KH 6280 Psychology of Physical Activity
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The psychological principles which apply to the teaching and performance of sport and physical activity are analyzed. (Not open to students who have taken KH 4280.).

KH 6480 Sport Organizational Behavior
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

For individuals entering into the sport and recreation industry, it is critical to understand the behavior of individuals and groups within sport organizations. Managers need to understand the people that work for them and the people for whom they work. They also need to know that the context and the type of organization influence the people within it. This course is intended to provide students with a comprehensive coverage of managing the most critical aspect of any organization: its employees.

KH 6560 Budgeting and Finances in Sports and Recreation
Credit Hours 3.0
Corequisites ACCT 2101 and ECON 2105 or ECON 2106; or Consent of instructor
Description

Students study budgetary theory and the process of planning as they relate to recreation and sports administration.

KH 6710 Graduate Practicum for Elementary Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of Instructor
Description

Graduate non T-4 students observe, assist, and/or instruct public school pre-K 12 classes in health and physical education under the supervision of a university supervisor. The practicum is in an elementary setting or other equivalent setting deemed appropriate by HPE faculty.

KH 6720 Graduate Practicum for Secondary Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of Instructor
Description

Graduate non T-4 students observe, assist, and/or instruct public school pre-K 12 classes in health and physical education under the supervision of a university supervisor. The practicum is in a secondary setting or other equivalent setting deemed appropriate by HPE faculty.

KH 6940 Workshop in Kinesiology and Health
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Requirements Workshop is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Students analyze the skills, strategies, materials, and methods of teaching in selected areas of health, physical education, recreation, and exercise science. (repeatable).

KH 6960 Seminar
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Description

Students study and discuss current topics relevant to the areas of health, physical education, exercise science, sports administration, and recreation. Seminar may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

KH 7100 Sport Management and Leadership
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students study the theories, procedures, and processes of management and leadership as they apply to sport organizations.

KH 7150 Development and Revenue Generation in Sport Business
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students receive an overview of techniques and strategies of revenue producing activities in sports. Emphasis is placed on developing a balanced, multifaceted program of fund-raising and planned giving.

KH 7200 Cultural Aspects of Sport
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students study the role and significance of sports in contemporary society. Emphasis is placed on issues which affect the athlete, coach, administrator, and the sports fan.

KH 7230 Developing Teaching Skills for HPE/APE
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to introduce effective instructional, planning and classroom management skills for health and physical education for grades P-12. The focus is on developing these skills in pre-service teachers who are career changers. This Course includes peer-teaching and school based laboratory experiences. This is an elective course requiring authorization from an advisor.

KH 7240 Advanced Teaching Skills in Health, Physical Education, and Adapted Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The student studies effective teaching skills and instructional models for heath, physical education, and adapted physical education in grades P-12. The course includes micro teaching, peer teaching, and school-based laboratory experiences.

KH 7250 Teaching Models for Health and Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Contemporary instructional models for health and physical education are discussed. Includes theory, planning, and implementation for cooperative learning, personalized systems of instruction, and other effective models used in health and physical education. Course is online only.

KH 7260 Methods of Observation in Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to acquaint learners with various models of observation commonly used in physical education. In addition several systematic observation data collection systems will be utilized as learners develop skills for self-supervision in physical education.

KH 7370 Foundations for Effective Portfolio Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to allow advanced physical education teacher candidates (ATC) to reflect and share with others their personal development throughout the M.Ed program at GSU. The candidates are required to create an electronic portfolio that demonstrated their effectiveness and growth as teachers.

KH 7380 Sport Facility Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students study the planning, design, equipment, maintenance, and utilization of physical education, athletic, fitness, and recreational facilities.

KH 7390 Technology in the Service of Learning in Health, Physical Education, and Adaptive Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students will be orientated to the important role technology plays in the current Health/PE/APE educational settings; and will be encouraged to reflect about the impact of technology on their own teaching effectiveness.

KH 7400 Leadership and Advocacy in Health, Physical Education, and Adaptive Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This is a completely online course during which students will be introduced to leadership styles and theories that can be used in Health, Physical Education, and Adapted Physical Education settings. Students will learning about the demands for various leadership positions within the field and become familiar with strategic planning. Student will also learn about policy and legislation impacting the profession and develop strategies for advocacy and implement policy change.

