KH 1010 Beginning Leisure Life Skills
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This course is designed to provide students a beginning level competency in individual or recreational sports and dance. This course is nonacademic and is not used in grade-point average computation even though a grade is assigned for the course. (Repeatable).

KH 1011 Beginning Leisure Life Skills: Ballet
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This course is designed to provide students a beginning level competency in individual or recreational sports and dance. This course is nonacademic and is not used in grade-point average computation even though a grade is assigned for the course.

KH 1013 Beginning Leisure Life Skills: Jazz Dance
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This course is designed to provide students a beginning level competency in individual or recreational sports and dance. This course is nonacademic and is not used in grade-point average computation even though a grade is assigned for the course.

KH 1014 Beginning Leisure Life Skills: Modern Dance
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This course is designed to provide students a beginning level competency in individual or recreational sports and dance. This course is nonacademic and is not used in grade-point average computation even though a grade is assigned for the course.

KH 1017 Beginning Leisure Life Skills: Tennis
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This course is designed to provide students a beginning level competency in individual or recreational sports and dance. This course is nonacademic and is not used in grade-point average computation even though a grade is assigned for the course.

KH 2130 Introduction to the Allied Fields of Health, Physical Education, and Fitness
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is an introduction to the allied professional fields within health, physical education, and fitness. Topics include the history, social forces, and current trends that shape contemporary health, physical education, and fitness programs in P-12 schools, businesses, community agencies, and exercise/fitness facilities.

KH 2220 Anatomy in Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements KH 2220 may only be attempted twice. A minimum grade of "C" is required for this course.
Description

KH 2220 is the prerequisite for KH 3500, KH 3550, KH 4280, KH 4290, KH 4300, KH 4350, KH 4360, KH 4600, KH 4630. The performance (sport, dance, daily living skills) applications and functions of musculoskeletal anatomy in the human being are studied.

KH 2230 Physiology in Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements Continuation of KH 2220. KH 2230 may only be attempted twice. A minimum grade of "C" is required for this course.
Description

KH 2230 is the prerequisite for KH 3500, KH 3550, KH 4280, KH 4290, KH 4300, KH 4350, KH 4360, KH 4600, KH 4630. This course presents introductory concepts concerning the responses of various physiological systems to acute and chronic exercise and physical activity. Lecture information includes differences between children, adolescents, and adults.

KH 2360 Childhood Health and Wellness
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces theory, practices, and requirements for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment. The course provides training in Infant/Child CPR and first aid along with an overview of chronic and acute health issues; emergency procedures; safety issues; transportation guidelines; detecting and reporting child abuse and neglect; and nutritional and feeding needs of children.

KH 2520 Principles of Physical Activity and Fitness
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

The fundamental principles of physical activity, physical fitness, and exercise. Content includes health benefits of physical activity and fitness, guidelines for physical activity and components of physical fitness such as cardiovascular/aerobic, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Emphasis is placed on implementation of principles by student participation in physical activities, incorporation into a personal fitness plan, and development of individual and group fitness leadership skills. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3000 Personal Health and Wellness
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Introduces students to contemporary health topics and issues. Students examine health risk and protective factors which influence the individual’s achievement of optimal health across the life span. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3010 (TE) Performance and Analysis Area I: Skill Themes and Movement Concepts
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students develop knowledge and skill in designing and implementing movement and rhythmical activities for P-5 curriculums. Emphasis is placed on the ability to analyze and instruct the associated movement skills. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3020 (TE) Performance and Analysis Area II: Fitness and Physical Activity for P-12
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students develop knowledge and skills in lifetime fitness activities such as aerobics, jogging, walking, weight training, muscle toning, and general conditioning. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the health and fitness benefits provided through participation in these activities. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3030 (TE) Performance and Analysis Area III: Team Sports
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students develop knowledge and skills in various team sports (e.g., soccer, volleyball, softball, flag football, basketball) offered in P-12 school curriculums. Emphasis is placed on developing performance skills, as well as developing the ability to analyze and teach the associated movement skills. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3040 Performance and Analysis Area IV: Lifetime Sports
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students develop knowledge and skills in various lifetime individual and dual sports (e.g., tennis, badminton, golf, bowling, archery, racquetball) offered in P-12 school curriculums. Emphasis is placed on producing competent performers, as well as developing the ability to analyze and teach the associated movement skills. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3060 Performance and Analysis in Disability Sport
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students will participate first hand in games and activities derived from the field of disability sport. Specifically, students will learn the fundamental skills, rules, and strategies ncessary to play, coach, and develop programs for individuals with disabilities in some of the following sports: wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, wheelchair rugby, goalball, and boccia.

