerobics. Lectures explore the body's response to exercise and how to best exercise. Information and guidelines on how to begin or maintain a program of healthy and enjoyable exercise are presented. Topics discussed include the values of exercise, the body's responses to exercise and training, fitness assessment, exercise prescription, exercise and the environment, exercise for special populations, and sports nutrition. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours lecture. This is an approved General Education course. Formerly PHED 110. (006967)

Orienteering
1.0 Fa/Spr

Basic understanding of topographic maps and the compass, combined with orienteering races. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. ABC/no credit grading only. Formerly PHED 111A. (006646)

Beginning Badminton
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 112A. (006647)

Intermediate Badminton
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 112B. (006648)

Beginning Ballroom
1.0 Fa/Spr

The ballroom-dance sequence covers the range of contemporary social or ballroom dancing in Western culture. Beginning ballroom introduces the basic techniques of Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Samba, Rhumba, and Tango. For men only. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 113I. (002467)

Beginning Ballroom
1.0 Fa/Spr

The ballroom-dance sequence covers the range of contemporary social or ballroom dancing in Western culture. Beginning ballroom introduces the basic techniques of Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Samba, Rhumba, and Tango. For women only. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 113V. (002468)

Intermediate Ballroom
1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 113I.

Intermediate ballroom builds upon the foundation of Beginning Ballroom. More sophisticated, modern, and complicated steps and dances are studied and mastered in a practical setting. For men only. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 114V. (002469)

Intermediate Ballroom
1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 113V.

Intermediate ballroom builds upon the foundation of Beginning Ballroom. More sophisticated, modern, and complicated steps and dances are studied and mastered in a practical setting. For women only. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 114W. (002470)

African and Afro-Haitian Dance
1.0 Fa/Spr

Through dance, song, reading, and discussion, students experience the rich cultural traditions of West Africa and the island of Haiti, where African traditions have evolved and flourished in a "New World" setting for 300 years. Both dance forms challenge the strength and athleticism of the body. The African dances are high energy and polyrhythmic, with fast footwork, expressive and sweeping movements and free use of the back, head, shoulders, and pelvis. Haitian dance mixes African roots with indigenous, Spanish, and French colonial influences to create a unique form emphasizing spinal waves and torso, hip, and shoulder movements over rhythmic foot patterns. 2.0 hours field studies. This course is also offered as AFRI 115. Formerly PHED 115. (000145)

Beginning Aerobic Dance
1.0 Fa/Spr

Aerobic fitness through dance. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 116A. (006658)

Intermediate Aerobic Dance
1.0 Fa/Spr

Aerobic fitness through dance. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 116B. (006659)

Advanced Aerobic Dance
1.0 Fa/Spr

Aerobic fitness through dance. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 116C. (006660)

Bicycling
1.0 Fa/Spr

Techniques of bicycling. Knowledge and understanding of the methods related to repair and maintenance of either the racing and/or touring bikes combined with short touring trips. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 117A. (006663)

Intermediate Basketball: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 118J. (006666)

Beginning Basketball: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 118V. (006668)

Intermediate Basketball: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 118W. (006669)

Cross-Country Skiing
1.0 Fa/Spr

Cross-country skiing is a class designed for the person interested in exploring the back country of the High Sierra during the winter and spring months. The class is for the beginning cross-country skier. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. Formerly PHED 119A. (006672)

Beginning Bowling
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, tournament play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 120A. (006673)

Intermediate Bowling
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, tournament play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 120B. (006674)

Advanced Bowling
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, tournament play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 120C. (006675)

Backpacking
2.0 Fa/Spr

The wilderness experience is a special retreat into a different way of living; a journey away from the paved-over world that brings us new perceptions of ourselves. The backpacking course is a random collection of information, news, and sources about the wilderness. Tips on hiking gear, eating for the trail, and other wilderness details, plus actual wilderness experiences will be offered. 4.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. Formerly PHED 121. (006677)

Intermediate Backpacking
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 121 or equivalent

The wilderness experience is a special retreat into a different way of living; a journey away from the paved-over world that brings us new perceptions of ourselves. The intermediate backpacking course allows students to continue to learn backpacking skills beyond the beginner's level. Topics such as advanced Leave No Trace techniques, map and compass navigation, cross-country hiking, trip planning, land use regulations, route selection, and lightweight hiking may be addressed. Course capstone is an intense multi-day backpacking trip in a small group over rugged and challenging terrain. 6.0 hours activity. (020815)

Indoor Rock Climbing
1.0 Fa/Spr

This course introduces students to indoor rock climbing and gives students basic skills, techniques, and safety elements necessary to climb efficiently and safely indoors. The class is taught in the Climbing Gym only and has no field trips. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 3.0 units. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. ABC/no credit grading only. Formerly PHED 123A. (006683)

Basic Rock Climbing
2.0 Fa/Spr

This course introduces students to rock climbing. The class is held in the Climbing Gym in addition to three required field trips. Basic skills include climbing techniques, belaying, rappelling, and basic anchors. 4.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. ABC/no credit grading only. Formerly PHED 123B. (006684)

Beginning Scuba Diving
2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Ability to swim in deep water.

This course is designed for students who have no previous experience scuba diving. Students will develop safe scuba diving practices through lecture, video, reading, and pool sessions. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to participate in Open Water Certification. 4.0 hours field studies. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. Formerly PHED 125. (006691)

Beginning Whitewater Kayaking
2.0 Fa/Spr

This course gives students an introduction to river kayaking skills on moving water and whitewater. Students gain an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures to paddle and conduct kayaking activities in moving water and whitewater (up to Class III). Emphasis is on development of individual paddling skills, boat control, rescue techniques, safe paddling, and group management and travel on moving water. River hydrology, hazard identification, safety, judgment, and kayak outfitting are addressed. 4.0 hours field studies. ABC/no credit grading only. (020733)

Beginning Canoeing
2.0 Fa/Spr

This course gives students an introduction to flat water, moving water and whitewater canoeing skills. Students gain an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures to paddle in flat water, moving water, and whitewater environments. Emphasis is on the development of individual paddling skills, safe and conscientious paddling, and group management while on moving water. Boat control, maneuvering, safety, judgment, and canoe travel are addressed. 6.0 hours field study. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. (020816)

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Beginning Canoeing
2.0 Fa/Spr

This course gives students an introduction to flat water, moving water and whitewater canoeing skills. Students gain an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures to paddle in flat water, moving water, and whitewater environments. Emphasis is on the development of individual paddling skills, safe and conscientious paddling, and group management while on moving water. Boat control, manuevering, safety, judgment, and canoe travel are addressed. 6.0 hours laboratory. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. (020816)

Flag Football
1.0 Fall

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 129. (006714)

Beginning Golf
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, etiquette, strategy, participation. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. Formerly PHED 134A. (006721)

