Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

KINS - Kinesiology

KINS 0001 First Year Academic Seminar

This institutional credit course is required for all first-year students. By providing an overview of academic policies, campus resources, and general graduation guidelines, the seminar is designed to help students succeed in their university endeavors. In addition, the seminar will focus on building skills in preparation for completing the major requirements. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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KINS 2103 Prev/Care-Musculoskeletal Inj

Prerequisites: BIOL 2160 with a grade of C or higher or HSCS 2813 with a grade of C or higher. Introduction to the recognition, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries. Laboratory experiences emphasize taping, bracing, wrapping and padding methods and techniques for preventing athletic related injuries/conditions. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 2200 Intro to Exercise Biochemistry

Prerequisite: CHEM 1151 with a grade of C or higher, CHEM 1151K with a grade of C or higher, CHEM 1211 with a grade of C or higher, CHEM 1211K with a grade of C or higher, or CHEM 1311 with a grade of C or higher. Introduction to human metabolism and bioenergetics. Emphasis on metabolic adaptations brought on by exercise.

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KINS 2210 Methods of Corrective Movement

Prerequisite: BIOL 2160 with a grade of C or better. May be taken concurrently. This course is designed to introduce and teach beginning to advanced corrective movement techniques to the student. In addition, this course will prepare the students to assess clients utilizing the EBFA Barefoot Assessment, Functional Movement Screen, Y-Balance Test, Hop & Stop Test, etc., and clinical special orthopedic tests as tools to assess asymmetries and imbalances.

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KINS 2303 Personal Health and Fitness

An introduction to health and fitness-related topics including application of these principles. An emphasis is placed on the individual's capability and responsibility for adopting health-enhancing behaviors leading to a full and satisfying life.

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KINS 2313 Introduction to Public Health

Overview of the history, philosophy, theory, and practice of professional health education and acquaints students with the role of the health educator as an agent of behavioral change.

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KINS 2323 Nutrition

An exploration of food nutrients and basic nutrition principles to aid in the planning and selection of a healthy diet to promote high-level wellness.

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KINS 2331 Med Terminology/Allied Hlth Pr

A short course on the study of prefixes, suffixes, and root words used in medical terminology. A body systems approach focuses on abbreviations, symbols, surgical, pathological, and diagnostic procedures.

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KINS 2823 Special Topics in Kinesiology

A discussion of introductory current topics and issues in Kinesiology. Topics may focus on community health, exercise science, athletic training, outdoor education or physical education and are intended for students in the first or second year of study. Topics and instructor will vary. Field trips may be required. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 3101 Prev & Emer Conc in Healthcare

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in HSCS 2813 or BIOL 2160. This course provides an opportunity to introduce clinical skills used for the application of the components of general prophylactic techniques used in healthcare as well as emergency procedures used in the active population. Administrative considerations as well as prevention and immediate care of athletic injuries including first aid/CPR/AED, and emergency procedures will also be presented. Training of basic patient functional skills will be demonstrated and theory, principles, and practice of taping, wrapping, and bracing procedures used for prevention purposes in diverse patient populations as well as variables of exercise prescription and design will also be explored.

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KINS 3102 Clinical Athletic Training I

Prerequisite: KINS 2103. Supervised clinical experience in a college/university, secondary school, corporate/industrial, clinical or fitness setting. Students shall perform athletic training duties in assigned clinical settings commensurate with their level of experience and competence. Class/sessions will be used to discuss clinical education experiences, evidence-based medicine, practice clinical skills, and demonstrate assigned competencies/proficiencies. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 3103 Structural Kinesiology

Prerequisites: HSCS 2813 with a grade of C or higher, or BIOL 2160 with a grade of C or higher. Investigation of the full significance of human anatomical structures and their relationship to the complex functions that normally occur during physical activity. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 3112 Organization/Admin-Athl Train

Prerequisite: KINS 3113 with a grade of C or higher. Investigation of the organization and administration strategies of an allied health care program. Emphasis will be on the objectives, principles, and problems in the management of a comprehensive athletic training program.

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KINS 3113 Orthopedic Injury Assessment I

Prerequisite: KINS 2103. Procedures and techniques for the recognition, evaluation and management of orthopedic injuries and conditions to the lower extremities. Laboratory experiences emphasize the methods and techniques in evaluating lower extremity injuries/conditions.

