Intro to Kinesiology & Intgrtv Phys
This course serves as an introduction to exercise science, including metabolism, effects of exercise training, body composition, nutrition and principles of exercise adherence. Labs will provide opportunities to develop and test research questions and write scientifically. Satisfies the SL CCR and partially satisfies the SM CCR. Fee charged.
A structural survey of the human body covering the muscular, skeletal, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, repro- ductive, and integumentary systems. Laboratory. Not recommended for first-year students. Prerequisite: Bio 165, 185 or KIP 161. Fee charged.
The study of the nutrients in foods and of the body's handling of them, including: ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism, interaction, storage, and excretion. Emphasis will be placed on the effect nutrition plays on health and weight management.
An introduction to principles of vertebrate physiology, with special emphasis on humans, using an integrative approach to basic physiology of cells through considerations of major organs and organ systems. Prerequisite: KIP 215. Lab fee.
Comprehensive review of medical terminology of medical terminology centering on word parts, Greek & Latin roots, word construction, suffixes and prefixes. Prerequisite: KIP 230.
Prin. of Strength and Conditioning
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength and conditioning. Emphasis will be placed on the scientific principles behind anaerobic and aerobic training program design including anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics and exercise technique. Not open to students who have perviously taken KIP325. Prerequisite: KIP 230. Fee charged.
The study of motion and the effect of forces on biological systems, using the principles of mechanics for solving problems related to the structure and function of living organisms. The course will include analyzing human movement by both quantita- tive and qualitative means. Laboratory. Prerequisite: KIP 215. Lab fee.
Physiology of Exercise
The description and explanation of functional changes brought about by acute or chronic exercise. Topics include bioenergetics, neuromuscular concepts related to exercise, cardio-respiratory considerations, physical training, nutrition and body composition, and the use of ergogenic aids in improving the exercise response. Laboratory. Prerequisite: KIP 230. Satisfies W2 ACE. Lab fee.
The study of disease processes and the influence of the acute and chronic effects of exercise. Topics will include but not be limited to cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, obesity, neurological disease and diabetes. Prerequisite: KIP 230. Lab fee.
The course includes assessment of hemodynamic responses and evaluations of EKGs in the coronary heart disease, heart failure and obstructive lung disease populations. Topics consist of but are not limited to a review of effects of exercise in prevention and as a rehabilitative measure. Prerequisite: KIP 230. Fee charged.
Psychology of Human Performance
This course provides a broad overview for understanding the behavior of individuals engaged in sport, exercise, and exercise testing protocols. Content areas include personality and factors that affect motivation, performance in groups, the psychological effects of participation in sport and exercise, barriers to physical activity participation, factors affecting exercise testing performance, and practical strategies for assisting those engaged in sport and exercise programs. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.
Exercise is Medicine
This course examines the role of regular exercise in the incidence, progression, and outcome of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, cancer, obesity, and aging. Content areas include general principles of epidemiology, activity-related pathophysiology of chronic disease, how regular physical activity can prevent the onset of chronic disease, and how exercise can be prescribed as treatment for selected chronic diseases. Consideration will also be given to other factors (diet and smoking) that impact the course of disease.
Research Methods and Data Analysis
Scientific measurement approaches used in exercise science research, including research design and interpretation of data. Prerequisite: KIP 327; Math 217.
Exercise Testing and Prescription
Examines the theoretical and applied aspects of exercise testing and exercise prescription. Modes of exercise testing used in predicting disease and assessing fitness levels. Emphasis on collection and interpretation of data from fitness test- ing and the design of personalized exercise programs. Laboratory. Prerequisite: KIP 230. Lab fee.
Analysis and discussion of advanced principles of exercise physiology.