Course Descriptions

Faculty of Health and Social Development

HES: Health & Exercise Sciences

HES 100 (3) Health, Fitness, and Lifestyle
The importance of exercise, fitness, physical activity, healthy eating, and other health behaviours across the lifespan. Principles of basic exercise prescription, fitness appraisal, behaviour change, and other positive health approaches; implications for personal health/quality of life, professional success, health care. Formerly offered as HMKN 100. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 100 or HMKN 100. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Registration limited to students in the B.H.E.S. program.
HES 101 (3) Human Physiology I
Human physiology from the cellular to the systemic level including cellular function, metabolism, the neuromuscular system, and the cardiorespiratory systems. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 101 or HMKN 190. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: Registration limited to students in the B.H.E.S program.
HES 102 (3) Biomechanics
Application of the elementary principles of physics and math to quantitative analysis of human movement. Analysis will also focus on the development of forces within muscles and their effect on initiating and controlling human movement (pertaining to exercise, physical activity, and rehabilitation). Formerly offered as HMKN 101. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 102 or HMKN 101. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Registration limited to students in the B.H.E.S. program.
HES 105 (3) Exercise Physiology I
Acute and chronic changes observed in physiological systems as a result of exercise and exercise training. Aerobic and anaerobic metabolism during exercise and cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular responses to physical activity. Formerly offered as HMKN 200. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 105 or HMKN 200. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 100 or (b) HMKN 100; and either (a) HES 101 or (b) HMKN 190.
HES 108 (3) Canadian Health Care System
Medical, hospital, community health, and long-term care in Canada, including the evolution of health and hospital insurance policies, efforts to renew the Canadian health care system, innovations in primary health care, and current issues confronting health providers and policy makers. Formerly offered as HMKN 105. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 108 or HMKN 105. [3-0-0]
HES 111 (3) Human Physiology II
An introduction to human physiology from the cellular to the systemic level.This course will examine the gastrointestinal system, the neuroendocrine system, renal function, immune function, the integumentary system, reproduction and special senses. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 111 or HMKN 191. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 101.
HES 120 (3) Introduction to Human Anatomy
Introduce students to the basic structure and functional relationships of human anatomy in relation to movement. Specific structures include neural, muscular and skeletal systems. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: Registration limited to students in the B.H.E.S program.
HES 130 (3) Determinants of Health
Examining the relationships between biological, psychological, social, and economic factors to understand inequities in health outcomes for different individuals and populations. Formerly offered as HEAL 200. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 130 or HEAL 200. [3-0-0]
HES 131 (3) Exercise Psychology
Psychological theories and research related to exercise adoption, maintenance, and avoidance. Psychological antecedents and consequences of exercise behaviour. Formerly offered as HMKN 201. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 131 or HMKN 201. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 100 or (b) HMKN 100.
HES 200 (3) Introduction to Nutrition
Application to health promotion and disease prevention including the study of macro- and micronutrients, their functions, absorption, and metabolism in the body. Examination of healthy food sources and eating habits to support health and wellbeing. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 200 or HMKN 323. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 100 or (b) HMKN 100.
HES 201 (3) Exercise Prescription
Exercise prescription and testing for both the healthy adult population and for special populations or persons with a disability. Credit will only be granted for HES 201 or HMKN 311. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 105 or (b) either (a) HES 120 or (b) HMKN 200.
HES 202 (3) Human Motor Behaviour I
Processes and structures underlying the production human movement. Sensory, motor and cognitive factors influencing the learning, execution, and control of action will be addressed. Formerly offered as HMKN 202. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 202 or HMKN 202. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 101 or (b) HMKN 190; and either (a) HES 102 or (b) HMKN 101; and either (a) HES 111 or (b) HMKN 191.
HES 203 (3) Lifespan Physical and Motor Development
Principles governing physical growth and motor development related to physical activity. Lifespan changes, including aging, and their impact on physical activity participation and performance. Formerly offered as HMKN 203. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 203 or HMKN 203. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 100 or (b) HMKN 100; and either (a) HES 101 or (b) HMKN 190; and either (a) HES 111 or (b) HMKN 191.
HES 211 (3) Exercise Testing
The theory, practice and analysis of safe and effective health, fitness, physiological and lifestyle assessments, including the design, implementation and analysis of standard protocols. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 120.
HES 212 (3) Exercise Training, Conditioning and Rehabilitation for Health, Fitness and Performance
The theory, practice and analysis of safe and effective exercise training, including the design, implementation and analysis of exercise sessions, training and rehabilitation programs and ongoing monitoring strategies. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 120.
