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Kinesiology (H)
Kinesiology 1070A/B - Psychology of Human Movement Science
To obtain basic knowledge in the psychology of human movement science research. The student will become familiar with the latest theory and research from the four pillars of sport psychology, exercise psychology, theoretical models of sedentary behaviour and innovative ways to reduce sedentary behaviour.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 1088A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours biweekly, 1 tutorial hour. 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 1080A/B - Introduction to Psychomotor Behaviour
Fundamental concepts and theories related to movement learning and control will be introduced. The material will address many of the factors that affect the production of motor behaviour. Students will learn about the basis for movement skill and variables that can be used to improve level of skill.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours biweekly, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2000A/B - Physical Activity and Health
This course will focus on the significant impact of a healthy lifestyle, and specifically physical activity, on optimal health and well-being. Students will be introduced to, and their knowledge enhanced in, concepts in the area of physical activity and health, with a focus on exploring the scientific evidence base for the derivation of the relationships between physical activity, well-being and disease.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 2271B if taken in 2013-14.
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Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students registered in the School of Kinesiology.
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Kinesiology 2032A/B - Research Design in Human Movement Science
An introduction to the basic aspects of reading, interpreting, evaluating, and presenting research in order to better understand the research process in physical activity. Measurement and data collection techniques from physical and social science areas of kinesiology will be examined using both quantitative and qualitative research designs employed in movement science.
Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 2801A/B.
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Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s): Any 1.0 or 0.5 statistics course.
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours every three weeks, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2222A/B - Systemic Approach to Functional Anatomy
A gross anatomical description of systemic structure and function of the human body, with emphasis on skeletal, muscular and cardiovascular systems. Integration between systems will be discussed using clinical examples related to sport, medicine, and physical therapy. This is an introductory level lecture course for BA Kinesiology students.
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U Biology or equivalent is strongly recommended. Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.  Restricted to BA Kinesiology students.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 laboratory hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2230A/B - Introductory Exercise Physiology
The physiological basis of muscular exercise and training. The course will examine metabolic, cardiorespiratory and muscular adaptations to acute and chronic exercise.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12U Biology or equivalent, and Physiology 1021 or equivalent with a minimum grade of 60%.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours biweekly, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2236A/B - Introduction to Athletic Injuries
Students will be introduced to the most commonly occurring activity injuries. Initial treatments, guidelines for referral, return to sport, and preventative measures will be discussed.
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Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 2222A/B or Health Sciences 2300A/B or 2330A/B as pre-requisite; or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221 or 3319 as pre- or corequisite.
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2241A/B - Biomechanics
An introduction in a qualitative as opposed to a quantitative manner to the mechanical aspects important to human movement in sport, exercise, dance, and the work place. An emphasis on the development of qualitative analytical skills using videotape technology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours biweekly, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2250A/B - Social Foundations of Sport and Physical Activity
An introduction to the sociological analysis of sport and physical activity; social development through sport; basis for involvement; consequences of success and failure.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2263F/G - Canadian Sport History
An historical analysis of the development of sport in Canada. Topics include methodology, recreation in French Canada, native sport, industrialization and the growth of organized sport, issues in sport, mass participation and government involvement.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2270F/G - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2271A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/lab/seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2272A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2276F/G - Psychology of Exercise
The central purpose of this course is to examine the psychological bases of exercise and physical activity. Emphasis is placed on understanding the motives and barriers underlying involvement in exercise and physical activity, the psychological benefits derived from acute and chronic involvement, the situational and personal determinants associated with failure to initiate and/or adhere to exercise and physical activity programs, the theoretical perspectives advanced to account for involvement, and intervention strategies used to stimulate and/or maintain involvement in exercise and physical activity.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 1070A/B or the former Kinesiology 1088A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2292F/G - Critical Thinking and Ethics in Kinesiology
The course is designed to teach basic skills in critical thinking and how to address ethical issues such as doping in sport, body image and gender, clinical and management conflict of interest, etc.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 2270F/G (taken in 2009-10); the former Kinesiology 2290F/G, 2293F/G; Health Sciences 2610F/G, the former Health Sciences 2600F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year Kinesiology.      
