Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

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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.

3

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.

2

KINS 4104 Prev & Emer Conc in Healthcare

Prerequisites: KINS 3404 with a grade of C or better. 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.

3

KINS 4343 Methods of Health Promotion

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

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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.

3

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.

2

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.

3

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.

1-12

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.

3

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 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.

2

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.

3

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.

2

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.

3

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.

1-12

KINS 4313 Health Promotion Prog Plan

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.

3

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 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, 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 4373 Senior Seminar

Prerequisites: KINS 2313, KINS 2323, KINS 2331, KINS 2333, BIOL 2160 or HSCS 2813, and BIOL 2170 or HSCS 2823, all with a grade of C or higher. The Senior Seminar course is designed to assist students in their preparation for their senior capstone (i.e., internship). Students will have a better understanding of professional development opportunities, job-seeking strategies, as well as professional speaking/writing. Students will have a clear understanding of how their previous experiences in public health will translate into career opportunities in a variety of settings and how their training has prepared them for "real world" scenarios within the field.

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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.

3

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.

6-12

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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