Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Kinesiology & Physical Education (KNPE)

KNPE 125  Introduction to Human Physiology  Units: 3.00  

This course provides an introduction to human physiology from the cellular to the systematic level with special emphasis on the systems that adapt to exercise stress. The following areas will be covered: the cell, nervous system, skeletal muscle system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, neuroendocrine system, and renal system.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan. Exclusion IDIS 150; PHGY 210; PHGY 212; PHGY 214; (PHGY 215 and PHGY 216).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 153  Introductory Biomechanics  Units: 3.00  

This course will present the fundamentals of biomechanics, including forces and moments, linear kinematics and kinetics, and work, power, and energy. Biomechanical tools and techniques used to assess human movement will also be introduced.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;6T;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE153, PHED153  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 167  Socio-Cult Dimensions of Sport and Physical Activity  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to sociological thinking about sport and physical activity. Among the topics to be discussed are: an exploration of what constitutes sport and under what conditions; how social relations of class, race, gender, and sexuality shape sport experiences; the business of sport; and the relationship between the media and sport.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12T;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE167, PHED167  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 203  Coaching and Leadership in Sport  Units: 3.00  

The course will explore the concepts of coaching and leadership in relation to sport. The course addresses topics such as theoretical models of coaching and leadership, coaching behaviours, coach education, and the role of coaches in promoting performance, participation, and personal development through sport.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 265. Recommended KNPE 237.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE203, PHED303, PPHE203  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 225  Advanced Human Physiology  Units: 3.00  

The emphasis will be placed on understanding the concept of homeostasis and the integrated control of cellular and organ responses involved in regulation to maintain homeostasis. Special emphasis will be placed on the systems that respond to exercise stress.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12T;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 125. Exclusion IDIS 150; PHGY 210; PHGY 212; PHGY 214; (PHGY 215 and PHGY 216).  
Course Equivalencies: KINE225, KNPE225  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 227  Exercise Physiology  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the basic components of physiology as they apply to health, fitness and exercise physiology.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 125 and KNPE 225.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE227, PHED155  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 237  Child and Adolescent Motor Development  Units: 3.00  

This course is an exploration of behavioural and biological research on physical activity and how it relates to the psychosocial, structural, and physiological development of children between birth and approximately age 13.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE237, PHED237, PPHE237  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 251  Introduction to Statistics  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the analysis of data from real life situations. Covers study design, descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include probability, t-tests, regression, Chi-square tests, analysis of variance. Emphasis is in the foundation of statistical inference and practical application of statistical methods using statistical software.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (12L;18Lb;48O;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan. Exclusion BIOL 243; CHEE 209; COMM 162; ECON 250; GPHY 247; NURS 323; PHED 251; POLS 385; PSYC 202; SOCY 211; STAM 200; STAT 263; STAT 267; STAT 367.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE251, PHED251  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 254  Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement  Units: 3.00  

Students will use biomechanical principles that describe how forces cause movement, from whole-body motions to tissue level processes, in order to solve problems in human movement. Biomechanical techniques and tools will be discussed, with a focus on applications in clinical movement disorders and performance in sport and exercise.
LEARNING HOURS 117 (36L;9Lb;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 153. Exclusion KNPE 353. Recommended ANAT 315.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 255  Physical Activity, Fitness and Health  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the interrelationships between physical activity, fitness and health. Current techniques for the measurement of health related fitness components, evaluation of diet, weight loss principles, psychological aspects of fitness and suitable activities for fitness development. Concepts related to prescription of physical activity and exercise counseling are introduced.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 125. Corequisite KNPE 225 and KNPE 227. Exclusion HLTH 270.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE255, PHED255  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 261  Theory of Motor Behaviour and Motor Learning  Units: 3.00  

Students will understand motor skill acquisition principles and procedures available to optimize learning in physical activity programs. The principles and theories outlined in this course will provide students with a basic knowledge of sensorimotor behaviour for applications in physical education, kinesiology, and rehabilitation.
LEARNING HOURS 132 (30L;12Lb;6G;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE261, PHED261  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 265  Psychology of Sport and Exercise  Units: 3.00  

This course will introduce both theoretical and applied/professional aspects of human social behaviour in sport and exercise settings.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan. Corequisite PSYC 100.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE265, PHED165  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 300  Community-Based Internship  Units: 3.00  

