Academic Catalog

Kinesiology (KIN)

KIN 100. Adapt Phys Fit. (1 Unit)

Physical fitness evaluation, exercise prescription and individualized programs designed for disabled students and any student with a temporary or permanent fitness need. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 111. Aerobics. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 112. Aerobics: Step. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 113. Social and Folk Dance Activity. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 114. Badminton. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 116. Baseball. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 118. Basketball. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 125. Bicycling/All Levels/Velo. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 130. Golf. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 131. Lifetime Sports. (0.67 Units)

KIN 132. Gymnastics. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 134. Jogging. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 140. Lifeguard Training. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 141. Martial Arts. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 142. Physical Conditioning. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 145. Relaxation Techniques. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 148. Soccer/Indoor. (1 Unit)

The following courses are designed to promote active lifestyles and are open to all university students. Prerequisites for intermediate level classes are beginning level or equivalent. Prerequisites for advanced level classes are intermediate level or equivalent. Students assume responsibility for satisfactory health status appropriate for activity classes. The courses are repeatable. Two hours of activity per week. Fee required for KIN 116-180.

KIN 150. Soccer/Outdoor. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 152. Softball. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 154. Stretch & Flex. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 156. Swimming/All Levels. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 158. Swimming/Conditioning. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 162. Tennis. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 164. Volleyball. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 168. Walking For Health. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 170. Weight Training. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 171. Yoga. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 180. Intramurals. (1 Unit)

Participation in competitive intramural activities. Tournaments conducted in sports such as basketball, badminton, tennis, volleyball and additional activities based upon student interest. Repeatable course. Two hours of activity per week.

KIN 190. Intercollegiate Athletics - Sports ¿ Men. (1 Unit)

Instruction and participation in selected major team sports such as basketball, baseball, golf, and soccer that comprise the intercollegiate athletic program. Repeatable course.

KIN 191. Intercollegiate Athletics - Sports ¿ Women. (1 Unit)

Instruction and participation in selected major team sports such as basketball, softball, volleyball, cheerleading, soccer, and cross country that comprise the intercollegiate athletic program. Repeatable course.

KIN 218. First Aid And Cpr. (3 Units)

Provides opportunity to qualify for American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and CPR. Students study and practice administering first aid techniques; examine accident and injury prevention measures; and train to master cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques. Fee required.

KIN 223. Intro To Pe. (3 Units)

Examination of bodies of knowledge that make up the fields of Physical Education and Dance Education. Analysis of how disciplinary theories translate into workable practices in a diverse culture. Course includes career guidance and overview of career options. (Students entering the Physical Education major are required to enroll in this course their first semester of study.)

KIN 233. Prac.in Phys.Act.Instruction. (3 Units)

Designed to provide initial instruction in a variety of pedagogical knowledge related to teaching physical education for grades K-12. Students will be provided with opportunities to learn and demonstrate current best teaching practices. Emphasis is placed on learning and practicing effective planning, teaching, and reflective behaviors.

KIN 235. Lifetime Fitness. (3 Units)

Examination of components of fitness; training principles, energy sources; nutrition and weight control research; stress reduction techniques; and fitness programs. Fitness assessment and development of personalized fitness program. Meets General Education requirement for Whole Person.

KIN 250. Analysis of Aquatics. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, aqua aerobics, water games and water safety. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 251. Analysis of World Dance. (0 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, movement theories, history, culture and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to modern dance, jazz, ballet, social dance, folk dance, ethnic dance and dance-exercise. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 252. Anlysis Artistic & Rhyth Gym. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, movement theories, judging, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to stunts, tumbling, floor exercise; apparatus work and object manipulation required of artistic and rhythmic gymnastics. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 253. Anlysis Archery Bowling & Golf. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to the individual sports of archery, bowling and golf. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 254. Analysis Cond & Martial Arts. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, underlying principles, history, culture and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to all components of physical conditioning, weight training and martial arts. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 255. Anlys Tennis Pad Ten & Racball. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to tennis, paddle tennis, racquetball and non-traditional racquet games. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 256. Anly Badminton & Team Handball. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to individual and dual sports of badminton and team handball. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 257. Anly Softball & Track & Field. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to softball, track and field, and non-competitive diamond games. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 258. Anlys Basketball & Volleyball. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to team sports of basketball and volleyball. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 259. Anlysis Flag Football & Soccer. (2 Units)

Analysis and refinement of skill requirements; examination of concepts, rules, strategies, history and appreciations; and adaptations for special populations related to the field sports of flag football and soccer and non-traditional field activities. One hour of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 260. Sports Officiating. (2 Units)

Rules, mechanics and officiating procedures for men's and women's sports at the interscholastic and intercollegiate levels.

