KIN - Kinesiology

Offered By:
Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Below are the courses available from the KIN subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

KIN 100 - Human Anatomy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Introductory study of human anatomy. Students learn structural and functional components of selected systems of the human body. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 100 or PEDS 100.


KIN 101 - Introduction to Human Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to human physiology from the cellular to systemic level with special emphasis on systems that adapt to exercise stress. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 101 or PEDS 101.


KIN 103 - Integrative Human Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to integrative human physiology. Focuses on the regulation, control, and integration of cellular functions in the human body with special emphasis on systems that respond to exercise stress. Prerequisite: KIN 101. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 101 or PEDS 101.


KIN 109 - Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses largely upon the application of descriptive and inferential statistics in the context of quantitative research. The course also introduces students to basic principles surrounding measurement error, test reliability, and validity. Note: Students cannot receive credit for KIN 109 if they received credit for PEDS 109 or PEDS 309, PSYCO 211, SOC 210, STAT 141, or STAT 151.


KIN 200 - Physiology of Exercise View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

An introduction to acute physiological responses to exercise and chronic adaptations to training. Prerequisite: KIN 101. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 200 or PEDS 200.


KIN 203 - Skill Acquisition and Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The course presents a psychological approach to understanding human motor behaviour. The course examines the processes involved in learning motor skills and controlling movement, and the factors that influence acquisition and performance. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 203 or PEDS 203.


KIN 205 - Introduction to Outdoor Environmental Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

A conceptual and experiential introduction to outdoor environmental education and leadership. In addition to weekly lecture and lab components, the course includes weekend commitments. Note: Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 205 or PEDS 205.


KIN 206 - Biomechanics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to the biomechanics of human movement. Qualitative and quantitative approaches are used in the study of key biomechanics concepts and principles as they are applied to sport and exercise. Prerequisite: KIN 100. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 206 or PEDS 206.


KIN 207 - Physical Growth and Psychomotor Development View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A study of the sequential changes in physical growth and motor development with emphasis on individual difference. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 207 or 307, PEDS 207 or 307.


KIN 209 - Research Methods in Kinesiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An overview of research in kinesiology with emphasis on practical application of research techniques and designs. Prerequisite: KIN 109 or 309, STAT 141 or 151. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 209 or 409, PEDS 209 or 409.


KIN 240 - Introduction to Sports Injury Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Analysis of practical and theoretical concepts of sports injury. Includes an overview of sports injury identification, management, care and prevention of injuries, and guidelines for return to activity. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: KIN 100. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 240 or PEDS 240.


KIN 245 - Introduction to the Profession of Coaching View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examines the principles of coaching as they relate to the development of the athlete, the role of the coach, and organization of sport in contemporary society. Designed to present basic coaching theory that is applicable to a variety of sport settings with the focus on the practice and the season. Note: Credit will only granted for one of KIN 245 or PEDS 245 or 345.


KIN 246B - Coaching Practicum I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Students will be required to coach for a complete season in a program approved by the student's Mentor Coach. The purpose of the practicum is to provide the student with a practical coaching experience under the guidance of a Program Coach. It is intended to introduce the student to the demands of the profession of coaching. Note: at least 100 hours of outside-classroom time is required. Corequisite: KIN 245. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 246 or PEDS 246.


KIN 293 - Introduction to the Movement Activities of Children View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1.5-0-2)

A study of developmentally appropriate movement activities for children. Students will participate and work with children in a variety of physical activities in recreational, educational and sport environments. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 293 or PEDS 293.


KIN 294 - A Conceptual Approach to Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

An exploration of the principles and concepts that underlie movement of individuals and groups in a variety of settings. Through examination of and experience in a wide range of physical activities and their contexts, the focus of the course is on the development of a conceptual understanding of movement. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 101 or KIN 294 or PEDS 294.


KIN 302 - Human Motor Control View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Presents a multi-level approach that focuses on the neural foundations underlying the control of movement. Prerequisite: KIN 103. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 302 or PEDS 302.