HES 220 (3) Introduction to Athletic Injury Management
Basic principles and concepts associated with the prevention, recognition and management of athletic injuries. Common athletic injuries will be studiedalong with the practical skills in basic prophylactic wrapping and tapingassociated with the care of these injuries.Credit will only be granted for one of HES 220 or HMKN 336. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 120.
HES 231 (3) Exercise Counseling and Behaviour Modification
Application of evidence-informed behavior change techniques to help individuals adopt and adhere to health behaviors. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 231 or HMKN 316. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 131 or (b) HMKN 201.
HES 232 (3) Introduction to Community Programming
The theory and practice of designing community-based programs to promote behavior change based on recent advances in behavioural science. Credit will only be granted for HES 232 or HMKN 303. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 231 or (b) HMKN 316. Registration limited to students in the Health Behavior Change concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 240 (3) Health Research Methods
Introduction to the research methods commonly encountered in health research, including quantitative and qualitative designs; provides a basis for comprehending more fully the research literature relevant to health studies. Formerly offered as HMKN 206. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 340 or HMKN 206. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 100 or (b) HMKN 100 and second-year standing in Human Kinetics.
HES 250 (3) Clinical Assessment
Key technical skills in conducting clinical evaluations by exercise practitioners, including client interviews and communication, physical examination, pharmacological considerations, health and fitness measures and appropriate data recording and documentation. [3-3-0]
Prerequisite: HES 211. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 305 (3) Exercise Physiology II
Oxygen transport and vascular response during exercise in humans. Regulation and adaptation of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems during exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 310. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 305 or HMKN 310. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HMKN 200 or (b) HES 105.
HES 311 (3) Pathophysiology
The physiological basis of selected cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory, and nervous system disorders, and their effects on health and exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 335. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 311 or HMKN 335, BIOL 231, BIOL 235 or HINT 231. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 105 or (b) HMKN 200; and either (a) HES 202 or (b) HMKN 202.
HES 320 (3) Functional Anatomy
Functional aspects of human anatomy with special attention to musculoskeletal, vascular, and neural systems that support integrated human movement. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 320 or HMKN 391. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 120.
HES 321 (3) Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Science
Current methods in exercise science will be demonstrated via modules presented by faculty in their areas of specialization including electrophysiological techniques and methods of assessing blood-flow, respiratory capacity, and muscle function. Formerly offered as HMKN 312. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 321 or HMKN 312. [2-3-0]
Prerequisite: One of HES 305, HMKN 310. Registration is limited to students in the Kinesiology & Allied Health Concentration in the B.H.E.S. Program.
HES 322 (3) Physical Activity and Health Promotion
Design and implementation of health promotion strategies in a variety of arenas, particularly health promotion/education strategies aimed at encouraging physical activity. Formerly offered as HMKN 322. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 322 or HMKN 322. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: One of HMKN 100, HES 100 and one of HEAL 200, HES 130 and one of HMKN 201, HES 131.
HES 331 (3) Motivational Interviewing
Study of behaviour change techniques with a particular focus on motivational interviewing, used in one-to-one behavioural support interactions. The course will instill knowledge of theory as well as applied skills in behaviour change counselling. Credit will be only be granted for one of HES 331 or HMKN 495N. [1.5-1.5-0]
Prerequisite: All of HES 231, HES 232.
HES 332 (3) Advanced Theories of Health Behaviour Change
Advanced theories in health and exercise psychology and their critical evaluation regarding utility for instilling and sustaining health behaviour change. Formerly offered as HMKN 421. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 332 or HMKN 421. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 232 or (b) HMKN 316. Registration is limited to students in the Health Behavior Change Concentration in the B.H.E.S. Program.
HES 333 (3) Health Program Evaluation
Introduction to the key concepts and methods used in evaluation of health programs. Formerly offered as HMKN 303. Credit will be granted for only one of HMKN 303 or HES 333. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 100 or (b) HMKN 100; and either (a) HES 131 or (b) HMKN 201. Registration is limited to students in the Health Behavior Change Concentration in the B.H.E.S. Program.
HES 336 (3) Tissue Injury and Repair
The mechanics of both injury and repair of muscular, connective and nervous tissue in acute and chronic conditions. Formerly offered as HMKN 336. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 336 or HMKN 336. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: One of HMKN 391, HES 320.
