Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Courses

KINT 110 - Fundamentals of Kinesiology

3 hours

A general introduction to historical and scientific foundations of physical education, exercise science and sports. Students will explore career opportunities and current issues in these fields. (Fall, odd years)

KINT 111 - Health and Wellness

3 hours

A study of wellness as it relates to personal fitness, nutrition, stress management, substance abuse, communicable diseases, cancer, heart disease, environmental health, and SDA health heritage. Each student participates in a 15 week personal fitness program in which they track their body composition, strength, and oxygen uptake. Lecture and lab.  Cannot be taken with KINA 111 Physical Fitness.  (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINT 131 - Officiating & Recreational Sports I

3 hours

Theory and practice of officiating soccer, basketball and floor hockey, including rules, interpretation of rules, officiating techniques and examinations. Part of the class requirements are to officiate college intramurals and to assist in the administration of the recreational sports program. Requires additional fee. (Spring, even years)

KINT 132 - Officiating & Recreational Sports II

3 hours

Theory and practice of officiating flagball, volleyball, and softball including rules, interpretation of rules, officiating techniques and examinations. Part of the class requirements are to officiate college intramurals and to assist in the administration of the recreational sports program. Requires additional fee. (Fall, odd years)

KINT 201 - Introduction to Kinesiology Research

1 hour

Prerequisite: ENGL 121

This course is an introduction to methods of research and scholarly writing in kinesiology. Physical education, exercise science and wellness majors begin the process of senior portfolio development. This course fulfills the requirement for UNIV 201: Research in an Academic Discipline as specified in Southwestern's Quality Enhancement Plan. (Spring)

KINT 216 - Nutrition

2 hours

A study of the nutrients now known to be required in the human diet and how to best obtain these nutrients. The student will learn to correlate dietary practice with physiological consequences and understand basic physiological functions of the nutrients in food. (Fall, Spring)

KINT 231 - Professional Activities I

3 hours

Development of skills and teaching techniques of soccer, basketball, badminton and floor hockey. (Spring, odd years)

KINT 232 - Professional Activities II

3 hours

Development of skills and teaching techniques of flagball, volleyball, softball and tennis. (Fall, even years)

KINT 233 - Professional Activities III

3 hours

Development of skills and teaching techniques of track and field, and acrosports.

KINT 241 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 hours

Prerequisite: BIOL 101

An introduction to prevention and management of injuries resulting from athletic activities. Treatment options include: support methods, conditioning exercises, and therapeutic aids. Laboratory work includes bandaging and taping various athletic injuries. (Spring)

KINT 243 - Health and Physical Education in the Elementary School

3 hours

The course provides the student with an extensive repertoire of teaching techniques in the elementary physical education classroom.   Emphasis is placed on health-related fitness, skill development, special events, and game development. Students will have opportunities to develop teaching lessons and instruct local area elementary students in a laboratory setting.  (This course does not apply to general education science requirements.)   (Fall)

KINT 260 - First Aid, CPR, and AED Training

2 hours

This course will give students the opportunity to be certified by the American Red Cross in First Aid, CPR and AED. Requires additional fee. (Fall, even years)

KINT 280 - Health Fitness Internship

3 hours

Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA in major courses, completion of KINT 111 Health and Wellness, KINT 352 ACSM and approval of department chair.

This course provides on-the-job training for students at an approved fitness center. Rotation of duties is planned so the student will be exposed to a variety of experiences, including, but not limited to: monitoring the front desk, assisting in the weight room, class observations, child care, pool maintenenance and general supervision. Forty-five hours of work are required for each hour of credit earned. Pass/fail course. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINT 291 - Selected Topics

1-3 hours

This course is reserved for physically disabled students who are unable to participate in other activity classes.

KINT 310 - Motor Learning

3 hours

Prequisite: BIOL 101

Students will develop the ability to analyze motor behavior in a physical education or clinical setting, create solutions to motor problems, and coach athletes and students to better performance. Class includes laboratory activities, critical readings and a research study. This course fulfills the requirement for an upper-division course with components as specified in Southwestern's Quality Enhancement Plan. (Fall, odd years)

KINT 320 - Physical Assessment Internship

3 hours

Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA in major field, junior standing, completion of KINT 111 Health and Wellness, KINT 352 ACSM and approval of department chair.