Intermediate Golf
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, etiquette, strategy, participation. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. Formerly PHED 134B. (006722)

Beginning Gymnastics: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills on parallel bars, side horse, horizontal bar, and still rings. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 136I. (006726)

Intermediate Gymnastics: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills on parallel bars, side horse, horizontal bar, and still rings. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 136J. (006727)

Beginning Gymnastics: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills on uneven bars, balance beam, vaulting, and floor exercise. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 136V. (006730)

Intermediate Gymnastics: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills on uneven bars, balance beam, vaulting, and floor exercise. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 136W. (006731)

Ultimate Disk
1.0 Fa/Spr

This activities class teaches students the fundamentals of the game/sport. It is a self-governed sport that has a unique set of rules in which players are required to be honest and play at the highest level but never at the expense of the game itself or the respect of the opponent. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 3.0 units. Formerly PHED 140. (020203)

Beginning Jujitsu and Self-Defense
1.0 Fa/Spr

See description below. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 141A. (006749)

Intermediate Jujitsu and Self-Defense
1.0 Fa/Spr

Covers the basic history and philosophy of Japanese jujitsu as well as its application to self-defense. Students will acquire self-defense theory and skills, including escapes from grabs and holds, how and where to strike an assailant, how to roll and fall safely, and theories of attack and defense such as throwing, grappling, and submission techniques. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 141B. (006750)

Aikido
1.0 Fa/Spr

Introductory instruction in the non-aggressive martial art of Aikido. Students will acquire skills in controlled breathing, energy development, mind-body coordination, and self-defense. Exposure to traditional Japanese culture, discipline, and learning techniques are emphasized. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Formerly PHED 142. (006752)

Beginning Karate
1.0 Fa/Spr

This course has been designed to teach the fundamentals of a traditional Japanese form of Karate (Shotokan). The primary emphasis is on the acquisition of basic techniques and physical conditioning. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 143A. (006753)

Intermediate Karate
1.0 Fa/Spr

A continuation of the fundamentals of Karate but with a working knowledge of basic techniques. Intermediate students will also learn at least four katas. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 143B. (006754)

Advanced Karate
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction for the advanced student in Karate. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 143C. (006755)

Beginning TaeKwonDo
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the martial art of TaeKwonDo. Students will learn the history and purpose of TaeKwonDo as well as developing self-discipline and skills for personal safety and protection. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 144A. (006760)

Intermediate TaeKwonDo
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in TaeKwonDo for students who have some knowledge of this martial art. Students will learn increased proficiency in mental and physical skills. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 144B. (006761)

Advanced TaeKwonDo
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction for the student at the advanced level of TaeKwonDo. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 144C. (006762)

Alpine Skiing, Snow Boarding, Telemarking
1.0 Spring

This class is for the beginning to advanced alpine skier, snow boarder or telemark skier. The class is 3 days long with lessons appropriate to the students skill level taught by instructors certified with the Professional Ski Instructor Association. The lessons are in the morning with free skiing the remainder of the day. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. Credit/no credit grading only. Formerly PHED 146A. (006766)

Beginning Indoor Soccer: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and tactics, with primary emphasis on the application of technique and tactics to game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 147I. (006769)

Intermediate Indoor Soccer: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and tactics, with primary emphasis on the application of technique and tactics to game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 147J. (006770)

Beginning Indoor Soccer: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and tactics, with primary emphasis on the application of technique and tactics to game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 147V. (006771)

Intermediate Indoor Soccer: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and tactics, with primary emphasis on the application of technique and tactics to game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 147W. (006772)

Beginning Soccer: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 148I. (006774)

Intermediate Soccer: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 148J. (006775)

Beginning Soccer: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 148V. (006777)

Intermediate Soccer: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 148W. (006778)

Beginning Slow Pitch Softball
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 149A. (006779)

Beginning Softball: Women
1.0 Spring

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 150V. (006780)

Intermediate Softball: Women
1.0 Spring

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 150W. (006781)

Beginning Swimming
1.0 Fa/Spr

For non-swimmers and those knowing only one or two elementary strokes. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 154A. (006791)

Intermediate Swimming
1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Ability to swim in deep water; satisfactory performance of front crawl, sidestroke, and elementary backstroke.

Improvements of stroke mechanics and conditioning. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 154B. (006792)

Advanced Swimming
1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Ability to swim in deep water; satisfactory performance of front crawl, side stroke, and elementary back stroke.

Improvements of stroke mechanics and conditioning. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 154C. (006793)

Swimming for Individualized Program Needs
1.0 Fa/Spr

Special content mastery objectives are planned for students with unique needs, i.e. the disabled and those with low fitness levels. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 154E. (006794)

Lifeguard Training
3.0 Fa/Spr

Students must pass a standard lifeguard training swim skills test during the first two weeks of class. Qualifications, responsibilities, skills and training for lifeguards are elaborated. Swimming rescues of active and passive drowning victims are emphasized. American Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED, and Community First Aid may be obtained. 1.0 hours lecture, 4.0 hours field studies. Formerly PHED 155. (006910)

Beginning Tennis
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 156A. (006800)

Intermediate Tennis
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 156B. (006801)

Advanced Tennis
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 156C. (006802)

Water Safety Instruction
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Superior skill in swimming strokes; current American Red Cross Lifesaving Certificate.

A.R.C. Water Safety Instructor Certificate is issued upon satisfactory completion of course. Part I: review, analysis, and evaluation of basic strokes and lifesaving techniques. Part II: theoretical background of aquatics instruction and practical experience. 3.0 hours clinical. (006911)

Sports Officiate
1.0 Fa/Spr

You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 157. (006947)

Jogging
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, individualized fitness program, participation. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 159. (006818)

Beginning Tumbling
1.0 Fa/Spr

Tumbling skills, including trampolining and competition. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 160A. (006819)

Intermediate Tumbling
1.0 Fa/Spr

Tumbling skills, including trampolining and competition. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 160B. (006820)

Beginning Volleyball
1.0 Fa/Spr

Cultural orientation, rules, skills, and strategies, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 162A. (006828)

Intermediate Volleyball
1.0 Fa/Spr

Rules, strategies, and skills for the intermediate player, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 162B. (006829)

Advanced Volleyball
1.0 Fa/Spr

Rules, strategies, and skills for the advanced player, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 162C. (006830)

Advanced Volleyball: Men
1.0 Fa/Spr

Rules, strategies, and skills for the advanced player, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 162K. (006833)

Beginning Water Polo
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 164A. (006837)

Intermediate Water Polo
1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 164B. (006838)

Advanced Water Polo
1.0 Fall

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 164K. (006841)

Beginning Water Polo: Women
1.0 Inquire

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 164V. (006843)

Intermediate Water Polo: Women
1.0 Inquire

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 164W. (006844)