HES 340 (3) Methods of Data Analysis
Introduction to basic statistics and methods relevant to the analysis and interpretation of quantitative data pertaining to health and social well-being. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 340, HMKN 205, STAT 121 or STAT 230. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206.
HES 351 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology
Integrative approach to normal and abnormal responses to exercise as well as the physiological effects of chronic conditions and their clinical management in exercise physiology. [3-0-2]
Prerequisite: All of HES 250, HES 311. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 352 (3) Exercise Testing for Clinical Populations
Analysis of standard and specialized protocols, recommendations, equipment, personnel and parameters of exercise assessments for individuals living with clinical populations. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 250 and either (a) HES 311 or (b) HMKN 335. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 353 (3) Clinical Exercise Prescription
Advanced exercise prescription considerations for individuals with chronic conditions and special populations (e.g., pediatric, aging). [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: HES 352. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 354 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology Applications in Chronic Conditions: Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical considerations of cardiovascular conditions and treatment for safe and effective implementation of exercise programs for people with cardiovascular disease. Critically review evidence, standards and recommendations for use of exercise in the management and prevention of cardiovascular disease. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: HES 351. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 355 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology Applications in Chronic Conditions: Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders
An overview of the clinical considerations of metabolic and endocrine pathologies and treatment for the safe and effective design and implementation of exercise programs for people with metabolic and/or endocrine disease. Students will critically review evidence and current standards and recommendations for the use of exercise in the management and prevention of metabolic and endocrine diseases and disorders. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: HES 351. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 356 (3) Health Behaviour Change for Chronic Disease Management
Overview of behaviour change theories and principles of behaviour change intervention design with a particular focus on individual and community-based programming for those living with a variety of chronic conditions. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 231 or (b) HMKN 316. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 371 (3) Professional Practice in Health & Exercise Sciences
Key considerations for safe, effective and professional practice for health and exercise specialists including legal, ethical and client-care standards. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: All of HES 211, HES 212.
HES 380 (3) Exercise Metabolism
The underlying metabolic events associated with exercise and nutritional challenges. Substrate delivery and skeletal muscle metabolism with respect to exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 313. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 380 or HMKN 313. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HMKN 200 or (b) HES 105; and either (a) HES 200 or (b) HMKN 323.
HES 381 (3) Body Composition
Body composition, with particular emphasis on the influence of physical (in)activity. Techniques for measuring the amounts of adipose tissue, muscle, and bone in the body. Formerly offered as HMKN 314. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 381 or HMKN 314. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HMKN 190 or (b) HES 120.
HES 382 (3) Sport Psychology
How psychological factors influence and are influenced by participation and performance in sport including personality, motivation, arousal, attitude, perception, aggression, competition, concentration, confidence, and goal setting as they pertain to sport. Formerly offered as HMKN 321. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 382 or HMKN 321. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HMKN 201 or (b) HES 131.
HES 383 (3) Physical Dimensions of Aging
Changes in physiological function with age. For students planning to become health professionals. Various dimensions of life, including health and functional capacity, are addressed. Formerly offered as HMKN 331. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 383 or HMKN 331. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 105 or (b) HMKN 200; and either (a) HES 203 or (b) HMKN 203.
HES 384 (3) Socio-Cultural Aspects of Healthy Aging
Health priorities for the elderly and intersectoral initiatives to positively influence physical, mental, and social well-being and functioning. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing. Recommended: HES 130 or HEAL 200.
HES 401 (3) Community Placement Experience
Practical work experience in a supervised health/human kinetics related work setting with a cooperating agency, private business, or industry. No more than 9 credits in total will be granted for any combination of HMKN 401, HMKN 402, HMKN 499. Formerly offered as HMKN 401. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 401 or HMKN 401. Pass/Fail.
Prerequisite: One of HMKN 205, HES 240 and one of HMKN 206, HES 340 and fourth-year standing in Human Kinetics and permission of the Undergraduate Chair.
HES 402 (3) Advanced Community Placement Experience
Advanced 'hands-on' practical work experience in a supervised health-related work setting with a partnered organization. Formerly offered as HMKN 402. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 402 or HMKN 402.
Prerequisite: One of HMKN 401, HES 401 and permission of both the Practicum Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair.
HES 420 (3) Advanced Functional Anatomy
Advanced aspects of functional human movement, exercise and musculoskeletal pathology with special attention to developmental, evolutionary and clinical perspectives including movement analysis, design and implementation of exercises to address muscle imbalances and movement in healthy and clinical populations. [3-2-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 320 or (b) HMKN 391. Registration limited to students in the Kinesiology & Allied Health concentration of the B. H.E.S. program.