A community-based internship for Kinesiology and Physical Education students to apply knowledge gained in theory-based courses and develop a range of professional skills. Internship opportunities vary year to year, subject to availability of an appropriate placement in a relevant workplace setting.
NOTE Students are expected to participate in professional development workshops offered by the SKHS Student Experience Coordinator and Career Services.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (18G;84Oc;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan) and minimum cumulative GPA of 1.90 and permission of the Coordinator and Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Exclusion HLTH 300; KNPE 330; KNPE 346.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 327  Exercise Physiology Laboratory  Units: 3.00  

A laboratory experience designed to establish understanding of, and technical skills in, the measurement of human physiological responses and performance capacity in exercise. Students will develop familiarity with tests of physiological function during rest and exercise in preparation for work in human performance, clinical and medical settings.
NOTE Priority given to students in Level 3 of the KINE Specialization Plan followed by students in Level 3 of the PHED Specialization Plan.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (24L;36Lb;6I;12O;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 125, KNPE 225 and KNPE 227.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 330  Athletic Therapy Field Placement  Units: 4.50  

Under the tutelage of the Coordinator of Athletic Therapy Services, students will complete a field placement that involves assignment to a varsity team as a student trainer. Student trainers are responsible for onsite coverage of the team during competition and possibly during practices. The student trainers are also responsible for the taping needs of athletes on the team, and assisting with assessment and rehabilitation.
NOTE Students must hold valid First Aid/CPR certification and proof of completion of Athletic Therapy experience (36 hours) in second year.
LEARNING HOURS 177 (165Pc;12P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and (ANAT 315 and KNPE 331) and (a cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher) and permission of the Course Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Exclusion HLTH 300; KNPE 300; KNPE 346.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 331  Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries  Units: 3.00  

The care and prevention of common athletic injuries with emphasis placed on the practical portion of taping and wrapping of athletic trauma.
NOTE Lab Materials: estimated cost $15.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24L;24Lb;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and ANAT 315 and ANAT 316.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE331, PHED331, PPHE331  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 335  Healthy Aging  Units: 3.00  

This course looks at what happens to the body as we age, including an examination of the physiological, psychological and emotional changes that occur during the aging process. The role of a healthy lifestyle in achieving quality of life as we age is a key perspective.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or DIPA plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE335, PHED335, PPHE335  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 336  Community Field Placement in Disability and Physical Activity  Units: 3.00  

Students gain experience assisting adults with a disability to engage in exercise. Students develop an understanding of the nature of disability, the benefits of exercise, factors that promote exercise participation, and appropriate exercise prescription.
NOTE Students must hold valid First Aid/CPR certification and CPIC.
NOTE Uniform $25.
LEARNING HOURS 138 (18S;84Pc;12O;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and (HLTH 200 or KNPE 255) or registration in the Certificate in Disability and Physical Activity. Corequisite HLTH 332.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 337  Physical Activity Promotion for Children and Youth  Units: 3.00  

This course explores topics such as theoretical models of motivation, interest, and interpersonal behaviours, and the design, implementation, and provision of inclusive physical activity environments for children/youth. This course emphasizes the application of theory through activity-based classroom sessions and community placements.
NOTE Transportation and other costs directly related to the student (e.g. required Criminal Checks) are the responsibility of the student.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (18L;18Lb;24O;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or HLTH Plan and (KNPE 237 or HLTH 270). Exclusion PACT 237.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 338  Exploring Active Urban Communities  Units: 3.00  

The goal of this course is to explore the interconnections between active living, natural spaces and the built urban environment. Students will participate in an expedition style learning experience spending a week traveling and learning together as a group; engaging with community members; and partaking in an array of recreational activities.
NOTE An additional fee of approximately $400 is charged to defray cost of transportation, accommodation, and food. Students will need to provide some of their own camping equipment (example; sleeping bag, sleeping pad, rain gear). General equipment for the outdoor education camp school will be provided.
LEARNING HOURS 110 (40G;50Oc;20P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a (HLTH Major or Medial, KINE or PHED Plan). Equivalency PACT 338.  
Course Equivalencies: PACT338, PHED338  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 339  Advanced Exercise Metabolism  Units: 3.00  

This course focuses on aspects of skeletal muscle energy metabolism related to exercise, with a particular emphasis on the regulation of carbohydrate and fat metabolism and the mechanisms regulating their use as substrates for muscle during rest and exercise.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 225 and KNPE 227. Equivalency KNPE 427.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE427, KNPE427, PHED427  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 345  The Science and Methodology of Sport Training Conditioning Programs  Units: 3.00  

