Course descriptions

KINE 101 (1) Step Aerobics
Aerobics fitness through step aerobics.  May be repeated for a total of eight (8) units.  Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 102 (1) Badminton
Development of skill in badminton, including knowledge of rules, strategy and etiquette.  May be repeated for a total of four (4) units.  Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 103  (1) Basketball
Development of understanding of rules, strategies, and basic skills in competitive basketball.  May be repeated for a total of four (4) units.  Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 104 (1) Golf
Development of basic skill in playing golf, including rules, etiquette, and background. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units. Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 105 (1) Running
Development of skill and training techniques for intermediate and distance running. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units.  Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 106 (1) Soccer
Development of skills, rules and strategy of soccer. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units.  Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 107 (1) Tae Kwon Do
Introduction to and exploration of the fundamental concepts, culture, discipline, and basic movements of Tae Kwon Do.  May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for PE 182A and PE 210. Graded Credit/No Credit. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units.

KINE 108 (1) Volleyball
Development of skills, rules, and strategies of volleyball. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units. Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 109 (1) Weight Training
Instruction in techniques of weight training, with an emphasis on strength, endurance, and flexibility.  May be repeated for a total of four (4) units. Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 110 (1) Yoga
The history, philosophy, and modern practice of yoga, with an emphasis on hatha yoga (physical yoga postures).   May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for PE 211.  This class meets the physical education requirement for Liberal Studies majors. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units. Graded Credit/No Credit.

KINE 111 (1) Adapted Physical Education
A physical education course for students with physical disabilities, who require modified forms of physical activity. May be repeated to a total of four (4) units.  Graded Credit/No Credit.  Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor, who may request a physician's recommendation for admission into the course.

KINE 200 (1) First Aid and Safety
Acquaints the individual with emergency first aid procedures.  Included in the subject matter will be wounds, splinting, burns, rescue, breathing, diabetes, epilepsy, heart failure, stroke and environmental emergencies.  Each student will have the opportunity to acquire his/her certificate in Community First Aid and Safety.  This course is taught by a certified American Red Cross instructor.

KINE 201 (1) CPR and AED
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescue scenarios and use of the bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation (AED). At the completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to become certified in BLS under the guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association.  Course may be repeated once in order to maintain certification.

KINE 202 (3) Introduction to Physical Education and Kinesiology
Designed for first year and transfer students interested in the physical education profession.  The goals of this course are to aid in the prospective majors in their career choices, to introduce students into fields closely related to exercise and nutritional sciences, to introduce students to current issues in exercise sciences, and to introduce students to key events and concepts in the evolution of exercise science as a discipline and as a profession. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology and Pre-Kinesiology majors.

KINE 204 (3) Techniques and Analysis of Fitness and Weight Training
Knowledge and understanding needed to plan and implement fitness and weight training programs.  Analysis of the development, maintenance, implementation, and self-evaluation of physical fitness. Implementation of methods, techniques, instructional strategies, safety factors, motivation and necessary equipment for teaching physical fitness and weight training. Instruction and techniques in individual skills and strategies in weight training; also includes instruction on stretching for flexibility and injury prevention. Two hours lecture, three hours activity. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors.

KINE 300 (4) Biomechanics of Human Movement
Principles of mechanics applied to anatomical structure, function and gross motor movements. The mechanics of selected implements and mechanical systems.  The analysis of selected motor skills and application. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 175, 176, (or BIOL 177, 178), MATH 125

KINE 301 (3) Motor Control and Learning
Study of the principles, models and theories of human movement, with an emphasis on the relevance to sport, physical education, human factors and human performance.  Instruction is directed toward understanding the research methods used to evaluate motor control, fundamental principles of motor control, theoretical propositions of human movement control, and applications to movement-intense settings. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 175, 176 (or BIOL 177, 178),

KINE 302 (3) Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Examines the recognition, evaluation, and care of athletic injuries, including techniques in taping, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 175, 176 (or BIOL 177, 178),

KINE 304 (3) Adapted Physical Education
Designed to prepare Kinesiology majors to meet the physical activity program needs of persons with disabilities.  Designed to understand the etiology and characteristics of persons with mental, physical, emotional, sensory, health, learning and/or multiple impairments.  Understand when it is appropriate to successfully integrate the disabled individual into the physical education mainstream. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisite: KINE 202

