Oct 26, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

International Development

  
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    IDV 851 - Comparative International Political Development

    3 hrs.
    Examination of the contentious issues in contempory global politics including debates over development and globalism.
  
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    IDV 852 - Comparative International Cultural Development

    3 hrs.
    Examination of issues of culture which influence international development models, theories, practice and application. Issues include, but are not limited to, religion, language, food, gender and roles of family.
  
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    IDV 853 - Comparative International Economic Development

    3 hrs.
    International development models, theories, practice and application. Examination of successes, failures of international economic development practice and policy.
  
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    IDV 854 - International Economics

    3 hrs.
    This course provide basics of global trade, its theories and impact.
  
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    IDV 860 - Colloquium in International Development

    1-6 hrs.
    Seminars involving scholars, practitioners, and student colleagues in international development. May be repeated up to a total of 12 hours.
  
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    IDV 871 - Institutions in Development

    3 hrs.
    Provides an overview of the differences between management of international public organizations and NGOs through an examination of specific management processes.
  
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    IDV 872 - Nation/State Building

    3 hrs.
    This course examines a range of theories on, approaches to and case studies of nation/state building in the contempoary global system.
  
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    IDV 873 - Political Economy of Global Climate Change

    3 hrs.
    The impact of global warming on societies throughout the world and analysis of national and international solutions to global warming.
  
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    IDV 874 - Ethnic Conflict and Civil War

    3 hrs.
    This course is an exploration of ethnic conflict and civil war and their effects on states.
  
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    IDV 875 - Political Economy of Middle East and North Africa

    3 hrs.
    A study of the relationship between economic conditions, state policies and social actors in the Middle East and North Africa.
  
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    IDV 880 - Political Economy of the Global Oil Market

    3 hrs.
    An exploration of oil markets, politics, and energy economics, and their effects on states, markets, culture, poverty, inequality, and conflict.
  
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    IDV 890 - International Security

    3 hrs.
    This course examines the causes and effects of international security issues, and the array of strategies for addressing problems related to war and peace in world politics.
  
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    IDV 891 - Seminar in Homeland Security

    3 hrs.
    The seminar examines the nexus of internal and external security policy in the aftermath of the 11 September terrorist attacks, through an examination of the formulation, adoption, implementation, and evaluation of homeland security policy.
  
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    IDV 892 - Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare

    3 hrs.
    An exploration of terrorism and unconventional warfare as well as their effects on states.
  
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    IDV 898 - Dissertation

    1-12 hrs. for a total of 12 hours.

Italian

  
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    ITA 581 - Advanced Credit for Study Abroad

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Advanced knowledge of Italian; prior arrangements must be made for the evaluation and receipt of credit. Credit will be granted for systematic study of the language and culture or the language and literature of a foreign area. Study must be under the direction of a recognized teaching institution approved in advance by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The department will examine and grade the progress and achievement of the participants in this program before granting credit.

Kinesiology

  
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    KIN 501 - Corrective and Adaptive Physical Education

    3 hrs.
    Recognition of and corrective exercises for functional abnormalities. Adapted techniques in instructional settings.
  
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    KIN 509 - Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Motor Performance

    3 hrs.
    The analysis and study of human behavior patterns as they relate to sport-related performance.
  
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    KIN 511 - Adapted Activities and Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation

    3 hrs.
    The principles and techniques for adapting recreation programs and activities to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
  
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    KIN 513 - Organization and Administration of Recreation I

    3 hrs.
    Designed to study the organization and administration of recreation agencies and their policies.
  
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    KIN 515 - Business Procedures for Parks and Recreation

    3 hrs.
    A study of specific business procedures and administrative policies.
  
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    KIN 517 - Legal Aspects of Recreation and Leisure Services

    3 hrs.
    Legal issues related to leisure service management, including legal foundations, legal liability, land use policy, employment regulations, disabled services, and current issues.
  
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    KIN 524 - Community Recreational Resource Services and Organizations

    3 hrs.
    A study of the varied agencies which provide community recreation services and the operation of specialized recreation facilities.
  
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    KIN 533 - Organization and Administration of Recreation II

    3 hrs.
    A study of advanced policy and procedures in recreation programs and services.
  
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    KIN 534 - Facility Design and Maintenance

    3 hrs.
    The principles and applications of design and maintenance concepts as they apply to indoor and outdoor sport and recreation facilities.
  
