KINE 6013. Adapted Kinesiology. A study of adapted kinesiology consisting of a diversified program of developmental activities, games, sports, rhythms, and aquatics suited to interests, capacities, and limitations of students with impairment, disabilities, or handicaps who may or may not be mainstreamed in the elementary and/or secondary physical education programs. As needed.
KINE 6023. Drug Use and Abuse in Education and Sports. This course is an examination of the effects of drug use and abuse on society and the individual including the study of drug effects on exercise. As needed.
KINE 6243. Advanced Exercise Physiology. This course examines the nature, purpose, and effects of curricular activity with particular reference to the respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems. It includes an analysis of the results of training, theories of muscle contraction, fatigue, oxygen debt, energy costs, muscle tone, reaction time, and the concept of total fitness. Fall semester.
KINE 6313. Contemporary Trends and Issues in Kinesiology. A seminar of individual and group study devoted to critiques of current problems in health, physical education, and recreation. As needed.
KINE 6323. Sport Administration. This course examines the policies, procedures, and problems in the administration of sport programs, Topic areas include providing safe facilities, facilitating the social and emotional growth of athletes by supporting a positive sport experience and lifelong participation in physical activity, demonstrating efficiency in contest management, managing human and fiscal resources, facilitating planning, implementation, and documentation of the emergency action plan, fulfilling legal responsibilities and risk management procedures associated with coaching including documentation and record keeping, and utilizing an objective and effective process for evaluation of self and staff. Summer.
KINE 6331-3, 6361-2, 6381-2. Workshops in Kinesiology and Sports.
KINE 6363. Workshop in Kinesiology. This course will provide the student practical experience in demonstrating ethical conduct in sport programs, providing a positive learning environment that is appropriate for characteristics of the athlete and goals of the programs, plan and implement practice schedule that maximize time on task and available resources, teach and incorporate mental skill to enhance performance, involvement in public relation activities for the sports program, manage fiscal resources, utilize effective and objective process for the evaluation of athletes. Additionally, the student will be introduced to LiveText and complete LiveText training.
KINE 6413. Health Education in Schools. A study of the school’s role in health education with consideration of the teacher’s responsibilities for the health of the school child, screening, referral, instructional programs, emergency care, teacher’s health, materials and resources, and community health group interrelations. As needed.
KINE 6423. Instructional Strategies and Techniques in Coaching. This course is designed to provide principles and methods of coaching as practical application. The emphasis in the class will include planning, communication, identifying and using motor learning theories and concepts and developing sound reflective coaching practices. Spring semester.
KINE 6433. Sport Safety and Injury Prevention. This course focuses on the administrative issues in sports safety within athletics. This course is designed to educate coaches, athletic trainers, and other fitness professionals on sport safety administrative topics such as facility and equipment safety, environmental conditions, injury and illness issues, psychosocial issues, medical records and emergency action plans. Students will be able to understand the policies and procedures used to administrate a safe and successful program. Fall Semester.
KINE 6513. Principles of Kinesiology. Study of the origins and nature of modern physical education as a developmental experience and educational medium. Consideration of the contributions of physical education to organic growth and development, to the development of personal resources, and to growth in social relationships. As needed.
KINE 6523. Scientific Foundations of Kinesiology. This course is a systematic study of the contributions and integrative possibilities of chemistry, zoology, anatomy, physiology, physics, anthropology, psychology, and other related disciplines to the fields of health, physical education, and recreation. As needed.
KINE 6713. Curriculum Instruction in Kinesiology. A course designed to give experienced teachers, supervisors, and administrators opportunities to undertake the planning and development of curriculum materials for practical teaching purposes. As needed.
KINE 6723. Project in Kinesiology. Prerequisite: One three-hour course in research and statistics and six semester hours of graduate work in the major area of study. Approval of a committee composed of the professor teaching the course, the student’s advisor, and the dean of graduate studies. A study of a specific topic in physical education leading to the solution of a problem of interest to the profession or to the student. A research paper is required. As needed.
KINE 6813. Psychology of Athletics Coaching. This is an analysis of basic psychological concepts and principles with special reference to motor performance, learning motor skills, perception, and emotion in sport situations. The study of psychological parameters pertinent to the teaching of physical education and coaching sports will also be covered. Summer.
KINE 6823. Scientific Analysis of Sports Skills and Motor Learning. An analysis of various motor activities to determine the scientific basis for correct form in various sports; examination of motor and perceptual abilities, factors of motivation, anxiety, stress, and social conditions as they relate to learning and performing motor skills. Fall Semester.
KINE 6833. M.S. in Kinesiology – Coaching Capstone Portfolio. This course will provide for the development of the Capstone portfolio (Coaching Handbook) which is based on the National Standards for Sports Coaches (NSSC) and a requirement for completion of the Online Master of Science in Kinesiology – Coaching program. Students will learn to select and document their achievements and accomplishments for review as related to the eight domains and forty standards of the NSSC. Students will be assessed on their interpretation of the standards, explanation of selected artifacts, instructional context and purpose and writing mechanics.
KINE 6903. Research Problems in Kinesiology. This course is a study of current problems in the field of kinesiology. A review of the significant demographic, behavioral, developmental, and technological issues that influence kinesiology programs. As needed.
KINE 6911-6. Thesis: Kinesiology.
KINE 6923. Statistical Methods in Kinesiology. Competencies for analysis and application of statistical methods used in the administration and interpretation of tests of fitness, skills, and abilities in the HKR field. Spring, Summer.
KINE 6933. Methods of Research in Kinesiology. This course is a study of current methods in the field of kinesiology and coaching. A review of research of the significant demographic, behavioral, developmental, and technical issues that influence kinesiology and coaching programs. Summer.
KINE 6943. Legal Issues in Kinesiology. A course designed to acquaint the advanced kinesiology major with the legal and ethical parameters related to all fields associated with health, physical education, recreation, sports management and administration, exercise science, and athletic training. Summer.