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School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education

KIN: Kinesiology

KIN 110 (3) Human Anatomy
Structure of the neural, muscular, and skeletal systems of the human body. Special emphasis on movement analysis and the physiological effects of exercise. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,352,1477. [3-2]
KIN 120 (3) Health and Exercise Management
Role of physical activity in the maintenance of a healthy life. Application of basic physical fitness and exercise methods, exercise techniques and fitness appraisal. [2-2]
KIN 131 (3) Systems Physiology I
Structure and function of the skeletal system, muscular system, integumentary system, neuro-hormonal control, and endocrinology. Emphasis will be to develop an understanding of the integrative nature of the systems discussed. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,352,1477. [3-2]
KIN 132 (3) Systems Physiology II
Structure and function of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, urinary system, digestive system, and immune system. Emphasis will be to develop an understanding of the integrative nature of the systems discussed. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,253,1477. [3-2]
KIN 140 (3) Lifespan Motor Development
A lifespan approach to motor development that examines underlying factors affecting physical growth, physical activity behaviour, and human motor performance, while highlighting contemporary issues and trends in society. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
KIN 148 (3/6) d Performance Analysis of Selected Individual Sports and Activities
Specific topics to be announced each year. KIN 148 and 248 can be taken in any order. [2-2]
KIN 150 (3) Sport and Exercise Psychology
Psychological theories and research related to sport and exercise behaviour. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,352,1477 This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0]
KIN 160 (3) Leisure and Sport in Society
Introduction to the political, economic and social basis of leisure and sport; concepts, theories and problems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
KIN 170 (6) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised, technical work experience in an established company or organization for a minimum of three months. Technical report. Restricted to students meeting the requirements of the School of Kinesiology and the Co-operative Education Program. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 205 (3) Research Methods in Kinesiology
Critical evaluation of research studies and methods with emphasis on the physical activity context. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,352,1477. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 206 (3) Introduction to Statistics in Kinesiology
Basic concepts and principles of descriptive and inferential statistics, and distribution-free statistical techniques. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,253,1477. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 211 (3) Human Motor Behaviour I
Processes underlying human movement and learning motor skills and factors influencing acquisition, performance, and movement control. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 216 (3) Biomechanics I
Application of elementary principles of physics and math to a quantitative analysis of movement. Analysis will also focus on the development of forces within muscles and their effect on initiating and controlling human movement. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 232 (3) Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health
Study of nutrition and its application to physical activity and health. Macro- and micronutrient classification and recommended daily intakes, their digestion, functions in the body and their role in supporting physical activity and health will be discussed. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: All of KIN 190, KIN 191 and second-year standing; similar courses to KIN 190 and KIN 191 can be considered.
KIN 235 (3) Exercise Physiology I
Acute and chronic effects of exercise on body systems; basic concepts of cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular responses to physical activity. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 248 (3/6) d Performance Analysis of Selected Team Sports and Activities
Specific topics to be announced each year. KIN 148 and 248 can be taken in any order. [2-2]
KIN 262 (3) Health Policy and Society
Health policy and the social context in relation to active health. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 270 (6) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised, technical work experience in an established company or organization for a minimum of three months. Technical report. Restricted to students meeting the requirements of the School of Kinesiology and the Co-operative Education Program. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 300 (3) Human Athletic Performance
An exploration of human movement and related issues pertaining to sports and athletic performance for non-Kinesiology students. Not for credit in the B.Kin. Program. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 310 (3) Human Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy
The musculoskeletal structures and neural innervations involved in the control of human movement. Attention will be given to the practical application of human anatomy as it pertains to clinical, athletic, or everyday situations.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing. Restricted to students in the BHK and BKIN programs.