KH 7410 Sport Marketing
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites one course in marketing
Description

Students apply the principles of marketing and promotion to collegiate, professional, and recreational sports marketing.

KH 7420 Curriculum Development for Health, Physical Education, and Adaptive Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This is a completely online course during which students examine curriculum theory and contemporary curriculum models for health, physical education and adapted physical education. Students learn how to develop a standards-based curriculum for an inclusive K-12 HPE program.

KH 7440 Sport Communication and Media
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this class is to provide an overview of sport communication and media relations as they pertain to sport organizations. The class will focus on how sport organizations utilize and manage the media as an advantageous part of marketing. Specifically, discussions will center around the history of sport media, sport media outlets, impact of media on sport consumers understanding of the strategic planning process, sports information roles, placement of stories, and the management of press conferences, press releases, websites, social media, sensitive situations and game operations.

KH 7460 Using Popular Culture to Reduce Youth Risk Behaviors
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course explores the six major adolescent health risk behaviors documented by the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (CDC), examines the direct and indirect relationship between risk behaviors and popular culture. Additionally, the course emphasizes how to use popular culture in teaching secondary health education.

KH 7470 Using Technology to Assess in Health, Physical Education, and Adapted Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to teach students how to integrate technology into the physical education setting, using it to measure, document, and enhance student learning.

KH 7480 Curriculum Development for Health, Physical Education, and Adapted Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

A study of curriculum development in health and physical education focusing on current theories and models including factors affecting the curriculum, proper scope and sequence, scheduling, implementation and change theories, and curriculum evaluation techniques.

KH 7500 Physiology of Exercise
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Physiology of Exercise (KH 3650) or consent of instructor
Description

Students examine the acute responses and chronic adaptations of human physiological systems to exercise and physical activity, including bioenergetics, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, and renal systems. Factors affecting exercise performance are evaluated including ergogenic aids, environmental conditions, age, and gender.

KH 7510 Biomechanics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Biomechanics (KH 3600) or consent of instructor
Description

Students investigate the anatomical and mechanical factors which influence human motion and perform analyses of complex human motions with the goal of optimizing human movement performance.

KH 7530 Applied Anatomy for Sports Medicine
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites Anatomy in Kinesiology and Health (KH 2220) or consent of instructor
Description

Orthopedic human anatomy and function are extensively examined. Cadaver dissection experiences are included.

KH 7580 Concepts of Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7530 or consent of instructor
Description

Current concepts and techniques utilized in orthopedic rehabilitation of activity-related injuries are presented and discussed.

KH 7610 Sport Law
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students apply law to selected aspects of education, commercial, and professional sports.

KH 7660 Practicum in Athletic Training
Credit Hours 1.0 - 5.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Students participate in a variety of professional activities related to the field of athletic training. These activities may include surgical observations, physician observations, attendance at professional meetings, and other related instructor approved activities. Practicum may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

KH 7662 Internship in Sports Management
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites consent of faculty adviser and consent of instructor
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Students receive practical administrative experience in a selected sport setting. Internship may extend beyond one term.

KH 7680 Sport Marketing Field Research
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to and hands-on experience of sport marketing survey research conducted in real sport business settings. Every sport business must have reliable information about consumers to make decisions and develop successful marketing plans — sports consumer research is what provides this complex and essential data. Through developing an understanding of the sports consumer, marketers are able to develop strategies to enhance the sports product or event experience, while identifying key factors that affect the consumers decision-making process, consumer spending trends, sports tourism, sponsor, and stakeholder data, and event and facility experience.

KH 7690 Practicum in Sports Administration
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Students gain practical experience in sports marketing, sports information, coaching, or related areas of sports administration through a supervised experience in an appropriate sport setting. Practicum may extend beyond one term.

KH 7710 Practicum in Exercise Science
Credit Hours 1.0
Prerequisites Completion of all course work (except KH 7750) and permission of instructor
Requirements Students must pass a standardized exit exam to complete this requirement
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course.

KH 7750 Internship in Exercise Science
Credit Hours 6.0
Prerequisites KH 4350, KH 4360, KH 4630, KH 7500
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/ unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Provides students with practical experience in a specific area of professional interest such as corporate fitness/work site health promotion, cardiac rehabilitation, hospital- based wellness, community or commercial fitness, etc. A total of 250 contact hours must be completed. Internship may extend beyond one term.