KIN 303 - Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course introduces the student to the field of sport psychology and to select psychological theories as they relate to sport and physical activity. Psychological constructs along with their theoretical perspectives will be viewed within cognitive, emotional, and behavioural frameworks. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 303 or PEDS 303.


KIN 306 - Quantitative Biomechanics of Human Movement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Application of the principles of mechanics to the measurement, analysis and interpretation of human movement. Laboratories emphasize utilization of commonly available technologies for movement analysis. Prerequisite: KIN 206 or PHYS 124. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 306 or PEDS 306.


KIN 311 - Assessment of Fitness and Health View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Students will gain knowledge in fitness, health and research appraisal. Emphasis will be given to validity and reliability of various assessments and factors involved in the assessment of performance and health assessment. Prerequisites: KIN 200 and KIN 109, or KIN 309 or STAT 141 or 151. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 311 or PEDS 311.


KIN 320 - Structure and Strategy of Games View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-2L-0)

A study of similarities and differences in games (sports) through an examination of their specific rules, skills and strategies. Class members will be exposed to experiences at the practical and theoretical levels in the categories of territory, target, field and court games. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a minimum of *30. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 320 or KIN 320.


KIN 325 - The Study of Games for Children and Youth View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-2L-0)

An in-depth look at the cognitive, affective and psychomotor development of children and youth as it applies to providing age and developmentally appropriate experiences in games. The focus is on the design, delivery and assessment of quality games for children and youth aged 4 to 15. This course is relevant to those going on to work with children and youth in educational, recreation, and coaching environments. Coursework in childhood development is strongly recommended (eg. KIN 293 or KIN 207). Prerequisite: Successful completion of a minimum of *30. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 325 or KIN 325.


KIN 334 - Physical Activity, Nutrition and Energy Balance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Emphasis on the components of energy expenditure and energy intake. Other topics include the regulation of body composition, nutritional requirements for athletes, eating disorders, and obesity. Prerequisite: KIN 200. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 334 or PEDS 334.


KIN 335 - Advanced Conditioning Methodology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

A survey of the theoretical bases of conditioning programs. The course emphasis is on the nature of physiological adaptation to selected training regimens and the factors which influence the adaptive process. Prerequisite: KIN 200 (no concurrent registration). Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 335 or PEDS 335.


KIN 338 - Physical Activity and Sport Participation in Children and Youth View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course focuses upon a wide range of issues surrounding the involvement of children and youth in structured and unstructured physical activity and sport settings. Psycho-social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and environmental conditions that influence, or are influenced by, physical activity and sport participation in children and youth are discussed. Course content is delivered through lectures and experiential activities. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 338 or PEDS 338.


KIN 346B - Coaching Practicum II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Students will be required to coach for a complete season, preferably with High Performance athletes, in a program approved by the student's Mentor Coach. The student should expect to assume more responsibility than in KIN 246, either in program or athlete development. The guidance of a highly qualified Head Coach is essential. It is intended to introduce the student to the demands of coaching in a High Performance-oriented program. Note: At least 150 hours of outside-classroom time is required. Prerequisite: KIN 246. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 346 or PEDS 346.


KIN 347 - Applied Coaching Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course examines the practice of coaching with an emphasis on a number of advanced social science concepts and theories as they apply to effective coaching. The position of the athlete as a learner will be central to this course to promote the idea that coaching is a complex social, psychological, and pedagogical process centered around human interaction and development, and underpinned by a number of applied sport sciences. Students should ideally have previous or ongoing coaching experience. Prerequisite: KIN 245. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 347 or PEDS 347.


KIN 365 - The Study of Gymnastics for Children and Youth View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-2S-0)

A study of a variety of gymnastic programs from the perspective of their potential to meet the needs of children and youth at various ages. Class members will be required to plan, present, and evaluate gymnastic activities for children and youth. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a minimum of *60. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 365 or KIN 365.


