Kinesiology (KINE)

KINE 001 Introduction to Kinesiology 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Course: KINE 100
This course introduces students to an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement. An overview of the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology will be discussed, along with career opportunities in the areas of teaching, coaching, allied health, and fitness professions. This course includes history, philosophy, concepts, programs, as well as addressing the future of the discipline.
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: ENGL 251 or ENGL 261 or equivalent college course with a minimum grade of C or eligibility for ENGL 001 as determined by COS Placement Procedures. (C-ID KIN100)
KINE 082 Introduction to the Theory of Coaching 2 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Course: PE 037
Designed for the student wishing to gain knowledge of coaching individual and team sports. An array of challenges will be discussed along with common problems that one faces in the coaching profession.
KINE 084 Theory of Football 2 unit(s)
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Course: PE 017
This course is designed for the student with an interest in coaching football. Philosophy fundamentals, strategies and rules will be emphasized.
KINE 088 Sport and Exercise Psychology 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Equivalent Course: KINE 188
This course is a scientific study of the psychological, physiological, and behavioral factors associated with participation and performance in both team and individual sport activities. Students will acquire the ability to utilize principles in human anatomy, physiology, and behavioral process in a variety of exercise and sport applications. Emphasis will be placed on how psychological principles affect physiology thus performance in current research.
KINE 193 Women's Health, Fitness & Self Defense 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
This course focuses on developing the skills required to make decisions in the area of health, fitness and personal protection. The mental and psychological aspects of women's self defense are also explored. Students will learn to assess a potentially dangerous situation: how to develop the awareness that may prevent them from being a target. They will be exposed to the civil and legal aspects of self defense along with effective crime reporting of physical, sexual assaults and harassment. Additional topics include comprehensive individualized fitness program and design.