KH 3150 Healthy Lifestyle Choices
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to help students understand their responsibility for their health. The themes of the course include personal decision-making and physical activity. Self-assessment inventories are used to involve students in any health issues and provide a means for applying health information in personal decision-making. The goal of this course is to explore major personal health topics and to apply them in order to achieve, maintain, and promote high-level health.

KH 3200 (TE) Instructional Skills for Health and Physical Education, P-12
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 4.0
Prerequisites Permission of the HPE faculty, KH 3010 with a grade of C or higher, KH 3250 with a grade of C+ or higher, and KH 3420 with a grade of C+ or higher
Corequisites KH 3410
Description

Introduces effective classroom management, teaching skills, and instructional models for health and physical education in grades P-12. Field experiences are included in selected P-12 classrooms. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 3250 (TE) Teaching Comprehensive School Health Eduction
Credit Hours 3.0
Corequisites KH 3420
Description

At the completion of this course, the student is able to integrate six health content areas into five health education teaching models; create a score and sequence determined by results of a student interest survey and based on national and state standards; write age/stage appropriate health lessons which incorporate a rationale statement and the seven components of a health lesson plan; and demonstrate effective classroom management and individual/small group teaching skills assessed by peers/instructor. A grade of C+ or better is required for this course.

KH 3270 Promoting School Health and Safety
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is an elective for HPE majors and undergraduate students throughout the university seeking to meet the elective requirement of their specific major. The online course explores prevention and intervention strategies effective in promoting comprehensive school health and safety of children and youth interacting within schools and communities (wth special emphasis on urban environments). The course is based on a model developed by the Division of Adolescent and School Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This comprehensive model promotes coordination of family, school, and community resources for prevention and reduction of child and adolescent health risk behaviors.

KH 3360 Disability, Sport, and Physical Activity
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students examine the structure, function, and outcome of the disability sport movement in the United States and internationally, considering its impact on opportunities, current trends, behaviors, and attitudes towards persons with a disability. Students experience opportunities to work directly with athletes with disabilities and learn firsthand how to play selected disability sports. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3390 Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students develop a working knowledge of first aid methods and techniques and accident prevention. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course. Red Cross certification is contingent upon a grade of “B” or higher and attendance record.

KH 3410 (TE) Assessment in Health and Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Permission of the HPE faculty, KH 3250 with a grade of C+ or higher, and KH 3420 with a grade of C+ or higher
Corequisites KH 3200
Description

Traditional and authentic assessment methods currently in use in health, physical education, and adapted physical education settings are studied, including the organization, administration, and interpretation of those assessments. Students also examine various standards and learn how to develop assessments for them. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 3420 (TE) Curriculum in Health and Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Corequisites KH 3250
Description

Students examine contemporary curriculum models, theory, and standards for adapted, elementary, and secondary physical education, and for health education. Students learn how to develop a curriculum for a K-12 program. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course. This course has been identified as a “Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW)” course by the Department of Kinesiology and Health (KH).