KH 7780 Drug Use Prevention and Intervention
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course addresses family, school, and community factors placing children and youth at risk for tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use; investigates tobacco, alcohol, and other drug effects on child and adolescent health and academic performance; and emphasizes prevention and risk reduction strategies appropriate for inclusion in coordinated and comprehensive school health education.

KH 7790 Current Issues in School Health and Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course will provide students with opportunities to learn about, discuss, and present positions on important new issues and policies related to P-12 Health and Physical Education (including inclusive and adapted physical education). Course readings will cover a variety of topics that reflect current developments in the design and implementation of school HPE programs, including new federal and state policies that impact the conduct of those programs.

KH 7810 Directed Readings and Research
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Requirements A directed reading may extend beyond one term
Description

Course is graded as satisfactory /unsatisfactory. A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. With the assistance of a faculty member, the student plans and implements an independent study project or research. A Directed Reading Form is available from the Office of Academic Assistance and Graduate Admissions and requires consultation with the instructor of choice to develop the topic of study, approval by the student’s advisor, and approval by the chair of the department. (Repeatable).

KH 7850 Introduction to Action Based Research for Health, Physical Education and Adapted Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students will learn about evidence-based practice and action research in health, physical education and adapted physical education. The course leads to the development of an action research project in the students school to be completed in KH 7870.

KH 7855 Instructional Assessment and Program Evaluation in Health, PE and Adapted PE
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students will be exposed to a variety of assessment instruments for evaluating motor skill performance, physical fitness and behavior and social competence. Students will use these instruments and gain experience translating assessment data into evidence based practice for program evaluation, curriculum planning and differentiated and individualized instruction.

KH 7870 Action Research Project Health, Physical Education and Adapted Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7850
Description

Students will complete an action research project in their schools based on their approved proposal in KH 7850.

KH 7975 Seminar for Graduate Assistants
Credit Hours 3.0 - 18.0
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. This course is designed to inform the students of policies and procedures to complete an assistantship. Professional ethics associated with teaching, research planning, management, and accounting procedures are reviewed. The course focuses on the teaching and research being conducted in order to further the understanding of all students involved in teaching and research. (Repeatable).

KH 7990 Master’s Thesis
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites consent of adviser
Requirements The master's thesis is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Master’s-level students in exercise science or sports medicine conduct research and complete a formal thesis. Research may extend beyond one term.

KH 8265 Therapeutic Modalities in Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Credit Hours 2.0
Prerequisites KH 7530, KH 7580, KH 8300 or consent of instructor
Description

Current theories and practices in therapeutic modality usage in the treatment and management of orthopedic injuries are considered.

KH 8270 Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7500 and CHEM 6600 or consent of instructor
Description

This course is designed to develop advance knowledge by synthesizing existing literature and completing research projects on selected topics in exercise physiology. Discussion, seminar, and research project reports are required as students select from topics such as metabolism and exercise, blood lipids, body composition and energy expenditure, and physiological performance. (Repeatable).

KH 8300 Orthopedic Basis of Injury
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7530 and KH 7580, or consent of instructor
Description

Students receive advanced theoretical and applied experiences in preventing, evaluating, and treating activity related-injuries. Several approaches to evaluation and management are discussed.

KH 8350 Supervision in Instructional Settings
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Provides education and training in the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed by a student teacher supervisor, mentor, and coach.

KH 8375 Functional Anatomy for Exercise Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Students in this course will develop in-depth knowledge of human anatomy and its application to exercise science. Particular emphasis will be placed on skeletal muscle and bone anatomical structure, joint kinematics, and their application to exercise science and movement.

KH 8380 Laboratory Methods in Exercise Physiology
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Techniques and procedures for measuring acute responses and chronic adaptations to physical activity and exercise. Students will gain an understanding of the underlying principles of measurement technology, calibration, operation, and maintenance of equipment, and principles of accurate and reliable physiological assessment. Students will also have the opportunity for practical experience performing assessments such as resting metabolic rate, fuel utilization, maximal oxygen consumption, pulmonary function, blood lactate and glucose responses to exercise, body composition, and/or others.

