KINE1000. Fundamentals of Wellness (1)

An approach to health and physical education relating the value of physical activity to the human body. The content of the course will be presented by utilizing lecture and laboratory sessions. The course emphasizes the "holistic" wellness approach to the individual regarding the dimensions of wellness. Corequisite: KINE1000L. Fee: Additional fee required. 

KINE1000L. Fundamentals of Wellness Laboratory (0)

Course designed to allow students to assess personal health benchmarks as related to overall wellness including: body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility, skill related fitness, and blood lipids analysis. Students will develop a personal wellness program based on personal health assessments. Corequisite: KINE1000 

KINE1010. Adapted Physical Education (1)

This course offers students who have deficiencies an opportunity to correct and overcome them as well as a chance to learn skills and recreational activities which are adapted to their particular conditions. Emphasis is given to individual guidance and healthy attitude development through this course. This course fulfills one general education KINE activity requirement. Prerequisite: Permission of the department chair. 

KINE1020. Heart Healthy Activities (1)

Wellness activities of adult fitness, aerobic fitness, cycling, life guarding, physical fitness, yoga, pilates, Taekwondo, skiing and derivatives offered, swimming (intermediate), jogging/walking, and water fitness. Two activities per semester. This course fulfills one general education KINE activity requirement. May be repeated for elective credit but not for general education credit. Fee: Additional fee may be required. 

KINE1030. Lifetime Sport Activities (1)

Introductory skill, rules and play: archery, backpacking, badminton, bowling, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, softball, swimming (beginning), tennis, weight training, and volleyball (beginning and intermediate).Two activities per semester. This course fulfills one general education KINE activity requirement. May be repeated for elective credit but not for general education credit. Fee: Additional fee may be required. 

KINE1240. Life Guarding (1)

Qualifies students for a life guard certificate. This course fulfills one general education KINE activity requirement. Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. 

KINE1310. Introduction to Recreation and Kinesiology (3)

An introductory course for majors in the field of health, kinesiology, recreation, or athletic training. Emphasis is placed on history, objectives, philosophy and careers within the profession. 

KINE1960. Clinical Observation (1)

A field-based observational experience which enhances first hand practical knowledge in either a physical therapy or athletic training setting. Prerequisite: Instructor's permission. (See BIOL1960). May be repeated for credit.

KINE2094. Topics in Kinesiology (1-4)

A course designed for those planning to enter the field of health, kinesiology, athletic training or recreation. Current issues will be addressed in health, physical education and recreation that have not been covered in other courses.  May be repeated for credit.

KINE2410. Introduction to Athletic Training and Physical Therapy with Laboratory (3)

An introductory course for students interested in athletic training or physical therapy. Emphasis of programs on basic anatomy and exposure to career opportunities. Laboratory will coincide with lecture about joint structure, evaluation, taping and support techniques. Fee: Additional fee required. 

KINE2430. Health Issues in Today's Society (3)

Emphasis is on major health issues and problems of adolescence and college age students including the following topics: drugs, alcohol and tobacco, human sexuality, STD's, mental health, consumer health, infectious and noninfectious diseases, and environmental health. Offered: Alternate years. 

KINE2500. Fitness Activities (1)

A practical application of military style fitness adapted for any students who wish to improve their overall physical fitness level. Emphasis is on cardiovascular and upper body development. May be counted as one KINE heart healthy activity. May be repeated for up to 12 credits. This course fulfills one general education KINE activity requirement. 

KINE2640. Kinesiology Majors Activity Laboratory (1)

Sports activity laboratory for majors in the Department of Kinesiology; emphasis is on sports skills, development and teaching techniques. Different activities covered: soccer, football, aerobic fitness, racketsports, fitness testing/fitness prescription, movement-rhythms, softball, volleyball, track and field, basketball, weight training, tennis and challenge course. Majors will take 6 credits; fulfills one KINE majors general ed requirement.  Prerequisite: Must be a Kinesiology Major. 

KINE2730. Nutrition Across the Lifespan (2)

A basic course surveying the nutrients required by the human body including their assimilation, function, deficiency and food sources. Study of proper dietary intake throughout the life cycle, emphasizing the importance of nutrition to good health. Course includes clinical application. 

KINE2750. Outdoor Pursuits (2)

Fundamental skills and instructional techniques for outdoor educational activities. Also includes outdoor equipment use and safety emphasis. Fulfills one general education lifetime activity requirement. Fee: Additional fee required. May be repeated for credit. 

KINE2760. Intercollegiate Athletic Participation (1)

Participation in intercollegiate athletics. May be taken by athletes, managers, athletic trainers, statisticians, and cheerleaders. May be repeated for a maximum of eight credits: one credit per sport per year and a maximum of two credits per year. Prerequisites: Permission of the Coach and Athletic Director. This course does not satisfy a general education requirement. 

KINE2850. Camp Administration and Outdoor Education (3)

An introduction to the philosophy, methods and skills necessary for outdoor leaders, along with instruction techniques in outdoor equipment use and safety emphasis. Experiences are provided in various outdoor educational settings. Offered: Alternate years. 

