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KIN 00s


KIN 1 SEM 0.00Course ID: 009275
Discussion of Behavioural Issues
This is a discussion course
Prereq: NBAOPT students

KIN 10 LEC 0.00Course ID: 006542
Ergonomics Option Seminar
A seminar for students to present and discuss ergonomic issues regarding their previous semester's work term and to participate in debate of ergonomic issues
Prereq: Ergonomics Option Plan students only

KIN 100s


KIN 100 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006543
Human Anatomy: Limbs and Trunk
Functionally-oriented regional anatomy of the limbs and trunk. A brief introduction to neuroanatomy is included.

KIN 100L LAB 0.25Course ID: 006544
Human Anatomy Lab
Regional gross anatomy of the limbs and back (and the central nervous and cardiovascular systems, briefly) is examined using pre-dissected human cadavers. For the limbs and back, emphasis is placed on structures (muscles, nerves, and bones) involved in movement at the joints.
Prereq: Kinesiology students only

KIN 104 LEC 0.50Course ID: 013465
Fundamentals of Kinesiology
An introduction to the issues and approaches used in kinesiology. Presentation of case studies will illustrate the foundational knowledge and procedures used by kinesiologists. Emphasis will be placed on practical skills, critical analysis, problem solving, and the integration of knowledge across the breadth of kinesiology.
Prereq: Kinesiology students

KIN 104L LAB 0.25Course ID: 006545
Fundamentals of Kinesiology Lab
This lab provides exposure to practical measurement skills in the tests measuring cardiovascular function, neuromuscular function and body composition. Note: Labs offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: Kinesiology students only

KIN 105 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006548
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Responses to Exercise
The basic concepts of cardiovascular, respiratory and thermoregulatory responses to physical activity will be examined and applied to situations encountered in daily life including recreational activities, sport, and the workplace.
[Note: Labs offered alternate weeks.]
Prereq: BIOL 273; Kinesiology students only

KIN 121 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006550
Biomechanics of Human Activity
Understanding human activity from a mechanical perspective prepares the student to address major issues which include reducing the risk of injury, optimizing exercise prescription, and understanding clinical evaluations. Specifically, concepts related to functional anatomy, muscle and passive tissue mechanics, anthropometry, electromyography, and linked segment mechanics are introduced and applied to clinical, occupational and athletic situations.
[Note: Labs offered alternate weeks.]
Prereq: KIN 100, PHYS 111

KIN 121L LAB 0.25Course ID: 015476
Biomechanics of Human Activity Lab
This laboratory course provides student with some of the practical tools used to assess human activity from a biomechanical perspective. The labs have been designed to assist with your knowledge and understanding of material discussed in the KIN 121 lectures. Note: Labs are offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: Kinesiology students

KIN 140L LAB 0.25Course ID: 011558
Sport Injury Management Lab
This lab provides exposure and training in the management of injuries in an athletic population. Techniques include musculoskeletal assessment, emergency treatment, taping and splinting supports, heating, icing, stretching, and fitting protective equipment. Current first aid and CPR certification required.
Prereq: Year 1 or 2 Kinesiology students

KIN 146 LEC 0.50Course ID: 015477
Introduction to Human Nutrition
An introductory course on human nutrition. Students will be introduced to core topics in nutrition including function of nutrients, nutrient requirements, diet assessment and planning, food composition and the complex interrelationships between food, nutrition, and health. Factors that affect the human diet such as biology, psychology, sociology, environment and political policy will also be examined, as well as key areas of nutrition focus for life stage groups.

KIN 200s


KIN 202 LEC 0.50Course ID: 015478
Physiological and Metabolic Responses and Adaptations to Exercise
This course is designed to provide students with a molecular, cellular and systems level understanding of the physiological and metabolic responses to different types and intensities of exercise. Physiological and metabolic adaptations to different types of chronic exercise, such as endurance, high-intensity interval and resistance training, will also be examined.
Prereq: BIOL 273

KIN 202L LAB 0.25Course ID: 015479
Physiological and Metabolic Responses and Adaptations to Exercise Lab
This laboratory course provides students with some of the practical tools used to assess the integrated physiological and metabolic response of the body to exercise. The labs have been designed to assist with your knowledge and understanding of material discussed in the KIN 202 lectures. Note: Labs are offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: Kinesiology students

