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Undergraduate Course Descriptions for KINE

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KINE 1230. FIRST AID / CPR / AED TRAINING (1-2) This course is designed to cover the components of Standard First Aid, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training. Certification is possible upon successful course completion. Offered as HEED 1230 and KINE 1230. Students seeking credit in HEED should enroll in HEED 1230 and students seeking credit in KINE should enroll in KINE 1230. Credit will not be granted for both courses.

KINE 1315. INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3-0) This course is an introduction to, and observation of, practices in pedagogical kinesiology. The course is intended for students who will seek certification in the field of physical education. There are no prerequisites for this course.

KINE 1400. INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE SCIENCE (3-2) Introduction to key concepts concerning the anatomical, biomechanical, and physiological basis of exercise science. Through lecture and laboratory experiences, the student is introduced to cardiovascular responses to training, analysis of human movement, and basic principles of exercise prescription. Credit cannot be given for both KINE 1400 and the combination of courses it replaces: KINE 1124 and KINE 1314.

KINE 2120. INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING LAB (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies related to the prevention and immediate care of sports-related injuries. Corequisite: KINE 2320.

KINE 2130. ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL PRACTICUM I (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Clinical Proficiencies.

KINE 2230. INTRODUCTION TO MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES (2-0) This course is designed to introduce students to the mechanisms of musculoskeletal injury and their associated signs, symptoms, and tissue responses. Students will also be introduced to the basic principles of musculoskeletal assessment. This course is a prerequisite for admission to the Athletic Training Education Program. Prerequisite: KINE 2120, 2320; must be concurrently enrolled in KINE 2130.

KINE 2301. TEACHING GAMES FOR UNDERSTANDING (2-2) The course will provide students with theoretical concepts with which they can design and analyze various short- and long-term plans related to the Teaching Games for Understanding theoretical model. Students will learn various tactical strategies and modification principles for applying learned concepts in instructional settings. The instructor will use expertise from given sports to help students transfer the common themes across the spectrum of the model's category of games. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, or permission of instructor, and KINE 1400.

KINE 2320. INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING (3-0) An introduction to the profession of Athletic Training with an emphasis on prevention and immediate care of sports related injuries. Specific topics will include emergency first aid; nutrition; strength, conditioning, and flexibility programs; protective equipment; environmental considerations; and bloodborne pathogens/universal precautions. Corequisite: KINE 2120.

KINE 2330. CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES (3-0) An introduction to the profession of Athletic Training. Common sports-related injuries and illnesses will be discussed with an emphasis on the proper methods for prevention, recognition, and immediate care. Offered as HEED 2330 and KINE 2330. Kinesiology majors must take KINE 2330.

KINE 3130. ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL PRACTICUM II (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. This course requires the completion of 250 hours of clinical experience performed under the supervision of an Approved Clinical Instructor. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457, Corequisite: KINE 3320, and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor.

KINE 3131. ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL PRACTICUM III (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. This course requires the completion of 250 hours of clinical experience performed under the supervision of an Approved Clinical Instructor. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457 and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Corequisite: KINE 3324.

KINE 3300. APPLIED KINESIOLOGY (2-3) This course includes a brief review of basic anatomy, including muscle origin and insertion, location, and action. The primary focus will involve analysis of basic and complex activities and sports skills, as well as application of this information to the design of training programs, injury prevention, and performance of sports skills. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457, KINE 1400 or permission of instructor.

KINE 3301. BIOMECHANICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT (2-2) Quantitative and qualitative analyses of human movement. Emphasis on the application of the principles of human movement, with consideration of functional anatomy, kinesiology and mechanical concepts to exercise, sport, and activities of daily living. Prerequisite: KINE 1400, KINE 3300, BIOL 2457 and MATH 1302, or permission of instructor

KINE 3302. BEHAVIORAL DYNAMICS OF EXERCISE AND SPORT (3-0) Analysis of exercise and sport activities in terms of behavioral skills and strategies. Emphasis on the examination of perceptual and affective processes used in exercise and sport.