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2298A/B - Introduction to Management in Kinesiology
This course provides an overview of sport and organizational management from a macro perspective. Within this general thrust, emphasis will be placed on the managerial components of decision making and communicating, as well as various functions of management-planning, organizing, staffing, and evaluating.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2902Q/R/S/T - Basketball Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected basketball activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2202Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2903Q/R/S/T - Canoeing
An introduction to canoeing as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting lifelong enjoyment of canoeing, consideration of safety issues, and development and understanding of selected skills and activities such as canoe rescue, tripping, and group limitation recognition.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2203Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. Successful completion of the former Kinesiology 2215Q/R/S/T or equivalent verified skill level in swimming.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2904Q/R/S/T - Exercise Skills
An introduction to the basic knowledge and techniques essential in designing exercise programs for beginners. Students will be expected to learn and put into practice techniques used to develop muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2204Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2905Q/R/S/T - Football Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected football activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2205Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2906Q/R/S/T - Golf
An introduction to golf as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting lifelong enjoyment of playing golf, the development and understanding of selected skills, appropriate rules, and consideration of safety and etiquette.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2206Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. The course is designed to accommodate a diversity of skill levels.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2907Q/R/S/T - Group Fitness
An introduction to fitness activities that are taught in group settings including but not limited to indoor cycling, step, box, aquatic-fitness, hi-lo aerobics, and stretch classes. Students will develop three perspectives on group fitness activities: the experience of the participant, the skills and knowledge of the instructor, and the perspective of a manager responsible for programming.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2207Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2908Q/R/S/T - Ice Hockey
The development of skilled performance in selected ice hockey activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2208Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2909Q/R/S/T - Judo Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected judo activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2209Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2910Q/R/S/T - Rugby Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected rugby activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2210Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2911Q/R/S/T - Sailing
An introduction to sailing as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting lifelong enjoyment of sailing, consideration of safety and etiquette, and selected skills associated with the fundamental understanding of wind, water, and sailing boats.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2211Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. Successful completion of Kinesiology 2215Q/R/S/T or equivalent verified skill level in swimming.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2912Q/R/S/T - Alpine Skiing
An introduction to alpine skiing as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting the lifelong enjoyment of skiing, consideration of safety and etiquette, equipment selection, and the development and understanding of selected skills.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2212Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. The course is designed to accommodate a diversity of skill levels.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2913Q/R/S/T - Softball Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected softball activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2213Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2914Q/R/S/T - Squash Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected squash activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2214Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2915Q/R/S/T - Swimming Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected competitive swimming strokes and emergency care for an aquatic setting as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2215Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2916Q/R/S/T - Tennis Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected tennis activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2216Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2917Q/R/S/T - Track and Field Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected track and field activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2217Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2918Q/R/S/T - Volleyball Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected volleyball activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2218Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2919Q/R/S/T - Wrestling Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected wrestling activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2219Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2920Q/R/S/T - Learn To Swim
This course has a three-staged curriculum of instruction, based on the Canadian Red Cross Aqua Adult Program, and designed for customization to meet individual needs of those with no or limited swimming ability, or experience with swimming skills, strokes and aquatic fitness.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2223Q-001, 2223S-001 if taken in 2008-09. The former Kinesiology 2020Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2921Q/R/S/T - Curling
An introduction to curling as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting the lifelong enjoyment of curling, consideration of safety and etiquette, equipment and attire, development and understanding of strategy, rules, selected skills and activities.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 224s/t if taken in 2004-05, 224s in 2005-06, or 224r in 2006-07. The former Kinesiology 2221Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. The course is designed to accommodate a diversity of skill levels.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2922Q/R/S/T - Badminton
This course is designed to present the student with the skills, techniques, rules, strategies and tactics of badminton play. The development of skill technique and execution, together with playing ability will be the primary focus.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2224R-006, 2224S-005, 2224S-007, 2224T-005 if taken in 2008-09. The former Kinesiology 2022Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2925Q/R/S/T - Snowboarding
An introduction to snowboarding as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting the lifelong enjoyment of snowboarding, consideration of safety and etiquette, equipment selection, and the development and understanding of selected skills.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2212Q/R/S/T, if taken prior to 2010-11. The former Kinesiology 2025Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology. The course is designed to accommodate a diversity of skill levels.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2926Q/R/S/T - Aqua Fit
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of shallow water aqua fit activities and be expected to know and demonstrate key principles and concepts in acquiring, analyzing and teaching these activities. This course is designed for students who are comfortable in the water.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2224R-001, 2224T-001 if taken in 2008-09. The former Kinesiology 2021Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology. Ability to swim.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information:
5 lecture/laboratory hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2927Q/R/S/T - Nordic Skiing
An introduction to Nordic skiing as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting the lifelong enjoyment of Nordic skiing, consideration of safety and etiquette, equipment selection and maintenance, and the development and understanding of selected skills.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2225Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. The course is designed to accommodate a diversity of skill levels.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2928Q/R/S/T - Mountain Biking
An introduction to mountain biking as a physical recreation activity. Course content will include physical and psychosocial factors affecting the lifelong enjoyment of mountain biking, consideration of safety and etiquette, development and understanding of selected skills including: bike repair, bike handling and thermoregulation management.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 223q if taken in 2005-06. The former Kinesiology 2220Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first year Kinesiology program and registration in Kinesiology. The course is designed to accommodate a diversity of skill levels.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 2929Q/R/S/T - Soccer Skills
This course will focus on theoretical, technical and practical aspects of soccer in order to develop the ability to both coach and play the game.  Performance of fundamental skills will be developed through practical training with emphasis on key coaching factors.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 2951Q taken in 2012-13 or 2013-14; Kinesiology 2224Q taken in 2011-12.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first-year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2930Q/R/S/T - Water Polo
