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Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Kinesiology Activity Courses

KINA 111 - Physical Fitness

1 hour

An introduction to personal fitness and application of training principles. Includes flexibility, strength, body composition, and cardiovascular pre- and post-semester assessment. This course also incorporates SDA heritage on healthful living. Cannot be taken with KINT 111  Health & Wellness.   (Fall, Spring)

KINA 112 - Aerobics

1 hour

An introduction to basic floor movements, calisthenics, and step aerobics. Students are also introduced to choreography. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 115 - Strength Training

1 hour

An introduction to the development of muscular strength through the use of weighted resistance. Safety procedures are stressed. (Fall, Spring odd years)

KINA 116 - Fitness Walking

1 hour

An introduction to cardiovascular fitness through walking. (Fall)

KINA 122 - Futsal (Indoor Soccer)

1 hour

Students are taught the basic skills in kicking, passing, and goal keeping. Offensive and defensive strategies are introduced. Rules and scorekeeping are taught. (Fall, odd years)

KINA 125 - Volleyball

1 hour

Students are taught basic skills in passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Offensive and defensive strategies are introduced. (Spring)

KINA 131 - Beginning Swimming

1 hour

Students are introduced to basic aquatic safety, floating, freestyle, and elementary back stroke. (Fall)

KINA 133 - Intermediate Swimming

1 hour

Students are taught elementary rescue and intermediate skills in freestyle, back crawl, and side stroke. The butterfly stroke is introduced. (Fall)

KINA 141 - Badminton

1 hour

Students will develop skill in the basic badminton strokes, including the long and short serve, overhead clear, drop shot, smash, round-thehead shot and net shots. They will also learn doubles and singles strategy. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 142 - Beginning Tennis

1 hour

Students develop skill in the basic strokes (forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and lob). They are also introduced to strategy of play. (Fall)

KINA 145 - Beginning Racquetball

1 hour

An introduction to five basic serves, forehand, backhand, strokes, rules, sportsmanship and strategy of the game. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 229 - Gymnastics Team

1 Hour

This class is a touring, witnessing acrosport team. The skills required are basic and power tumbling, pyramid building and basket tossing. Team members are required to tour and attend clinics. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 237 - Canoeing

1 hour

An introduction to basic skills and safety procedures of recreational canoeing. (Offered periodically)

KINA 240 - Backpacking

1 hour

This course enables students to participate in outdoor recreation and provide experience for those interested in preparing for different phases of camping life, outdoor living, backpacking, and group activities. (Spring)

KINA 241 - Terra Caching

1 hour

This course develops fundamental skills in GPS navigation, knowledge of basic hiking skills, and computer technology. Set in a recreational environment this course promotes physical activity. (Fall)

KINA 243 - Snow Boarding

1 hour

An introduction to basic skills of snow boarding. Mountain trip during spring break. Requires additional fee. (Spring)

KINA 245 - Snow Skiing

1 hour

An introduction to basic skills of downhill snow skiing. Mountain trip during spring break. Requires additional fee. (Spring)

KINA 291 - Selected Topics

1 hour

Prerequisite: Introductory course or approval of instructor. A course designed for students who must complete a class independently.  Must have Department of Kinesiology chair approval.

KINA 312 - Advanced Aerobics

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 112 High intensity aerobic class. May include step aerobics, kick boxing, or other popular routines. (Spring)

KINA 315 - Intermediate Basketball

1 hour

Development of skills in shooting, passing, executing plays and understanding offensive and defensive strategies. (Spring, odd years)

KINA 333 - Water Aerobics

1 hour

An introduction to basic water movements for strength and flexibility. (Fall)

KINA 334 - Lifeguard Training

1 hour

Certified training in lifeguard techniques. Requires a recording fee. (Offered periodically)

KINA 335 - Advanced Swimming

1 hour

Prerequisite: Approval by department chair.

Opportunity is given for students to progress to advanced levels of swimming in backstroke, freestyle, breaststroke, and butterfly stroke. (Offered periodically)

KINA 342 - Intermediate Tennis

1 hour

Prerequisite: Introductory course or approval of instructor.

For the student who wants to develop advanced skills in overhead smash, full serve, drop shot, and advanced strategy for both singles and doubles plays. (Offered periodically)

KINA 343 - Intermediate Racquetball

1 hour

Prerequisite: Introductory course or approval of instructor.

Students have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in overhead, kill, drive serve and advanced strategies for offensive and defensive play for both singles and doubles. (Spring, odd years)

KINA 344 - Golf

1 hour

An introduction to the basic strokes in golf (driving, chipping, and putting). Scoring terminology and golf etiquette are also taught. Students play on community golf courses. Requires additional fee. (Fall, even years)

KINA 346 - Inline Hockey

1 hour

Students will learn fundamental skills of skating, stick handling, passing and shooting. They will also be introduced to offensive and defensive strategies. Students must have their own hockey skates. It is preferred that students bring their own protective equipment, including helmet/ mask, gloves, shin guards and elbow pads. The department does have a limited supply. (Spring)

KINA 415 - Advanced Strength Training

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 115 or approval by Instructor.

Students enhance their strength training routines with advanced methods of resistance training. Students are introduced to new training techniques and sport-specific routines. (Spring, even years)

KINA 429 - Gymnastics Team

1 hour

This class is a touring, witnessing acrosport team. The skills required are basic and power tumbling, pyramid building and basket tossing. Team members are required to tour and attend clinics. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 430 - Golf Team

1 hour

Prerequisite: Approval by Instructor.

Students must be prepared for match play and develop course management skills. (Offered periodically)

KINA 491 - Selected Topics

1 hour

Prerequisite: Approval by department chair. A course designed for students with intermediate skill level.

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