Course Summaries

Note: Kinesiology and Physical Health Education course codes were changed to KNPE as of SEPT 2010.

One Page Course Summaries

One-page course summaries expand the official course descriptions by including additional information on textbooks, course objectives, course evaluation methods, the main topics in the course outline and the name of the course instructor. The summaries posted are based on the most recent offering of the specific course.

*For official course descriptions, please follow the link on the Arts and Science Calendar website.

BPHE (Honours) and BSCH KINE

Courses are restricted to those registered in a Kinesiology or Physical Health Education program with the following exceptions and subject to available space to a maximum of 24.0 course units. 

  • BA(H) HLTH: KNPE 251/3.0, KNPE 253/3.0, KNPE 335/3.0 and KNPE 365/3.0. 
  • All other undergraduate programs: KNPE 353/3.0, KNPE 367/3.0, KNPE 450/3.0, KNPE 459/3.0 and KNPE 473/3.0

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* Note - HLTH Course Summaries [link]

KNPE 125 - Introduction to the Physiology of Human Movement

KNPE 153 - Introductory Biomechanics

KNPE 167 - Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Sport and Physical Activity

KNPE 203 - The Art and Science of Coaching

KNPE 225 - Integrative Physiology of Human Movement

KNPE 227 - Exercise Physiology

KNPE 237 - Physical Activities for Children

KNPE 251 - Introduction to Statistics

KNPE 253 - Ergonomics and Human Factors

KNPE 255 - Physical Activity, Fitness and Health

KNPE 261 - Motor Learning

KNPE 265 - Psychology of Sport and Exercise

KNPE 331 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

KNPE 327 - Exercise Physiology Laboratory

KNPE 333 - Physical Activity for Persons with Disabilities 

KNPE 335 - Physical Activity and Aging

KNPE 343 - Instructional Leadership for Health and Fitness

KNPE 345 - The Science and Methodology of Sport Training Conditioning Programs

KNPE 352 - Research-Based Internship

KNPE 353 - Biomechanics

KNPE 355 - Clinical Fitness Assessment Laboratory

KNPE 363 - Psychology of Sport and Performance

KNPE 365 - Physical Activity and Health Behaviour Counselling

KNPE 367 - Fitness, the Body and Culture

KNPE 371 - Sport and Recreation Management

KNPE 393 - Special Topics in Physical Education and Kinesiology I

KNPE 395 - Special Topics in Physical Education and Kinesiology II

KNPE 427 - Exercise, Nutrition and Metabolism

KNPE 429 - Cardiovascular and Respiratory Control During Exercise

KNPE 450 - Ergonomics

KNPE 454 - Applications in Biomechanics

KNPE 456 - Survey of Research and Literature in Physical Education or Kinesiology

KNPE 459 - Clinical Exercise Physiology

KNPE 463 - Community-Based Physical Activity Promotion

KNPE 465 - Psychology of Sport Expertise

KNPE 469 - The Olympic Games

KNPE 473 - Cultural Studies in Sport and Physical Activity

KNPE 491 - Special Project in Physical Education or Kinesiology

KNPE 493 - Special Topics in Physical Education or Kinesiology I

KNPE 495 - Special Topics in Physical Education or Kinesiology II

KNPE 595 - Honours Thesis in Physical Education or Kinesiology