KINE 3303. ORGANIZATIONAL PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE AND SPORT ACTIVITIES (3-0) An organizational analysis of exercise and sport in terms of participation rules, regulations, and responsibilities. Emphasis on knowledge and understanding of the principles governing the organization and conduct of exercise and sport activities.

KINE 3304. ADAPTED PHYSICAL EXERCISE & SPORT (3-0) Analysis of conditions that impact individuals with special needs. Emphasis on adapted physical education strategies that facilitate the learning of this population. Prior to registration, the student must complete and submit an AISD criminal background check form to the Department of Kinesiology. The form is available in the Department of Kinesiology or can be downloaded from the departmental web site. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, KINE 1400, and KINE 3388.

KINE 3306. MOTOR INTEGRATION (2-2) Principles of motor skill acquisition, performance, and control. Emphasis on the use of transfer, memory, practice schedules, motivation, knowledge of results, neuromotor functioning, and differences in motor abilities that are involved in motor skill performance. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, or permission of instructor, and KINE 1400.

KINE 3307. SOCIOCULTURAL ASPECTS OF SPORT (3-0) Sociological dynamics as they relate to sport and exercise activities. Examination of the interdependent nature of sociological structures and current issues.

KINE 3309. FOUNDATIONS OF RECREATION (3-0) Leisure time in our social structure and the agencies which have developed to provide leisure time activities. Program development and leadership skills in the recreation profession.

KINE 3311. RECREATION AND LEISURE SERVICE (3-0) Application of management and organizational principles, objectives, and procedures involved in implementing recreational and leisure service programs.

KINE 3315. PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE (2-2) Provides the physiology background necessary for an understanding of the acute and chronic effects of exercise on the body. Physiological concepts and their relationship to exercise, sport, and health programs are examined. Laboratory experiences are designed for evaluating physiological responses to exercise. Prerequisite: KINE 1400, BIOL 2457, BIOL 2458, MATH 1302, or permission of instructor.

KINE 3320. LOWER EXTREMITY EVALUATION (2-2) A study of the common orthopedic/sports-related injuries to the lower extremity and lumbar and thoracic spine, with a special emphasis on evaluation and initial management. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457, acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Corequisite: KINE 3130.

KINE 3324. UPPER EXTREMITY EVALUATION (2-2) A study of the common orthopedic/sports-related injuries to the upper extremity, head, cervical spine, abdomen and thorax, with a special emphasis on evaluation and initial management. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457, acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Corequisite: 3131.

KINE 3325. DATA ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT (3-0) Current practices in the conduct of data-based measurement and evaluation processes applied to programs related to exercise, sport, and related fields. Prerequisite: KINE 1400, MATH 1302, MATH 1308, computer literacy, or permission of instructor.

KINE 3330. PATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY (2-2) Study of acute and chronic illness and their response to, and impact on, physical activity. Discussion of pharmacological agents used in the care of general illnesses and musculoskeletal disorders in the physically active. Prerequisite: BIOL 2458, acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or permission of instructor.

KINE 3333. THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES (2-2) Provides a theoretical background for the understanding of the acute inflammatory response, wound healing, and the clinical application of therapeutic modalities. Therapeutic Modalities is also offered to non-Athletic Training majors. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457 and 2458, KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, 4130, 4336 and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Must be concurrently enrolled in KINE 4131.

KINE 3388. THEORY AND APPLICATION IN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT (3-0) Practice of fundamental motor patterns within the context of developmental theory. The theoretical basis of motor development is applied through sequential progression of skills in selected activities. Prior to registration, the student must complete and submit an AISD criminal background check to the Department of Kinesiology. The form is available in the Department of Kinesiology or can be downloaded from the departmental Web site. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, or permission of instructor, and KINE 1400.

