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KINESIOLOGY — LEISURE ACTIVITY COURSES (KIN)

Professor Matthew Curtner-Smith, Department Head
Office: 106 Moore Hall

KIN 101 Physical Conditioning. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the knowledge base underlying proper physical conditioning of the body and appropriate techniques for participation.

KIN 102 Horseback Riding. 2 hours.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to participate in horseback riding.

KIN 103 Soccer. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in the sport of soccer.

KIN 104 Basketball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in basketball.

KIN 105 Softball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for skilled participation in the sport of softball.

KIN 106 Beginning Golf. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to participate in a basic game of golf.

KIN 107 Intermediate Golf. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate at an intermediate level in the game of golf.

KIN 108 Beginning Tennis. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to motivate participation in tennis.

KIN 110 Indoor Rock Climbing. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to help students understand and demonstrate proper risk management and safety techniques, as well as proper technical skills, in order to safely enjoy the activity of indoor rock climbing.

KIN 117 Volleyball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in volleyball.

KIN 120 Aerobics. 1 hour.

This course makes available three different types of aerobics: dance, water, and spinning. Each section is designed to enhance cardiorespiratory fitness through the medium of aerobic dance, aquatic activity, or cycling. The aerobic activity should be selected by section number.

KIN 121 Beginning Social Dance. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the basic dances that are performed in a social situation.

KIN 131 Beginning Swimming. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in basic aquatic activities.

KIN 132 Intermediate Swimming. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in more advanced aquatic activities.

KIN 134 Beginning Scuba Diving. 1 hour.

This course is designed to introduce students to basic scuba-diving skills, theory, and equipment.

KIN 135 Advanced Scuba Diving. 1 hour.

This course is designed to introduce students to advanced scuba-diving skills, theory, and equipment.

KIN 136 Master’s Scuba Diving. 1 hour.
Prerequisites: KIN 134 and KIN 135

The purpose of this course is to provide knowledge and skills to serve as a means of participation in master level scuba diving activities.

KIN 138 Advanced Lifesaving. 3 hours.

The purpose of this course is to prepare the student both mentally and physically to supervise, coordinate, and successfully control an aquatic emergency.

KIN 140 Water Safety Instruction. 2 hours

The purpose of this course is to provide knowledge of water safety instruction so that the student will be able to instruct groups and individuals in this discipline.

KIN 145 Beginning Racquetball. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the game of racquetball.

KIN 155 Self Defense for Women. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills that will enhance the student’s ability to defend herself in case of physical or sexual assault as well as to enhance her overall personal safety.

KIN 157 Beginning Weight Training. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and follow a basic weight-training program.

KIN 167 Running. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and follow a basic running program.

KIN 170 Beginning Karate. 1 hour.

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for participation in the sport of karate.


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