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KIN 1: Student Designed Fitness Programming

Students will learn how to design safe, effective, exercise programs based on their individual needs and interest. Through class discussions, assignments and participation, students will learn all the health-related and skill-related components of fitness such as cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, balance, agility, speed, power, and coordination. Prerequisite: All levels and abilities welcome.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

KIN 2: Fitness for Life

Students will learn how to be physically active for life and its importance. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments, and student participation to enable students to: (1) Identify basic components of health-related physical fitness: cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition (2) Explain important concepts related to fitness and exercise (i.e. biomechanics, exercise nutrition, setting SMART goals, injury prevention, stress management, cardiovascular health, lower back care and principles of weight training. (3) Apply general fitness principles when engaging in a variety of physical activities such as: indoor cycling, weight-training, Pilates, yoga, H.I.I.T, plyometric-training, speed training and TRX. (4) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity, which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

KIN 100: Introduction to Human Movement: Mind-Body Performance

Investigate the basic principles governing human movement with an emphasis on sports applications and lifelong wellness. Conceptually and experientially examine the latest research and theories on basic anatomy and biology as pertaining to injury prevention, principles of optimal human performance, and the mind-body connection. Topics include periodization, modes of exercises, types of injuries, the healing process, and physiological and psychological factors influencing body movement.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

KIN 101: Analysis of Human Movement

Covers the basic principles governing human movement with an emphasis on sports and performance applications. Examines anatomy and biology (large- and small-scale structure and function); applied anatomy, both anatomy (body structure) and mechanics (force, torque), which together describe macroscopic movement; applied biology, specifically the molecular and cellular basis of movement mechanics (force, torque, etc) together describe macroscopic movement; applied biology, specifically the molecular and cellular basis of movement including muscles contraction, nerves signals, and related topics such as exercise damage, cramping, muscle memory, DOMS and fatigue.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

KIN 111: Psych of Optimal Performance

How the psychological skills that athletes and other performers apply in training, preparation, and competition influence optimal performance in multiple life domains. Surveys concepts of motivation, arousal regulation, self-confidence, team dynamics, mental skills training. Applies psychological techniques to enhance balanced performance, enjoyment, and self-satisfaction in sports and life.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

KIN 120: Injury Prevention: Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries

Introduces the pathology and mechanism of musculoskeletal injury. Current practices and procedures in the prevention and care of injury will be reviewed and discussed. The information and discussion will allow students to identify risks physical injury and make injury risk aversion decisions.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
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