HES 433 (3) Knowledge Translation in Health and Exercise Sciences
Methods for knowledge mobilization, implementation, theory and practice in knowledge translation for healthcare professionals. Formerly offered as HMKN 408. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 433 or HMKN 408. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HMKN 206 or (b) HES 240.
HES 453 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology Applications in Chronic Conditions: Musculoskeletal and Neurological Diseases and Disorders
Clinical considerations of musculoskeletal and neurological diseases/disorders including treatment for safe and effective implementation of exercise programs for people with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Critical review of evidence, standards and recommendations in exercise management for musculoskeletal and neurological diseases/disorders. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: HES 351. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S.
HES 454 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology Applications in Chronic Conditions: Respiratory Disease
Clinical considerations of respiratory diseases. Safe and effective implementation of exercise programs for people with respiratory disease. Critical review of evidence, standards and recommendations for the use of exercise in the management and prevention of respiratory disease. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: HES 351. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S.
HES 455 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology Applications in Chronic Conditions: Oncologyy
Clinical considerations of cancer pathology. Safe and effective design and implementation of exercise programs for people living with cancer. Critical review of evidence, standards and recommendations for the use of exercise in the management and prevention of cancer. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: HES 351. Registration limited to students Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 459 (3) Clinical Exercise Physiology: Advanced Practice
Guided comprehensive protocol testing to demonstrate mastery of program knowledge and skills, and readiness to practice in clinical exercise physiology. [0-3-0]
Prerequisite: HES 493. Registration limited to students in their final year of the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 471 (3) Professional Ethics in Health & Exercise Sciences
Ethical and legal responsibilities of allied health practitioners in care and service to clients, patients and public relating to codes of conduct, consent, trust, confidentiality, standards of care, negligence, record keeping, beneficence, least harm, dignity and scope of practice. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: HES 371. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 480 (3) Concussion
Investigation of the diagnosis, deficits and treatment of concussion, and the neurocognitive, biomechanical, cerebrovascular, and sensorimotor effects of the injury. Formerly offered as HMKN 404. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 480 or HMKN 404. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and either (a) HES 311 or (b) HMKN 335; and HES 340 and HMKN 205.
HES 481 (3) Pediatric Exercise Physiology
Investigation into the physiological responses of children and adolescents to exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 406. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 481 or HMKN 406. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 105 or (b) HMKN 200; and either (a) HES 305 or (b) HMKN 310.
HES 482 (3) Advanced Training Methods
Advanced theory and applications of exercise physiology and training methodology to the conditioning process for sport and physical activity. Formerly offered as HMKN 409. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 482 or HMKN 409. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 340 or (b) HMKN 205; and either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and all of HES 211, HES 212.
HES 483 (3) Environmental Physiology
Regulation and adaptation of the cardiovascular, circulatory, and respiratory systems during environmental extremes. Formerly offered as HMKN 411. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 483 or HMKN 411. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: One of HES 305, HMKN 310.
HES 484 (3) Neuromuscular Physiology
Integrated actions of the neural, somotosensory, and motor systems underlying human movement in healthy, diseased, and aged individuals. Emphasis will be placed upon motor unit physiology, reflexes, and the descending motor system. Formerly offered as HMKN 412. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 484 or HMKN 412. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and either (a) HES 321 or (b) HMKN 315; and either (a) HES 340 or (b) HMKN 205.
HES 485 (3) Advanced Circulatory Physiology
Regulation and adaptation of the circulatory systems at rest, during exercise. Focus on adaptations and prescription implications following pathology. Formerly offered as HMKN 414. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 485 or HMKN 414. [0-0-3]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and either (a) HES 305 or (b) HMKN 310; and either (a) HES 311 or (b) HMKN 335; and either (a) HES 340 or (b) HMKN 205.
HES 486 (3) Muscle Fatigue
Physiological mechanisms within the central nervous system and muscle fibres which contribute to muscle fatigue. The influence of various factors (e.g., sex, age, disease) on muscle fatigue. Formerly offered as HMKN 415. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 486 or HMKN 415. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and either (a) HES 305 or (b) HMKN 310; and either (a) HES 321 or (b) HMKN 315; and either (a) HES 340 or (b) HMKN 205.