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    KIN 536 - Park and Recreation Planning

    3 hrs.
    Fundamental principles and methodologies dealing with proper identification, allocation, and use of recreational resources.
  
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    KIN 543 - Outdoor Education

    3 hrs.
    A study of outdoor education, specifically its philosophy, programs, methods, and resources. Organization, programming, and conducting programs and activities in educational settings.
  
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    KIN 544 - Operational Administration of Commercial Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Emphasizes appropriate management skills which are essential to the successful operation of a commercial recreational enterprise.
  
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    KIN 547 - Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources

    3 hrs.
    The interpretive process as applied to natural and cultural resources.
  
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    KIN 550 - Procedures in Therapeutic Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): HPR 350, or SPE 400 or 402. The study of theories guiding the delivery of therapeutic recreation services and the application of techniques in therapeutic recreation practice.
  
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    KIN 551 - Therapeutic Recreation Programming

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): HPR 350, or SPE 400 or 402. Procedures for conducting and interpreting individual assessment, program plans, selection of interventions, and evaluation of programs.
  
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    KIN 552 - Gerontology and Therapeutic Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate in recreation program, gerontology minor, or permission of instructor. An overview of the bio-psycho-social aspects of aging and the provision of recreation services for therapeutic recreation.
  
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    KIN 553 - Administration in Therapeutic Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): HPR 350. Must be taken within two semesters of internship. Professional therapeutic recreation practice issues including certification, accreditation, ethics, and standards of practice, management and supervision, research and evaluation.
  
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    KIN 564 - Issues in Commercial Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Insight into issues that cause problems and lead to trends for the commercial recreation service industry.
  
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    KIN 575 - Medical Aspects of Athletic Training

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission. Team physician and trainer relationships. Physical examination, emergency equipment, medical terminology, and problems related to the team doctor.
  
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    KIN 577 - Seminar in Sports Medicine

    1-3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 575 . A study of modern techniques used in sports medicine relevant to coaches, trainers, and team physicians.
  
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    KIN 578 - Specialized Studies in Developmental Disabilities

    1-6 hrs.
    Specialized study and skill acquisition in the area of developmental disabilities. Topics vary.
  
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    KIN 580 - Introduction to Driver Education

    3 hrs.
    Critical analysis of traffic accidents, attitudes, factors, essential knowledge of automobile operation, and traffic laws.
  
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    KIN 581 - Traffic Safety Education

    3 hrs.
    An in-depth study of major traffic safety problems, including driver, pedestrian, engineering, and enforcement.
  
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    KIN 582 - Laboratory Programs in Driver Education

    3 hrs.
    An examination of aims, objectives, and role of laboratory programs in driver education.
  
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    KIN 583 - Methods of Driver and Traffic Safety Education

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 580 . Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 583L . Methods of teaching in driver education programs.
  
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    KIN 583L - Driver Education Laboratory

    1 hr.
    Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 583 . This course is designed to provide students with supervised practical experience in using instructional tools of driver education.
  
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    KIN 584 - Simulation in Driver Education

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 580  and KIN 583 . Analysis of audiovisual instructional techniques used in driver education.
  
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    KIN 586 - Innovative Programs in Driver Education

    3 hrs.
    New and unique teaching methods of driver and traffic safety education.
  
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    KIN 588 - Motorcycle Safety Education

    3 hrs.
    Analysis of motorcycle traffic problems; methods of teaching classroom and laboratory phases of motorcycle education.
  
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    KIN 589 - Driver Education for Special Students

    3 hrs.
    Curriculum development and teaching materials in traffic safety education for special education students.
  
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    KIN 597 - Professional Collaboration for Developmental Disability Services

    3 hrs.
    Study of the interdependent contributions of relevant disciplines in training, service, and research.
  
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    KIN 598 - Families of Developmentally Disabled

    3 hrs.
    Interdisciplinary approach to the study of families of the developmentally disabled.
  
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    KIN 599 - British Studies

    3-6 hrs.
    Involves variable topics. Lectures and supervised research in England. Offered exclusively through the Southern Miss Center for International and Continuing Education.
  
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    KIN 601 - Exercise Physiology

    3 hrs.
    The study of the physiological basis of muscular activity, with special attention to general effects on body functions.
  
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    KIN 602 - Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription

    3 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Study and application of graded exercise testing safely and reproductively so as to obtain valid and reliable data.
  
