Physical Education - PE 111
Introduction to Kinesiology
3 Credit Hours3 Lecture Hours
This lecture course will introduce the student to a conceptual model of kinesiology, the sub-disciplines within kinesiology, and how the sub-disciplines contribute to our understanding of the broad spectrum of human physical activity. Topics to be covered include: 1) a holistic overview of human physical activity, 2) understanding how physical activity is studied, 3) the introduction of possible careers in kinesiology and 4) the responsibilities of a kinesiology professional.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Describe the professional expectations and responsibilities of a kinesiology professional.
- Differentiate professional association membership opportunities that are available to kinesiology professionals.
- Differentiate the sub-disciplines within kinesiology.
- Differentiate between the biomechanics study of kinetics and kinematics.
- Describe a foundational modeling of kinesiology.
- Differentiate between the human motor behavior areas of motor learning, motor control and motor development.
- Identify the characteristics of the successful kinesiology entrepreneur.
- Compare the certifications available to the fitness professional.
- Differentiate the available research journals associated with the kinesiology sub-disciplines.
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Key: Day of the Week
- T = Tuesday
- R = Thursday
- S = Saturday
- X = Sunday