Beginning Weight Training
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the techniques of weight training. Individually adapted exercise programs, and the basic development of strength, endurance, speed, and agility through specific weight training programs. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 166A. (006846)

Intermediate Weight Training
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the techniques of weight training. Individually adapted exercise programs, and the basic development of strength, endurance, speed, and agility through specific weight training programs. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 166B. (006847)

Beginning Weight Training: Women
1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the techniques of weight training. Individually adapted exercise programs, and the basic development of strength, endurance, speed, and agility through specific weight training programs. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 166V. (006852)

Beginning Lifetime Fitness
1.0 Fa/Spr

A course designed to promote wellness through use of stairmaster, lifecycle, treadmill and other aerobic machines and activities. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 167A. (006854)

Intermediate Lifetime Fitness
1.0 Fa/Spr

A course designed to promote wellness through use of stairmaster, lifecycle, treadmill and other aerobic machines and activities. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 167B. (006855)

Advanced Lifetime Fitness
1.0 Fa/Spr

A course designed to promote wellness through use of stairmaster, lifecycle, treadmill and other aerobic machines and activities. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 167C. (006856)

Core Strengthening
1.0 Fa/Spr

This course focuses on muscle strengthening and conditioning through a wide variety of techniques and modalities. Focus includes overall major muscle groups, core strengthening, trunk stabilization involving "traditional" strength training techniques in addition to work with stability balls, balance equipment, and strength training equipment including free weights, machines, body weight, weighted balls and mat work. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 3.0 units. Formerly PHED 168. (020202)

Yoga
1.0 Inquire

Introduction to basic yoga postures. Study and practice of exercises for self-awareness, breathing, relaxation, visualization, and meditation. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units. Formerly PHED 169. (006860)

Intermediate Yoga
2.0 Fa/Spr

In this course students explore the ancient system of Yoga. The focus is on the eight-limbs of Yoga emphasizing Asana (physical postures), Pranayam (breathing) and Dhyana (meditation). The emphasis is on practice as opposed to theory. 4.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. (020692)

African and Afro-Caribbean Dance
2.0 Fa/Spr

Though this is primarily a dance class, students also study the music linked to the dance and its cultural context as they follow the movement evolution of the dance from its roots in Africa to the New World. The class begins with a thorough and vigorous technical warm up designed to familiarize students with the isolations of the hip, shoulder, and torso, spinal waves and rhythemic foot patterns of this dance form. Students progress to learning the dances and their companion rhythms from Africa, Cuba, Haiti, and Brazil, expressing grace, abandon, humor, flirtation, athleticism, and martial art. Coursework includes a research project and performance in campus cultural events. 4.0 hours activity. Formerly PHED 170. (020468)

Service Learning in Movement Studies in Disability
1.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides students with a service learning experience in the area of movement studies in disability. University students are placed with a child with a disability to assist the child with selected individualized activity programs. Programs are designed in conjunction with parents to meet the individual child's physical, social, emotional, and motivational needs. 2.0 hours field studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. Formerly PHED 196. (006869)

Adapted Physical Activity
1.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides individualized activity programs for adults with disabilities. Individuals participate in weight training, stretching and relaxation, lap swimming, water jogging, or walking programs to meet their personal wellness goals. Programs are designed to meet individual physical and motivational needs. In addition, students who become injured and cannot complete an activity class may enter to complete their hours for credit through an individualized program. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Formerly PHED 197. (006872)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 99.0 units. (020360)

Aquatics
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Intermediate swimming or the equivalent.

The analysis of selected movement activities which emphasize aquatic skill. Application of skill and knowledge includes stroke mechanics, synchronized swimming, off-deck diving, water polo, and water games. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours clinical. (006883)

Analysis of Physical Education Theory
2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Special permission required. See department secretary.

Supervised on-campus leadership course in physical education activity courses. Critical analyses of physical education leadership techniques. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (006885)

Electrocardiography: Myocardial Anatomy, Pysiology, and Electrophysiology
1.0 Fa/Spr

This is the first of a three-part course offered in sequence during a semester. Introduction to the essential principles of the anatomy and physiology of the heart, electrophysiology, and basic electrocardiography. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to understand basic anatomy and physiology of the heart, electrophysiology of the heart, and will be able to identify the basic components of the electrocardiogram. This course is also offered as NURS 219. (006475)

Electrocardiography: Basic Arrhythmia Recognition
1.0 Fall

This is the second of a three-part course offered in sequence during a semester. Introduction to basic arrhythmia recognition and interpretation and the 12-Lead ECG system. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to recognize, interpret, and understand the clinical significance of basic atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, as well as understand the 12-Lead ECG system. This course is also offered as NURS 220. (006477)

Electrocardiography: Introduction to 12-Lead Electrocardiography
1.0 Fall

This is the third of a three-part course offered in sequence during a semester. Introduction to bundle branch blocks, cardiac hypertrophy, mocardial infarction, and mycardial ischemia. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to recognize, interpret, and understand the clinical significance of bundle blocks, chamber enlargement, electrolyte imbalances, and myocardial ischemia and infarction. This course is also offered as NURS 221. (006479)

Challenge Quest
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides the students an opportunity to participate in a series of challenge course activities involving mental, physical, and emotional risk-taking in a safe, supportive, positive learning environment. This course focuses on transferable knowledge from challenge course experiences to college, work, home, and life. The course concentrates on leadership principles; life long learning, physical movement, mental challenges, emotional risk-taking; decision making and problem solving; interpersonal and intrapersonal relationship skills, collaboration, and reflection. 1.0 hours lecture, 6.0 hours laboratory. (020716)

Challenge Course Tech Skills
2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 123 or KINE 124 recommended.

This course is intended for challenge course facilitators who need to update or learn the necessary technical skills to safely manage a low and high challenge course. Focus of the course is on updating practitioners on the safety and standards for the safe facilitation of challenge course elements. (020825)

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Methods of Teaching Rock Climbing
3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: KINE 123 or KINE 124 recommended.

This course is for outdoor education and recreation leaders and is an introduction to the skills and safety systems associated with beginning rock climbing (e.g., top rope climbing, rappelling, bouldering) and the management of rock climbing in outdoor programs. Additionally, teaching methods appropriate for rock climbing are discussed, demonstrated, and evaluated. This course requires additional field time taught on weekends. 6.0 hours field studies, 1.0 hours lecture. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006686)

Methods of Teaching Wilderness Living
4.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 121 recommended but not required.

Introduction to basic summer backpacking skills, including equipment, nutrition, fitness, minimum impact camping, safety, beginning map and compass skills, leadership issues, and environmental ethics. Emphasis on technical applications and the implementation of these skills in adventure programs. Successful completion of this course meets the requirements for two national certifications: 1) The Wilderness Education Association's Wilderness Steward Certification; 2) Leave No Trace Trainer Certification. This course requires a ten-day field session taught over Thanksgiving break. 6.0 hours field studies, 2.0 hours lecture. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006700)

Winter and the Mountain
4.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 226 or equivalent.