KIN 372 - Neuroscience Considerations for Adapted Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course uses a physiological approach to examine how neuromuscular impairments present barriers to participation in physical activity for people experiencing disability. Examples covered in class may include involuntary muscle contraction, fatigue and pain that arise due to a number of different physiological mechanisms. Prerequisites: KRLS 207 and KIN 200. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 372 or PEDS 372.


KIN 385 - Physical Activity and the Aging Adult View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of the role of physical activity on the health and lifestyle of aging adults. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 385 or PEDS 385. PEDS 385 was formerly PEDS 484. Credit will only be granted for one of these courses.


KIN 391 - Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course provides an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of human body. Emphasis is on introductory knowledge and practical implications of the structural and functional characteristics and capacities of the human body. Note: Degree Credit is not available for BKin, BKin/BEd, or BScKin students. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 391 or PEDS 391.


KIN 398 - Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Directed research done under the supervision of an academic member in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation or approved research affiliate. Normally for students in their third year of study. Prerequisite: KIN 209 or 409 and consent of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs). Students must arrange a project with an academic staff member or approved research affiliate. Enrolment is limited and preference will be given to students with GPA of 3.0 and above on their most recent *30.


KIN 399B - Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-0-6)

Directed research done under the supervision of an academic member in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation or approved research affiliate. Normally for students in their third year of study. Prerequisite: KIN 209 or 409 and consent of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs). Students must arrange a project with an academic staff member or approved research affiliate. Enrolment is limited and preference will be given to students with GPA of 3.0 and above on their most recent *30.


KIN 400 - Human Gross Anatomy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

The course is designed to provide in-depth information on the structure of the human body. Lectures and laboratories emphasize the anatomical relationship in the extremities and the trunk as they relate to human movement, athletic therapy, and fitness. Lectures are followed by dissections of the human body and prosection demonstrations. Prerequisite: KIN 100. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 400 or PEDS 400.


KIN 401 - Applied Ethics in Sport, Physical Activity and Exercise View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1S-0)

A philosophical examination of ethical questions in the personal and professional practice of sport, physical activity and exercise. Prerequisite: KRLS 104. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 401 or PEDS 401.


KIN 403 - The Application of Psychological Skills to Sport and Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The direct application of select psychological skills to sport and physical activity. A strong emphasis is placed on how to apply psychological skills in a variety of settings. Prerequisite: KIN 303. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 403 or PEDS 403.


KIN 411 - Physiology of Emergency Response Occupations View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Explores selected issues of work physiology related to emergency response occupations with the main emphasis on fire fighting. Topics will include: human rights legislation and policies related to bona fide occupational requirements; the assessment of workload; the physiological limitations to work capacity; the development and implementation of physical fitness testing programs for applicants and incumbents; and, the development and monitoring of fitness training programs related to work demands. Prerequisite: KIN 335. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 411 or PEDS 411.


KIN 413 - Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses on the functions, control and integration of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. It is designed to increase the student's knowledge of regulation and integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems in health and disease. Responses and adaptations to acute and chronic exercise will be used as a foundation upon which the concepts of control and integration will be explored. Clinical applications (e.g. exercise, high altitude) and pathophysiology (e.g. type 2 diabetes, heart disease) will be reviewed. Prerequisite: KIN 200. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 413 or PEDS 413.


KIN 434 - Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The role of physical activity in the management of chronic diseases will be discussed. Chronic diseases will include: metabolic, cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, as well as cancer. The implications of pathophysiology in performing safe/effective exercise prescription and evaluation will be considered. Physical activity guidelines will be examined within the context of other clinical practice guidelines (e.g., pharmacology). Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 334. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 434 or PEDS 434.


KIN 435 - Applied Resistance Training View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1.5-0-1.5)

The scientific examination of resistance training as an applied training methodology for general conditioning and sport-specific enhancement. Emphasis on resistance training techniques, lifting mechanics, program design and implementation will be the core element. Supplementary topics include plyometric training, Olympic lifts, and selected population program modifications. Prerequisite: KIN 335. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 490 or KIN 435.