This course will develop the performance of selected water polo skills as well as basic offensive and defensive strategy and rules. Topics will include but are not limited to the history of water polo, rules, ball handling skills and water polo positions.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 2950S, section 002 taken in 2013-14
Prerequisite(s): Must have the ability to swim comfortably in deep water. Participants should be able to swim a minimum of 50 metres of front crawl or back crawl comfortably without stopping. Completion of the first-year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2940Q/R/S/T - Yoga
This course will explore the poses, history and appreciation of Yoga. Focus is on how to build poses, understand how the body moves and how to use breath work to enhance the overall experience.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 2950R/T taken in 2012-13 or 2013-14; Kinesiology 2223T taken in 2011-12.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first-year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2941Q/R/S/T - Pilates
This course will explore the different exercises in Pilates as well as the history and the five basic principles of Stott Pilates. The focus will be on exercises in the Pilates method at the essential and intermediate levels.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 2951S, section 007 taken in 2013-14.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first-year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks. 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2950Q/R/S/T - Special Topic in Sport Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected Sport Skills Topics as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific sport skills topic.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2223Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2951Q/R/S/T - Special Topic in Sport Skills
The development of skilled performance in selected Sport Skills Topics as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching these activities. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific sport skills topic.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2224Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 2960A/B - Games of Lower Organization
An introduction to simple games with basic rules, procedures, and equipment that promote the joy of physical activity, develop gross motor skills, and encourages life-long play.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2224Q Summer 2008; the former Kinesiology 2224Q (003) 2008-09; the former Kinesiology 2224Q/R 2009-10. The former Kinesiology 2030A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2961A/B - Foundations of Training Technique
An introduction to the basic knowledge and techniques associated in designing exercise programs for beginners. Students will be expected to learn and put into practice techniques used to develop muscular endurance, muscular strength and cardiovascular fitness. The student will train for eight weeks.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2204Q/R/S/T. The former Kinesiology 2040A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2962A/B - Physical Activity for Specific Populations
This student-centred activity class is an introduction to the basic knowledge and techniques essential in designing exercise programs for specific populations. Students are expected to learn and put into practice techniques used to develop muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2980A/B - Special Topics in Movement Skills
The development of movement skills in selected areas of study. Topics will consider key principles, concepts and processes associated with how individuals acquire, analyze, train for, and instruct specific movement skills. Students will be expected to demonstrate competency of learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific topic.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2200A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2981A/B - Special Topics in Movement Skills
The development of movement skills in selected areas of study. Topics will consider key principles, concepts and processes associated with how individuals acquire, analyze, train for, and instruct specific movement skills. Students will be expected to demonstrate competency of learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific topic.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 2201A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours per week, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2984A/B - Hockey Fundamentals and Coaching
The course will follow a natural progression focusing on fundamental ice hockey skill development, coaching philosophy and strategy. It will introduce basic rules and skills and the strategy and theory of coaching ice hockey. The course will also cover many of the elements found in the Hockey Canada Coach Level coaching course.


Antirequisite(s): Kin 2908Q/R/S/T, Kin 3908Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of the Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2986A/B - Tennis
The development of skilled performance in selected tennis activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities and how it can be applied to Kinesiology. The application of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, history of the sport, psychology, sports management and safety considerations.


Antirequisite(s): Kin 2916Q/R/S/T, Kin 3916Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of the Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2987A/B - Track and Field
The development of skilled performance in selected track and field activities as well as a study of some key principles in teaching these activities in physical education. The application of principles of biomechanics, learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations in teaching track & field activities.


Antirequisite(s): Kin 2917Q/R/S/T, Kin 3917Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of the Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2988A/B - Volleyball Fundamentals and Coaching
The development of skilled performance and coaching skills in selected volleyball activities as well as a study of some of the key principles in teaching these activities. Application of biomechanics, motor learning, rules, teaching progressions, detection and correction of errors in teaching/coaching volleyball.


Antirequisite(s): Kin 2918Q/R/S/T, Kin 3918Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of the Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 2989A/B - Martial Arts
This course is intended to provide an introduction and overview of martial arts and how it can be applied to Kinesiology. Students will learn fundamental techniques and skills of selected martial arts. Application of Kinesiology perspectives to martial arts including psychology, philosophy, history, sport management, biomechanics and exercise physiology.


Antirequisite(s): Kin 2909Q/R/S/T, Kin 2919Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of the Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3222A/B - Anatomy of the Human Body: A Description of Systemic Structure and Function
A gross anatomical description of the structure and function of the human body focusing on systems responsible for maintaining the body (respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine), and for its continuation through the transmission of genes (reproductive system, developmental anatomy). Emphasis on the physiological functions as they relate to the anatomical structure.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.  
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Kinesiology 3325A/B - Integrative Health
This examines a variety of areas and issues concerning the broad field of integrative health.  From an evidence-based perspective, the course explores integrative health domains and assesses the quantitative and qualitative evidence about these various form of “alternative” health including, but not limited to Oriental medicine, mind-body interventions, manual therapies, and herbal/pharmacological approaches to integrative health and lifestyle decision-making.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3372A 002 (if taken in 2011); Health Sciences 3091A 001 (if taken in 2011); the former Health Sciences 4020A/B; Health Sciences 3025A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3330F/G - Laboratory in Exercise Physiology
This course focuses on experiments designed to highlight the physiological response to exercise and to introduce basic techniques for fitness evaluation.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2230A/B. Priority to BSc Honors Specialization Kinesiology students.
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 3337A/B.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 laboratory hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3333Y - Leadership in Physical Activity
This course will explore the theory and practice of leadership training in how physical activity affects resilience towards stress. Focused on a Mentor-Protégé model, students will be partnered with first-year students to provide guidance in physical activity. Course topics may include: personal management, relationship management and conflict management.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology; Completion of Kinesiology 1070A/B and 1080A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3336A/B - An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Athletic Injuries
The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the recognition, initial assessment, care and methods of prevention of injuries commonly occurring in sport. The practical skills of methods of assessment and adhesive strapping are emphasized in the labs.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2222A/B or Health Sciences 2300A/B or Health Sciences 2330A/B or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221 or 3319; and Kinesiology 2241A/B, each with a minimum grade of 60%; Kinesiology 2236A/B with a minimum grade of 78%, and proof of recent certification in St. John's Ambulance First Aid or equivalent and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3337A/B - Physiology of Fitness Appraisal
The scientific basis of physical fitness appraisal; the construction and the effective administration of physical fitness tests, including motor fitness, cardiovascular endurance fitness and body composition; individual fitness appraisal.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2230A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
Priority to BSc(Hons) Kinesiology students.