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    KIN 603 - Adapted Physical Education, Sport, and Activity

    3 hrs.
    Adaptations, modifications, and instructional strategies to support individuals with disabilities in adapted physical education, sport, and physical activity.
  
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    KIN 604 - Advanced Motor Development

    3 hrs.
    A study of the motor aspects of the human growth and development process.
  
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    KIN 606 - Motor Learning

    3 hrs.
    Physical and psychological variables essential to the acquisition of motor skills.
  
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    KIN 609 - Sport Psychology

    3 hrs.
    Designed to aquaint the student with the concepts concerning the role of sport psychology in coaching. Emphasis placed on the identification and appropriate application of psychological techniques to achieving optimal performance.
  
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    KIN 623 - Advanced Methods of Teaching Physical Education

    3 hrs.
    Advanced teaching functions in the physical education contextual framework. Styles of teaching, reflective experience, and systematic observation techniques introduced.
  
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    KIN 625 - Program Design in Physical Education

    3 hrs.
     Fundamental principles and bases of curriculum construction for physical education programs in school and non-school instructional settings.
  
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    KIN 644 - Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology

    3 hrs.
    Historical trends and current issues surrounding the development of the sub-disciplines within human performance and emerging professions.
  
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    KIN 645 - Analysis of Teaching and Supervision in Physical Education

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 723  or instructor approval Issues and techniques in supervision of teaching in physical education. Advanced methods in analysis of teacher/student behavior and content development.
  
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    KIN 652 - Seminar in Critical Issues of the Aged

    3 hrs.
    Interdisciplinary review and analysis of the literature and research on issues of aging; including health care and policy, family, recreation, nutrition, social issues, and death and bereavement.
  
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    KIN 670 - Organizational Leadership and Management in Sport

    3 hrs.
    Special emphasis on problems of the athletic administrator and coach in organizing and directing the athletic programs and sport businesses.
  
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    KIN 672 - Advanced Development of Strength and Conditioning Programs

    3 hrs.
    The development and administration of strength, endurance, flexibility, speed, and agility programs.
  
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    KIN 675 - Advanced Sport Coaching Methodology

    3 hrs.
    Competence in applying competitive tactics, strategies, and technology appropriate to the sport coaching environment.
  
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    KIN 677 - Legal Aspects of Sport

    3 hrs.
    Legal concepts and ethical issues impacting sport administration and coaching policy formation and practice.
  
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    KIN 678 - Assessment and Intervention for Handicapped Children 0-5

    3 hrs.
    Current issues and theories regarding assessment and intervention procedures for at-risk and handicapped young children, birth through 5.
  
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    KIN 679 - Care and Treatment of Athletic Injuries

    3 hrs.
    Techniques and facilities for adequate prevention and treatment of athletic injuries.
  
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    KIN 680 - Research Techniques I

    3 hrs.
    Introduction to methods and design problems specific to research in human performance and recreation. Designed to promote an understanding of the theory, tools, and processes involved in designing human performance and recreation research studies.
  
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    KIN 681 - Research Techniques II

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 680   A comprehensive course on experimental and quasi-experimental design, measurement issues, and data analysis in the kinesiological disciplines.
  
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    KIN 684 - Sport Skill Analysis

    3 hrs.
    Provides the mechanical concepts underlying sport techniques and examines models for qualitative and quantitative analysis of human movements.
  
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    KIN 688 - Medical Aspects of Developmental Disabilities

    3 hrs.
    Medical conditions, diagnostic tests, and other health care issues relevant to individuals with developmental disabilities.
  
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    KIN 691 - Research

    1-16 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of school director. Topics and procedures must be approved by graduate advisory committee. For master's level graduate students only.
  
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    KIN 692 - Special Problems

    3 hrs.
    A problem study to be approved by the department chair to develop knowledge and ability in a field of interest of the student. Preparation of a scholarly paper is required.
  
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    KIN 694 - Field Problems

    1-6 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Readings and guided experience dealing with problem situations in the field and related institutional settings.
  
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    KIN 696 - Practicum

    1-6 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor. Designed to provide master's level students opportunities for practical application of relevant theories in professional field settings.
  
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    KIN 697 - Independent Study and Research

    Hours arranged.
    Not to be counted as credit toward a degree. Students actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university may enroll in this course. Students who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hours of thesis but who are actively working on a thesis, consulting with the major professor, or using other resources of the university must enroll in this course for at least 3 hours each semester.
  