This course focuses on the development of sport conditioning programs from periodization concepts to specific training components and how the components can be integrated to create a comprehensive and balanced athlete training plan. Laboratory sessions will work on skill development applicable to conducting training and conditioning programs.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36L;18Pc;72P)

Requirements: (KNPE125 AND KNPE227) OR PHED155  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE345, PHED245, PPHE345  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 346  Strength and Conditioning Field Placement  Units: 4.50  

Under the tutelage of the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, students will complete a field placement that involves a range of practical experiences in the area of strength and conditioning programs for elite athletes. Practical sessions will be rotated weekly in order to provide students with a variety of experiences in program delivery, training sessions, and testing.
NOTE Students must hold valid First Aid/CPR certification and proof of completion of Athletic Therapy experience (36 hours) in second year.
LEARNING HOURS 168 (120Pc;24G;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and (ANAT 315 and KNPE 345) and a (cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher) and permission of the Course Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Exclusion HLTH 300; KNPE 300; KNPE 330.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 352  Research Skills Development Practicum  Units: 3.00  

A practicum for students in Kinesiology and Physical Education working in the research labs and on research projects of SKHS faculty members. Includes a seminar series covering research topics and methodologies in: Applied Exercise Science, Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, and Sociology of Sport and Health.
NOTE Students will apply for a research-based practicum at the end of their second year. Recommended for students who intend to complete KNPE 595.
LEARNING HOURS 140 (12S;80Pc;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 251 and permission of the Course Coordinator or the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Corequisite HLTH 252. Exclusion HLTH 352.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 354  Occupational Biomechanics and Physical Ergonomics  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to occupational biomechanics and physical ergonomics. The course will apply principles of biomechanics to describe relationships between job demands, functional/tissue capacities and work-related injury. Demand, capacity and injury risk evaluation tools will also be presented.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 254.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE253; KNPE354  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 355  Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Assessment Laboratory  Units: 3.00  

A lecture/laboratory experience designed to help prepare students to participate in a variety of multidisciplinary clinical and/or professional environments. Concept and skill development pertaining to exercise/lifestyle for general as well as selected special populations will prepare students for experiences in clinical and medical settings.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (12L;36Lb;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 125, KNPE 225, KNPE 227 and KNPE 255. Note Priority enrolment is given to students in (Level 3-KINE Specialization Plan) followed by students in (Level 3-PHED Specialization Plan).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 363  Team Dynamics in Sport: Theory and Practice  Units: 3.00  

This course explores group dynamics in sport and involves the integration of theory, research, and practice. Topics include team structure (e.g. roles). it processes (e.g., communication), and emergent states (e.g., cohesion). Students will be encouraged to critically analyze the body of research and discuss relevant practical implications.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan and KNPE 265.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE363, KNPE363, PHED363  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 365  Motivational Interviewing for Physical Activity Behaviour Change  Units: 3.00  

Study of strategies to enhance intrinsic motivation and self-regulation for physical activity and health behaviour change in clinical settings. Students will learn and practice motivational interviewing skills for behaviour change in intensive weekly tutorial sessions.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (18L;24T;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan and PSYC 100 and (KNPE 265 or HLTH 315).  
Course Equivalencies: KINE365, KNPE365, PHED365  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 366  Race, Sport and Physical Activity  Units: 3.00  

This course offers a critical exploration into how the social construction of race affects sport, health, and physical activity cultures, how sport may influence our understanding of race in society. We discuss how racism exists in these sporting spaces. The end goal is to understand how sport and health practitioners can incorporate anti-racism work.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a HLTH or KINE Plan and (KNPE 167 or HLTH 101). Exclusion KNPE 397 (Topic Title: Race, Sport and Physical Cultures - Fall 2018; Fall 2020).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 367  Fitness, the Body and Culture  Units: 3.00  

This course looks at the ways that notions of fitness are tied to historically specific ideas about the body. The course focuses on ideas about race, class, gender, ability and sexuality while addressing the politics of fitness and exercise and their relationship to social, economic, and cultural institutions.
LEARNING HOURS 129 (36L;9Lb;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite KNPE 167 or SOCY 221 or (SOCY 226 and SOCY 227).  
Course Equivalencies: KINE367, KNPE367, PHED367  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 397  Special Topics in Kinesiology  Units: 3.00  

Intensive coverage of topics that are current and/or of special interest in the area of Kinesiology. Offered periodically.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 400  Professional Issues in Allied Health  Units: 3.00  