KIN 436 - Applied Endurance Training View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1.5-1.5S-0)

Students will learn how to develop and implement effective endurance training programming for a wide range of individuals through experiential learning opportunities. Further, students will work across sport science disciplines to explore how a range of theoretical concepts interact and intersect to produce quality endurance sport performances. Prerequisite: KIN 335. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 491 or KIN 436.


KIN 440 - Advanced Sports Injury Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1)

A developmental kinesiological approach to musculoskeletal injury management. Includes an analysis of practical and theoretical concepts; overview of musculoskeletal injury assessment, rehabilitation of injuries, and safety in return to activity. Prerequisite: KIN 240.


KIN 444 - Communication Skills and Strategies in Sport and Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1.5-1.5S-0)

Through experiential learning activities, students will develop communication skills that will enhance their effectiveness as professionals in sport and physical activity settings. Students will explore distinctions of communication and conversations in a workshop format. Sample topics include self-awareness, listening, and interpersonal communication. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 444 or PEDS 444.


KIN 446B - Coaching Practicum III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Students will be required to coach for a complete season, preferably as a Head Coach, in a program approved by the student's Mentor Coach. The purpose of this practicum is to provide the students with the practical coaching experience of running their own program for one complete season. It is intended to familiarize the students with the demands of being a Head Coach. Note: at least 250 hours of outside-classroom time is required. Prerequisite: KIN 346. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 446 or PEDS 446.


KIN 447 - Advanced Topics in Coaching View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of advanced topics in coaching as they relate to the development of the athlete, the coach, and the organization of sport in contemporary society. Designed to present coaching theory that will guide rising coaches in the development of sport programs that will positively contribute to Canadian society and its sport development model. Prerequisites: KIN 245 or Consent of Instructor. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 447 or PEDS 447.


KIN 471 - Physical Activity for Individuals with Developmental Impairments View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-2)

A focus on the delivery of adapted physical activity services to individuals with developmental impairments with a focus on the instruction of movement skills. Theory and practice will be integrated through lecture and lab activities. Prerequisite: KRLS 207. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 471 or PEDS 471.


KIN 472 - Physical Activity for Individuals with Physical Impairments View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-2)

An examination of instructional models and program implementation considerations for creating and augmenting physical activity opportunities for persons with physical impairments. The assumptions underlying actions which include and exclude will be examined. Prerequisite: KRLS 207. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 472 or PEDS 472.


KIN 490B - Professional Practicum View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, VARIABLE)

A half-time unpaid Professional Practicum of 20 hours per week for 13 weeks, or the equivalent time. Students must arrange placements through the Practicum Advisor. A limited number of placements are available. Note: Students will not be allowed to register in more than *9 concurrently with KIN 490 unless approved by the Practicum Advisor. Prerequisite: KIN 490 is restricted to students who have completed a minimum of *90 toward the BScKin or BKin degree program. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 490 or PEDS 490.


KIN 491 - Professional Practicum View Available Classes

★ 12 (fi 24)(VAR, VARIABLE)

A full-time unpaid Professional Practicum of 35-40 hours per week for 13 weeks, or the equivalent time. Students must arrange placements through the Practicum Advisor. Note: Students will not be allowed to register in any other course concurrently with KIN 491 unless approved by the Practicum Advisor. Prerequisite: KIN 491 is restricted to students who have completed *90 toward the BScKin or BKin degree program. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 491 or PEDS 491.


KIN 492B - Professional Practicum View Available Classes

★ 4.5 (fi 18)(VAR, VARIABLE)

A half-time unpaid Professional Practicum of 20 hours per week for 13 weeks, or the equivalent time. Students must arrange placements through the Practicum Advisor. A limited number of placements are available. Note: Students will not be allowed to register in more than *9 concurrently with KIN 492 unless approved by the Practicum Advisor. Prerequisite: KIN 492 is restricted to students who have completed a minimum of *90 toward the BScKin or BKin degree program. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 492 or PEDS 492.