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    KIN 698 - Thesis

    1-6 hrs. For a total of 6 hrs.
    Credit deferred until thesis completed.
  
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    KIN 701 - Advanced Exercise Physiology I

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 601  or equivalent course. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 701L  required. The study of the circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and muscular systems during and after physical activity.
  
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    KIN 701L - Advanced Exercise Physiology I Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    A special fee is charged for this course. (See SPECIAL FEES AND EXPENSES  in this Bulletin.)
    Corequisite(s): KIN 701 . Use and care of exercise physiology laboratory equipment.
  
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    KIN 703 - Advanced Kinesiology

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate anatomy and physiology or permission of instructor. The application of anatomical and physiological principles of kinesiology to physical activity.
  
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    KIN 704 - Kinesiological Research Design and Statistics

    3 hrs.
    Tests of fitness, skills, and abilities. Administration and interpretation.
  
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    KIN 705 - Motor Learning

    3 hrs.
    Physical and psychological variables essential to the acquisition of motor skills.
  
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    KIN 706 - Cardiovascular Physiology

    3 hrs.
    Physiology of the heart with emphasis on normal versus abnormal conditions affecting human performance.
  
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    KIN 710 - Problems and Emerging Trends in Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Problems and emerging trends related to recreation with emphasis on problem solving and evaluation.
  
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    KIN 711 - Research and Evaluation in Recreation and Leisure

    3 hrs.
    Designed to develop knowledge and understanding relative to research methods most utilized in recreation.
  
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    KIN 712 - Philosophical Foundations in Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Prevailing concepts, theories, and professional philosophies affecting recreation.
  
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    KIN 713 - Special Field Studies in Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Encompasses the application of various theories to realistic field situations and pertinent areas of concern.
  
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    KIN 720 - Administration of Human Performance Programs

    3 hrs.
    Personnel management, budgetary concerns, facilities management, program supervision, and other problems faced by administrators of professional preparation programs.
  
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    KIN 722 - Administration of Intramural and Extramural Activities

    3 hrs.
    Planning and implementation of secondary-and collegiate-level recreational sport programs.
  
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    KIN 723 - Advanced Methods of Teaching Physical Education

    3 hrs.
    Advanced teaching functions in the physical education contextual framework. Styles of teaching, reflective experience, and systematic observation techniques introduced.
  
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    KIN 725 - Facilities Management in Human Performance and Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): HPR 434/KIN 534  or course equivalent. Management of instructional, recreational, and sport facilities including planning processes of facilities design and renovation, maintenance, program scheduling, special events, and funding resources.
  
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    KIN 730 - Cardiac Rehabilitation

    3 hrs.
    Attention is given to components of myocardial infarction and cardiac rehabilitation programs.
  
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    KIN 733 - Nutrition and Human Performance

    3 hrs.
    The study of diets and dietary ingredients thought to increase physical capacity with special attention paid to ongoing research in nutrition and athletic performance.
  
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    KIN 734 - Advanced Biomechanics

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): HPR 703. The study of the mechanical foundations and advanced analytical techniques of human motion.
  
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    KIN 734L - Advanced Biomedical Laboratory

    2 hrs.
    Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 734  or permission of instructor. The application of high-speed motion capture/video system, force platform application, and accelerometers in the study of 2-D and 3-D kinematics and kinetics in human performance.
  
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    KIN 735 - Electrocardiography

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 706  or equivalent course. This course is designed to provide an understanding of resting and exercise electrocardiogram.
  
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    KIN 742 - Program Design in Human Performance

    3 hrs.
    Fundamental principles and bases of curriculum construction for physical education programs in school and nonschool instructional settings.
  
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    KIN 744 - Foundations and Trends in Human Performance and Recreation

    3 hrs.
    Historical trends and current issues surrounding the development of the subdisciplines within human performance and emerging professions.
  
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    KIN 745 - Analysis of Teaching and Supervision in Physical Education

    3 hrs.
    Prerequisite(s): KIN 723  or instructor approval. Issues and techniques in supervision of teaching in physical education. Advanced methods in analysis of teacher/student behavior and content development.
  
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    KIN 750 - Foundations of Human Movement

    3 hrs.
    An overview of the sub-disciplines of biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, and functional anatomy and their contribution to human movement.
  
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    KIN 751 - Historical and Social Foundations of Kinesiology

    3 hrs.
    A review of the historical, sociological, and ethical foundations of kinesiological disciplines.
 

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