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Kinesiology 3339A/B - Exercise Nutrition
This course investigates the important food/food components for individuals involved in chronic (regular) exercise programs and/or  competition, i.e., athletes. The focus is on understanding how dietary needs are affected by regular, vigorous physical activity and the mechanisms responsible for any performance enhancement/decrement resulting from the supplementation of specific foods or food components.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 4439A/B, the former Foods and Nutrition 4439A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Physiology 1021 or equivalent, and Kinesiology 2230A/B. Recommended: Foods and Nutrition 3373A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours per week, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3341A/B - Biomechanical Analysis of Physical Activity
A second exposure for BA degree students to the area of Biomechanics. Emphasis is on application of fundamental principles of Biomechanics to basic human motor tasks through a laboratory experience.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2241A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3343A/B - Biomechanical Analysis of Discrete Sport Skills
A laboratory-oriented, quantitative approach to the study of jumping, striking and throwing patterns incorporated into various sports.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3353A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2241A/B; Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221 or 3319 or Kinesiology 2222A/B or Health Sciences 2300A/B or Health Sciences 2330A/B. Priority to BSc Honors Specialization Kinesiology students.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3347A/B - A Survey of Physical Growth and Motor Development
An examination of the principles and processes of human physical growth and motor development from birth to maturity. Attention will focus on physical-structural growth, age and sex-associated variation in growth and performance, biologic maturation, and the relationship of these to motor-development/performance during infancy, childhood and adolescence.
Antirequisite(s): Health Sciences 2700A/B, the former Health Sciences 3700A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology or permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3353A/B - Biomechanical Analysis of Human Locomotion
A laboratory-oriented, quantitative approach to the study of activities of a cyclic or repetitive nature by which individuals propel themselves overground or through water.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3343A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2241A/B; Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221 or 3319 or Kinesiology 2222A/B or Health Sciences 2300A/B or 2330A/B. Priority to BSc Honors Specialization Kinesiology students.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3360A/B - Exercise Biochemistry
A study of human exercise biochemistry with attention given to the major biochemical pathways and their control as they relate to acute and chronic responses and adaptations to exercise.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Physiology 1021 or equivalent; Kinesiology 2230A/B.  Restricted to students registered in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Note: This course is taught by the School of Kinesiology. It does not fulfill any of the requirements for modules offered by the Department of Biochemistry.
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Kinesiology 3362F/G - Olympic Issues for Modern Times
To expand the student's awareness of: (1) the history of the Modern Olympic Games, (2) their function in the contemporary world, (3) the persistent problems and issues encountered over time, and (4) the research opportunities associated with their study.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year in Kinesiology or permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3363A/B - Sport and the Body in Western Culture
A survey history of exercise traditions, sport and the body in Western culture from the earliest human experience to the present; an analysis of the cause and effect, form and function of sport, concepts and practices of exercise, physical education, and the body in the heritage of Western peoples.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3370F/G - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3371A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/lab/demonstration hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3372A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3377F/G - The Canadian Sport System
The central purpose of this course is to examine current issues in the sport, physical activity and recreation systems in Canada. An overview of Canada's sport system will be presented, including, governments and sport (federal, provincial and municipal), sport and education, national sports organizations and commercial/professional sport and recreation.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 471b, if taken in 2003-04, 2004 05, or 2005 06.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2250A/B or 2263F/G.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3378F/G - Sport in Literature
A study of sport as portrayed through works of fiction, non-fiction, short stories and poetry whose central focus is sport. The principal aim of the course is to examine the nature and significance of sport through a survey of sport literature with an emphasis on the novel.