Introduction to winter wilderness living skills including nutrition, minimum impact camping, snow physics, avalanche, safety, medical issues, back country skiing techniques, snow shelters, leadership issues, and environmental ethics. Emphasis is on technical applications and the implementations of these skills in adventure programs. Successful completion of this class earns the student an American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education Level I certification. This is a physically demanding course requiring 10 continuous days of camping in winter conditions. It is not for the novice. 1.0 hours lecture, 6.0 hours field studies. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006685)

Methods of Teaching Canoeing and Kayaking
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 226 (may be taken concurrently).

This course gives students an introduction to whitewater canoeing and kayaking skills. Students gain an understanding of the equipment, techniques, and procedures to conduct canoeing and kayaking activities in flat water, moving water, and whitewater environments. Emphasis is on the development of individual paddling skills, safe and conscientious paddling, and group management while on moving water. This course requires additional field time taught on weekends. 6.0 hours field studies, 1.0 hours lecture. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006707)

Disability and Physical Activity in the Media
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides students with an opportunity to learn about disability in film and physical activity. Morevoer, the experience provides students an in-depth look into the portrayal of individuals with disabilities in film and media and how this does or does not coincide with societal views and values, education, physical education, politics, individual and group behavior. Perceptions and personal views regarding individuals with disability and their inclusion/segregation in society are explored through visual arts. (020448)

American Sports in Film
3.0 Fa/Spr

The study of American sport history, the language of sport, and the contributions made by men and women from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. The principal mode of study is a group of selected sport films. Special note is made concerning humor, legend, and herosim. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (006986)

Principles of Skill Acquisition
3.0 Inquire

A study of the processes involved in learning motor skills. Emphasis is placed on conditions which promote the acquisition and retention of skills and their transfer to the sports contest and performance. Topics include task analysis, stages of learning, practice conditions, and the use of learning aids. (006989)

Foundations of Childhood Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is designed to present a knowledge base of physical education that includes the analysis of movement skills and movement patterns, physical fitness, and how physical education is inherently linked to health and wellness. Also studied in this course will be children's motor development and how emotional, cognitive, and social growth characteristics influence motor development. (006877)

Motor Development in Children
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is designed for individuals who intend to work with young children. The focus will be on understanding motor development in infants and children (birth to age 10). This course studies the physical, cognitive and social/emotional aspects of motor development. 2.0 hours field studies, 2.0 hours lecture. (006878)

Philosophy of School Based Teaching Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is designed for Single Subject majors and prospective teachers using a reflective approach to school based physical education. The course focuses on seven primary content areas to include teacher socialization, teaching/coaching role conflict, reflective teaching and learning, lifespan model of physical education, diversity and equity, and curriculum models. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours lecture. (006933)

Dance, Rhythms, and Educational Gymnastics
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

The analysis and performance of basic fundamental movement skills and rhythmic activities for various dance forms (modern, social, folk, square). Developmentally appropriate learning experiences in educational gymnastics. This course is for Physical Education majors and Liberal Studies Concentration students. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours clinical. (006890)

Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education for Children
3.0 Fa/Spr

The philosophies and objectives, curriculum content (movement concepts and motor skills), and evaluative techniques for developmentally appropriate children's physical education are emphasized. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours clinical. (006892)

Outdoor Education for Teachers
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course gives students a foundation in theory, philosophy, and methods used to teach developmentally appropriate outdoor and adventure education. Students explore imitative games, problem solving, low and high ropes course activities, rock climbing, orienteering, and legal liability and safety issues associated with developing programs. Although the course is designed for physical education majors, it is also appropriate for anyone wishing to incorporate adventure education into their curriculum. Field trips are required. 2.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006895)

Psychology of Coaching
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides prospective coaches with knowledge about the psychological factors and principles used in coaching, team dynamics, and the enhancement of athletic performance. (006990)

Introduction to Adapted Physical Activity
3.0 Fa/Spr

A study of common disabilities found across the lifespan. Discussions are held about the historical and philosophical basis for adapted physical activity, and the impact of state and federal legislation. Analysis of the roles and responsibilities of the adapted physical education specialist and the inclusive educational environment also are examined. This course is applicable to all disciplines dealing with the disabled. (015911)

Principles of Sports Injury Management
4.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Basic First Aid or equivalent course, faculty permission.

Theory and practice in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injuries commonly encountered in sport and competitive athletics. Concepts of injury recognition and management will be covered. 2.0 hours activity, 3.0 hours clinical. (006902)

Advanced Athletic Training
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 316.

Advanced bandaging techniques, evaluation of individual injuries, and special field work experience. 3.0 hours clinical. (006903)

3-D Desktop Video Applications
3.0 Fa/Spr

Class topics and projects will explore human movement activities in 3 dimensions. Students will use video cameras, computers, the Video Toaster and Lightwave 5 to produce a 3-D videotape of human movement. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours lecture. (007000)

Foundations of Embodied Knowledge in Kinesiology
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

This course examines social and psychological principles, theories, and research related to physical education, sport, fitness and exercise behavior. It is designed to introduce one to embodied knowledge and psychosocial movement concepts and practices. Select topics will include exercise psychology, motivation, arousal, motor learning, stress, anxiety and competitive and cooperative behaviors of humans in individual, team, and group movement settings. This is a writing proficiency, WP, course; a grade of C- or better certifies writing proficiency for majors. (006898)

Motor Development and Behavior
3.0 Fa/Spr

Theories of motor development, acquisition, and refinement of skills as well as skill themes and movement concepts are studied. Physical, neurological, and physiological principles and qualitative changes in motor skills occurring from infancy to preadolescence and adolescence to older adulthood are analyzed. (006935)

Biomechanics
4.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: BIOL 103 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

Anatomical and mechanical bases of human movement with application to more skillful and safe performance. Qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis are introduced. 3.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006973)

Physiology of Exercise
4.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

This course is an in-depth study of the physiology of exercise. Emphasis will be placed on energy metabolism during exercise and its relationship to the circulatory, pulmonary, and neuro-endocrine systems. Practical application will be stressed through discussions of clinical exercise physiology, exercise prescription, environmental exercise physiology, exercise and disease, special populations, biological adaptation, and the biology of peak performance. Concepts will be reinforced through laboratory exercises. 3.0 hours clinical, 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (006968)

Exercise Physiology: Metabolism
4.0 Spring

Prerequisites: BIOL 104, KINE 323.