KINE 4130. ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL PRACTICUM IV (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. This course requires the completion of 250 hours of clinical experience performed under the supervision of an Approved Clinical Instructor. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457 and 2458, KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Must be concurrently enrolled in KINE 4336.

KINE 4131. ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL PRACTICUM V (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. This course requires the completion of 250 hours of clinical experience performed under the supervision of an Approved Clinical Instructor. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457 and 2458, KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, 4130, 4336, and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Must be concurrently enrolled in KINE 3333.

KINE 4132. ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL PRACTICUM VI (0-3) Laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation in the Entry Level Athletic Training Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. This course requires the completion of 200 hours of clinical experience performed under the supervision of an Approved Clinical Instructor. Prerequisite: KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, 3330, 3333, 4130, 4131, 4336, and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Must be concurrently enrolled in KINE 4233.

KINE 4191. CONFERENCE COURSE (1-0) Topics assigned on an individual basis covering personal research or study in the designated area. Prerequisite: permission of department chairperson.

KINE 4201. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND TACTICS OF BASEBALL (1-2) Development and analysis of skills, offensive and defensive strategies used in the sport of baseball.

KINE 4202. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND TACTICS OF BASKETBALL (1-2) Development and analysis of skills, offensive/defensive strategies used in the sport of basketball.

KINE 4203. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND TACTICS OF FOOTBALL (1-2) Development and analysis of skills, offensive and defensive strategies used in the sport of football.

KINE 4204. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND TACTICS OF TRACK AND FIELD (1-2) Development and analysis of track and field event techniques and strategies.

KINE 4205. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND TACTICS OF VOLLEYBALL (1-2) Development and analysis of skills, offensive and defensive strategies used in the sport of volleyball.

KINE 4233. ATHLETIC TRAINING ORGANIZATION & ADMINISTRATION (2-0) A study of the administrative issues and management theories that may be encountered in athletic training. Special emphasis is placed on the practical application of concepts related to legal liability, facility design and maintenance, documentation, financial management, health insurance, and general day-to-day operations. Prerequisite: KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, 3330, 3333, 4130, 4131, 4336, and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor.

KINE 4291. CONFERENCE COURSE (0-0) Topics assigned on an individual basis covering personal research or study in the designated area. Prerequisite: permission of department chairperson.

KINE 4293. SEMINAR IN ATHLETIC TRAINING (9-0) Synthesis of theories and concepts in athletic training. Review of the competencies and proficiencies in athletic training with special emphasis on professional development and psychosocial intervention. Prerequisite: KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, 3330, 4130, 4131, 4333, 4336, and admission to the Athletic Training Education Program or permission of instructor.

KINE 4296. SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXERCISE AND SPORT (2-0) Designed to meet the current needs of students. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

KINE 4300. APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (2-2) Application of physiological principles of training of physical fitness and sport; examination of factors influencing anaerobic and aerobic training methods and their effect on fitness. Physiological responses studied include cardiovascular, neuromuscular, bioenergetics, and extreme environments. Site visits, laboratory experiences and a research project enhance the student's understanding of physiological changes and career paths in exercise science. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 3315, 3325, 4315, and MATH 1302, 1308 or permission of instructor.

KINE 4315. FITNESS MEASUREMENT (2-3) This course will provide students with practical and theoretical applications of fitness assessment. The successful students will acquire a level of proficiency in the selection and administration of various assessment tools related to physical fitness including, but not limited to: musculoskeletal symmetry, strength, and flexibility; anthropometric measurements and body composition; and cardiovascular endurance. Additionally, successful students will become proficient in the assessment of client related historical, nutritional, medical, psychological, and psychosocial factors that impact the development of a properly designed exercise program. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 3300, 3315, 3325, and MATH 1302, or permission of instructor.