HES 487 (3) Applied Nutrition: Exercise and Chronic Disease
Application of principles of nutrition to chronic disease and exercise. Practical considerations of prescription toward sport performance and disease prevention. Formerly offered as HMKN 423. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 332 or HMKN 423. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 200 or (b) HMKN 323; and either (a) HES 311 or (b) HMKN 200.
HES 488 (3) Cortical Control of Movement
Cortical events associated with sensation and motor planning associated with goal-directed movement. Particular focus on plasticity associated with disease and injury. Formerly offered as HMKN 413. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 488 or HMKN 413. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 202 or (b) HMKN 202; and either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and HES 340 and HMKN 205.
HES 490 (3/6) d Project in Human Kinetics
Provides opportunities to perform research pertaining to a chosen area of Human Kinetics as agreed upon by a faculty member and student. No more than 6 credits in total of HES 490.
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and either (a) HES 340 or (b) HMKN 205. Permission of the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
HES 491 (1) Undergraduate Honours Research Seminar
Seminar examining current topics, controversies, and arising research trends in health and exercise sciences. Pass/Fail. Formerly offered as HMKN 403. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 491 or HMKN 403. [0-0-1]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the B.H.E.S. Honours program.
HES 492 (6) Undergraduate Honours Thesis
A research problem in health and exercise sciences under the supervision of a Health and Exercise Sciences faculty member. Students engage in research requiring a written report with a public presentation of the findings. Formerly offered as HMKN 449. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 492 or HMKN 449.
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the B.H.E.S. Honours Program.
HES 493 (6) Community Practicum
Practical work experience in a supervised health, fitness or performance work setting with a community-based partner.
Prerequisite: HES 212. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 494 (15) Advanced Community Practicum
Advanced practical work experience in a supervised clinical work setting with a community-based partner who serve individuals living with chronic disease conditions.
Prerequisite: HES 459. Registration limited to students in the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration of the B.H.E.S program.
HES 495 (3/6) d Special Topics in Health and Exercise Sciences
Formerly offered as HMKN 495. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 495 or HMKN 495. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) HES 240 or (b) HMKN 206; and either (a) HES 340 or (b) HMKN 205. Permission of the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
HES 505 (3) Quantitative Analyses: Decision Making Using Data in Health & Exercise Science
How to analyze and interpret statistical data commonly encountered in health and exercise science research. Content includes the choice of appropriate statistical analyses, cleaning data, correlation, linear regression, multiple and logistic regresssion, t-tests and analyses of variance.
HES 506 (3) Research Methods in Health and Exercise Sciences
Principles of research methods including philosophy of science, research designs, ethical considerations, critical analysis, qualitative and quantitative approaches, proposal development.
HES 515 (3) Advanced Neuromuscular Physiology and Sensorimotor Neuroscience
Neuromuscular and neuroanatomical processes involved in the control of muscle contraction and movement. Special emphasis on physiological adaptations within the nervous and muscular systems as a result of acute (e.g., exercise, fatigue, injury, hypoxia) and chronic (e.g., training, age, disease) perturbations.
HES 516 (3) Laboratory Techniques and Analysis in Neuromuscular Physiology and Sensorimotor Neuroscience
Practical experience with cutting-edge techniques and analyses used in the areas of neuromuscular physiology and sensorimotor neuroscience.
HES 525 (3) Behaviour Change Taxonomies and Theories of Health Behaviour Change: Overlap, Integration, and Application
An in-depth examination of behavior change taxonomies and associated techniques, and how these relate and compare to theories of health behaviour change. Critical analysis of how techniques and theories can be applied will occur through discussion, debate, article synopses, presentations, and written assignments.
HES 526 (3) Introduction to Narrative, Scoping, and Systematic Reviews in Health and Exercise Sciences
This course will provide an in-depth and applied learning experience on what narrative, scoping, and systematic reviews are, steps involved in conducting a rigorous review, how to interpret and evaluate the quality of reviews, and how to prepare a protocol for a review.
HES 535 (3) Advanced Integrative Human Physiology I
Human oxygen uptake, transport mechanisms and the coordination of physiological systems.
HES 536 (3) Advanced Integrative Human Physiology II
Muscle oxygen utilization and the integration of physiological systems across the lifespan and environmental stressors.
HES 545 (3/6) d Special Topics in Health and Exercise Sciences
Credit will be granted for only one of HMKN 495 or HMKN 545 when the subject matter is of the same nature.
HES 549 (18) M.Sc. Thesis
Pass/Fail.
HES 649 (0) Ph.D. Dissertation
Pass/Fail.

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