KIN 311 (3) Sensorimotor Control of Human Movement
Processes and mechanisms involved in the sensory, perceptual, and cognitive contributions to human movements. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 313 (3) Neuromuscular Integration of Human Movement
The neurophysiological and functional neuroanatomical processes involved in the sensory and motor control of movement, posture and balance in the human. Peripheral and central sensorimotor structures, and neurological diseases that affect human movement and balance control will be discussed. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 316 (3) Biomechanical Properties of Tissues
Mechanics of muscular contraction and how the mechanical properties of the muscle, ligaments, tendons, and bone work synergistically. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 320 (3) Exercise Testing and Prescription
Conditioning methods, exercise techniques and appraisal methods for fitness in physical activity and sport. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 321 (3) Chronic Health Issues and Physical Activity
Issues related to physical activity and public health. Focus on community interventions. Creation of activity plans that promote physical, mental, and/or social well-being in persons dealing with chronic health issues. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 322 (3) Introduction to Athletic Training
Recognition, prevention, and first aid treatment of common sports injuries. Laboratory sessions emphasize principles and techniques of basic protective taping and strapping. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 335 (3) Advanced Applications of Exercise Physiology
Explore how the cardiovascular and respiratory systems are regulated and integrated during exercise. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 341 (3) Instructional Strategies for Including Persons with Disabilities in Physical Activity
Examining curricular and instructional adaptations for accommodating participants with disabilities in inclusive physical activity environments. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: KIN 140. And third-year standing.
KIN 342 (3) Creating Effective, Developmentally Appropriate, Physical Activity Learning Environments
The pedagogical skills and knowledge required to design, and implement, developmentally appropriate physical activities learning environments in a variety of settings. [2-2]
Prerequisite: KIN 140. And third-year standing.
KIN 344 (3) Leisure Services for Persons with a Disability
Policy issues relating to leisure opportunities for persons with disabilities. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 345 (3) Foundations of Coaching
Methods of athletic conditioning, planning the program, psychology of training and coaching, athletic evaluation. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 355 (3) Movement Experiences for Young Children
The design and implementation of movement experiences for children in early childhood years. [3-0]
Prerequisite: KIN 140. And third-year standing.
KIN 360 (3) Sport, Peace, and Conflict
Relationships that sport and leisure have with peace, conflict, and social inequality in Canada and internationally. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 363 (3) Leisure, Sport and Popular Culture
Selected aspects of leisure and sport examined in relation to modern social structures and cultures. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 364 (3) The Modern Olympics: Power, Politics, and Performance
Examination of the Modern Olympic Games as an event with important political, economic, environmental, and cultural ramifications. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 368 (3) Indigenous Sport and Physical Culture in Settler Canada
Historical and contemporary issues in Canada that shape Indigenous sport and physical activity, health programs, and policies. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 370 (6) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised, technical work experience in an established company or organization for a minimum of three months. Technical report. Restricted to students meeting the requirements of the School of Kinesiology and the Co-operative Education Program. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 411 (3) Neuroanatomy of Human Movement
Neuroanatomy of human motion in healthy and clinical populations. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 419 (3) Laboratory Investigations in Neuromechanical Kinesiology
Integration and application of laboratory principles and techniques for experimental investigations of topics in neuromechanical kinesiology, including biomechanics, motor behaviour, and neurophysiology. [1-2]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students registered in the BKIN program, third-year standing.
KIN 420 (3) Prevention of Sports Injuries
Training and safety strategies for the prevention of injuries to the musculoskeletal system and sense organs. [3-0]
Prerequisite: KIN 322 and third-year standing.
Corequisite: KIN 335.
KIN 424 (3) Medical Aspects of Sport and Exercise
Training and safety strategies for the management and prevention of disorders of internal organs and central nervous system. Topics include environmental and nutritional factors in conditioning and pre-event preparation. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 432 (3) Sport Nutrition
Sport nutrition guidelines, physiological mechanisms of fuel use in the body, nutritional strategies to support weight change, hydration, and ergogenic aids the needs of special athlete populations. [3-0]
Prerequisite: All of KIN 190, KIN 191, KIN 265. And third-year standing. Similar courses to KIN 190, KIN 191, and KIN 265 can be considered.
KIN 435 (3) Pulmonary Physiology of Exercise
Operation of the lungs, chest wall, and ventilatory control mechanisms during dynamic whole-body exercise. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 438 (3) Skeletal Muscle Physiology: From Generation to Regeneration
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of muscle adaptability to physical activity: muscle development, signaling cascades of hypertrophy and atrophy, and satellite cell contribution to muscle regeneration/repair; etiology of intramuscular fatigue. [3-0-1]
Prerequisite: KIN 335 and third-year standing.
KIN 442 (3) Planning Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Programs
Processes, techniques and considerations in the planning, implementation and evaluation of physical education, sport and exercise programs in both public and private agencies. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 444 (3) Exploring Alternative Methods for Teaching Games and Sports
Examination of innovative, developmentally appropriate, conceptual and tactical approaches to team game instruction. [2-2]
Prerequisite: KIN 140. And third-year standing.