KINE 4316. FITNESS PROGRAMMING (2-3) This course will provide students with practical and theoretical applications of fitness programming. The successful student will acquire a level of proficiency in the development of fitness programs and plans based upon client specific fitness assessment characteristics. Fitness programs shall include, but not be limited to: musculoskeletal symmetry, strength, and flexibility; body composition; cardiovascular endurance, and nutritional recommendations. Additionally, successful students will become proficient in the application of client related historical, nutritional, medical, psychological, and psychosocial factors that impact the development of a properly designed exercise program. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, MATH 1302, KINE 3300, KINE 3315, and KINE 4315, or permission of instructor.

KINE 4317. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS (2-3) This course will discuss the pathophysiology of prevalent cardiovascular, metabolic and pulmonary diseases. Methods of exercise prescription and issues of concern will also be presented for these populations, as well as, low back pain, pregnancy, osteoporosis, cancer, anorexia and bulimia, children, adolescents, teens, older adults, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Practical application of leadership skills and hands-on instruction will be addressed in the laboratory portion of this course. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, MATH 1302, KINE 3300, 3315, 4316, or permission of instructor.

KINE 4319. INTEGRATION OF FITNESS PRINCIPLES IN AN INSTRUCTIONAL SETTING (2-3) The course will provide students with theoretical concepts with which they can design and analyze various short and long-term plans intended to integrate fitness and physical activity in an instructional setting. Students will learn various health-related concepts and will be expected to apply those concepts in an instructional setting. Students will apply theoretical concepts in applied physical activity settings throughout the semester. Prior to registration, the student must complete and submit an AISD criminal background check to the Department of Kinesiology. The form is available in the Department of Kinesiology or can be downloaded on the departmental web site. Previously taught as KINE 3203 and KINE 4219; credit will be granted for only one of KINE 3203, KINE 4219, OR KINE 4319. Prerequisite: KINE 3388.

KINE 4320. TEACHING SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2-2) Designed to synthesize the sciences of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology, and to integrate the resulting principles with theories of motor learning and motor control as applied to exercise and sport performance. Prior to registration, the student must complete and submit an AISD criminal background check to the Department of Kinesiology. The form is available in the Department of Kinesiology or can be downloaded from the departmental Web site. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, or permission of instructor, and KINE 2301, 3304, 3306, 3325, 3388, and 4319.

KINE 4321. TEACHING ELEM PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2-2) Designed to synthesize the sciences of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology, and to integrate the resulting principles with theories of motor learning and motor control as applied to transitional activities. Prior to registration, the student must complete and submit an AISD criminal background check to the Department of Kinesiology. The form is available in the Department of Kinesiology or can be downloaded from the departmental Web site. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, or permission of instructor, and KINE 2301, 3304, 3306, 3325, 3388, and 4319.

KINE 4329. STRENGTH & CONDITIONING (3-0) This course covers the physiology and biomechanics of strength training and conditioning. Additional topics include: testing and evaluation of athletes, resistance training techniques, training program design, and organization administration of a strength training facility. This course is designed to prepare students to take the CSCS, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, certification examination. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 3300, KINE 3301, KINE 3315, or permission of the instructor.

KINE 4330. PROGRAM DESIGN & ADMINISTRATION (3-0) The development and operation of health/wellness programs and facilities will be presented, including: program design and administration, facility design, organizational development, management theory, marketing, financial management, legal issues, strategic planning, and evaluation models. The student will participate in all phases of program and facility development, such as budget development, recruiting and retaining employees and clients, market niche, and conflict resolution. Prerequisite: KINE 3315 and 4316 or concurrent enrollment, or permission of instructor.

KINE 4335. GRADED EXERCISE TESTING & PRESCRIPTION (2-3) The knowledge and skills necessary for assessment of health history and appraisal, blood pressure, electrocardiogram, cardiovascular fitness and function will be acquired in lecture and laboratory sessions. Various test modalities and protocols will be discussed for health and diseased populations. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457, 2458, and KINE 3315, 4315, or permission of instructor.