KINE2960. Field Experience in Kinesiology (1)

Designed to provide an introductory experience as a leader in various health, kinesiology, and recreational settings. Students will receive experience as a teaching assistant in a Fundamentals of Wellness Laboratory setting administering and interpreting wellness/health assessments.  Prerequisites: KINE1000, or instructor or kinesiology department chair's permission. May be repeated for credit in a different setting. 

KINE3350. Teaching School Health (2)

Designed to provide knowledge in three divisions of health education: healthful living, school health services, and health education. Recognition of health issues of children and adolescents (K-12) with opportunity to develop competencies in methods and teaching techniques. Includes a 20 hour field experience. (See EDUC3350) Prerequisite: Junior classification. Corequisite: EDUC3510. 

KINE3360. Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary Schools (2)

Strategies appropriate to this subject field, instructional materials and tools, curricular structure common to this subject in the secondary school. Includes opportunities for students to observe and teach a minimum of 20 hours in a secondary classroom. Prerequisite: Junior classification. Corequisite: EDUC3510. (See EDUC3360). 

KINE3370. Teaching Health in the Elementary Schools (1-2)

This course will serve as an introduction to health education and will acquaint the teacher with contemporary concepts for teaching health in the elementary school. Emphasis will be on learning and identifying health needs in the elementary school population. Prerequisites: EDUC2110, EDUC2960. (See EDUC3370). 

KINE3380. Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary Schools (2)

This course introduces students to the basic principles of physical education for children in grades kindergarten through six. Emphasis will be on the development of systematic physical education programming. Students will participate in simulated teaching experiences and/or field observations. (See EDUC3380) 

KINE3440. Advanced Athletic Training (3)

A study of advanced theory in the technique of athletic training necessary for the professional athletic trainer. Recognition and understanding of identification, care and rehabilitation of specific injuries. Particular emphasis is placed upon the proper use of various therapeutic modalities. Prerequisite: KINE2410. Offered: Alternate years. 

KINE3560. Psychology and Techniques of Coaching (3)

A study of psychological implications in dealing with the student athlete in areas of motivation and performance. Coaching techniques in various sports will be covered as well as mentor experiences. 

KINE3600. Motor Development and Motor Learning (2)

Movement education in the areas of motor behavior, motor development and learning theories are emphasized. Movement patterns throughout the various life spans are studied. Psycho-motor and perceptual-motor development are covered in the course. 

KINE3630. Corrective and Adaptive Physical Education (2)

A course designed to develop understanding of the special needs child. Opportunity for learning to recognize defects, limitations, capacities and problems is provided. Students are taught to develop individual educational programs. Fulfills a General Education Tier III Cross-Cultural Experience. 

KINE3640. Physiology of Exercise and Biomechanics (3)

An analysis of the effects of exercise and training on various body systems. Includes study of the principles of human motion and action of muscles involved in movement and athletics. 

KINE3960. Field Experience in Kinesiology/Recreation (1)

Designed to provide an advanced experience as a leader in various health, kinesiology or recreational settings. May be repeated for credit in a different setting.

KINE4094. Special Topics in Kinesiology (1-4)

Topics relating to Health, Physical Education, Athletic Training, or Recreation not ordinarily covered in other courses.  Fee:  Additional fee required. May be repeated for credit.

KINE4520. Tests and Measurements in Physical Education (3)

The use of tests, measurement and evaluation in physical education classes, teacher and program evaluations, selection, administration, construction and evaluation of skill and written examinations are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACT of 21 in math. Fulfills the general education math competency requirement. Offered: Alternate years. 

KINE4560. Administration of HPERD (3)

This course is designed to serve as an introduction to the techniques of administration and supervision in kinesiology and athletics, as well as the capstone experience for majors. Emphasis is given to leadership theory, principles of sport training, current issues, and preparation for entry level employment. 

KINE4860. Recreation Management and Facilities Planning (3)

Development of skills and techniques necessary for successful leadership in municipal and school recreational programs. The study of trends, problems and interrelationships of community agencies. Offered: Alternate years. 

KINE4950. Internship in Athletic Training (1)

Practical application of training technique theory in a variety of settings. Training skills and principles may be applied to achieve the established goal of prevention and care of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. May be repeated for up to 3 credits. 

KINE4960A. Recreation and Sport Internship (3)

Practical experience in planning, leading, supervising and evaluating recreation programs while working in a specific situation under qualified personnel. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. 

KINE4960B. Recreation and Sport Internship (3)

Practical experience in planning, leading, supervising and evaluating recreation programs while working in a specific situation under qualified personnel. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. 

KINE4970. Kinesiology Senior Capstone (1)

A course intended as the capstone course that helps kinesiology majors prepare for graduation and transition into the profession on a variety of different levels (employment, graduate school, etc).  This course is the culminating academic experience that is intended to bring together major's knowledge and experiential base.  The course is intended to help majors be reflective and thoughtful relating to their academic, social, spiritual and professional development at Northwest Nazarene University.