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KINS 3122 Clinical Athletic Training II

Prerequisite: KINS 3102 with a grade of C or higher. Supervised clinical experience in a college/university, secondary school, corporate/industrial, clinical or fitness setting. Students shall perform athletic training duties in assigned clinical settings commensurate with their level of experience and competence. Class/sessions will be used to discuss clinical education experiences, evidence-based medicine, practice clinical skills, and demonstrate assigned competencies/proficiencies. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 3123 General Med Conditions & Pharm

Prerequisite: KINS 3153 with a grade of C or higher. Recognition and treatment of general medical pathology and etiologies of patients involved in physical activity. Application of pharmacological principles in the treatment of illness, injury, and disease for the athletic population will be discussed. Laboratory experiences emphasize the methods and techniques in assessing general medical conditions. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 3133 Therapeutic Modalities

Prerequisite: KINS 2103. Examination of the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions through the use of cryotherapy, thermotherapy, hydrotherapy and electrotherapy. Laboratory experiences emphasize the application of therapeutic physical agents and modalities.

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KINS 3153 Orthopedic Injury Assess II

Prerequisite: KINS 3113. Procedures and techniques for the recognition, evaluation and management of orthopedic injuries and conditions to the upper extremities and thorax. Laboratory experiences emphasize the methods and techniques in evaluating injuries/conditions to the upper extremity and thorax.

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KINS 3200 Exercise & Sports Nutrition

Pre-requisites: KINS 2200 and KINS 2323 with grade of C or higher. This course is designed to provide an advanced level of comprehension of the role of nutrients in metabolic and physiological functioning of the body. The course will focus on the relationships between nutrition and physical performance, with an emphasis on nutritional contributions during exercise and sports.

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KINS 3203 Physiology of Exercise

Prerequisites: C or better in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823) and C or better in KINS 2200 or KINS 3133 (may be taken concurrently). Study of the effects of acute and chronic exercise on human physiology. Opportunity is provided to conduct experiments and studies on related topics.

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KINS 3205 Personal Training

This course focuses on all aspects of personal training (exercise techniques, basic exercise prescription, equipment evaluation, home fitness programs, FMS Screening, fitness assessment, scope of practice, and the business side ) including the busienss side of being a personal trainer.

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KINS 3212 Practicum I

Prerequisite: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and HSCS 2823) and C or higher in KINS 2200. Supervised practical experience in a fitness center, rehabilitation program, and/or a health promotion program.

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KINS 3223 Biomechanics

Prerequisites: C or higher in KINS 3103 and C or higher in BIOL 2170 or (HSCS 2813 and HSCS 2823). An introduction to biomechanics and the application of physics to human motion. Emphasis on the movement mechanics of the human body during sport, exercise, and rehabilitation.

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KINS 3233 Methods of Resistance Training

Prerequisites: C or higher in KINS 2210 and KINS 3103, and C or higher in BIOL 2170 or HSCS 2823. An introduction to the methods and strategies of instructing weight training.

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KINS 3243 Exercise Leadership

Prerequisites: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823). Materials, methods, and techniques utilized in organizing and instructing exercise classes.

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KINS 3262 Exercise Testing/Norm Spec Pop

Prerequisite: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823) and C or higher in KINS 3203 (may be taken concurrently). Materials, methods, and techniques of exercise testing, and prescription for healthy individuals. Opportunity to conduct experiments and studies on related topics. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 3272 Clinical Experiences in ES II

Prerequisite: KINS 3212. Supervised practical experience in a fitness center, rehabilitation program, and/or a health promotion program.

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KINS 3303 Community Health

Prerequisite: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823) and C or higher in KINS 2313, KINS 2323, KINS 2331, and PSYC 2103. A survey of community health problems and methods of intervention and includes 60 hours of community based service-learning experiences.

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KINS 3313 Hlth Promotion Prog Planning

Prerequisite: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823) and C or higher in KINS 2313, KINS 2323, and KINS 2331. A study of the theoretical background and application information needed to plan, implement, and evaluate health programs in a variety of settings.

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KINS 3323 Substance Use and Abuse

An in-depth study of the physiological and psycho-social causes and consequences of substance use and abuse with an emphasis on education and prevention.

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KINS 3333 Epidemiology/Human Disease

An introduction to epidemiological concepts, an exploration of chronic and communicable diseases, and an examination of the role of the health educator in disease prevention and control.

