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Biology 211 Human Anatomy (3)

A study of the fundamental structure and organization of the organs and systems of the human body. Prerequisite: "C" or better in BIOLOGY 105 or equivalent.

Biology 212 Human Physiology (4)

Structure/function relationships of the healthy human body, on the molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ-system levels. Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 211 with a grade of "C" or better.

KINESIOL 121 Orientation to Kinesiology (1)

An introduction to Kinesiology which is an integrated program of study utilizing information from several core science areas. Topics will include: the range of employment opportunities in Kinesiology; roles and responsibilities of Kinesiologists in society; professional ethics.

KINESIOL 122 Kinesiology Admissions Seminar (1)

This course consists of activities for students to learn more about the professions related to Kinesiology and prepare for admissions into programs in the Department of Kinesiology. Prerequisite: A grade of "B" or better in Kinesiology 121.

KINESIOL 170 Medical Terminology (1)

This course will introduce the prospective athletic training student to terminology utilized in upper level coursework and healthcare settings. Prerequisite: Open to students with a major in the Department of Kinesiology.

KINESIOL 171 Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment of Athletic Injuries (2)

This course provides an introduction to injury prevention, recognition, and treatment strategies. Injury prevention principles, injury classification, and common injuries will be surveyed. Prerequisite: A grade of "B" or better in Kinesiology 121.

KINESIOL 173 Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology (2)

This course provides an in-depth study of musculoskeletal anatomy and function as it applies to human performance and dysfunction. Prerequisite: A grade of "B" or better in Kinesiology 170.

KINESIOL 189 Athletic Training Directed Observation (1)

This course introduces the prospective athletic training student to some basic injury prevention techniques and practice in the athletic training clinical setting. Prerequisite: Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in Kinesiol 121 and 122 and “B” or better/concurrent enrollment in Kinesiol 170.

KINESIOL 201 Strength Training Techniques (1)

An introductory weight-training course designed to present material related to the training and conditioning of athletes as well as general population people. This is achieved through in-class demonstration and application of proper weight training techniques consisting of  supplemental, complex, core strength, and Olympic lifting exercises. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Kinesiology 122.

KINESIOL 241 Evaluation and Management of Emergent and Acute Conditions (2)

This course prepares the athletic training student to respond to medical emergencies and acute conditions in physical activity settings. Through successful completion students will become prepared to perform lifesaving procedures at the professional rescuer level, minimize transmission of disease, utilize supplemental oxygen, and automated external defibrillators. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Kinesiology 122. Special Fee: $32.00

KINESIOL 242 Evaluation and Management of Injuries to the Lower Extremity (3)

This course provides a review of human anatomy of the lower extremity as it relates to injuries during physical activity and sport. An in-depth study of injuries to the lower extremity including mechanism/etiology, signs, symptoms, treatment, and management will be undertaken.
Evaluation procedures will be presented, reviewed, practiced, and evaluated. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Kinesiology 122.

KINESIOL 245 Therapeutic Modalities (3)

The course serves to provide the athletic training student with an understanding of the underlying physics, physiological effects, indications, contraindications, and techniques of application necessary to select and utilize commonly applied therapeutic modalities in the allied health care setting. Laboratory experiences will be included in the course. Prerequisites: KINESIOL 171, 269, and admission to the athletic training education program.

KINESIOL 246 Evaluation and Management of Injuries to the Upper Extremity (2)

This course provides a review of human anatomy of the upper extremity as it relates to injuries during physical activity and sport. An in-depth study of injuries to the upper extremity including mechanism/etiology, signs, symptoms, treatment, and management will be undertaken.
Evaluation procedures will be presented, reviewed, practiced, and evaluated. Prerequisites: KINESIOL 122, 242, and admission into the athletic training program.

KINESIOL 248 Evaluation and Management of Injuries to the Head, Spine, and Thorax (2)

This course provides a review of human anatomy of the upper extremity as it relates to injuries during physical activity and sport. An in-depth study of injuries to the upper extremity including mechanism/etiology, signs, symptoms, treatment, and management will be undertaken. Evaluation procedures will be presented, reviewed, practiced, and evaluated. Prerequisites: KINESIOL 242, 269 and admission into the athletic training program.

KINESIOL 280 Biomechanics (3)

Structural and mechanical principles involved in human movement; contribution of these principles to the efficiency of human movement.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiology 122 and Biology 211. Successful completion or concurrent enrollment in Biology 212.

KINESIOL 287 Beginning Clinical in Athletic Training I (1)

This is the first of two clinical experiences for first-year athletic training students. Students will complete competencies, proficiencies, and clinical experiences commensurate with their level in the program under an assigned clinical instructor. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122 and completion of clinical prerequisite requirements.

KINESIOL 289 Beginning Clinical in Athletic Training II (1)

This is the second of two clinical experiences for first-year athletic training students. Students will complete competencies, proficiencies, and clinical experiences commensurate with their level in the program under an assigned clinical instructor. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 287 and completion of clinical prerequisite requirements.

KINESIOL 331 Motor Learning (2)

This course guides the study of the principles of motor skill performance and learning and the application of these theories to physical activities, learners and various environments. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122 and Psych 101.

KINESIOL 337 Evaluation and Management of General Medical Conditions (3)

This course focuses on pathology and common disorders of the organ systems. Focus is on etiology, signs, symptoms, evaluation, and treatment of such disorders. Students will be exposed to the appropriate knowledge base needed to perform basic assessments and make nonreferral/
referral decisions. Screening and determination of fitness for activity will also be considered. Labs in basic assessment and care procedures will be included. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122 and admission to the athletic training education program.

