Kinesiology (KINE)

KINE 120 - SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY

Short Title: FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a class of Freshman. Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: An introduction to studies in the areas of human movement: anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning and control, and psychological aspects of sport and exercise.

KINE 300 - HUMAN ANATOMY

Short Title: HUMAN ANATOMY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Introduction to human anatomy including concepts of function.

KINE 301 - HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

Short Title: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group III

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: This course will address the fundamental principles of human physiology at the cell, tissue, organ, organ system, and organism levels. Emphasis will be placed on mechanisms of function and homeostasis as achieved through the coordinated function of homeostatic control systems.

KINE 302 - BIOMECHANICS

Short Title: BIOMECHANICS

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 300

Description: An introduction to the discipline of mechanics as it applies to biological systems. Primary emphasis is placed on humans and other vertebrate species. Topics covered include the kinematics and kinetics of movement, material and functional properties of musculoskeletal tissues and the integration of musculoskeletal function from molecules and cells to whole animals. Recommended prerequisite(s): KINE 321.

KINE 310 - PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND EXERCISE

Short Title: PSYC OF SPORT & EXERCISE

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Examine the psychological foundations that underlie sport and exercise participation. Recommended Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

KINE 311 - MOTOR LEARNING

Short Title: MOTOR LEARNING

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Designed to provide a basic understanding of the theories related to skill acquisition, development, and movement. Learners develop an understanding of the cognitive, behavioral, and neurological concepts needed to become skilled at movements. The course will also incorporate laboratory experiences in the physiological, neurological, and psychological factors of human movement.

KINE 319 - STATISTICS FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

Short Title: STATS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Topics include displaying and describing data, the normal curve, regression, statistical inference including parametric and non-parametric analyses, and hypothesis testing. Students also have the opportunity to analyze data using SPSS and Excel software.

KINE 321 - EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Short Title: EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 300 and KINE 301

Corequisite: KINE 323

Description: This course examines the acute and chronic effects of exercise on physiological functions. Topics include nutrition, energy transfer, fatigue, metabolism, disease, aging, preventative medicine, genetics, elite performance, ergogenic aids, exercise testing, and specificity of training. Must register for co-req course KINE 323 also.

KINE 323 - EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY

Short Title: EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Laboratory

Credit Hour: 1

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 300 and KINE 301

Corequisite: KINE 321

Description: This course introduces the concepts and assessment techniques used to quantify physiological function. Laboratory experiences will require students to acquire and apply knowledge of systems physiology to make direct functional assessments using themselves as subjects. A major emphasis will be placed on metabolism and energy transfer in the body. Cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and central nervous system function will also be covered. Individual body composition, musculoskeletal levers, metabolic power and fitness, and neuromuscular control and coordination. Must register for co-req course KINE 321 also.

KINE 326 - EXERCISE EPIDEMIOLOGY

Short Title: EXERCISE EPIDEMIOLOGY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: This course provides an epidemiological foundation to exercise and physical activity research related to public health. The course is designed to present evidence of the positive effects of physical activity and exercise in preventing disease, disability, and increasing quality of life. Recommended Prerequisite(s): KINE 321 or KINE 323.

KINE 351 - HUMAN ANATOMY LAB

Short Title: HUMAN ANATOMY LAB

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Laboratory

Credit Hour: 1

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Kinesiology. Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 300

Description: Study of the pro-sections and cadavers are used for learning and understanding human anatomy in a gross anatomy examination laboratory at BCM in the Texas Medical Center. Hands-on examination of human anatomy in this course provides supplemental practical experience for lectures in KINE 300, Human Anatomy courses.

KINE 375 - SPORTS MEDICINE INTERNSHIP

Short Title: SPORTS MEDICINE INTERNSHIP

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Internship/Practicum

Credit Hours: 1-3

Restrictions: Students with a class of Junior or Senior may not enroll. Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Kinesiology. Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Internship experience for upperclassmen in the sports medicine concentration. Department Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.