Antirequisite(s): English 2680F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3381F/G - Psychomotor Learning and Performance
This course examines the learning and performance of psychomotor skills. First the relationship between learning and performance is considered. Then some of the variables that influence learning and performance are examined. These variables include modelling visual information, knowledge of results, practice schedules and mental imagery.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 1080A/B, 2032A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3388A/B - The Psychology of Sport
The central purpose of this course is to explore individual human behavior in a physical activity and sports context. Emphasis will be placed on understanding psychological concepts which are pertinent to the field of sport and physical activity.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 1070A/B or the former Kinesiology 1088A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3390F/G - Philosophy of Sport
An introduction to the philosophy of sport and physical activity as aspects of human culture. This course entails a philosophical analysis of current issues in the areas of metaphysics and axiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Kinesiology, or permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 2 seminar hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3398F/G - Managing People in Sport And Recreation Organizations
This course examines the organizational behaviour and management of human resources in sport and recreation. Topics include attitudes and motivation of individuals, and the organizational processes of job design, performance appraisal, power, and conflict resolution.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2298A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3399F/G - Sport Marketing
Sport is a market driven industry. Managers cannot successfully operate in the industry without a thorough understanding of the marketing concept and its linkage between customers and products. This course focuses on the strategic sport marketing planning process, the sport consumer, market research and strategies, and the elements of the marketing mix.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2298A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3410A/B - Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults
This course will focus on the special needs and considerations of exercise programming for older adults.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3371A (002) 2008-09; Kinesiology 3372A 2009-010.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3412A/B - Exercise for Specific Populations: Chronic Disease
Students will learn the role of exercise in the management of chronic disease.  Chronic diseases include: metabolic, cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, cancer.  The implications of performing safe/effective exercise prescription and evaluation will be considered.  Physical activity guidelines will be examined within the context of Professional Kinesiology and clinical practice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the B.A. Honors Specialization in Professional Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3413A/B - Exercise for Specific Populations: Impairment and Aging
Students will learn the role of exercise in the management of chronic disease. The focus will be on understanding the roles exercise plays for individuals with impairment and older adults (i.e. diagnosis; rehabilitation; improved health). Exercise guidelines will be examined within the context of Professional Kinesiology and clinical practice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the B.A. Honors Specialization in Professional Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3421A/B - Introduction to Professional Kinesiology
This course is designed to develop an understanding of how Kinesiology can be applied in a professional context to enhance the health, wellness, and functional capacity of clients. Students will learn how fundamentals of professional kinesiology including program models, clinical skills, privacy/ethics considerations, with the purpose of introducing the practice of Professional Kinesiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3457A/B - Cognitive Ergonomics
Cognitive ergonomics is concerned with mental processes, such as perception, decision making, memory, reasoning, and response execution, as they affect interactions among humans and other elements of a work system. Relevant topics include skilled performance, attention, distraction, human error, work stress, risk perception, and Kansei engineering as these may relate to human-system design, safety and productivity. Assessment methodologies include hierarchical task analysis, cognitive task analysis, mental workload, human error identification/accident investigation, and situation awareness assessment.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3371A (taken in 2010-11); the former Kinesiology 4456A/B.
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3474A/B - Psychological Interventions in Exercise, Sport and Injury Rehabilitation
This course is designed to increase the student’s understanding of the psychological interventions that can be employed to increase participation and performance in various physical activity settings.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3371B (001) 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3476F/G - Exercise and Health Behaviour Change
This course will focus on (a) intervention grounded in behaviour change theory that positively influences physical activity in disease populations and (b) using exercise as a therapy to improve various health outcomes.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 4476F/G.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2276F/G or permission of the School of Kinesiology.       
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
It is strongly recommended that Kinesiology 2032A/B be completed prior to, or concurrently with, Kinesiology 3476F/G.
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Kinesiology 3480A/B - Movement Neuroscience
This course is designed to provide students with an intermediary level and multi-disciplinary understanding of movement neuroscience. Topics include nervous system structures involved in planning, control and learning of movement, as well as the neurocognitive principles of movement. Students will also be introduced to neuro-pathology (e.g. Parkinson’s disease) and the relationship to motor impairment.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3371A 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3490F/G - Professional Ethics in Kinesiology
A type of case method will be used for the applications with a wide range of scenarios to capture not only professional and clinical settings, but also personal moral dilemmas that arise from them, for example, coaching ethics, sport medicine ethics, sport management ethics, teaching ethics.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3370F taken in 2013-14; Kinesiology 3372B taken 2011-12.
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3510F/G - Sport in Development
This course involves a critical examination of sport and its role in international development, health promotion, and global politics. Topics will include, but are not limited to, sport for development and peace; international physical activity policies; the politics of sport for disease prevention and health promotion (i.e. aids awareness, obesity); and sport for urban and community development.

Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3371B if taken in 2011-12 or 2012-13
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Kinesiology 3550A/B - Kinesiology at Work
Students will draw on knowledge gained throughout their undergraduate courses and apply them along with new concepts as we discuss common occupational injuries, basic ergonomics and occupational biomechanics.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4472B if taken in 2012-13.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 hour lab biweekly, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3902Q/R/S/T - Basketball Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching basketball.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3302Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2902Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2202Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3905Q/R/S/T - Football Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching football.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3305Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2905Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2205Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3908Q/R/S/T - Ice Hockey Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching ice hockey.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3308Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2908Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2208Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3910Q/R/S/T - Rugby Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching rugby.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3310Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2910Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2210Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3915Q/R/S/T - Swimming Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching swimming.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3315Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2915Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2215Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3916Q/R/S/T - Tennis Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching tennis.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3316Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2916Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2216Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3917Q/R/S/T - Track and Field Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching track & field as well as organization and management of competitions. This is a lecture based activity course with no participation in physical activity skills but requires a practicum in observing select practices of the Western Mustang Track & Field team as well as working at a home meet.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3317Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first-year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3918Q/R/S/T - Volleyball Coaching
The theory and strategies of coaching volleyball.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3318Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2918Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2218Q/R/S/T.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3925Q/R/S/T - Assessment of Physical Function in Older Adults
This activity course will focus on measuring the physical capacities (such as strength, aerobic endurance, flexibility etc.) of older adults and the special needs that must be considered when assessing these individuals. The course helps the student develop fitness testing skills and provides them with sufficient knowledge to plan and implement effective physical assessments for older adults.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3321T 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10. The former Kinesiology 3025Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2907Q/R/S/T or Kinesiology 2961A/B or the former Kinesiology 2207Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2040A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3927Q/R/S/T - Adventure Experience 1
Travelling, tripping and/or touring enhance the holistic experience of a selected physical recreation activity. Appreciation of the cultural, social, and geographic setting of the activity will be fundamental to the educational experience. Contact Kinesiology for details of the specific activity being offered and associated costs for travel and expense.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3327Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology which could include proof of necessary prerequisite skill level.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 3928Q/R/S/T - Adventure Experience 2
Travelling, tripping and/or touring enhance the holistic experience of a selected physical recreation activity. Appreciation of the cultural, social, and geographic setting of the activity will be fundamental to the educational experience. Contact Kinesiology for details of the specific activity being offered and associated costs for travel and expense.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3328Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology which could include proof of necessary prerequisite skill level.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 3929Q/R/S/T - Adventure Experience 3
Travelling, tripping and/or touring enhance the holistic experience of a selected physical recreation activity. Appreciation of the cultural, social, and geographic setting of the activity will be fundamental to the educational experience. Contact Kinesiology for details of the specific activity being offered and associated costs for travel and expense.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3329Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology which could include proof of necessary prerequisite skill level.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lab/lecture hours, 0.25 course.