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KINS 3343 Human Sexuality

The investigation and development of skills, knowledge, attitudes and methodology to address human sexuality topics in schools and communities.

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KINS 3353 Environmental Health

Examine health issues, scientific understanding of causes, and possible future approaches to control the major environmental health problems in industrialized and developing countries.

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KINS 3402 Coaching Baseball

Theory and practice of individual fundamentals, team strategies, organization and management procedures specific to baseball.

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KINS 3403 Motor Behavior

Analyzes the changes in human development across the lifespan and the underlying causes of these changes. Identifies developmentally appropriate teaching strategies and practices to enhance development across the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains.

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KINS 3412 Coaching Basketball

Theory and practice of individual fundamentals, team strategies, organization and management procedures specific to basketball.

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KINS 3413 Principles of Coaching

Study of coaching principles and practices including philosophy and ethics, legal aspects, budgets and finance, planning, fund-raising, motivation, communication, and leadership.

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KINS 3422 Coaching Football

Theory and practice of individual fundamentals, team strategies, organization and management procedures specific to football.

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KINS 3423 Psychology of Coaching

Psychological theory and principles of sport and physical activity applied to coaching youth sport and secondary school athletics.

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KINS 3432 Coaching Soccer

Theory and practice of individual fundamentals, team strategies, organization and management procedures specific to soccer.

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KINS 3442 Techniques of Officiating

A study of the rules, mechanics, and principles of sports officiating.

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KINS 4101 Fndn of Therapeutic Medicine

Prerequisite: KINS 3101 with grade of C or higher. This course explores the development of clinical competence in assessment and training of basic patient functional skills. Theory, principles, and practice of exercise procedures used for treatment purposes in prescription. Principles and practice of therapeutic clinical treatment procedures utilizing therapeutic modalities will also be presented.

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KINS 4102 Clinical Athletic Training III

Prerequisite: C or higher in KINS 3122. Supervised clinical experience in a college/university, secondary school, corporate/industrial, clinical or fitness setting. Students shall perform athletic training duties in assigned clinical settings commensurate with their level of experience and competence. Class/sessions will be used to discuss clinical education experiences, evidence-based medicine, practice clinical skills, and demonstrate assigned competencies/proficiencies. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 4103 Therapeutic Rehab Techniques

Prerequisite: KINS 3133. Procedures and techniques for implementing a comprehensive rehabilitation program to athletic injuries through therapeutic exercise and manual therapy. Laboratory experiences emphasize the application of therapeutic exercise and psychosocial techniques to common athletic injuries/conditions. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 4106 Athletic Training Internship

Pre-requisite: Department Approval.

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KINS 4112 Clinical Athletic Training IV

Prerequisite: C or higher in KINS 4102. Supervised clinical experience in a college/university, secondary school, corporate/industrial, clinical or fitness setting. Students shall perform athletic training duties in assigned clinical settings commensurate with their level of experience and competence. Class/sessions will be used to discuss clinical education experiences, evidence-based medicine, practice clinical skills, and demonstrate assigned competencies/proficiencies. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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KINS 4203 Exer Prescription Nor/Spec Pop

Prerequisite: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823) and C or higher in KINS 3262. Identification and evaluation of cardiovascular and pulmonary risk factors, materials, methods and techniques of exercise prescriptions for healthy and diseased individuals.

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KINS 4206 Internship in Exercise Science

Pre-requisite: Department Approval. All requirements for graduation must be met prior to departmental approval. Internship is a supervised field-based experience in a college/university, corporate/industrial, clinical or fitness setting. Students will be engaged in experiences and activities that are directly related to their Exercise Science concentration and commensurate with their level of experience and competence. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 4213 Essentials Strength/Condition

Prerequisites: C or higher in KINS 3203, KINS 3223, and (KINS 3233 or KINS 4103). An introduction to the principles of developing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for healthy individuals utilizing resistance training, plyometrics, metabolic training, flexibility, reaction time, speed, and agility.

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KINS 4222 Practicum II

Prerequisite: C or higher in KINS 3212 and 3262, and C or higher in KINS 4203 (may be taken concurrently). Supervised practical experience in a community wellness center, cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation program, physical/occupational therapy program, and/or a sports medicine rehabilitation program.