KINE 403 - SPORT NUTRITION

Short Title: SPORTS NUTRITION

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): HEAL 103

Description: This course will address current scientific knowledge about common macronutrients, micronutrients, and supplements, and how they may enhance athletic performance. The course will also focus on the role of nutritional timing, volume, and periodization to achieve practical results in endurance, strength, power and speed. Recommended Prerequisite(s): KINE 321.

KINE 410 - CASE STUDIES IN HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Short Title: CASE STUDIES HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Research

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: An advanced, multidisciplinary consideration of how humans perform. Class work will center around problem solving using a case study methodology.

KINE 412 - MOTOR CONTROL

Short Title: MOTOR CONTROL

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 311 and KINE 325

Description: Exploration of the neurophysiological, behavioral, and biomechanical aspects of human movement and development.

KINE 421 - ADVANCED TOPICS IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

Short Title: ADV TOPICS IN EX PHYS & MED

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 321 and KINE 323

Description: This course is a seminar style course that examines acute and chronic effects of exercise stimuli on physiological adaptation as relevant to health, disease and human performance. Topics will vary depending on current issues in exercise physiology. Examples include metabolism, fatigue, diabetes, genetics, muscular dystrophy, orthopedics, cancer and cardiovascular disease. The course is intended for those with a background in biology and/or physiology and interest in exercise and health.

KINE 430 - SPORTS INJURY: EVALUATION, MANAGEMENT, AND TREATMENT

Short Title: SPORTS INJURY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 300 and KINE 302 and KINE 321

Description: Upper level course designed to provide students with practical application of basic science knowledge obtained in lower level courses within the department of Kinesiology. The course will address the management of common sports injuries from time of injury to return to play. At the end of the course, students will have a comprehensive understanding of athletic injuries and their management.

KINE 440 - RESEARCH METHODS

Short Title: RESEARCH METHODS

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 319

Description: Designed to introduce students to research methods, statistical techniques, and topics appropriate for experimental research.

KINE 490 - SEMINAR IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Short Title: SEMINAR IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Considers issues related to athletic injury including mechanisms, assessment, management, and rehabilitation.

KINE 495 - INDEPENDENT STUDY IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Short Title: INDEPENDENT STUDY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Independent Study

Credit Hours: 1-3

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a class of Junior or Senior. Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Kinesiology. Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: To provide the student with research opportunity to gain or enhance knowledge in the sports medicine area or to explore an area of interest related to research in sports medicine. Department Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): KINE 319 and KINE 440. Repeatable for Credit.

KINE 496 - INDEPENDENT STUDY IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Short Title: INDEPENDENT STUDY

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Independent Study

Credit Hours: 1-3

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a class of Junior or Senior. Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Kinesiology. Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: To provide the student with research opportunity to gain or enhance knowledge in the sports medicine area or to explore an area of interest related to research in sports medicine. Department Permission Required. Recommended Prerequisite(s): KINE 319 and KINE 440. Repeatable for Credit.

KINE 498 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Short Title: SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPORTS MED

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Credit Hours: 1-3

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a class of Junior or Senior. Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): KINE 300

Description: Course will address management of common sports injury to return to play. Students will learn how to identify common athletic injuries including mechanism of injury, signs and symptoms, treatment, evaluation of involved body region, and return to play decision making criteria. Fall 2015 topic: Management, Evaluation and Treatment of Sports Injuries. Recommended Prerequisites: KINE 321 or KINE 323. Repeatable for Credit.

KINE 499 - TEACHING PRACTICUM IN SPORTS MEDICINE

Short Title: TEACHING PRACTICUM

Department: Kinesiology

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Internship/Practicum

Credit Hours: 1-3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Advanced teaching experience for upper level students who have demonstrated particular aptitude and interest in one area of kinesiology. Students will assist in conducting a course in which they have previously excelled. The student will learn techniques in course management, instruction, and evaluation. Department Permission Required. Recommended prerequisite(s): Junior or senior standing, declared major in Kinesiology, and at least an "A-" in the course serving as the practicum. Repeatable for Credit.