Note: Because this course may be offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 3950Q/R/S/T - Special Topic in Sport Skills – Coaching
The development of theory and strategies in the selected Sport Skills Topic - Coaching. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific special Sport Skills Topic - Coaching because prerequisites will vary with the topic selected.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3321Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3951Q/R/S/T - Special Topic in Sport Skills – Coaching
The development of theory and strategies in the selected Sport Skills Topic - Coaching. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific special Sport Skills Topic - Coaching because prerequisites will vary with the topic selected.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3322Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week for 6 weeks, 0.25 course.
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Kinesiology 3960A/B - Certification for National Lifeguard Service (NLS) – Pool Option Course
This course is based on the Life Saving Society’s National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Pool Option Course. NLS is a legal certificate for lifeguarding throughout Canada and is the only lifeguard certificate recognized by the province of Ontario. Participants will be introduced to lifeguard theory, communication, accident prevention, supervision of an aquatic facility, scanning, positioning and rotation as well as in-depth emergency situations.
Antirequisite(s): Life Saving Society National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification (pool, water front, water park and/or surf) through any organization. The former Kinesiology 3020A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of the first-year Kinesiology program and registration in the School of Kinesiology; Kinesiology 2915Q/R/S/T or the former Kinesiology 2215Q/R/S/T OR Life Saving Society Bronze Cross certification (documentation must be shown to instructor on the first day of class).
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week, 0.5 course.
Note: To receive the National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification, a student must attain a minimum final grade of 75% and complete all components of the course successfully. Students will be required to pay a NLS certification fee.
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Kinesiology 3961A/B - The Art and Science of Personal Training
This course will prepare students for CPTN certification and provide specific skills and knowledge necessary to be employed as a Personal Trainer. Students will be exposed to various methods of training (beyond machines and free weights) and spend a minimum of 20 hours in a practicum (field experience) situation.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3304Q/R/S/T.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2961A/B or the former Kinesiology 2040A/B (with a grade of at least 75%); Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221 or 3319 or Kinesiology 2222A/B or Health Sciences 2300A/B or Health Sciences 2330A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3962A/B - Bike Trip in France
This course is designed to provide a participation-based multidisciplinary learning experience organized around recreational biking. Learning experiences emphasized include group leadership skills, culture and history of France, trip planning and safety management, personal growth, engagement in multidisciplinary activities designed to promote participation and fun.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 3980A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in third year of any program at Western. Students must have at least a moderate biking skill.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 30 lecture/lab hours. 0.5 course.
Note: Because this course is offered off campus and/or outside normal course timetable days and dates, students should contact the School of Kinesiology to confirm location, dates, times and associated costs for travel and expense.
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Kinesiology 3980A/B - Special Topics in Movement Skills
The development of movement skills in selected areas of study. Topics will consider key principles, concepts and processes associated with how individuals acquire, analyze, train for, and instruct specific movement skills. Students will be expected to demonstrate competency of learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific topic.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3300A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 3981A/B - Special Topics in Movement Skills
The development of movement skills in selected areas of study. Topics will consider key principles, concepts and processes associated with how individuals acquire, analyze, train for, and instruct specific movement skills. Students will be expected to demonstrate competency of learning progressions, error detection/correction methods, and safety considerations. Contact the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office for specific topic.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 3301A/B.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the School of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 5 lecture/lab hours per week, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4409A/B - Strategy and Tactics in Sport
Sport strategy and tactics are examined from the point of view of "control", focusing upon the notions of controlling time, space, uncertainty, one's adversary and one's self. An effort is made to explain the scientific bases for various tactics (when appropriate) and to show communality of tactics utilized among different sports.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4410A - Introduction to Coaching
The course provides students with an exposure to the application of theoretical aspects of sport philosophy, administration, physiology, training, skill refinement and psychology to coaching. In addition, the students will hear from experienced coaches about different ways of coaching to understand the art of this profession. This course must be taken in conjunction with the course Kinesiology 4411Y to give the students the exposure to practical coaching and to allow the application of class contents in the field.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 4411Y.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
Recommended Courses:Kinesiology 2230A/B, 2241A/B, the former 1088A/B. Basic computer knowledge (word processing, data processing, internet) desirable.
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Kinesiology 4411Y - Coaching Practice
The course provides students with the opportunity to experience hands on coaching. It puts into practice the theory learned in Kinesiology 4410A. Students will select a competitive sport team with which to work, under the supervision of a team associate and the Kinesiology 4411Y course instructors.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 4410A.
