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School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Education

KIN: Kinesiology

KIN 101 (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 103 (3) Active Health
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 115 (3/6) d Performance Analysis of Selected Individual Sports and Activities
Specific topics to be announced each year. KIN 115 and 215 can be taken in any order. [2-2]
KIN 151 (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. [3-0]
KIN 161 (3) Leisure and Sport in Society
Introduction to the political, economic and social basis of leisure and sport; concepts, theories and problems. [3-0]
KIN 190 (3) Anatomy & Physiology I
Structure and function of the neuromuscular 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. [2-2]
KIN 191 (3) Anatomy & Physiology II
Structure and function of the digestive, endocrine, urinary, circulatory and respiratory systems. Special emphasis on effects of exercise. Please consult the School of Kinesiology Credit Exclusion Lists: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=12,205,253,1477. [2-2]
KIN 201 (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 215 (3/6) d Performance Analysis of Selected Team Sports and Activities
Specific topics to be announced each year. KIN 115 and 215 can be taken in any order. [2-2]
KIN 230 (3) Human Motor Behaviour I
Processes underlying human movement and learning motor skills and factors influencing acquisition, performance, and movement control. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 231 (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 [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 261 (3) Health Policy and Society
Health policy and the social context in relation to active health. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 275 (3) Exercise Physiology I
Acute and chronic effects of exercise on body systems; basic concepts of cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular responses to physical activity. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 284 (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. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
KIN 301 (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 303 (3) High Performance Conditioning in Physical Activity and Sport
Conditioning methods, exercise techniques and appraisal methods for fitness in high performance physical activity and sport. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 330 (3) Human Motor Behaviour II
Acquisition, performance, and control of skilled movements. Processes and underlying mechanisms involved in learning and performing motor skills. Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 330 or KIN 468. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 343 (3) Biology of Human Athletic Performance
Basics of exercise physiology 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 351 (3) Biomechanics II Mechanical Properties of Tissues
Mechanics of muscular contraction and how the mechanical properties of the muscle, ligaments, tendons, and bone work synergistically. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 353 (3) Human Body Composition
Examination of techniques for measuring the amounts of adipose tissue, muscle and bone in the body, and factors affecting body composition, with particular emphasis on physical activity. [3-0]
Prerequisite: 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 361 (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 362 (3) Inclusive Physical Activity for Individuals with Special Needs
For persons with disabilities; a developmental, lifelong approach to programming. Includes field work. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 365 (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 366 (3) Movement Experiences for Young Children
The design and implementation of movement experiences for children in early childhood years. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 367 (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 369 (3) Instructional Analysis and Design in Sport and Physical Activity Programs
Instructional design and technologies applied to sport and physical activity programs. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 371 (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: Third-year standing.
KIN 373 (3) Research Methods in Kinesiology
Critical evaluation of research studies and methods with emphasis on the physical activity context. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 375 (3) Exercise Physiology II
Transport of oxygen during exercise in humans. Regulation and integration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems during exercise. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 381 (3) Leisure, Sport and Popular Culture
Selected aspects of leisure and sport examined in relation to modern social structures and cultures. Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 281 or KIN 381. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 382 (3) Meaning and Values in Sport
An analysis of the experience of sports activities. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 383 (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 389 (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 effect human movement and balance control will be discussed. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 390 (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 392 (3) The Leisure and Sport Industry
Economic and financial issues in the leisure and sport industry. Topics include entrepreneurship, economic impact, commercialization, patterns of ownership and control, and selected financial practices. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 400 (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 401 (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 402 (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 403 (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 415 (3) Conceptual Approaches to Games Education
Examination of developmentally appropriate conceptual and tactical approaches to team game instruction. [2-2]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 425 (3) Aging, Health, and the Body
The sociology of aging and the body. Focus on how older adults perceive and experience health and illness.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 454 (3/6) 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 455 (15) Field Work and Field Research Practicum
Field work and a field research project will be undertaken concurrently in a cooperating leisure, sport or other agency over one term in fourth year (30 hours per week). Students will also attend weekly seminars to discuss field work and the field research projects. Limited enrolment. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: One of KIN 371, HKIN 371. Fourth-year standing and approval from KIN Program Coordinator.
KIN 456 (3) Field Experiences in Physical Education Settings
Analytical observations and supervised professional practice in physical activity settings.
Prerequisite: KIN 369. Third-year standing. Restricted to students in the BHK and BKIN programs.
KIN 461 (3) Prevention of Sports Injuries I
Training and safety strategies for the prevention of injuries to the musculoskeletal system and sense organs. [3-0]
Prerequisite: One of KIN 361, HKIN 361 and third-year standing.
Corequisite: One of KIN 375, HKIN 375.
KIN 462 (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: One of KIN 375, HKIN 375 and 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 469 (3) Chronic Health Issues, Physical Activity, and Community Practice
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. Community service-learning component. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 471 (3) Prevention of Sports Injuries II
Training and safety strategies for the prevention of injuries or disorders of internal organs and central nervous system. Environmental and nutritional factors in conditioning and pre-event preparation. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 473 (3) Neuroanatomy of Human Movement
Neuroanatomy of human motion in healthy and clinical populations. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
KIN 475 (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 481 (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 489 (3-9) d Seminar
Current topics and research in specific areas. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing. Consult with Advisor for specific prerequisites.
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) 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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