KINE 305 (3) Movement Anatomy
Designed to help students gain an in depth understanding of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems. Muscle origins, insertions, and actions will be covered to help students develop foundational understanding of muscle function and joint movement. Muscle groups and their functional relationships will be presented with application to simple mechanical principles for the purposes of analyzing joint and fullbody motion as it pertains to human movement in sports, exercise, and activities of daily living. Special emphasis will be placed on posture, gait, and movement screening, with the goal being to help students identify incorrect posture and movement patterns and the possible reasons for each. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 175, 176 (or BIOL 177, 178), and KINE 202, 204

KINE 306  (3) Exercise, Fitness and Health
Examines the relationship between an active lifestyle and health and the prevention of chronic disease through positive lifestyle choices. Includes in-depth evaluation of personal fitness levels and dietary intake. (Fulfills GE Area E Lifelong Learning for all students)

KINE 307 (3) Techniques and Analysis of Court Sports (formerly KINE 205)
Instruction in individual and team skills and techniques utilized in team court sports, with a focus on basketball and badminton content knowledge. Knowledge and understanding needed to critically reflect upon, comprehend, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate each of the enduring understandings related to the planning and implementation of court sports at the P-12 level. May not be taken by students who have taken KINE 205. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. (offered Fall '10, Spring '12, Fall '13)

KINE 308 (3) Techniques & Analysis of Field Sports (formerly KINE 206)
Instruction in individual and team skills and techniques utilized in team field sports, with a focus on tag rugby and soccer content knowledge. Knowledge and understanding needed to critically reflect upon, comprehend, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate each of the enduring understandings related to the planning and implementation of field sports at the P-12 level. May not be taken by students who have taken KINE 206. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. (offered Spring '11, Fall '12, Spring '14)

KINE 309 (3) Techniques & Analysis of Individual Sports, Adventure Based Learning, & Outdoor Education (formerly KINE 208 and 390-2)
Instruction in individual and team skills and techniques utilized in individual sports and activities, with a focus on track & field, adventure based learning, and outdoor education content knowledge. Knowledge and understanding needed to critically reflect upon, comprehend, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate each of the enduring understandings related to the planning and implementation at the P-12 level. May not be taken by students who have taken KINE 208 or KINE 390-2). Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. (offered Spring '10, Fall '11, Spring '13)

KINE 310 (3) Adventure, Teambuilding, and Experiential Education
Adventure teambuilding for the purpose of heightening both intra- and inter-personal relationships. The art and science behind discovering social and affective attributes about self and others. Includes an off-campus community field experience at local K-12 public schools. Includes weekly movement activities that require student participation. (Fulfills GE Area E Lifelong Learning for all students)

KINE 316 (3) Stress Management
This course identifies the physiological, physiological, emotional and behavioral aspects of stress. The body’s hormonal and neurological response in times of extreme emotion and the severe health consequences of these responses will be discussed. A variety of stress-reduction techniques and biofeedback methods will be taught and practiced. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors.

KINE 318 (3) Sport, Games, and Culture
Examines the various roles and implications of play, games, and sport in the contemporary world from a variety of academic disciplines. These include historical development of sport and their informing period philosophies, political economies, and socio-cultural  influences with a focus on the everyday usage of sport. Psychological performance modalities of modern sport and the role(s) of and behavioral studies as they apply to participation and passive consumption will be explored. May not be taken for credit by students who have received credit for KINE 390-4.

KINE 326 (4) Introductory Exercise Physiology
An introduction to the physiology of exercise.   A description of cardiovascular, pulmonary, muscular, endocrine, neural, and metabolic responses to acute and chronic exercise.  Addresses body composition and clinical exercise physiology.  Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 175, 176 (or BIOL 177, 178)

KINE 336 (3) Nutrition for Health and Exercise Performance
Applies fundamental biological and nutritional concepts to enhance wellness and athletic performance via nutritional intervention. Students will review current literature and examine products designed to increase performance. Activity and dietary recalls will serve as the basis for individualizing nutritional programs. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors.

KINE 390 (3) Topics in Kinesiology
Selected Topics in the field of Kinesiology. May be repeated for credit as topics change for a total of six (6) units.  Students should check the Class Schedule for listing of actual topics. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors.