KIN 459 (3) Psychobiology of Physical Activity
Exploration of the role that physical activity and exercise play in modifying the neurobiological, autonomic, endocrine, and inflammatory responses to stress. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 460 (3) Aging, Health, and Society
Examination of current issues in the sociology of aging and health.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 464 (3) Health Promotion and Physical Activity
Current perspectives on health promotion and health education; design and implementation of health promotion strategies in a variety of arenas, particularly health promotion/education strategies aimed at encouraging physical activity. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 465 (3) Interculturalism, Health and Physical Activity
Examination of multiculturalism and interculturalism in the delivery of community-based physical activities for diverse populations; connections between physical activity and health in different cultural contexts. Community service learning and participation in culturally unfamiliar physical activities are core elements.
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.
KIN 466 (3) Meaning and Values in Sport
An analysis of the experience of sports activities. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 467 (3) Sport Marketing and Communication
A seminar on the application of social science theories and methods to sport marketing and communication. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 470 (6) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised, technical work experience in an established company or organization for a minimum of three months. Technical report. Restricted to students meeting the requirements of the School of Kinesiology and the Co-operative Education Program. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 472 (6) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised, technical work experience in an established company or organization for a minimum of three months. Technical report. Restricted to students meeting the requirements of the School of Kinesiology and the Co-operative Education Program. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 474 (6) Co-operative Work Placement
Supervised, technical work experience in an established company or organization for a minimum of three months. Technical report. Restricted to students meeting the requirements of the School of Kinesiology and the Co-operative Education Program.
KIN 476 (3/6) d Field Experience
Students have the opportunity to develop their leadership, instruction, and professional skills in a variety of supervised fieldwork settings. Students should select the section of the course (A, B) most relevant to their program of study and career goals.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 478 (3) Experiential Pedagogical Opportunities in Physical Activity and Sport
Supervised professional practice in community and school-based settings.
Prerequisite: KIN 342. Third-year standing. Restricted to students in the BKIN program.
KIN 482 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Neuromechanics
Topics consider how neurological, cognitive, sensory, mechanical and muscular systems interact to control human motion and its response to the physical environment. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Two of KIN 310, KIN 311, KIN 313, KIN 316, KIN 411, KIN 419. Restricted to students in the BKIN program with fourth-year standing.
KIN 483 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Systems Biology, Exercise and Health
Topics examine the roles of physical activity and fitness on physiological systems and underlying cellular and metabolic mechanisms. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Two of KIN 320, KIN 321, KIN 322, KIN 335, KIN 420, KIN 424, KIN 432, KIN 435, KIN 438. Restricted to students in the BKIN program with fourth-year standing.
KIN 484 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Health
Topics explore the relationship between Indigenous physical cultures, physical activity, health and wellbeing. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the BKIN program with third- or fourth-year standing.
KIN 485 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Leadership Education for Physical Activity
Topics consider health-related fitness, physical competence, cognitive understanding, and positive attitudes about physical activity. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the BKIN program with third- or fourth-year standing.
KIN 486 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Psychology of Movement
Topics examines the application of psychology to understanding and supporting healthy sport, physical activity, and health behaviors. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the BKIN program with third- or fourth-year standing.
KIN 487 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Sociocultural Studies
Topics explore the social, cultural and global context of sport, exercise, physical activity, health, and the body. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Two of KIN 360, KIN 363, KIN 364, KIN 368, KIN 460, KIN 464, KIN 465, KIN 466, KIN 467. Restricted to students in the BKIN program with fourth-year standing.
KIN 488 (3-9) d Advanced Seminar in Interdisciplinary Research in Kinesiology
Topics will be approached from multiple perspectives in a course designed to explore the interdisciplinarity of the field of kinesiology. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the BKIN program with fourth-year standing.
KIN 490 (3/6) d Directed Studies in Kinesiology
Opportunity for students to conduct an independent study in a subject area of interest to them, under the direction of a KIN faculty member.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing and permission of the Associate Director, Undergraduate Program.
KIN 492 (6) Undergraduate Research Experience in Kinesiology
Opportunity for independent study that includes original data collection, under the direction of a KIN faculty member.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing and permission of the Associate Director, Undergraduate Program.
KIN 499 (3) Projects in Kinesiology
Provides opportunities to perform research pertaining to a chosen area of kinesiology.
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing and permission of the Associate Director, Undergraduate Program.)