KIN 493B - Professional Practicum View Available Classes

★ 7.5 (fi 30)(VAR, VARIABLE)

A full-time unpaid Professional Practicum of 35-40 hours per week for 13 weeks, or the equivalent time. Students must arrange placements through the Practicum Advisor. Note: Students will not be allowed to register in any other course concurrently with KIN 493 unless approved by the Practicum Advisor. Prerequisite: KIN 493 is restricted to students who have completed a minimum of *90 toward the BScKin or BKin degree program. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 493 or PEDS 493.


KIN 497 - Selected Topics in Kinesiology and Sport View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

A course offered on a topic of current interest in kinesiology and sport. Topics may vary from year to year. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


KIN 498 - Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Directed research done under the supervision of an academic member in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation or approved research affiliate. Normally for students in their fourth year of study. Prerequisite: KIN 209 or 409 and consent of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs). Students must arrange a project with an academic staff member or approved research affiliate. Enrolment is limited and preference will be given to students with GPA of 3.0 and above on their most recent *30.


KIN 499 - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

A course designed to meet the needs of individual students. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


KIN 500 - Seminar in Biomechanics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 500 or PEDS 500.


KIN 511 - Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-1S-2)

The theory and practice of exercise tests, interpretation, and exercise prescription for selected populations. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 511 or PEDS 511.


KIN 513 - Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses on the functions, control and integration of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. It is designed to increase the student's knowledge of regulation and integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems in health and disease. Responses and adaptations to acute and chronic exercise will be used as a foundation upon which the concepts of control and integration will be explored. Clinical applications (e.g., exercise, high altitude) and pathophysiology (e.g., Type 2 diabetes, heart disease) will be reviewed. Prerequisite: KIN 200. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for KIN 413. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 513 or PEDS 513.


KIN 514 - Sport Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A survey of selected topics in exercise physiology with emphasis on application to sport. The course will normally include study of metabolic, cardio-pulmonary, neuromuscular and environmental physiology with reference to training and competition. Prerequisite: KIN 200 or equivalent. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 514 or PEDS 514.


KIN 517 - Histochemical and Biochemical Techniques in Exercise Physiology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

This is primarily a laboratory experience for students to gain competencies in performing basic histochemical and biochemical procedures that are common in exercise physiology research. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 517 or PEDS 517.


KIN 530 - Adapted Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Seminar on current theoretical, practical and research issues in adapted physical activity. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 530 or PEDS 530.


KIN 541 - Positive Youth Development Through Sport and Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Positive Youth Development (PYD) is a strength-based conception of childhood and adolescence. From the PYD Perspective, youth are viewed as 'resources to be developed' rather than 'problems to be managed.' Through this course the potential for promoting positive youth development through sport and physical activity will be explored. Prerequisites: KIN 403, or equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 541 or PEDS 541.


KIN 544 - Psychosocial Dimensions of Athletic Behaviour in the Competitive Sport Environment View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A theoretical analysis of psychosocial constructs in sport including competitive anxiety, motivation, perfectionism, burnout, aggression, moral reasoning, enjoyment, and sport injury. Frequently examines the construct validation processes that researchers employ in the development of latent constructs and associated nomological networks. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 544 or PEDS 544.


KIN 545 - Physical Activity and Cancer View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An overview of the role of physical activity in cancer control. Specifically, physical activity is examined for its role in cancer prevention, coping with treatments, rehabilitation after treatments, palliative care, long term survival, secondary prevention and survival. A multidisciplinary perspective draws on kinesiology, oncology, nursing, epidemiology, psychology, rehabilitation medicine and health promotion. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 545 or PEDS 545.


KIN 572B - Coaching Practicum View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, VARIABLE)

Students will be required to coach for a complete season as head coach or assistant coach with major responsibilities in High Performance program approved by the student's Coaching Mentor. The purpose of the practicum is to provide students with practical experience of running their own High Performance program for an entire duration of 1 annual cycle that will include 1 competitive season. Note: a minimum of 250 hours of outside-classroom time is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Faculty.