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 1061 Fitness Walking
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

This course is designed to give the student a practical understanding of cardiovascular fitness produced by walking. Experiences are provided to help the student understand the benefits, organization, implementation, and evaluation of a balanced aerobic fitness program utilizing walking as the primary activity.

KH 1065 Weight Training
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

This course is designed to acquaint students with the proper fundamentals and techniques utilized in a weight training program. It also teaches proper care and utilization of equipment involved and the importance of safety. Students are given information regarding the use of weight training in a well-rounded fitness program.

KH 1069 Aerobic Fitness
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

This course is designed to determine a student’s level of fitness and to improve flexibility, muscular strength, endurance, and cardiovascular and respiratory endurance. Also covered are the importance of diet and nutrition and their relationships to total wellness.¬†

KH 1070 Yoga/pilates
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

This course is designed to improve muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, posture, balance, and relaxation techniques. Students will gain a beginner understanding of yoga postures, benefits associated with yoga, and mediation.

KH 2006 Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements A minimum grade of C is required for this course
Description

CPR certification is contingent upon a grade of B or higher and attendance record. Students develop a working knowledge of first aid methods and techniques and accident prevention.

KH 2022 Personal Health and Wellness
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements A minimum grade of C is required for this course
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.

KH 2101 Personal Trainer I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This is the first of a two-course sequence in personal training. In this course students will obtain detailed knowledge of the essentials of exercise science in order to design appropriate, effective, and safe long-term exercise programs. Also, this course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and to become effective personal trainers.

KH 2102 Personal Trainer II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 2101 with a C or better
Description

This is the second of a two-course sequence in personal training. The course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and become effective personal trainers. This course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training(TM) (ACE IFT(TM)) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness, and goals. The information covered by this course and the ACE IFT Model will help students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength.

KH 2105 Fundamentals Of Hlth Coaching
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification exam in health coaching. Topics include effective coach-to-client communication techniques; behavioral, nutritional and physiological sciences (particularly as they relate to the obese client); screening and assessment; guidelines for designing and implementing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise programs; and the legal, professional, and roles of the health coach. This course is appropriate for Perimeter College students seeking careers in kinesiology, fitness, or allied health fields.

KH 2122 Applied Health and Wellness
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

At the completion of this course, the student is able to integrate health content areas into health education models; create a scope and sequence determined by results of learners survey and based on national and state standards; write appropriate, age specific health instructional plans which incorporate a rationale statement and the components of a health plan; and demonstrate effective classroom management and individual/small group instructional skills assessed by peers/instructor.

KH 2130 Introduction to Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is an introduction to the broad range of professions that include teaching of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to increase physical activity for people of all ages and abilities in a variety of settings (schools, community agencies, homes, parks, business, exercise/fitness facilities etc.). Areas addressed in the course include, but are not limited to: basic concepts, policies, programs, professional organizations, current issues, and advocacy for promoting active, healthy lifestyles.

KH 2150 Healthy Lifestyle Choices
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The 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 2210 Sociology of Sport
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course introduces students to the field of sport sociology. It examines the key concepts, methods, and theoretical approaches that define this sub-discipline. The course examines institutionalized sport from a sociological perspective and identifies the processes by which people are socialized into sport and sport roles, and the social processes by which sport functions as a vehicle for socialization. It analyzes in depth some of the controversies surrounding sport.

KH 2211 Movement Sciences for Practitioners
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students will learn foundational sciences underlying human movement and examine the systems, factors and principles involved in human development.  Relevant fields of study of kinesiology include anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics.  Concepts will be applied to practitioners in the areas of physical education teaching and physical activity specialists in diverse settings with individuals across the lifespan.

KH 2220 Anatomy in Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements KH 2220 may only be attempted twice
Description

A minimum grade of C is required for this course. 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 2221 Anatomy in Kinesiology and Health Laboratory
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

This course is taken in conjunction with KH 2220 Anatomy in Kinesiology and Health. Application of topics discussed in lecture will be learned. Students should expect a demanding daily homework load as well as projects, quizzes, tests, and laboratory write-ups. A high level of understanding in problem solving and in scientific methods is necessary for success in this course.

KH 2230 Physiology in Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements Continuation of KH 2220
Description

KH 2230 may only be attempted twice. A minimum grade of C is required for this course. 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 2231 Physiology in Kinesiology and Health Laboratory
Credit Hours 1.0
Description

This course is taken in conjunction with KH 2230 Physiology in Kinesiology and Health. Focuses on alterations in body systems and organs during physical activity with emphasis on musculoskeletal, metabolic, cardiorespiratory, and body composition parameters. Laboratory experiences employing physiological principles during active participation in exercise are also included.

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 2400 Introduction to Sport Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The course is designed to provide students with an overview of the sport management discipline.

KH 2520 Principles of Physical Activity and Fitness
Credit Hours 3.0
Requirements A minimum grade of C is required for this course
Description

Students develop knowledge and skills in lifetime fitness activities such as aerobic, jogging, walking, weight training, skeletal muscle development, and general conditioning. Emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the health and fitness benefits provided through participation in these activities.