Through problem-based learning, students will gain an understanding of what it means to be an applied health care professional. Students will work collaboratively on case studies and develop critical thinking skills to prepare them as they transition to their careers as health care practitioners.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24L;12G;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a HLTH Major, KINE or PHED Specialization Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 425  Physiology of Stress  Units: 3.00  

An in-depth exploration of physiological responses to primarily psychological sources of stress. An emphasis is placed on understanding the interaction between stress responses and function/health and the action of selected stress management techniques.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L/S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan) and KNPE 225 and KNPE 227. Exclusion KNPE 493 (Topic Title: Stress Physiology - 2015/16).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 429  Skeletal Muscle Oxygen Delivery: Demand Matching in Exercise  Units: 3.00  

The focus of this course is to develop an advanced understanding of cardiovascular and respiratory responses in meeting oxygen demand of exercising skeletal muscle. Topics: oxygen delivery in exercising skeletal muscle metabolism/contraction; compromised exercise performance in selected diseases; mechanisms of enhancement of exercise tolerance.
LEARNING HOURS 132 (36L;12T;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 125 and KNPE 225 and KNPE 227.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE429, KNPE429, PHED429  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 430  Athletic Therapy Internship  Units: 4.50  

Working with the Coordinator of Athletic Therapy (AT), and building on the practical skills and knowledge acquired in KNPE 330, students will complete an Athletic Therapy internship. AT interns will be responsible for serving as a mentor to student trainers and onsite trainers in the Athletic Therapy clinic and at varsity events. They will also serve as teaching assistants in the laboratory component of KNPE 331.
NOTE Valid First Aid/CPR Certification required.
LEARNING HOURS 189 (165Pc;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 330 and a (cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher) and permission of the Course Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 433  Global Sport and Disability  Units: 3.00  

The UN recognizes the important role of sport participation in promoting physical and mental health as well as fundamental human rights. This course will critique the use of sport and recreation on a global level as a tool for improving the lives of people with disabilities with the goal of removing barriers and enabling participation for all.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 125 (27L;8S;4Pc;8G;16Oc;62P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and ([registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan or a HLTH Major or Medial Plan] or [registration in the Certificate in Disability and Physical Activity and HLTH 332] or [registration at the BISC]). Exclusion HLTH 497 (Topic Title: Global Sport and Disability - 2015/16).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 436  Advanced Placement in Disability and Physical Activity  Units: 3.00  

Students gain leadership experience in an exercise program for adults with a disability. Students develop an understanding of the operational considerations to run an adapted exercise program including the necessary human and financial resources, and the skills to develop, implement, and evaluate exercise opportunities for persons with a disability.
NOTE Students must hold valid First Aid/CPR certification and CPIC.
NOTE Uniform $25.
LEARNING HOURS 138 (18S;84Pc;12O;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 and or above and a minimum grade of a B on the practical assessment in KNPE 336. Registration in the Certificate in Disability and Physical Activity and permission of the Course Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies is required.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 439  Critical Appraisal and Translation of Muscle Physiology Research  Units: 3.00  

In this course students will read, evaluate and discuss recent scientific literature in the areas of exercise metabolism, exercise nutrition, and performance. Students will develop a systematic approach to scientific writing and write translational literature that accurately communicates recent scientific findings to the general population.
LEARNING HOURS 132 (36S;96P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 339. Exclusion KNPE 493 (Fall 2016).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 446  Strength and Conditioning Internship  Units: 4.50  

Building on the skills and knowledge acquired in KNPE 346, students will complete a Strength and Conditioning (SC) internship with a varsity team. SC interns will be responsible for the design and implementation of training programs, functional screening, and athlete injury management. They will also assist with the Complete Athlete program and contribute to the laboratory component of KNPE 345 as TA's.
NOTE Valid First Aid/CPR Certification required.
LEARNING HOURS 168 (120Pc;24G;24P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 346 and a (cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher) and permission of the Course Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 449  Advanced Protein Metabolism  Units: 3.00  

This course will provide an understanding of the factors that regulate the size of human skeletal muscle. Emphasis will be on how nutrition and exercise affect skeletal muscle growth/loss and insight into the use of isotopic labeling and other contemporary laboratory-based techniques used to study human skeletal muscle protein turnover.
NOTE Nutrition software package: estimated cost $75.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in the KINE Specialization Plan. Exclusion KNPE 493 (Topic Title: Advanced Protein Metabolism - Winter 2020; Winter 2021).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 450  Ergonomics  Units: 3.00  