This course introduces students to the cellular aspects of exercise. Students become familiar with the mechanisms of exercise-induced adaptations and how exercise ameliorates metabolic disorders. Students gain insight into the hormonal and neural regulation of cellular processes, the various processes at the cellular level, the mechanisms responsible for increased enzyme content in trained skeletal muscle, and how exercise affects gene transcription. 3.0 hours clinical, 2.0 hours activity. (006969)

Principles of Team Sports
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.

Course includes laboratory projects and written exams which cover the essential elements of coaching and performing in a team sport environment. One major project will be designed by each student. 3.0 hours laboratory, 2.0 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 9.0 units. (007007)

Principles of Individual Sports
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.

Course includes laboratory projects and written exams which cover the essential elements of coaching and performing in an individual sport environment. One major project will be designed by each student. 2.0 hours lecture, 3.0 hours laboratory. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 9.0 units. (007008)

Educational Games, Gymnastics, and Dance
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 100 or faculty permission, KINE 309.

Developmentally appropriate learning experiences in educational games, gymnastics, and dance will be emphasized. Content progressions and application of movement concepts and motor skills, using a developmental perspective, provide prospective teachers with content knowledge that goes beyond fundamental movements but preceeds structured (official) sports, games, gymnastics, and dance. 2.0 hours field studies, 2.0 hours lecture. (006928)

Motor Learning and Human Performance
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.

This course explores the principles and concepts involved in learning motor skills and the conditions that can influence that learning. Topics may include open and closed loop systems, feedback, attentional focus, inverted u-theory, practice schedules, and many others. (006939)

Sport and Society
3.0 Inquire

This course examines the connections between sport and society, including socialization, values, education, deviance, the economy, and the media. Attention is given to the ways that gender, race, social class, sexuality, and the body influence sports, as well as recent controversial issues such as player and fan violence, and drug abuse among athletes. This course is also offered as SOCI 346. (006942)

Sport, Games, and Play in Non-Western Cultures
3.0 Fa/Spr

The course seeks to develop an understanding of the dimensions along which the human experience varies. Sport, game, and play forms vary dependent upon the cultural environment and historical period in which they are embedded. Analysis of variations in sport forms will provide cultural and temporal perspective on differences in human behaviors, beliefs, and social institutions. This is an approved General Education course. This is an approved Global Cultures course. (006945)

Aquatics for the Adapted Instructor
2.0 Spring

Prerequisites: First Aid and CPR or faculty permission; WSI recommended.

Specific instructor training in aquatics programs for individuals with disabilities. Inclusive and developmentally appropriate aquatic activities, sports, and games are included. Qualified students may earn Special Olympic coach's certification in aquatics. 2.0 hours clinical. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units. (006784)

Introduction to Dance
3.0 Fa/Spr

Survey course of dance as an art form, including social, ballet, modern, post-modern, jazz, and musical comedy. Topics covered will include the artistic role of dance and the roots, theories, criticisms, and concepts which inform the contemporary dance aesthetic. An appreciation course employing lecture, discussion, video/film. This course is entirely Internet based, with some additional on-campus time. This is an approved General Education course. (002483)

Advanced Kayaking
2.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 228 or KINE 126.

This course provides students a more in depth knowledge of the skills and techniques of whitewater kayaking. Building from previous whitewater experience, students further their understanding of the equipment, techniques, hydrology, and procedures to paddle in moving water and whitewater (up to Class III). Emphasis is on development of individual paddling skills, rescue techniques, hazard identification, safety and judgement. There is focus on the natural systems that surround rivers and stewardship opportunities available both locally and nationally. (020817)

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Lead and Multi-pitch Climbing
2.0 Fall

Prerequisites: KINE 224.

This course prepares the student to teach roped climbing and to guide students on multi-pitch rock climbs. This is an advanced course and builds upon the skills taught in KINE 224. The course focuses on teaching easy to moderate lead climbing safely while also focusing on methods of teaching lead climbing to students in an education setting. (020979)

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Reconditioning of Athletic Injuries
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 316; a course in anatomy is recommended.

The role of exercise in the reconditioning of common athletic injuries. Principles in the development and application of exercise programs for injured athletes. 3.0 hours clinical. (006970)

Sports Epidemiology
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.

Methods of epidemiology are now being applied to sports performance, injury prevention and recovery, and exercise-related disease prevention. This course will cover observational study design and analysis, including elementary probability theory using Bayes rule, sampling, relative risk, odds ratio, data adjustment via elementary analysis covariance, and data extrapolation and prediction. (006974)

Introduction to Field Work in Athletic Training
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: BIOL 103, Basic First Aid, CPR, KINE 316, faculty permission.

Introduction to the practical application of basic athletic training principles. Includes becoming familiar with strapping techniques, wound care, modality use, policies, procedures, and NATA Certification Requirements. 3.0 hours clinical. (006975)

Personal Training and Exercise Leadership
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 323; KINE 389, KINE 480 (may be taken concurrently).

This class provides the basic principles, applications, and experiences necessary to design, instruct, and supervise individuals in safe and appropriate exercise activities. The course incorporates theories of communication, program design, equipment selection, legal/liability considerations, assessment and follow up, business and marketing concepts related to the fitness industry. In addition, various theories of individual and group motivation, such as goal setting and problem solving as well as social support and reward systems, are discussed. The course provides relevant knowledge, skills, and practical applications to individuals who will someday or are currently responsible for developing and administering individual and group exercise programs, including personal trainers, physical education teachers, physical therapists, and coaches. (020200)

Principles of Strength and Conditioning
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 322, KINE 323, or faculty permission.

Course is designed to offer sound, systematic training programs for those men and women who wish to apply strength and conditioning techniques to specific sports and/or physical activities. Various new and traditional weight training techniques and programs will be reviewed in light of desired outcomes for the individual participant in sports and physical activities. 6.0 hours activity. Formerly KINE 389. (006959)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Department permission.

This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (006987)

Special Problems
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is an independent study of special problems and is offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading only. (006988)

Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education for Middle School Students
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 305, KINE 309.

Students learn about developmentally appropriate physical education for youth in middle school (grades 6-8). Students also learn about the philosophies and goals/objectives, curriculum content, and evaluative techniques using sport activities such as lacrosse, team handball, ultimate frisbee, and disc golf. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours clinical. (006893)

Assessment in Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 305, KINE 309, faculty permission.

The course is designed for the prospective physical education teacher. Application of tests and measurements in the evaluation process will be defined. Included will be the evaluation of sport skill, motor ability, physical performance, and cardiovascular fitness. 2.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. (006972)

Administration and Management of Sport and Fitness Programs
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.