KINE 4336. THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE (2-2) Provides theoretical background and practical application of the principles and techniques related to the rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Both surgical and non-surgical rehabilitation models will be discussed with a special emphasis on the use of functional progressions. Prerequisite: BIOL 2457 and 2458, KINE 3130, 3131, 3320, 3324, and acceptance into the Athletic Training Education Program or approval of instructor. Must be concurrently enrolled in KINE 4130.

KINE 4387. EXERCISE SCIENCE PRACTICUM (0-9) Academic training within the internal setting of U.T. Arlington's exercise science laboratories. Each student will receive 135 hours of professional practicum experience in a variety of exercise science settings including wellness, physical fitness activity classes, physical fitness theory classes, the physical fitness center, and/or other exercise science settings. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 4315, 4316, and permission of instructor.

KINE 4388. EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP (0-9) Individualized academic training in an external professional exercise science setting (e.g., hospital, physical therapy, university laboratory) under the direct supervision of an exercise science professional. Prerequisite: KINE 4315, 4316, 4387 (or concurrent enrollment), current CPR certification, proof of sufficient professional liability insurance, and permission of instructor.

KINE 4389. FITNESS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (0-9) Designed on an individual basis to allow the student to apply academic training in a professional fitness center under the direct supervision of a fitness specialist. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 4315, 4316, 4387 (or concurrent enrollment), proof of sufficient professionally liability insurance, and permission of instructor.

KINE 4390. PRACTICUM IN SPORT PERFORMANCE (0-9) Designed on an individual basis as a field experience in the observation of sport performance, and the application of performance principles to sport participation. Students must make application for enrollment prior to October 1 for Spring Semester and prior to April 1 for Fall Semester.

KINE 4391. CONFERENCE COURSE (0-0) Topics assigned on an individual basis covering personal research or study in the designated area. Prerequisite: permission of department chairperson.

KINE 4394. HONORS THESIS/SENIOR PROJECT (0-0) Required of all students in the University Honors College. During the senior year, the student must complete a thesis or a project under the direction of a faculty member in the major department.

KINE 4395. INDIVIDUAL STUDY IN EXERCISE AND SPORT (3-0) The completion of an existing course on an individual basis as contracted with an approved faculty member. This procedure is limited to emergency situations, and must be identified through the departmental advising process.

KINE 4396. SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXERCISE AND SPORT (3-0) Designed to meet the current needs of students. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

KINE 4589. FITNESS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (0-15) Designed on an individual basis to allow the student to apply academic training in a professional fitness center under the direct supervision of a fitness specialist.

KINE 4647. ALL-LEVEL TEACHER PREPARATION RESIDENCY FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2-25) Supervised and directed practice in an approved field setting. The student will be assigned for the ISD calendar. Required seminars will provide students with theory to integrate and apply during residency. Prior to registration, the student must complete and submit an AISD criminal background check to the Department of Kinesiology. The form is available in the Department of Kinesiology or can be downloaded from the departmental Web site. Prerequisite: KINE 1315, or permission of instructor, and KINE 2301, 3304, 3306, 3325, 3388, 4319, 4320, 4321, EDUC 4352, READ 4343, and EDML 4300.

KINE 4689. FITNESS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (0-17) Designed on an individual basis to allow the student to apply academic training in a professional fitness center under the direct supervision of a fitness specialist. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 4315, 4316, 4387 (or concurrent enrollment), proof of sufficient professionally liability insurance, and permission of instructor.

KINE 4988. EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP (0-25) Individualized academic training in an external professional exercise science setting (e.g., hospital, physical therapy, university laboratory) under the direct supervision of an exercise science professional. Prerequisite: KINE 4315, 4316, 4387 (or concurrent enrollment), current CPR certification, proof of sufficient professional liability insurance, and permission of instructor.

KINE 4989. FITNESS MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP (0-25) Designed on an individual basis to allow the student to apply academic training in a professional fitness center under the direct supervision of a fitness specialist. Prerequisite: Current CPR certification, KINE 4315, 4316, 4387 (or concurrent enrollment), proof of sufficient professionally liability insurance, and permission of instructor.

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