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4420A/B - Impact of Exercise During Pregnancy on Chronic Disease Risk
Discussion of human pregnancy and the impact of exercise to prevent or treat cardiovascular disease, obesity and metabolic syndrome/type 2 diabetes will occur. The theory of the “Thrifty phenotype” will be discussed and the mother/fetal link to chronic disease risk. Active living during pregnancy and exercise prescription will be emphasized.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4471B (if taken to 2009-10).    
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4422A/B - Entrepreneurship and Technology in Professional Kinesiology
Students will focus on the business, organizational, and technological aspects of Professional Kinesiology. The intent is to provide students with the background (and confidence) in communication, technology, and job skills in the business and entrepreneurial aspects of kinesiology.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4430F/G - Muscle Function and Metabolism
This course will focus on the structure and function of skeletal muscle with a particular emphasis on muscle plasticity and the adaptive response to excercise.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2230A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
Note: Priority to BSc(Hon) Kinesiology students.
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Kinesiology 4432A/B - Physiology of Exercise
A study of the integration of neural, metabolic and vascular factors that compete to simultaneously regulate blood pressure and blood flow during physical exercise in health and disease.
Antirequisite(s): Physiology 4420A/B.
Prerequisite(s): (i) Physiology 1021 or equivalent, and Kinesiology 2230A/B or (ii) Physiology 3120, Physiology 3140A and either Physiology and Pharmacology 3000E or the former Physiology 3130Z.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
Note: Priority to BSc Honors Specialization Kinesiology students.
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Kinesiology 4433A/B - Physiology of Exercise Training
Investigation of current knowledge of the prescription and the physiological effects of training, with emphasis on aerobic and anaerobic energy systems, strength training. Training programs for healthy adults and for sport performance are both discussed.
Antirequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Priority to BSc Honors Specialization Kinesiology students.
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Kinesiology 4437A/B - Medical Issues in Exercise and Sport
An introduction to a very broad range of selected medical topics relating to the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for the active individual ranging from the “weekend warrior” to the elite or professional athlete. The medical topic focus will give students an exposure to various aspects of care as it related to exercise and sport participation.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4473A 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4443E - Senior Bioscience Research Project
The course is intended to provide a major laboratory course in experimental Kinesiology. The course involves laboratory research, instruction and communication in science.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Restricted to students in fourth year BSc Honors Specialization Kinesiology, permission of the instructor.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
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Kinesiology 4444E - BA Senior Research Project
Independent research project in Kinesiology involving presentation of proposal, collection and analysis of data, presentation of results, and final written report as a scholarly paper.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Restricted to students registered in the fourth year of the Honors Specialization Kinesiology-BA; permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
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Kinesiology 4450A/B - Clinical Kinesiology
This course is designed to explore the theoretical basis of clinical biomechanics and develop hands-on skills necessary to work in the area. Special emphasis will be in the areas of: Posture and Balance, Gait and Orthopaedic Biomechanics.
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4475B 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Prerequisite(s): One of Kinesiology 3341A/B, 3343A/B or 3353A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture, 2 lab hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4457A/B - Ergonomics and Aging
Melding together concepts from Cognitive Ergonomics and Aging, the course focuses on how to prolong independent living in older adults by improving function, safety, and quality of life.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours per week, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.     
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Kinesiology 4459A/B - Sport and the Law
A survey of legal issues in sport related to teachers, coaches, athletes, trainers and administrators.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4460F/G - Comparative and International Sport
This course examines different national sport, physical activity and recreation systems in cultural perspective, along with the study of selected issues in international sport.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2250A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4465F/G - Social Theory of Sport and Exercise
This course will explore key concepts, theorists, and issues in the social and cultural study of sport that help us to extend such questioning by way of theorizing.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2250A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 online course.
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Kinesiology 4468A/B - Social Issues in Sport
A varying analysis of significant social issues impinging upon the conduct and presentation of contemporary North American sport.
Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 469F/G if taken in 2006-07.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2250A/B, with a minimum grade of 70%, or permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4469F/G - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Kinesiology Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4470F/G - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Kinesiology Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4471A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology.
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/lab/demonstration hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4472A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology.
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topics and course description will be available at the Undergraduate Program Office.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4473A/B - Special Topics In Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description will be available at the Undergraduate Program Office.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4474A/B - Guidelines for Physical Activity and Exercise in Older Adults
Guidelines and benefits of physical activity programs for older adults will be the focus. The epidemiology of relationships between physical activity and functional independence, physiological responses to exercise and chronic adaptations with training (both cardiorespiratory and strength), and the exercise influence on age-related chronic diseases will be examined.
Antirequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4475A/B - Special Topics in Kinesiology
Selected topics in the areas of sport, exercise, play and dance. Topic and course description available in the Undergraduate Program Office. Antirequisites and/or additional prerequisites to be determined based on the topic offered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4477A/B - Exercise, Nutrition & Wellness
An overview of the impact of nutrition and exercise on selected health and exercise performance measures. Via lecture and reading materials, students will come to appreciate how lifestyle decisions which are under their control can enhance their health and their performance
Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4471B (001) 2008-09; Foods and Nutrition 4477A/B.     
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 3339A/B or Foods and Nutrition 3339A/B.     
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4482A/B - Perceptual-Motor Performance/Learning
This course examines the information processing abilities of human beings and the factors which influence such abilities insofar as they alter the speed and accuracy of decision-making. Application of this information to perceptual-motor skill learning and sport performance will be considered.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 1080A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4489A/B - International Sport Management
This online course provides an international perspective on sport management through detailed case studies delivered by instructors at partner universities. The case studies present topics and issues that have global relevance. This international learning opportunity is provided through collaboration with students in other countries.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 course from: Kinesiology 2298A/B, 3398F/G, 3399A/B
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.     