Course includes laboratory projects and written exams which cover the essential elements of administration/management of modern day physical education and athletic programs. Students will be systematically introduced to the meaning of management and the different styles of management in the conduct of specific programs such as intramurals, athletics, instructional programs, clubs, corporate fitness, etc. One major project will be designed by each student. 2.0 hours lecture, 3.0 hours laboratory. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 9.0 units. (007006)

Foundations of Outdoor Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides the historical and philosophical foundations for using the outdoors as a medium for learning. Basic teaching and leadership styles used in instruction are emphasized, including a detailed look at the ethics involved in using the outdoors and adventure programming in education. (007019)

Theory of Outdoor Leadership
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 460.

This course discusses the theoretical foundations of outdoor leadership. Instruction incorporates a focused investigation into the nature of outdoor leadership as a profession; including the theory and application of outdoor leadership and the core competencies of being an outdoor leader. The goal is to learn about the elements that comprise effective leadership in the outdoors. (020981)

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Practicum in Outdoor Education
9.0 Summer

Prerequisites: KINE 226 and one of the following KINE 224, KINE 227, KINE 228 or equivalent.

Thirty-five-day wilderness experience which provides future teachers, counselors, and group leaders with a foundation to planning theory, goals, and safety practices of an extended wilderness expedition. The course is field-based, meaning that the classroom is remote wilderness settings. Key in this instruction is the participant's involvement in a group development experience while at the same time learning the skills, knowledge, and awareness necessary to conduct safe, ethical, and effective wilderness-based learning programs. Substitution with courses from the National Outdoor Leadership School, Outward Bound, the Wilderness Education Association, or other qualified programs. 27.0 hours clinical. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. Credit/no credit grading only. (007022)

Exercise Testing and Prescription
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 323.

Introduction to the essential principles and skills of exercise testing and prescription. Students acquire knowledge of and skill in risk factor and health status identification, fitness appraisal, and exercise prescription for low to moderate risk individuals and individuals with controlled diseases. Students demonstrate the ability to incorporate suitable and innovative activities that will improve an individual's functional capacity. In addition, advanced concepts of strength, flexibility and body composition are discussed. 2.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (007023)

Exercise Testing and Prescription - Honors
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 180, acceptance into the Honors Program, faculty permission.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with hands-on experience performing physical testing on a wide variety of people. This course will offer students an opportunity to learn to administer a Human Performance Lab. Hands-on use of the equipment will be taught through corresponding lectures. Honors students will participate in a research study using laboratory equipment to collect physiological data and will present their findings at the end of the study. 2.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. (007025)

Exercise Pathophysiology
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or KINE 322, KINE 323, KINE 480 or faculty permission.

Exercise Pathophysiology, formerly known as Medical Topics in Exercise Physiology, focuses on how exercise ameliorates various chronic disorders. The course addresses obesity, metabolic, cardiovascular, muscular, skeletal, and auto-immune disorders. (007027)

Clinical Exercise Testing and Prescription
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 219, KINE 220, KINE 221, KINE 480.

This course introduces the student to the essential principles of clinical exercise testing and prescription. This medically based course provides students with an understanding of the principles of clinical exercise testing, the ability to interpret the results of clinical exercise tests and develop exercise prescriptions, the ability to conduct a variety of clinical exercise tests, the ability to screen individuals and stratify their risk, and the ability to recognize and respond to various emergency procedures associated with testing and training high risk individuals. 2.0 hours lecture, 2.0 hours activity. (007024)

Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education for High School Students.
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 305, KINE 308, KINE 309, KINE 312, KINE 410, KINE 411.

Developmentally appropriate physical education curriculum for students at the high school level with the focus on lifetime health-enhancing physical activities, aspects of curriculum and instruction to enhance the quality of the programs, and implications of research for the practice of physical education. Development and improvement of skills and knowledge in individual and dual activities such as tennis, pickleball, golf, in-line skating, and step aerobics. 1.0 hours clinical, 4.0 hours activity. (006894)

Seminar in Sports Medicine
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: BIOL 103, BIOL 104, KINE 323, KINE 100 or faculty permission.

This course is designed to explore the diseases and injuries typically encountered in sports and exercise. Topics include physiology of adaptations, prevention of athletic injuries, physiology of trauma and inflammation, musculoskeletal arthritic, and environmental distress. (007028)

Seminar in Sports Medicine - Honors
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: BIOL 103, BIOL 104, KINE 323, KINE 100; acceptance into the Honors Program.

This course is offered concurrently with KINE 485. In addition to exploring the content of KINE 485, each student will complete an in-depth research project. The topic will be specific to the field of sports medicine and must have instructor approval. The student will make a formal presentation at the conclusion of the semester. The creative implementation of state-of-the-art technology will be encouraged in the application and/or presentation of the research projects. (007029)

Advanced Field Work in Athletic Training
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 317, KINE 381, KINE 387, Basic First Aid and CPR cards, faculty permission.

Experience in applying advanced athletic training principles in rendering care to athletic teams and/or individual student athletes. Designed to meet requirements for NATA Certification. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. (006976)

Internship Seminar
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: At least junior standing and faculty permission.

Preparation and supervised practical work or leadership experience in various private and public agencies, organizations and services which may include: hospitals, recreation programs, community and professional organizations, health clubs, corporations, clinics, schools and athletic programs. Specific internship placements are required for given emphases and certifications. See your advisor. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 15.0 units. (006980)

Assistant Leadership Seminar
1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 470 or faculty permission.

Students who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency serve as assistant instructors in a selected Outdoor Education course. Students take active leadership roles; planning, sequencing and teaching adventure topics and skills; develop a comprehensive risk management plan. Students receive supervision and feedback on their leadership, and instructional planning and teaching skills. The Teaching Assistant may need to be involved in field-based trips lasting 3 to 15 days and should schedule accordingly. (020982)

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Social Psychology of Sport, Play, and Games
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course investigates individual and group behavior within sport, play, and games. Social psychological research, principles, and issues will be presented, including performance enhancement, personality, interpersonal relations, group dynamics, socialization, communication, attitudes, emotions, and cognitions relative to sport, play, and games. This course is also offered as PSYC 492. (006993)

Exercise Behavior and Adherence
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 320 and KINE 323 or faculty permission.

This course is a study of the inter-relationships of behavioral, mental, and personal factors of exercise. Topics include exercise motivation, interventions and adherence; the impact of exercise on mood states; and the relationships between exercise, mental health and immune function. New skills such as interviewing are introduced. Focus is both theoretical and practical. (020852)

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Seminar in School Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

This is a capstone course designed for prospective teachers of school physical education who have completed the requirements of the Physical Education Option in Teacher Education. Students will synthesize content from coursework taken within the option and learn contemporary strategies for promoting developmentally appropriate physical education programs in schools (K-12). In addition to a review of option content this course will focus on 6 other topics: physical education curricular models, pedagogical content knowledge, program development, change agent skills for promoting school-based physical education programs, long-term professional development, and membership and involvement in professional organizations. (006994)

Seminar in School Physical Education - Honors
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program.