KH 3500 Athletic Training and Conditioning
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230
Description

Students obtain an overview of the physiological, psychological, and biomechanical principles as they apply to sports performance. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3550 Evaluation and Instrumentation in Exercise Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230
Description

Surveys and written and physical tests employed in physical education are studied. Introductory statistics and the development of skills in organizing, administering, and interpreting test scores are also objectives of the course. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3600 Biomechanics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher and MATH 1111, or MATH 1112 or MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or higher
Description

The principles which influence human motion are examined. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to analyze human motion with the goal of optimizing human movement performance. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3610 Motor Learning and Development
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students gain knowledge of motor learning and development principles. Topics include the processes of skilled motor performance and motor skill acquisition, human motor development from childhood through older adulthood, the influence of perceptual, cognitive, physiological, and social development on motor development. Emphasis is on the practical application of concepts to the teaching of motor skills. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3650 Physiology of Exercise-CTW
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher or consent of instructor
Description

Focuses on alterations in body systems and organs during physical activity with emphasis on metabolic, cardio respiratory, and body composition parameters. Laboratory experiences employing physiological principles during active participation in exercise are also included. This is a “Critical Thinking Through Writing” (CTW) course. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 3680 International Experience in Sport and Exercise Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed for undergraduate students to gain an international perspective on sport and exercise science. Students will learn to apply knowledge in sport and exercise science and gain field experience through a study-abroad program. Topics will include principles in sports biomechanics, materials in sports equipment, and research methods in exercise science.

KH 3700 (TE) Sexuality Education for P-12-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 3250 with a grade of C+ or higher
Description

This course has been identified as a “Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW)” course by the Department of Kinesiology and Health (KH). CTW assignments compose 45% of course assignments and include a structured academic controversy and two reflections. Students participate in class discussion, skill training, and skill applications which incorporate current national and state standards for school-based sexuality education. Particular emphasis is given to reaching special needs students. Class discussions and skill training include interactions with practicing teachers, parents, adolescents, content experts, and representatives of related community organizations. Skill application includes target group surveys; an in-class structured academic controversy, personal reflections, and a cognitive exam. There are no prerequisites for this course. The course is required for all HPE majors. With permission from the course instructor, students outside of the KH Department and outside of the College of Education can select this course as an elective. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 4280 Psychology of Physical Activity
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230
Description

The psychological principles underlying the teaching and performance of sport and physical activity are analyzed. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 4290 Cardiopulmonary Physiology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230; Completed KH 3650 with a grade of "C" or higher
Description

Students study in detail the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Students also examine possible complications within these systems and related pharmacology. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 4300 Neuromuscular Physiology and Plasticity
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230; Completed KH 3650 with a grade of "C" or higher
Description

This course is a detailed study of the structure and function of the neuromuscular and skeletal systems. In addition, students learn the physiology of movement and fatigue, and neuromuscular adaptations to strength and endurance training, disuse, injury, and aging. Finally, students learn the etiology and functional consequence of numerous neuromuscular diseases, e.g. muscular dystrophy, central core disease, malignant hyperthermia, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

KH 4350 Fitness Program Management-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230
Description

Discusses principles of fitness and health promotion program operation including cost/benefit and cost/effectiveness, program objectives, content, promotion and implementation, financial and personnel management, and facility planning and design. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course. This is a “Critical Thinking Through Writing” (CTW) course.

KH 4360 Clinical Exercise Physiology
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230; Completed KH 3650 with a grade of "C" or higher
Description

This course is a detailed study of physical activity for the exercise specialist, technologist, or technician who is responsible for the safe administration of graded exercise tests and the development of an exercise prescription for apparently healthy human subjects, patients with controlled disease, and patients with known disease including cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, diabetes, obesity, and other chronic illnesses. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course. this course.

KH 4510 (TE) Contemporary Instructional Models for Pre-K and Elementary Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Permission of the HPE faculty, KH 3200 with a grade of C+ or higher, and KH 3410 with a grade of C+ or higher
Corequisites KH 4520, KH 4530, and KH 4540
Description

Acquisition and practice of contemporary instructional models for preschool and elementary physical education are studied. Includes peer and field-based teaching experiences. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 4520 (TE) Contemporary Instructional Models for Secondary Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Permission of the HPE faculty, KH 3200 with a grade of C+ or higher, and KH 3410 with a grade of C+ or higher
Corequisites KH 4510, KH 4530, and KH 4540
Description