Students will work with the Huguley Assessment laboratory and have the opportunity to observe or assist with 12 lead EKG's maximal and sub-maximal stress testing. Students will work forty-five hours for each hour of credit earned. Pass/fail course.  (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINT 321 - Exercise Physiology

3 hours

Prerequisite: BIOL 101

Emphasizes physiological response and adaptation to exercise with regard to human performance limitations, training effects, and health-related benefits. Class includes laboratory activities and fitness assessments. (Fall, even years)

KINT 331 - Biomechanics

3 hours

Prerequisite: BIOL 101

This course teaches students to analyze, describe, and understand motion principles of the body that relate to sport and teaching movement skills. Class includes laboratory activities and qualitative research. This course fulfills the requirement for an upper-division course with components as specified in Southwestern's Quality Enhancement Plan. (Spring, even years)

KINT 351 - Coaching

3 hours

Prerequisite: KINT 131 or 132, 231 or 232

This course is designed to introduce the student to coaching sports. It will consist of several types of learning activities: reading, lecture, discussion, videotape, and writing. This course fulfills the requirement for an upper-division course with components as specified in Southwestern's Quality Enhancement Plan. Requires additional fee. (Spring, odd years)

KINT 352 - ACSM Health & Fitness Instructor

3 hours

Prerequisite: KINT 321, 331

Covers an in-depth knowledge of exercise physiology, health appraisal techniques, risk factor identification, sub-maximal exercise testing and exercise prescriptions for various populations. Class includes laboratory activities. Certification requires additional fee. (Fall, odd years)

KINT 354 - Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist

3 hours

Prerequisite: KINT 321, 331.

The study of safe and effective strength training, lifting, and spotting techniques. In depth study of anatomy and kinesiology affecting muscle strength and endurance. Certification requires additional fee. (Spring, odd years)

KINT 420 - Adapted Physical Education

3 hours

A course designed to aid the educator in identifying physical, structural, functional or neurological impairments found in school-age children. Emphasis includes a survey of source material needed to plan and conduct individual, developmental and special courses in physical education. Lecture and lab. (Fall, even years)

KINT 431 - Secondary Methods

3 hours

Prerequisite: KINT 231 and 232.

The study of methods and techniques of teaching physical education in the secondary school, includes individual as well as group activities; students are required to observe and demonstrate in class. Should be taken the senior year. (Fall, even years)

KINT 450 - Administration of Kinesiology

3 hours

Students develop basic skills and knowledge necessary to administer daily activities of a physical education department or athletic program. Topics include facility management, intramural activities, adapted physical education, fiscal management, leadership, and legal issues. (Fall, odd years)

KINT 452 - Advanced Fitness Assessment

3 hours

Includes an in-depth study of electrophysiology of the heart, normal 12 lead EKG tracing, and identification of abnormalities due to medications and heart disease. Students will have the opportunity to perform sub-maximum and maximum stress tests used to identify heart disease and estimated VO2. (Spring, even years)

KINT 460 - Applied Social Research Methods

3 hours

Prerequisite: MATH 241.

An introduction to applied research methods and their applications to the disciplines of Kinesiology and Psychology. Emphasis is on understanding basic terminology, the use of fundamental research tools, and the integration of research and practice. Students will gain experience with single subject designs, program evaluation methods, SPSS-driven data analysis, and case studies in data collection. (Also taught as PSYC 460.) (Fall)

KINT 480 - Exercise Science Internship

3-6 hours

Prerequisite: Approval by department chair.

The Department of Kinesiology coordinates placement of students. The nature of the work depends on the student's interest. Possibilities include medical clinic, sports team, athletic training, or physical therapy. Credit earned depends on hours of work. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINT 485 - Sports Management Internship

3 hours

Prerequisite: Senior standing and approval by department chair.

The department of Kinesiology coordinates placement of students. The nature of the work depends on the student's interest. Possibilities include high school or college athletic programs, professional sports teams, or fitness centers. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

KINT 490 - Senior Seminar (Capstone/Portfolio)

2 hours

This is a capstone course where students will study and discuss current issues and concepts within the Physical Education, Exercise Science and Wellness professions. In addition, the students will prepare for employment in the profession. The class also prepares students for the major exit exam. This course fulfills the requirement for a capstone/portfolio completion course with components as specified in Southwestern's Quality Enhancement Plan. (Spring)

KINT 491 - Selected Topics

1-3 hours

Prerequisite: Approval by department chair.

Open to advanced Kinesiology students for research or special project. Content and method of study must be arranged prior to registration. May be repeated for a total of 3 credits.

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