KIN 295. Special Topics in Kinesiology. (4 Units)

Intensive study of a physical education topic of current interest. Repeatable course. Three hours lecture and three hours lab. Consent required.

KIN 300. Tests and Measurements in Physical Education. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: Fulfillment of ELM requirement. Analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and use of tests and other assessment methods in physical education. Application of statistical procedures. Fee required.

KIN 301. Kinesiology. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: BIO 250 and BIO 251 and either high school or college physics. Examination of anatomical structure, function, and mechanical principles relating to human motion, including analytical and practical application of concepts. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Fee required.

KIN 302. Technology Methods in Physical Education and Recreation. (3 Units)

Provides students with information on, training in, and experience with various technology methods and applications related to the Physical Education and Recreation professions. One hour of lecture and two hours of laboratory activity per week.

KIN 303. Exercise Physiology. (4 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 300; BIO 250 and BIO 251 and either high school or college chemistry. Study of human function under the stress of muscular activity per week. Investigation of acute and chronic effects of exercise on the muscular, pulmonary, cardiovascular, nervous and energy systems. Examination of principles of training and nutrition. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Fee required.

KIN 304. Introduction to Adapted Physical Education. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: KIN 301. Study of prevalent disabilities with implications for adapted physical education program development, implementation and evaluation at the elementary and secondary levels.

KIN 305. Motor Learning. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: KIN 300. Study of human development and learning in the motor domain. Examination of factors such as growth and maturation, instructional procedures, sensory and perceptual systems, motor control, and assessment of motor development.

KIN 310. Nutrition for Peak Performance. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: KIN 303 Presents principles of nutrition as they apply to sport, exercise, and peak performance. Topics presented include: energy release, metabolism, and substrate utilization during exercise, ergogenic aids, fluid intake, pre-game meals, and health issues related to nutrition.

KIN 320. History and Philosophy of Physical Education. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: KIN 223. Study of historical roots and evolution of physical education, changing value systems that shape physical education philosophies, and administrative practices which lead to making informed program decisions.

KIN 330. Somatic Education. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: PSY 101. Study of the nature of the human being as a continuum of body, mind and spirit integration. Examination of how the areas of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, sociology, psychology, and spirituality fuse and the idea of a holistic lifestyle emerges.

KIN 360. Prev & Treat Ath Injuries. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: BIO 250, BIO 251 and KIN 301. Prevention, examination, and treatment of athletic injuries. Includes methods of taping, bandaging, therapeutic exercises, training room equipment, protective devices and supplies. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Fee required.

KIN 362. Principles of Athletic Training. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: BIO 250 and BIO 251, KIN 301. The scientific and clinical foundation of the filed of athletic training. Emphasis placed on athletic trainer's role and responsibilities. In depth study of risk management, prevention, evaluation, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

KIN 363. Principles of Athletic Training Laboratory. (1 Unit)

Prerequisites: BIO 250 and BIO 251. Corequisite: KIN 362. Emphasis on knowledge, skills, and taping techniques for common athletic injuries and related evaluation procedures.

KIN 375. Clin Exp I. (1 Unit)

Prerequisites: BIO 250, BIO 251, and KIN 218. Corequisites: KIN 362, KIN 363. Introduction to clinical experience in athletic training settings. Basic understanding of clinical aspect of the training profession. Students in this class are required a minimum 50 hours of observation and 150 hours of clinical experience (a minimum of 10 per week) in athletic training settings.

KIN 376. Clinical Experience II. (1 Unit)

Prerequisites: KIN 362, KIN 363, KIN 375. Application of taping, wrapping, bracing, and padding skills; risk management; assessment and evaluation; pharmacology and nutrition; therapeutic modalities; therapeutic exercise; specific injury management. Requires a minimum of 250 clinical experience hours (a minimum of 16 hours a week) in an athletic training setting.

KIN 377. Clinical Experience III. (1 Unit)

Prerequisites: KIN 376, KIN 461, and KIN 463. Corequisites: KIN 462 and KIN 464.The application of therapeutic exercise; surgery observation; specific injury management; clinical experience in various sports teams. Requires a minimum of 250 clinical experience hours (a minimum of 16 hours a week) in an athletic training setting.