Acquisition and practice of contemporary instructional models for secondary physical education are discussed. Includes peer and field-based practice teaching experiences. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 4530 (TE) Contemporary Instructional Models for Health Education
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 4.0
Prerequisites Permission of the HPE faculty, KH 3200 with a grade of C+ or higher, and KH 3410 with a grade of C+ or higher
Corequisites KH 4510, KH 4520, and KH 4540
Description

Focuses on acquisition and practice of contemporary comprehensive school health education instructional strategies. Includes field-based practice teaching experiences, peer coaching during lesson plan development, and peer critiquing of field-based teaching videos. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 4540 (TE) Contemporary Instructional Models for Adapted Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Permission of the HPE faculty, KH 3200 with a grade of C+ or higher, and KH 3410 with a grade of C+ or higher
Corequisites KH 4510, KH 4520, and KH 4530
Description

Acquisition and practice of contemporary instructional models for adapted physical education are studied. Includes peer and field-based practice teaching experiences. A minimum grade of “C+” is required for this course.

KH 4600 Advanced Biomechanics for Exercise Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230; Completed KH 3600 with a grade of "C" or higher
Description

The primary goal of this course is to integrate advanced concepts and relevant scientific information to provide for understanding of biomechanics as it relates to exercise, physical training, and rehabilitation. Within the framework of exercise science, this course provides the student with knowledge that will allow for the assessment of human motion for the purposes of identifying critical factors of performance and injury including persons with a disability.

KH 4630 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites Completed the Undergradute Core Curriculum; Completed KH 2220 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 2230 with a grade of "C" or higher; Earned 2.5 GPA in KH 2220 and KH 2230; Completed KH 2520 with a grade of "C" or higher; Completed KH 3650 with a grade of "C" or higher
Description

Students study the process and procedures of physical fitness evaluation and prescription. Emphasis is placed on the design of individual and group exercise programs. A minimum grade of “C” is required for this course.

KH 4650 (TE) Opening School Experience
Credit Hours 0.0
Prerequisites current tort liability protection and permission of instructor
Description

Student teachers complete a 10-day internship in one of the placement schools during the clinical teacher’s pre-planning and first week of instruction. Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory. A minimum grade of “S” is required for this experience.

KH 4710 (TE) Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education, P-5
Credit Hours 6.0
Prerequisites Permission of HPE faculty, completion of all Area G courses with minimum required grades, first aid/CPR proficiency, and current proof of tort liability protection
Description

Students observe, assist in, and instruct public school P-5 classes in health and physical education under the direct supervision of a clinical teacher. Includes seminars scheduled by the instructor. A minimum grade of “B” is required for recommendation for certification.

KH 4720 (TE) Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education, 6-12
Credit Hours 6.0
Prerequisites Permission of HPE faculty, completion of all Area G courses with minimum required grades, first aid/CPR proficiency, and current proof of tort liability protection
Description

Students observe, assist in, and instruct public school 6-12 classes in health and physical education under the direct supervision of a clinical teacher. Includes seminars scheduled by the instructor. A minimum grade of “B” is required for recommendation for certification.

KH 4750 Practicum in Exercise Science
Credit Hours 1.0
Prerequisites completion of all course work and permission of instructor
Description

Students must pass a standardized exit exam to complete this requirement. Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory. A minimum grade of “S” is required.

KH 4760 Internship in Exercise Science
Credit Hours 5.0
Prerequisites completion of all course work and permission of instructor
Description

Students receive practical experiences in planning, organizing, assessing, and implementing exercise science programs in various settings. Internship may extend beyond one term. This would require that students complete 375 hours of internship activities. Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory. A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course.

KH 4800 Research Fellowship in Exercise Science
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 5.0
Prerequisites completion of all course work and permission of instructor
Description

Students receive training in research methods applicable to a research plan, analyze data and create written and oral presentations of the results. At the end of the course, students may take part in a formal research symposium. This would require that students complete 375 hours of research activities. Students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 5 credit hours that may extend beyond one semester. Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory. A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. (Repeatable).

KH 4810 Directed Readings and Research in Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Prerequisites permission of instructor
Description

Focuses on individual reading on special topics in health, physical education, recreation, or exercise science. Research may go beyond one term. Directed reading is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory. A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. (Repeatable).