KH 8385 Obesity and Related Diseases
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Clinical Exericse Physiology (KH 4360) or consent of the instructor
Description

Students in this course will develop in-depth knowledge of standardized body composition assessments, obesity and related chronic diseases, including diabetes, inflammatory diseases, hypertension, energy balance, lipid and lipoprotein profiles and healthy lifestyle choices for disease management. They will also develop practical skill in assessing body composition and obesity, and selecting and maintaining healthy lifestyle choices. (KH 8385 may be cross-listed with KH 4380).

KH 8410 Classroom Management Theory and Strategy in Health, Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This is a completely online course during which students will discuss various classroom management theories and strategies; and will have the opportunity to implement classroom management fundamental concepts in authentic Health/PE/APE teaching situations.

KH 8420 Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This is a completely online course during which students will learn how to develop, implement and assess Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs.

KH 8550 Sport and Movement Studies for Athletes with Disabilities
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of current research findings underlying the advancement of sport for athletes with disabilities and skills in designing independent research on athletes with disabilities.

KH 8600 Physical Activity Interventions and Behavior Change
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 6280 or consent of instructor
Description

Study and discuss the psychological and behavioral perspectives of physical activity promotion, theoretical strategies to promote physical activity, and research-based interventions to change physical activity behavior for a variety of populations including those with special needs such as older adults, children and adolescents, and persons with disabilities.

KH 8610 Curriculum Theory in Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

Students will become familiar with several major contemporary theories that guide the design and implementation of P-16 physical education programs. Included theories will be: constructivism, social learning, critical analysis, behaviorism, health promotion, and cognition. Students will articulate their personal theory regarding physical education curriculums to compare and contrast with the major theories presented in KH 8610.

KH 8620 Assessment Theory in Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

Students will become familiar with several major contemporary theories that guide the assessment of teaching and learning in P-16 physical education programs. Students will articulate their personal positions regarding assessment theory and current assessment practices in physical education in KH 8620.

KH 8630 Instructional Design for Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

Students will learn how to design instructional systems that can be used to achieve intended learning outcomes in a variety of physical education settings. Students will become familiar with the relevant literature in learning psychology as it can be applied in P-16 physical education instruction. Students will develop a unique instructional system in KH 8630.

KH 8640 Lab Techniques for Sports Medicine
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to techniques used in collecting and analyzing data for research in sports medicine. Course meetings will consist of both lecture and laboratory sessions for which students will collect, analyze, and interpret data. Students will submit a scientific report on the results of in-class laboratory activities.

KH 8650 Physical Education for Students with Developmental, Physical, and Sensory Disabilities
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course will provide K-12 Health and Physical Education teachers with techniques and knowledge for the design and implementation of effective instruction for students with disabilities in inclusive and self-contained physical education settings.

KH 8655 Inclusion Through Disability Sport
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed for K-12 health and physical educators and professionals in the field of sport and physical activity interested in working with individuals with disabilities. Through sport participation, students will learn the fundamental skills, rules, and strategies of selected disability sports and be able to develop programs for individuals with and without disabilities using games and activities derived from the field of disability sport.

KH 8665 Assessment and Curriculum Development for Students with Disabilities
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed for K-12 health and physical educators and professionals who are interested in gaining knowledge and skill regarding the implementation of and effective use of assessment data in the development of appropriate physical education curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities.

KH 8680 International Experience in Sport and Exercise Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed for graduate 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 8685 Instructional Supervision and Teacher Development in Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

This course will develop knowledge and skills needed for the supervision of instruction in physical education and the mentoring of preservice and inservice physical education teachers. Topics will include: models of instructional supervision, effective communication, support for teacher development, and teacher-coaching skills.

KH 8690 Technology in Physical Education Instruction and Teacher Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

This course will develop knowledge and skills needed to effectively implement technology-based instruction in P-12 physical education instruction and physical education teacher education programs. A variety of topics will cover hardware, software, applications, and distance learning technologies that can be applied to instruction and the training of physical education teachers.

KH 8695 Grant Writing and Fundraising in Health, PE, and APE
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This class will introduce students to various types of grants and fundraising in health, physical education, and adapted physical education for K-12 schools. Students will be exposed to strategies needed to secure funding for K-12 programs.