KIN 425. Pe In The Elementary Sch. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: In order to begin the hours for fieldwork in this course, you will need a valid Certificate of Clearance (fingerprints) and proof of a negative TB (within 4 months of the fieldwork course beginning. For information on submitting these documents, contact the Center for Teaching Careers.Overview of bodies of knowledge in the field of physical education and their application to elementary physical education. Analysis of educational theories and practices as they relate to effectively teaching physical education to elementary school children. Course includes peer teaching lessons. Two hours of lecture and two hours of activity per week. Fee required.

KIN 426. Directed Teaching in Elementary Physical Education. (2 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 425. In order to begin the hours for fieldwork in this course, you will need a valid Certificate of Clearance (fingerprints) and proof of a negative TB (within 4 months of the fieldwork course beginning. For information on submitting these documents, contact the Center for Teaching Careers. Planned directed teaching in elementary physical education at a cooperating elementary school under professional supervision. Repeatable course.

KIN 447. Dan Educ in the Elem School. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: In order to begin the hours for fieldwork in this course, you will need a valid Certificate of Clearance (fingerprints) and proof of a negative TB (within 4 months of the fieldwork course beginning. For information on submitting these documents, contact the Center for Teaching Careers. Study of developmentally appropriate dance education activities for children. Examination of and practice in blending pedagogical content knowledge with subject matter knowledge to optimize teaching and learning. Course culminates in peer teaching lessons, reflections and self-assessment.

KIN 448. Tchg Effect Sec PE. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: See lower division requirements for major. In order to begin the hours for fieldwork in this course, you will need a valid Certificate of Clearance (fingerprints) and proof of a negative TB (within 4 months of the fieldwork course beginning. For information on submitting these documents, contact the Center for Teaching Careers. Analysis and application of recent advances in teaching methodology, observation techniques, organization and management strategies, and skill and knowledge acquisition as they relate to effectively teaching secondary physical education. Course includes peer teaching lessons. Two hours of lecture and two hours of activity per week.

KIN 449. Dir Tchg In Sec PE. (2 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 448. In order to begin the hours for fieldwork in this course, you will need a valid Certificate of Clearance (fingerprints) and proof of a negative TB (within 4 months of the fieldwork course beginning. For information on submitting these documents, contact the Center for Teaching Careers. Planned directed teaching in secondary physical education at a cooperating secondary school under professional supervision. Repeatable course.

KIN 450. Teaching Dance. (1 Unit)

Prerequisite: Intermediate level technique class. Analysis and application of recent advances in teaching methodology, observation techniques, organization and management strategies, and skill and knowledge acquisition as they relate to effectively teaching elementary, secondary and college dance. Course includes peer teaching experience.

KIN 461. Therapeutic Modalities. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: BIO 250, KIN 362, KIN 363, and KIN 375. A theoretical clinical basis for using therapeutic modalities, providing knowledge regarding the scientific basis and physiological effects of modalities in the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Fee required.

KIN 462. Therapeutic Exercise. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: BIO 250, KIN 362, KIN 363, KIN 375. A theoretical and clinical basis for implementation and intervention of therapeutic exercise; understanding the basic principles and effects of the variety of therapeutic exercise techniques; and designing therapeutic exercise programs.

KIN 463. Lower Extremity Assessment. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 375. Recommended corequisite: KIN 461. Recognition and evaluation of orthopedic and athletic injuries; identifying signs, symptoms and mechanisms of injuries; performing special tests for specific orthopedic pathologies related to the lower extremity.

KIN 464. Upper Extremity Assessment. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 376. Recommended corequisite: KIN 462. Recognition and evaluation of orthopedic and athletic injuries; identifying signs, symptoms and mechanisms of injuries; performing special tests for specific orthopedic pathologies related to the upper extremity.

KIN 465. Administration of Athletic Training Programs. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 461, KIN 462, KIN 463, and KIN 464. Administration and management strategies of the field of athletic training and sports medicine. Organization planning ideas including principles and knowledge of program, human, financial, and information management: facility design and planning; legal aspects and ethical issues.

KIN 470. Coaching Techniques for Selected Sports. (2 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 253, KIN 256, KIN 257, KIN 258 and KIN 259; three out of five are recommended. Analysis and practical application of techniques for coaching selected sports. Emphasis on organization and conduct of athletic programs, including program development, coaching strategies, practice sessions, academic advisement, recruiting and scouting.