KIN 500 (3/12) d Special Topics in Kinesiology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 515 (3) Gap Analysis
Using analytics to obtain, describe, and visualize data to create a sport profile. Determine optimal programming decisions for coached athletes based on their performance pathway and gold medal profile. Apply research methods and principles of scientific inquiry, performance analysis, descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive analytics to improve athlete development and performance. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 516 (3) Psychology of Leadership and Group Processes
Contemporary theory, research and application with regard to leadership and group processes in the context of sport and exercise. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 517 (3) Business of High Performance Sport in Canada
Canada's sport system, its governance and stakeholders; financial management for high performance sport; communications, marketing, and sponsorship of high performance sport. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 530 (3/6) d Directed Studies
Topics selected by the student, with the approval of the Graduate Advisor, can be studied under the supervision of a member of the faculty. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 562 (3) Bioenergetics of Physical Activity
Basic energy systems of the human body; primarily concentrating on the bioenergetics of the skeletal muscle cell, recovery from muscular work, substrate utilization, muscle fiber types, strength, endurance and the physiological assessment of maximal performance. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 563 (3) Measurement of Human Motion
A critical evaluation of research tools used to measure and assess human motor performance including electromyography, anthropometry, ergometers, indirect calorimetry, cinematography, and indirect dynamics. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 564 (3) Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Activity
Selected psycho-social considerations in sport: initial and continuing involvement in the competitive sport environment. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 565 (3) Physiological Aspects of Physical Activity
Survey of research regarding the physiological aspects of activity; the effects of altitude and environmental temperature on man's performance in exercise and sports. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 567 (3) Human Motor Performance
Processes underlying the ability to learn and perform motor skills. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 568 (3) Seminar in Human Sensorimotor Control
Reports and discussions of research literature concerning theories and findings in human sensorimotor control. Emphasis is given to understanding the basic mechanisms underlying sensorimotor control, utilizing frameworks drawn from motor behaviour, cognitive neuroscience, and neurophysiology. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 570 (3) Research Methods in Kinesiology
Research methods applied to the study of sport and physical activity, the nature of scientific inquiry, the design of experiments, the survey as a research medium, the historical and philosophical methods of inquiry, the writing of the research report. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 571 (3) Qualitative Methods in Sport, Leisure, and Health Studies
Theoretical, methodological, and ethical debates about and approaches to qualitative methods; issues in and approaches to qualitative inquiry. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
KIN 572 (3) Research Methods in Sports Coaching
Interpretation and evaluation of research methods and scientific findings related to coaching sciences. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 573 (3) Seminar in Mechanical Analysis of Human Movement
An investigation of human movement using cinematographical and other research methods. The case study approach will be used to examine kinesiological concepts and principles. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 574 (3) Seminar in Health Promotion Through Physical Activity
The relationship of new concepts in health to the promotion of health through physical activity; the application of research findings from a number of disciplines to the identification, selection, and targeting of health promotion/education strategies related to physical activity. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 580 (3) Seminar in Body, Exercise, and Society
Personal, social, and cultural significance of the body in sport, exercise, and physical culture. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 581 (3) Sport, Leisure and Consumer Culture
Sport and leisure are viewed in the context of theoretical debates about mass society and consumer culture. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 583 (3) Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Programs
The development of curricula, implementation and evaluation techniques in physical education, sport and exercise programs; relationships of programs in schools, community centres and other institutions. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 585 (3) Performance Planning
Application of findings from sport profile and gap analysis to the planning and design of high performance training and coaching programs. Focuses on quadrennial, annual, meso and microcycle planning to integrate key factors that impact athlete performance and progression along the athlete development pathway. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 586 (3) Coaching Effectiveness
Analysis of athlete performance and appropriate design and application of coaching intervention and skill acquisition for athlete and coach development. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 591 (3) Seminar in the Organizational Analysis of Leisure
Selected topics in organizational theory as applied to the analysis of leisure and sport organizations. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 595 (3) Master's Graduating Paper
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 596 (6) High Performance Sport Inquiry
Blended learning approach in a problem-based setting. Students support their own research interests within the high performance sport arena. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: KIN 572.
KIN 598 (3) Directed Field Studies in Sport and Physical Activity Agencies
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 599 (12/18) c Master's Thesis
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 601 (3-12) c Doctoral Seminar
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
KIN 699 (0) Doctoral Dissertation
Pass/Fail.


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