KH 8770 Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology: Neuromuscular Physiology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7500
Description

This course is designed to develop advanced knowledge by critically evaluating research literature on specific topics in neuromuscular physiology. Discussion and research presentations are required as students review topics such as muscle fiber type plasticity, motor unit recruitment, skeletal muscle mechanics, exercise-induced muscle injury and fatigue, and skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise.

KH 8771 Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology: Cardiovascular Physiology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7500 or consent of instructor
Description

The objective of the course is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the cardiovascular system. The central theme of the course will focus on the idea that arterial pressure is the regulated variable of the cardiovascular system. Topics in this course will include (but are not limited to): 1) baroreflex control of arterial pressure at rest and during exercise, 2) autonomic control of heart rate and the peripheral vasculature, 3) mechanisms of sweating, skin blood flow, and human thermoregulation, 4) mechanisms underlying the cardiovascular response to dynamic exercise, 5) regulation of blood flow and CO at rest and during exercise, and 6) cardiovascular responses to chronic physical activity and inactivity. Major emphasis in this class will be placed on reading the primary research literature and discussing/understanding the experimental data.

KH 8772 Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology: Bioenergetics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7500 or consent of instructor
Description

This course is designed to develop advanced knowledge by synthesizing existing research literature on selected topics in exercise bioenergetics. Discussion and research presentations are required as students review such topics as metabolism and exercise, bioenergetics, energy transfer, exercise and physical training.

KH 8773 Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology: Chronic Disease and Myopathies
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7500 or consent of instructor
Description

This course will be centered on the American College of Sports Medicine initiative Exercise is Medicine. Delivered in seminar-style format, we will discuss the development and symptoms of various disease states or chronic conditions (HIV, congestive heart failure, diabetes, muscular dystrophy, cancer, inactivity, obesity, etc.). While traditional medical treatments will be considered, the true focus of this course will be to explore the impact that exercise, as well as physical inactivity, have on each condition. Students will read current literature, and deliver presentations to the class.

KH 8780 Biomechanics of Sports Medicine
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Biomechanics theory with an emphasis on major orthopedic injuries including injury potentials of various sports, acute and chronic injuries, and methods for reducing the likelihood of suffering an injury.

KH 8820 Scientific Inquiry in Sports Medicine
Credit Hours 2.0
Prerequisites KH 7530, KH 7580, KH 8300, and consent of instructor
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Students formulate and conduct a research project in the area of sports medicine. Course may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

KH 8825 Research Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is designed to help students understand how to select topics, design research protocols and complete research prospectus in the area of kinesiology.

KH 8830 Motion Analysis
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Explores the principles of observational and instrumented motion analysis, focusing on human motion and including instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and biomechanical modeling of kinematics, kinetics, and muscle function.

KH 8850 Instrumentation in Biomechanics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7510, PHYS 1111K, and MATH 1220
Description

Instrumentation used for motion analysis and biomechanics, including optoelectronic camera systems, force platforms, and electromyography, along with techniques for data collection and signal processing.

KH 8870 Biomechanics of Orthopedic Injuries
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7510 or consent of instructor
Description

Biomechanical considerations of major orthopedic injuries including injury potential of various human movement activities, acute and chronic injuries, and methods for reducing the likelihood of suffering an injury are explored.

KH 8900 Evidence Based Practice in Sports Medicine
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course will introduce students to clinical epidemiology and the evaluation of the efficacy of prevention, diagnostic, and treatment strategies. Students will also participate in small group efforts to complete a systematic review or meta-analysis of a clinical practice issue relevant to athletic health care.

KH 9280 Advanced Topics in Exercise Psychology
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 6280 or consent of instructor
Description

This course examines, in depth, contemporary topics and issues in the field of exercise psychology. Topics to be covered may include current physical activity epidemiology, current motivational, and methodological issues associated with exercise adoption and adherence, and current developments associated with the mental health benefits of exercise.

KH 9290 Current Topics in Sport Administration
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The course will familiarize students with the current topics, trends, and research in the sport industry. Specifically, students will be able to examine the current trends in both practice and theory to identify gaps in the literature and content for exploration in practice.

KH 9520 Advanced Exercise Physiology: Energy Metabolism
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CHEM 6610 and consent of instructor
Description

Students gain advanced training on the influence of selected external and internal factors on the body during exercise. The focal topics include energetics of muscular activity, recovery from exercise, and the biochemical basis for muscular fatigue.