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KINS 4233 Clinical Exercise Physiology

Prerequisites: C or higher in KINS 4203. This course is designed to introduce undergraduate exercise science students to Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation programming. Topics include initial evaluation, lifestyle modification, exercise programming, resistance training, and home programming. In addition, a portion of this course will address electrocardiogram (EKG) analysis and interpretation.

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KINS 4242 Clin Experince/Exercise Sci IV

Prerequisite: KINS 4222. Supervised practical experience in a community wellness center, cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation program, physical/occupational therapy program, and/or a sports medicine rehabilitation program.

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KINS 4253 Applied Research in Ex Science

Prerequistie: C or better in KINS 4813. KINS 4813 may be taken concurrently. Students will be introduced to basic research concepts which they will design and carry out. Students will also present a unique exercise science-based research study of their choice.

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KINS 4303 Stress Management

An exploration of physiological processes underlying stress, cognitive and somatic stress management techniques, personal exploration of stressors, and application of course concepts into a stress management plan.

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KINS 4306 Internship in Public Health

Pre-requisite: Department Approval. All requirements for graduation must be met prior to departmental approval. Internship is a supervised field-based experience in an approved setting. Students will be engaged in experiences and activities that are directly related to the Public Health arena. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 4323 US Women's Hlth & Soci Issues

Overview of the various physical, mental, and social issues that influence women's health. Historical assessment of the women's health movement and social issues of the 20th century. Assessment of the prevention and treatment of diseases that affect women.

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Cross Listed Courses

KINS 4333

KINS 4333 Sex, Gender and Sexology

This course introduces the student to the various aspects of sex, gender, and the scientific field of sexology as they emerged throughout the 20th century. Information will be conveyed through a variety of viewpoints including public health, sociological, historical, and sexological perspectives.

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KINS 4343 Methods of Health Promotion

Prerequisites: BIOL 2160 and 2170; or HSCS 2813 and 2823; and KINS 2313, KINS 2323, KINS 2331; and PSYC 2103. An examination, creation, and application of teaching methodologies and media for a variety of health promotion settings.

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KINS 4353 Global Public Health

Prerequisites: Community or Public Health major or Community Health, Public Health, or Global Health Studies minor. Provides an introduction to global health, including: the burden and distribution of disease and mortality; the determinants of global health disparities; the making of global health policies; and the outcomes of global heath interventions.

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KINS 4363 Public Health Policy & Systems

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KINS 2313, KINS 2331, KINS 2323, KINS 2303, and either HSCS 2813 and 2823 or BIOL 2160 and 2170. Examines concepts of legal, ethical, economic and regulatory dimensions of public health policy, and the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government.

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KINS 4403 Skill Analysis in PE

Study of skill analysis and techniques of teaching basic movement skills. This course will prepare students to successfully apply skill analysis techniques and systematic observation in skill instruction.

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KINS 4413 Measurement/Evaluation-Phys Ed

Prerequisite: KINS 4403. Principles and practice of measurement and evaluation to assess individuals and programs. Emphasis on knowledge and skills testing in physical education, exercise and sports medicine settings.

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KINS 4803 Special Topics in Kinesiology

Prerequisite: C or higher in (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823). A discussion of selected topics in Kinesiology focused on community health, exercise science, athletic training, outdoor education or physical education. This class is intended for students in the third or fourth year of study. Topics and instructor will vary. Clinical, service, or field components may be required. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 4806 Internship

Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Supervised clinical experience in a college/university, corporate/industrial, clinical or fitness setting. Students shall perform athletic training duties in assigned clinical settings commensurate with their level of experience and competence. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 4813 Research Mthds & Statistics

Prerequisites: MATH 1401 and a grade of C or better in either (BIOL 2160 and 2170) or (HSCS 2813 and 2823) or ODED 3500. Foundations upon which scientific investigations in Kinesiology are based and research methodologies are explored.

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KINS 4823 Independent Study/Kinesiology

Department approval. Supervised research project on a topic of special interest. Approval of the Coordinator of Outdoor Education Academic Programs and the Department Chairperson is required. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 4833 Practicum in Kinesiology

Department approval. An opportunity for professional experience related to the major or cognate area of specialization in a mentor organization. This course is repeatable for credit.

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KINS 4999 Undergraduate Research

This course provides interested students an opportunity to participate in a research experience with faculty supervision.

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