KINESIOL 343 Beginning Therapeutic Exercise (2)

This course serves to provide the athletic training student with an introduction to the theory, and clinical skills necessary to design and implement rehabilitative regimens for individuals injured while participating in sport or physical activity. Students will learn to apply therapeutic principles to rehabilitation protocols according to phase of tissue healing/repair and indications/contraindications. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122 and admission to the athletic training education program.

KINESIOL 344 Advanced Therapeutic Exercise (2)

This course serves to provide the athletic training student with additional theory, science, and clinical skills necessary to design and implement rehabilitative regimens for individuals injured while participating in sport and physical activity. Students will learn to apply skills to rehabilitation protocols according to phase of tissue healing/repair and indications/contraindications. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122, 343, and admission to the athletic training education program.

KINESIOL 347 Professional Preparation in Athletic Training (2)

This course will prepare the athletic training student for transition into professional practice. The student will learn ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities as well as preparing materials for
employment or graduate studies. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122 and admission to the athletic training education program.

KINESIOL 350 Physiology of Exercise (3)

The study of the body's physiological responses and adaptations to acute and chronic bouts of exercise. Training techniques and enhanced physical performance will be emphasized for Athletic Training and
Kinesiology majors. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Kinesiology 122 and Biology 211 and 212.

KINESIOL 351 Clinical Nutrition and Weight Mgmt. (3)

Introduction to the principles of optimal nutrition, supplementation, and weight management as it relates to the active and athletic populations. There is additional focus on the needs resulting from special circumstances (i.e. eating disorders, pregnant athletes, etc.). Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 212 and successful completion of Kinesiology 122.

KINESIOL 363 Addictive, Ergogenic, and Therapeutic Agents (2)

This course introduces students to legal and illegal substances designed to alter body chemistry, enhance performance, and promote healing. Indications, contraindications, and effects will be explored. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Kinesiol 122 and admission to the athletic training education program.

KINESIOL 368 Research Techniques in Kinesiology (2)

The course prepares students to learn to design and critique research and prepare a proposal utilizing AMA (American Medical Association) or APA (American Psychological Association) guidelines and present the proposal to peers and faculty. Basic statistical concepts will be
reviewed and incorporated into the student's proposal. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Kinesiology 122 and one of the following: Psychology 203, Psychology 341, Sociology 281, Math 201, Math 301, Criminal Justice 281, or Economics 210.

KINESIOL 370 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (3)

Principles and theory of strength training and conditioning for athletic and sedentary populations will be taught. The course will be based on the principles, concepts, and guidelines for strength and conditioning according to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). This course will prepare the student to apply the proper strength training and conditioning exercises for the athletic and sedentary populations based on the goals, indications, contraindications, and physical evaluation of the individual. Pre-requisites Kinesiol 350

KINESIOL 387 Intermediate Clinical in Athletic Training I (1)

This is the first of three clinical experiences for second year Athletic Training students. Students will complete competencies, proficiencies, and clinical experiences commensurate with their level in the program under an assigned clinical instructor. Prerequisites: Completion of clinical prerequisite requirements and 77-289.

KINESIOL 389 Intermediate Clinical in Athletic Training II (1)

This is the third of three clinical experiences for second year Athletic Training students. Students will complete competencies and proficiencies commensurate with their level in the program under an assigned clinical instructor. Prerequisites: Completion of clinical prerequisite requirements and 77-387.

KINESIOL 401 Performance Assessment in Kinesiology (1)

This course will prepare students to assess physical/athletic performance parameters critical to success in athletic/activity settings. The focus will be on administering a reliable and valid test battery, assessing and interpreting performance data, and developing a plan based on the test data. Prerequisite: Kinesiol 370 or concurrent enrollment in Kinesiol 370.

KINESIOL 437 Psychosocial Issues in Athletic Training (2)

This course focuses on understanding the psychological factors relative to exercise, injury, inactivity, and rehabilitation following injury. Strategies for identifying problems, intervening, and making referral are presented. Performance issues, psychological disorders, and health/substance abuse concerns will be explored. Some lab experiences in basic counseling skills will be presented. Athletic Training students will be required to meet with their assigned clinical instructor outside of class.
Prerequisite: Psych 101.

KINESIOL 468 Senior Thesis in Athletic Training (1)

The course allows students to carry out the research proposal created in KINESIOL 368. The student will collect and interpret data then prepare a research paper utilizing AMA (American Medical Association) guidelines and present the proposal to peers and faculty. Basic statistical concepts and appropriate equipment will be incorporated into the student's project.
Prerequisite: KINESIOL 368.

KINESIOL 485 Administrative Practices in Athletic Training (2)

This course serves to introduce the advanced level athletic training student to administrative practice issues in the profession. Introduction to concepts concerning management, personnel, and budgeting. In depth focus concerning those concepts as they apply specifically to the athletic
training setting and the delivery of health care to the physically active. Additional study of record keeping, insurance, emergency care planning, public relations, facility design, and the use of computers. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in the Athletic Training Education Program.

KINESIOL 487 Advanced Clinical in Athletic Training (1)

This is the first of two clinical experiences for third year Athletic Training students. Students will complete competencies, proficiencies, and clinical experiences commensurate with their level in the program under an assigned clinical instructor. Prerequisite: Completion of clinical prerequisite requirements and 77-389.

KINESIOL 489 Capstone Clinical in Athletic Training (1)

This is the second of two clinical experiences for third year Athletic Training students. Students will complete competencies, proficiencies, and clinical experiences commensurate with their level in the program under an assigned clinical instructor. Prerequisite: Completion of clinical prerequisite requirements and Kinesiology 487.

KINESIOL 495 Senior Internship in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, and Orthopedics (1-12)

This is an optional internship designed to provide the senior athletic training student with further exposure to athletic training, sports medicine, and orthopedics.

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