Honors students will complete all KINE 510 course requirements. In addition, they will identify a research question in one of the following areas: curriculum development, professional development, school culture, or change agentry in education. Once a research question has been identified and approved by the instructor, students will write a review of research literature in an attempt to answer their questions. This review will carry forward to KINE 599H, where honors students will use their review to design and conduct a study, paper, or project. (006995)

Programming for Individuals with Physical and Neurological Disabilities
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 315 or faculty permission.

A study of prescriptive programming for individuals with orthopedic, neurological, and sensory disabilities. Evaluation of the anatomical and physiological implications and their effect upon psychomotor functioning. 3.0 hours clinical. (006897)

Programming for Individuals with Mental, Emotional, and Learning Disabilities
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 315 or faculty permission.

A study of prescriptive programming for individuals with disabilities, including mental, emotional, learning, and other health impairments. Instructional methods and intervention strategies will be explored in the psychomotor domain. (020035)

Collaboration in Adapted Physical Education
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 315 or faculty permission.

The development and interrelationships personal-social aspects of human movement, groups, and physical education, recreation, and sport experiences throughout the lifespan for individuals with disabilities. Focus includes social influences and interrelationships of peer relations, professional interactions, interdisciplinary team dynamics, and family systems. (006998)

Motor Assessment for Individuals with Disabilities
3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: KINE 315 or faculty permission.

Assessment of physical growth, motor development and proficiency, nutrition, motor fitness, and perceptual motor characteristics of individuals with disabilities. Emphasis is placed on testing procedures, evaluation of screening devices, authentic assessment, and practical implementation. Specific assessment instruments will be those commonly used in an adapted physical education setting. (006997)

Interdisciplinary Autism Clinic
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: A survey course on disability, faculty permission.

This course covers the organization, administration, planning, and evaluation of interdisciplinary programming for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The course is for students who are interested in working with children with autism and their families. Students examine research from a variety of disciplines and discuss within interdisciplinary teams the needs and effective support for a child and his or her family via direct service to children with ASD in a University laboratory setting. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (020201)

Biomechanical Analysis
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 322 and basic computer literacy.

Introduction to research in biomechanics. Emphasis is on quantitative videographic techniques of sport and exercise activities. Other technological and bibliographic research methods are covered. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (007003)

Biomechanical Analysis - Honors
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 322, basic computer literacy, acceptance into the Honors Program.

Introduction to research in biomechanics. Emphasis is on quantitative videographic techniques of sport and exercise activities. Other technological and bibliographic research methods are covered. Honors students are required to complete an additional biomechanical research project for KINE 599H. (007004)

Theory and Practice of Play and Games
3.0 Spring

Theoretical analysis of play and games and practical application and practice of social recreational play activities. Historical, evolutionary, and contemporary analyses of the play process within cultures. (007016)

Seminar in Theories of Perceptual-Motor Development
3.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Survey of selected theories in perceptual-motor development, with emphasis on generalized application, program, components, and basic theoretical premises. (007018)

Facilitating the Adventure Experience
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 222 recommended.

This course focuses on the process of facilitation. Specific attention is paid to transfer of learning, outdoor education process/theory, use of metaphors, small group development, debriefing/processing, providing appropriate feedback, therapeutic approaches, framing experiences, and the various theories involved in the use of adventure experiences as a medium for education/therapy. Applications are generalized to specific populations (e.g., youth at risk, chemical dependency, businesses, university orientation programs, and public schools). This class focuses on advanced methods of facilitation and processing. Formerly KINE 464. (007021)

Anatomical and Pathomechanical Aspects of Sports Injuries
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: BIOL 103, BIOL 104, KINE 322.

The study of select human anatomy and specific pathomechanics related to sports and physical activity injuries. The course will focus on the role of anatomical structure and pathomechanical mechanisms of joint and tissue specific to injuries that occur to physically active populations. Previous study of human anatomy and kinesiology are required. (007030)

Seminar in Sport and Physical Activity Health Care
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 317, KINE 381.

Advanced study of sports and physical activity health care. Topics include concepts of pathological orthopedic radiography, pharmacology, surgical techniques and recovery, and current trends in human performance health care. Previous study of athletic injury evaluation and rehabilitation required. (007032)

Educational Multimedia Development for Physical Education and Exercise Science
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Option or faculty permission.

Students develop skills in designing, developing, and deploying educational multimedia Learning Objects specifically for Physical Education and Exercise Science content. A Learning Object represents a small unit of instruction that teaches a focused concept. It can contain opportunity for practice, simulation, collaborative interaction, and assessment around a Learning Objective or outcome. NOTE: this course utilizes online resources and requires completing assignments online. (007061)

Special Topics
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topics offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. See the Class Schedule for the specific topic being offered. (007033)

Physical Education Honors Senior Research
3.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: For Honors students only, who have completed 9 upper-division units in physical education courses. Permission of Honors advisor required, faculty permission.

An intensive senior year, two-semester culminating experience taken as two 3-unit classes in consecutive semesters. Project outline and research first semester. Honors paper or project is prepared during second semester. High level of academic excellence is required. The paper or project must be approved by the department's Honor Advisor, the Department Chair, and the University Honors Director. The paper or project must be publicly presented. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (007036)

Seminar in Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

A course designed to investigate the relationship between the various facets of the discipline of physical education, including philosophy, history, psychology, sociology, exercise physiology, perceptual-motor learning, biomechanics, athletic training, and pedagogy. This is a required course in the MA program. (007037)

Statistical Methods in Kinesiology Research
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 484 or faculty permission.

Study of the descriptive and inferential statistics commonly used in kinesiology research. Emphasis is on learning concepts critical to reading research and using statistical computer programs with kinesiology data. This is a required course in the MA program. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (007038)

Research Design in Kinesiology
3.0 Fa/Spr

The formation of research problems, evaluation of research, and research report styles in kinesiology. The interrelation of theory and research and the variety of research methods (e.g., descriptive, experimental, qualitative) are examined. This is a required course in the MA program. (015962)

Sociological and Cultural Perspectives in Physical Education
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 602.

An in-depth study of the theories of the origin of physical education; evaluation and assessment of findings as they relate to today's discipline. (007040)

Seminar in Psychological Foundations of Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 602.

Evaluation of current research and practices in mental and emotional adjustments of the human organism to physical activity. Topics will be selected for concentrated study from areas of motivation, emotional states, personality variables, mental and behavioral strategies used to enhance performance, and age and gender differences in performance. (015961)

Seminar in Philosophy of Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

An in-depth reading and discussion of selected works of Hetherington, Dewey, Rousseau, Spinoza, Plato, Whitehead, Locke, Camus, and Sartre. (007042)

Administration of Sport and Exercise Programs
3.0 Fall

This course provides students with an understanding of the issues involved in being an administrator of a sport and/or exercise program. Topics include theories of management, legal issues (including liability), staffing, and budgeting. Students gain experience by managing an event during the semester. ABC/no credit grading only. (007043)

Sport and Exercise Facility Management
3.0 Spring

This course provides theoretical and practical applications for each phase of facility management. Topics include, but are not limited to, planning a facility, managing, marketing and event operations. Students create a proposal for a University or community facility. ABC/no credit grading only. (007048)

Fieldwork in Adapted Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 515, faculty permission.