KIN 476. Clinical Experience IV. (1 Unit)

Prerequisites: KIN 377, KIN 462, KIN 463, and KIN 464. Corequisite: KIN 465. The application of specific injury management; clinical experience in various sports teams. A minimum of 250 clinical experience hours (a minimum of 16 hours a week) in an athletic training setting are required.

KIN 477. Clinical Experience V. (1 Unit)

Prerequisites: KIN 476. The application of specific injury management; clinical experience in various sports teams; peer teaching and supervision. A minimum of 250 clinical experience hours (a minimum of 16 hours a week) in an athletic training setting are required.

KIN 480. Athletic Training Seminar. (2 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 465 and KIN 476. Course is designed for senior students who are preparing for he NATA BOC examination. Students in this course are senior level students who have either completed all necessary NATA competencies or are in their last semester and currently completing the necessary competencies.

KIN 490. Senior Seminar in Physical Education. (1 Unit)

Prerequisite: Senior year. For Physical Education majors. Practice writing and presentation skills through self-reflection, evaluation, and connecting subject matter areas. Peer and faculty evaluation of student portfolios, resume writing, curriculum development, mock interviews and program assessment will be included in the curriculum. One hour of seminar per week.

KIN 493. Clinical Experiences in PT/AT. (3 Units)

Planned internship in Pre-PT at a cooperative institution, agency or clinical setting under professional supervision. Application of the principles and skills acquired in the Pr-PT program. Repeatable Course.

KIN 494. Physical Education: Independent Study. (1-3 Units)

Prerequisites: Physical Education Major or Minor; upper division standing. Independent study in physical education, with each student participating in a special project mutually agreed upon by student and instructor. Repeatable course.

KIN 495. Special Topics:. (1-3 Units)

Intensive study of a physical education topic of current interest. May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 6.0 units. Repeatable course. One to three hours of lecture per week.

KIN 496. Internship. (1-3 Units)

Prerequisites: Physical Education Major or Minor and upper division standing are required. KIN 448 is recommended. Planned internship in physical education at a cooperating institution, agency or company under professional supervision. Repeatable course.

KIN 498. Directed Research. (1-3 Units)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. The student develops and completes an individual study under faculty supervision. Repeatable course.

KIN 500. Seminar in Contemporary Issues/Topics and Trends in Physical Education. (3 Units)

Analysis of current trends, issues, and problems in Physical Education academic and athletics programs; examination and analysis of literature and research findings. Three hours of seminar per week.

KIN 504. Physical Fitness Evaluation and Exercise Prescription. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 303 is required; KIN 218 is recommended. Evaluation of cardiovascular fitness, respiratory capacity, body composition, strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. Exercise prescription based upon individual needs, interests and preliminary health and fitness evaluations. Overview of American Psychological Association's research methodology.

KIN 514. Seminar in Curriculum Development in Physical Education. (3 Units)

Intensive study, evaluation, and application of current developments in curriculum theory and practice for Elementary-Secondary School Physical Education. Includes designing an innovative physical education/wellness curriculum project. Three hours of seminar per week.

KIN 516. Public Relations and Development. (3 Units)

The study of public relations and development issues related to the fields of physical education and athletics in K-16 school settings. The student will develop news releases, design promotional public information, develop mediated presentations addressing programs and development Three hours of seminar per week.

KIN 593S. Fieldwork in Physical Ed Admin. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: GED 571 and KIN 500 are required; KIN 514 and KIN 516 are recommended. Supervised field experiences at the school level to include actual job performance in both supervision and administrative in Physical Education or Athletics. Students will demonstrate competencies required by the Educational Administration approved program. CR/NC grading.

KIN 595. Special Topics in Kinesiology. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Advanced course of special interest to graduate students. Topic and content will vary as announced.

KIN 599. Thesis/Creative Project. (3 Units)

Prerequisites: KIN 500, KIN 514, KIN 516, KIN 593 are required. Student will execute an individually planned research effort or creative project. Students work under individual supervision with assigned faculty. May be repeated up to 6 units.

KIN 600. KIN Grad Continuation Course. (1 Unit)

Graduate students who have completed their course work but not their thesis, project, or comprehensive examination, or who have other requirements remaining for the completion of their degree, may maintain continuous attendance by enrolling in this course.