KINE 400 (3) Movement Theory and Practice of Elementary Physical Education for Children
This course is the elementary component for preparation towards the teacher certification program for prospective physical education teachers. It is an intensive experience focusing on the critique, design, instruction, implementation, and evaluation of elementary school physical education. This class is designed to promote effective teacher behaviors found in the elementary physical education setting. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory. Enrollment Requirement: KINE 202. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology major with junior standing (> 60 units). Prerequisite: KINE 307 or 308 or 309 (offered Fall '10, Spring '12, Fall '13)

KINE 401 (3) Principles, Organization and Management of Secondary School Physical Education
This course is the secondary component for preparation towards the teacher certification program for prospective physical education teachers. It is an intensive experience focusing on the critique, design, instruction, implementation, and evaluation of middle and high school physical education. This class is designed to promote effective teacher behaviors found in the secondary physical education setting. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory. Enrollment Requirement: KINE 202. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors with junior standing (> 60 units). Prerequisite: KINE 307 or 308 or 309 (offered Spring '11, Fall '12, Spring '14)

KINE 402  (3) Applied Theory of Teaching Team, Individual, and Dual Sports
This course is designed to allow teacher candidates to apply a variety of physical education content within K-12 schools. The Sport Education curriculum model will be used to plan, practice, and implement lessons during the on-campus labs and off-campus field experience. This course is designed to be the final K-12 field experience prior to graduation. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory. Enrollment Requirement: KINE 202. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors with junior standing (> 60 units). Prerequisite: at least one of the following: KINE 307, 308, or 309 and either KINE 400 or 401. (offered Spring '10, Fall '11, Spring '13)

KINE 403 (3) Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology
Principles and techniques of construction, organization, administration, interpretation and evaluation of measuring devices used in kinesiology. Includes critical evaluation of data using basic statistical techniques and an evaluation of research design in kinesiology-related studies. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: KINE 204, B4 MATH requirement

KINE 404 (3) Introduction to Epidemiology
This is an introductory course in the basic study of the risk factors for disease in populations. The emphasis of the couse is to understand the methodology of the public health research, and how evidence-based medicine is used to determine optimal treatment in approaches to clinical practice. The course provides instruction in both observational and structured methodologies often used in epidemiological research. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisite: KINE 403

KINE 405 (3) Health and Drug Education
An examination of the philosophical, ethical, and theoretical foundations of the professional practice of health and drug education in school, community, worksite, and hospital settings. Emphasis on the importance of health behavior as a contributor to current public health problems, as well as the role of health and drug education and health promotion in addressing these problems. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: KINE 202, PSYC 100 

KINE 406 (3) Stress Testing and Exercise Prescription
Practical and theoretical knowledge surrounding the various modes and protocols used in graded exercise testing, muscular strength/fitness testing, and exercise prescription based on test results in healthy and diseased populations.  Includes an in-depth examination of electrocardiography and a brief introduction to pharmacology. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisite: KINE 326 with a grade of C (2.0) or better.

KINE 407 (3) Principles of Health Promotion and Education
This course provides an overview of the breadth of programs and the diversity of settings in the field of health education in health promotion. Explains the importance of health behavior as a contributor to current public health problems and the role of health education and health promotion programs in addressing them. Explores the concepts and skills required for carrying out effective health education programs in a variety of different settings, including school, community, health care, and worksite settings. Also discusses issues of ethical standards and quality assurance in health education and health promotion. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors.

KINE 426 (3) Exercise Physiology for Special Populations
An in-depth study of changes that occur due to acute and chronic exercise and the
influence of disease on these processes. Examines human bioenergetics, fuel metabolism, body composition, and neuromuscular, endocrine, and cardiorespiratory physiology with an emphasis on differences across individuals. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Prerequisites: KINE 204, 326.

KINE 495 (3) Internship in Kinesiology
Practical application of principles related to Kinesiology in a 90-hour internship approved by student's faculty advisor. Graded credit/no credit or report in progress (RP). May be repeated once for credit. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors with Senior standing in last year of Program who have obtained consent of their faculty advisor. Prerequisite: KINE 326

KINE 499A (1) 499B (2) 499C (3) 499D (4) 499E (5) 499F (6)
Independent Study in Kinesiology

Students participate in faculty-driven and/or independent research projects in Kinesiology. May be repeated for a total of six (6) units towards the major. Graded credit/no credit with report in progress (RP). Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors who have obtained consent of instructor.