Fieldwork with children in an adapted physical education setting. Involves assessing, diagnosing, and implementing individualized educational programs to meet the needs of the disabled populations. May include either teaching or coaching experiences. (006999)

Research on Teaching and Learning in Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 410 or KINE 484 or other appropriate methods courses.

This course helps graduate students analyze, synthesize, and evaluate the research on teaching and learning in physical education. Content includes systematic observation, qualitative studies, curriculum theory/design, and the enhancement of student learning K-12. (007045)

Adapted Program Implementation
3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

The organization, administration, planning, and evaluation of adapted physical activity programs across the lifespan. This course is designed for students who are interested in working with individuals with disabilities in a variety of settings. Programming placements may be selected from preschool programs, public school settings, community-based programs, or programs for older adults. (007046)

Biomechanical Analysis
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 322 and basic computer literacy, faculty permission.

Introduction to research in biomechanics. Emphasis is on quantitative videographic techniques of sport and exercise activities. Other technological and bibliographic research methods are covered. Special fee required; see the Class Schedule. (015556)

Seminar in Biomechanics of Sports Techniques
3.0 Spring

An in-depth analysis of the literature concerning the biomechanical analysis of selected sports techniques. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. ABC/no credit grading only. (007047)

History of Physical Education and Sport in the United States
3.0 Inquire

The history of physical education and sport in the United States. Major emphasis is placed upon the relationships of physical education and sport as they interact with other social phenomena. (007052)

Current Trends and Problems in Physical Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Trends in physical education, instructional practices, and administration of physical education. Review of current literature in physical education. 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours seminar. (007053)

Physical Education and Sport Around the World
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

The course is devoted to the study of physical education (sport, dance, play, and exercise) programs in a variety of countries. Countries representative of the following geographic zones or political persuasion will be selected: (1) The British Isles; (2) Continental Europe; (3) The African Continent; (4) the American Continents; and (5) the Pacific and Far East and the Middle East. (007054)

Theory of Experiential Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: KINE 460.

This course is a detailed study of the philosophical, psychological, and sociological foundations of experiential education. Central to the course is the examination of the writings of philosophers/educators such as John Dewey, William James, Kurt Hahn, and Willie Unsoeld; as well as contemporary scholars. Formerly KINE 462. (007020)

Exercise and Aging
3.0 Fa/Spr

This course deals with the aging process and how exercise influences this process. Theories of aging will be presented from both a Western medicine point of view and an Eastern tradition point of view. The relevant physiology of aging will be considered from a "normal" aging perspective and from the perspective of degenerative disease development. Optimal exercise strategies will be discussed with respect to a healthy aging process. (007055)

Seminar in Biological Foundations of Physical Education
3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: KINE 602, faculty permission.

Immediate and long-range adaptations of the body to exercise. Physiological limits and work capacities in relation to age, sex, diet, environmental factors, and the nature of activity. (007039)

Seminar in Environmental Physiology
3.0 Spring

Prerequisites: KINE 323.

Physiological function in special environments, such as high altitude, space, elevated pressure, extreme temperatures, and polluted environments will be presented. Special consideration will be given to exercising in these environments. (007056)

Exercise Management - Chronic Disease and Disabilities
3.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: KINE 322, KINE 323, KINE 480, and faculty permission.

This seminar is for students and health professionals who desire an in-depth discussion of the role of physical exercise as a medically recognized modality in conjunction with chronic disease and disabilities. This class is designed for all people who are currently working within the medical profession and for those students who are preparing for future careers in paramedical vocational fields. This course will present the most recent research and publications available for the exercise physiology working with individuals who suffer from chronic disease and existing physical disabilities. (007057)

Exercise Cardiology
3.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: KINE 323, KINE 480, KINE 482, and faculty permission.

This seminar course is for students and health professionals who desire an in-depth discussion of cardiology as it relates to exercise physiology. Exercise will be viewed both in terms of minimizing risk factors and as a cardiac stressor. The role of physical exercise in generating risk, such as excessive free radicals and potassium, and as a cardiac trigger, as in sudden death and heart attack, will be explored. Cardiac rehabilitation will be related to exercise prescription. This class is designed for all people who are currently working within the medical profession and for those students who are preparing for future careers in paramedical vocational fields. This course will consider the most recent research and publications available for exercise physiologists in working with individuals who experience cardiac disease. (007058)

Bioenergetics
3.0 Inquire

Prerequisites: BIOL 103, BIOL 104, CHEM 108, KINE 322, KINE 323.

Cellular and molecular adaptations of muscle to exercise and training. How cellular events effect whole body physiology during exercise. (007026)

Practicum in Athletic Training Education
3.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Option or faculty permission.

This seminar style course gives a platform on which to discuss the experiences at students' assigned clinic sites. Students are responsible for providing case studies each week from their clinical assignments and interact with peers in solving problems with difficult cases or situations. Students are presented with new or varying treatments and assess protocols or possible rehabilitation programs that may be applicable to the case studies. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (007059)

Seminar in Athletic Training Education
3.0 Fall

Prerequisites: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Option or faculty permission.

This seminar style course examines the complexity of teaching athletic training courses and the specific skills associated with the profession. The evolution of athletic training education is discussed from its early history to the new competencies in athletic training accreditation programs. Emphasis is on the cognitive, clinical, and psycho-motor aspects of athletic training education and the means by which each should be addressed in order to successfully educate a student athletic trainer. In addition, educational learning styles are identified and explored. (007060)

Independent Study
1.0-3.0 Fa/Spr

This course is a graduate-level independent study offered for 1.0-3.0 units. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (007062)

Master's Project
1.0-6.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: See the department secretary.

This course is offered for 1.0-6.0. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. The project is the culminating graduate experience in which you can enroll in lieu of the thesis where the end result is a tangible product. Examples might include facilities planning, compilation of data, construction of a course of study, construction of teaching aids, publication of manuals, or producing a dance production. In each example there will be a written component intended to describe the process, the end result, and the candidate's competence in descriptive writing. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 3.0 units. (007068)

Master's Thesis
1.0-6.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: See the department secretary.

This course is offered for 1.0-6.0. You must register directly with a supervising faculty member. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (007066)

All activity courses, except beginning, require permission of the instructor. Unless otherwise noted, beginning activity courses may be taken twice for credit; intermediate and advanced courses may each be taken up to four times for credit.