KH 9530 Advanced Exercise Physiology: Cardiorespiratory
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites 15 hours of university residency or consent of instructor
Description

Students discuss the effects of exercise on the cardiorespiratory system as well as skeletal muscle. Students review and analyze current research. Selected laboratory exercises are conducted to illustrate concepts.

KH 9550 Advanced Exercise Physiology: Myocellular
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CHEM 6610
Description

Students critically evaluate the literature addressing mechanisms regulating the plasticity of skeletal muscle cells. Understanding structure-function relationships of muscle organelles and cells as well as current models of muscle degeneration, repair, regeneration, and growth are examined in detail.

KH 9560 Neuromechanics of Human Locomotion
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites KH 7510 or consent of instructor
Description

This course is designed for graduate students to gain the knowledge on the interactions of the neural and musculoskeletal systems in human locomotion. Students will learn to use the basic biological and mechanical principles to solve human locomotion questions both qualitatively and quantitatively. Topics will include the neural and musculoskeletal systems in humans, neuromechanical control of movement, and neural and physical rehabilitation.

KH 9570 Advanced Theory in Sport Administration
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The sport administration discipline is broad and grounded in classic management, marketing, communication, ethical, financial, and legal theory. This course is intended to provide students with comprehensive coverage of the development of sport administration theory, both in its history and the contemporary sport specific theories that are adopted and tested today.

KH 9610 Sport Consumer Behavior
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course is intended to provide students with comprehensive coverage of sport spectator consumer behavior with an emphasis on theory development, review of research, and marketing applications. Various models and paradigms relevant to sport spectator consumption behavior will be examined.

KH 9660 Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to conduct systematic analyses of teaching and learning in physical education. Specific attention will be given to designing and validating systems for the direct observation and analyses of teaching/learning interactions and process-product variables.

KH 9670 Models of Teacher Education in Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

Students will become familiar with major contemporary models used in the design, implementation and assessment of physical education teacher education (PETE) programs. The underlying philosophical and/or empirical basis of each model will be presented and analyzed. Students will present and defend a PETE program design of their own in this course.

KH 9680 Internship in Adapted Physical Activity (APA)
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Description

This course was created to provide structure and professional development for students completing their Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Education Teacher Education with a cognate in Adapted Physical Education within the Department of Kinesiology and Health. This course is designed to provide intensive experiences for students to work with individuals with disabilities in sport, physical education and recreation settings under the supervision of a faculty member. The goal of the course is to give doctoral students an opportunity to continue to develop practical skills working with individuals with disabilities. In so doing students bring real life experiences with them to their college classroom and will continue to be connected to the issues professionals face while working with students with disabilities in sport and educational settings. This understanding will lead to better collaborations between schools, not-for-profit agencies and institutions of higher education and increased advocacy for students with disabilities at all levels. (Repeatable).

KH 9820 Research in Kinesiology
Credit Hours 1.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for this course. Prior to registration, the student must submit a proposal (including goals and objectives, research activities and expected outcomes, and evaluation criteria) to his or her Doctoral Advisory Committee. The student works under the direct guidance of a faculty member to develop and apply research skills in sport science. Research activities may include learning and implementing relevant research techniques as well as designing, conducting, and presenting an original research study. Research may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).

KH 9830 Research on Teaching and Learning in Physical Education
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Approval of instructor
Description

Students will become familiar with the empirical research on teaching and learning in P-16 physical education programs. Course content will include extensive readings from multiple paradigms of inquiry in this field, including quantitative, qualitative, mixed-methods, and meta-analytic research. Students will complete a comprehensive review of research on one line of inquiry on teaching and/or learning in physical education.

KH 9960 Advanced Research Seminar in Kinesiology
Credit Hours 1.0 - 4.0
Description

Current research topics and techniques and professional development activities are discussed in group sessions with program faculty. Students complete complementary individual research projects.

KH 9990 Dissertation
Credit Hours 1.0 - 18.0
Requirements Course is graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory
Description

A minimum grade of “S” is required for completion of the dissertation. The student engages in dissertation research approved by his or her committee. Successful completion requires a significant contribution to knowledge in the area of sport science. Dissertation may extend beyond one term. (Repeatable).