This is an interdisciplinary lecture/seminar course designed to provide a comprehensive overview of ergonomics emphasizing applications to product design and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. The focus includes anthropometry, workplace design, and biomechanical and other human factors. Ergonomic assessment methodologies will be used to assess design features and possible musculoskeletal problems.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a HLTH, KINE or PHED Plan and (ANAT 101 or ANAT 315) and (KNPE 254 or 6.0 units in PHYS at the 100-level). Exclusion MECH 495; PT 419; RHBS 428.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE450, KNPE450, PHED450  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 454  Applications in Biomechanics  Units: 3.00  

This advanced course will present the general biomechanical techniques used in clinical evaluation. This will be followed by assessment techniques, how assessment is done, and how the results of assessment can be used to evaluate performance and the effectiveness of treatment.
LEARNING HOURS 132 (18L;18S;12Lb;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 254.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE454, KNPE454, PHED454  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 455  Advanced Physical Activity and Health  Units: 3.00  

Provides advanced understanding of concepts related to the use of physical activity/lifestyle as a strategy for reducing morbidity and mortality in general and selected special populations in preparation to participate in a variety of multidisciplinary clinical and/or professional health care environments.
NOTE This course will normally be offered in academic years starting with an odd number (eg., 2013-2014). Students in a KINE Plan will have priority over students in a PHED Plan.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 125 and KNPE 225 and KNPE 227 and KNPE 255.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 456  Survey of Research and Literature in Kinesiology and Physical Education  Units: 3.00  

Independent study involving a critical review of the literature on an approved topic of specialization in health enhancement, disease prevention and human performance. Students must arrange for a faculty adviser approved by the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (6I;120P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and permission of the supervisor and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE456, PHED456  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 459  Clinical Exercise Physiology  Units: 3.00  

An in-depth coverage of principles of health screening, exercise testing and exercise prescription for individuals with cardiovascular, metabolic and pulmonary diseases. An emphasis is placed on understanding disease pathophysiology and how this interacts with the acute response to exercise and the adaptation to training.
NOTE This course will normally be offered in academic years starting with an even number (e.g., 2012-2013). Students in a KINE Specialization Plan will have priority over students in a PHED Specialization Plan.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 125 and KNPE 225 and KNPE 227. Recommended KNPE 255.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE459, KNPE459, PHED459  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 463  Community-Based Physical Activity Promotion  Units: 6.00  

Program planning and evaluation for the promotion of physical activity in the community, workplace, school, and health care settings. Using a combination of lecture, group discussions, and a community-based placement, students will acquire the skills and understand the philosophies used in promoting physical activity involvement in the community.
LEARNING HOURS 244 (72S;72Pc;100P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and KNPE 265 and a minimum GPA of 2.90 in all KNPE courses. Recommended HLTH 315.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 465  Sport Participation and Performance  Units: 3.00  

An exploration of the theoretical and empirical work in the development of sport participation and performance. Specific discussion of the developmental aspects and learning conditions that allow individuals to maintain participation and reach high levels of excellence in sport will be included.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and a minimum grade of a B in KNPE 265. Recommended KNPE 237.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE465, KNPE465, PHED465  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 473  Sport and Culture  Units: 3.00  

This course draws on critical theories to look at sport in Western cultures. It examines sport's contribution to systems of gender, race, class, sexuality and ability. Topics include sport's relationship to nationalism, media, commodification, globalization, and the environment.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KINE473, KNPE473, PHED473  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 491  Special Project in Kinesiology and Physical Education  Units: 3.00  

This is an independent project in an area of specialization in health enhancement, disease prevention and human performance. Students must arrange for a faculty advisor approved by the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies to oversee their project.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (6I;120P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and permission of the supervisor and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE491, PHED491  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 493  Special Topics in Kinesiology and Physical Education  Units: 3.00  

Intensive coverage of advanced topics that are current and/or of special interest in Kinesiology.
NOTE Offered periodically by visiting professors or members of faculty. Students should check with the School regarding availability of this course.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan.  
Course Equivalencies: KNPE493, PHED493  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
KNPE 595  Honours Thesis in Kinesiology and Physical Education  Units: 6.00  

An independent study involving a research proposal and project on an approved topic in the area of health enhancement, disease prevention, and human performance. The research proposal will be completed in the Fall Term and research project in the Winter Term. Students must arrange for a full-time faculty advisor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.
LEARNING HOURS 252 (12I;240P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in a KINE or PHED Specialization Plan and a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher and permission of the Course Coordinator and the Undergraduate Chair in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Recommended HLTH 252.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science