KINS 3107. Psychology of Exercise (3-0-3) Role of psychological factors in exercise and physical activity. Theories of motivation and exercise behavior examined. Effective interventions for increasing exercise participation and adherence also explored.
KINS 4146. Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology (3-0-3) Course will examine principles of testing, measurement, and evaluation. Emphasis on reliability and validity theory, basic statistical concepts, and applications to kinesiology and human performance.
KINS 4135. Pathophysiology for Exercise Science Professions (3-0-3) Prerequisite: BIOL 2222K with a grade of "C" or better and Junior standing. Course will examine the pathophysiology of selected diseases and conditions relevant to the exercise science professional. Emphasis on the natural history of atherosclerosis and the disease process of cardiovascular disease risk factors. Pulmonary, metabolic, and other conditions explored.
KINS 4137. Nutritional Bases of Human Performance (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. An examination of digestive/absorptive processes, energy and nutrient requirements for health and performance, dietary fads among athletes, the relationship of sport and exercise to eating disorders, and related topics.