Note: All aspects of the course are administered online. Therefore, there are no designated lecture, lab or tutorial hours.
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Kinesiology 4491F/G - Independent Study in Kinesiology
Reading and discussion on selected topics in Kinesiology agreed upon through consultation between the student and the supervising professor. All fourth year honors Kinesiology students and, in some cases third year students, are eligible to enrol, subject to Faculty procedural guidelines and approval.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology and permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4492F/G - Independent Study in Kinesiology
Reading and discussion on, or field experience in, selected topics in Kinesiology agreed upon through consultation between the student and the supervising professor. All fourth year honors Kinesiology students and, in some cases third year students, are eligible to enrol, subject to Faculty procedural guidelines and approval.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology and permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4493F/G - Morality and Sport
A seminar enquiry into morality and ethics as these apply to sport. Competition, rules, doping, gender equity, violence and cheating are some concepts examined. Theories of justification for fair play and good sport are explored.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 3390F/G or permission of Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 seminar hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4494A/B/Y - Field Experience in Kinesiology
This course provides 4th year Honors students the opportunity to gain experience applying their theoretical knowledge in a community setting. The experience includes the full range of elements that comprise the partners' operations. Students will be required to attend tutorial or seminar sessions.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology. Specific location requirements may vary. Check with Kinesiology for details.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: Minimum of 65 practicum contact hours and 7 seminar hours over the 13 or 26 weeks, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4495 - Field Experience in Strength and Conditioning
This course is a field experience where students are assigned to a varsity sport team as a student training assistant. Supplementary training will include various aspects related to sport performance training with a focus on strength and conditioning.


Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kin 2236A/B; Kin 2961A/B; Kin 3337A/B; Kin 3339A/B; current certification in Emergency First Responder (EFR) training.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture/seminar hours per week plus a field experience practicum. 1.0 course Restricted to students in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology and subject to Faculty procedural guidelines and approval.
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Kinesiology 4496 - Kinesiology Internship
Students will participate in a placement in an area broadly related to the field of Kinesiology. The internship is developed/organized/planned together with the student, on-site supervisor, and faculty course instructor. A paper and work log are required components of the course.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Kinesiology 4496W/X - Kinesiology Internship (Accelerated)
Students will participate in a placement in an area broadly related to the field of Kinesiology. The internship is developed/organized/planned together with the student, on-site supervisor, and faculty course instructor. A paper and work log are required components of the course.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Kinesiology 4497 - Kinesiology Internship
Students will participate in a placement in an area broadly related to the field of Kinesiology. The internship is developed/organized/planned together with the student, on-site supervisor, and faculty course instructor. A paper and work log are required components of the course.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.   
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Kinesiology 4497W/X - Kinesiology Internship (Accelerated)
Students will participate in a placement in an area broadly related to the field of Kinesiology. The internship is developed/organized/planned together with the student, on-site supervisor, and faculty course instructor. A paper and work log are required components of the course.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Kinesiology 4498A/B - Field Experience in Sport Management
Field experience in managerial activities in a sport/recreation organization selected by the student and approved by the instructor, who meet weekly to discuss the experiences and to examine current issues in sport management. Includes an introduction to microcomputers. A comprehensive report is required at the end of the term.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 3398F/G, 3399A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours (Additional Field experience TBA), 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4520A/B - Clinical Biomechanics
This course is designed to explore the theoretical basis of clinical biomechanics and develop hands-on skills necessary to work in the area. Special emphasis will be in the areas of: Posture and Balance, Gait, and Orthopaedic Biomechanics.
Prerequisite(s): One of Kinesiology 3341A/B, 3343A/B or 3353A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, 0.5 course.
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Kinesiology 4560A/B - Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Students will build on previous knowledge gained throughout their undergraduate classes and apply them to all aspects of the rehabilitation process, including evidence based practice, clinical assessment/treatment techniques, therapeutic modalities and charting.

Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4471A if taken in 2012-13.
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 3336A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 lecture/lab hours, 0.5 course
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Kinesiology 4585 - Field Experience in Athletic Therapy
This course provides students with the opportunity to put theory into practice within the sport system available at Western. Students will work closely with athletic teams in assigned areas and under course-instructor supervision.

Antirequisite(s): The former Kinesiology 4485Y
Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 3336A/B; current certification in Emergency First Responder (EFR) Training.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours, 1.0 course
Restricted to students in fourth year Honors Specialization in Kinesiology and subject to Faculty procedural guidelines and approval.
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Kinesiology 4595Y - Professional Kinesiology Placement
This course offers students the opportunity to apply concepts and professional practice skills by gaining kinesiology experience working directly with clients/patients to optimize ‘performance’ (i.e. in sport) or ‘health’ (i.e. prevention and/or management of chronic disease and impairment).
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Registration in the B.A. Honors Specialization in Professional Kinesiology.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: one hour/week on-line with class/self-reflective journal/blog; two 2-hour class meetings in person every 4 weeks, 0.5 course;
Routine meetings and peer-facilitated discussions about professional experiences will encourage the development of reflective practitioners. Issues related to the intersection of theory and practice will be explored. Electronic video conferencing will be used for weekly discussions to reduce travel by students from dispersed.
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