KIN 204 LEC 1.00Course ID: 015107
Movement Assessment and Exercise Prescription
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of movement competency and performance enhancement of apparently healthy individuals. The breadth of tests and assessment tools to determine capabilities with respect to mobility, movement patterns, physical activity, fitness and lifestyle will be covered in detail and practiced and applied in a weekly laboratory.
Prereq: Level at least 2B Kinesiology or Rehabilitation Sciences Minor students

KIN 204L LAB 0.50Course ID: 015480
Movement and Exercise Prescription Lab
This laboratory course provides student with some of the practical tools used in movement and exercise prescription assessment. The labs have been designed to assist with your knowledge and understanding of material discussed in the KIN 204 lectures.
Prereq: Kinesiology students

KIN 205 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006553
Muscle Physiology in Exercise and Work
This course examines the structure and composition of the muscle cell and the differences between cells which provide for a diversity of function during activity. Particular attention is also given to the motor nerve and muscle cell type interactions and the applied aspects of energy supply and utilization. Note: Labs offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: KIN 100, 217, BIOL 130, 273, CHEM 120 or 121, PHYS 111

KIN 217 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006555
Human Biochemistry
An elementary course in human biochemistry including the metabolism and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, enzymatic function, energy metabolism, and introductory genetics. Emphasis is placed on clinical and medical applications.
Prereq: CHEM 120 or 121; Kinesiology, Health Studies or Honours Science students only

KIN 221 LEC 0.50Course ID: 009502
Advanced Biomechanics of Human Movement
The course is structured to introduce measurement, analytical and computation techniques involving multisegmental, dynamic analysis of human activity. Examples of human activity in occupational, clinical and leisure settings from the perspectives of anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics, energetics, muscle mechanics and electromyography are given. The utility of biomechanical variables in the solution of questions involving human activity is emphasized using lectures and laboratories. Note: Labs offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: KIN 121, MATH 124 or 127

KIN 221L LAB 0.25Course ID: 015481
Advanced Biomechanics of Human Movement Lab
This laboratory course provides students with some of the practical tools used to assess human activity from a biomechanics perspective. The labs have been designed to assist with your knowledge and understanding of material discussed in the KIN 221 lectures. Note: Labs are offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: Kinesiology students

KIN 222 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006556
Statistical Techniques Applied to Kinesiology
An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and the interpretation of data. A major consideration of the course is the use of statistics in the solution of problems in Kinesiology and Health Studies.
Prereq: Kinesiology or Health Studies students only

KIN 232 LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 015108
Research Design and Statistics in Kinesiology
An introduction to research design and statistics and its application to Kinesiology and clinical health practice. A major focus is identifying appropriate research methods (including study design, sampling, measurement, and statistical analysis) for a given research question.
Prereq: Kinesiology students only

KIN 242 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006557
Introduction to Movement Disorders
An introduction to selected movement disorders and their implications for physical activity. The movement disorders examined include those which accompany neuromuscular and perceptual-motor impairment, mental retardation, cardio-vascular and respiratory disease.
Prereq: Level at least 2A

KIN 250 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006558
Sociology of Physical Activity
An introduction to the sociology of physical activity. The course examines physical activity with respect to settings such as the workplace, educational and health systems, exercise, and sport. Particular attention is directed to a consideration of the social significance of physical activity and the social influences and constraints upon access and participation.
Prereq: SOC 101/101R or 120R

KIN 255 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006560
Fundamentals of Neuroscience
An introduction to the principles of the nervous system control of movement, cognition and learning. The course will introduce the basic structure and function of the nervous system as it relates to understanding the control of movement and behaviour. The course will provide a foundation for understanding the neural mechanisms of learning, recovery from injury to the nervous system and the factors that determine skilled performance.
Prereq: BIOL 273, PSYCH 101

KIN 255L LAB 0.25Course ID: 015482
Fundamentals of Neuroscience Lab
This laboratory course provides students with some of the practical tools to assess the nervous system control of movement, cognition and learning. The labs have been designed to assist with your knowledge and understanding of material discussed in the KIN 255 lectures. Note: Labs are offered alternate weeks.
Prereq: Kinesiology students

KIN 300s


KIN 301 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006552
Human Anatomy of the Central Nervous System
Functionally-oriented anatomy of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves and the tissues they innervate using predissected cadavers. This course complements other behavioural neuroscience courses including KIN 242, 357, 415, 416, 456 and PSYCH 261, 307, 396.
Prereq: KIN 100

KIN 307 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 010094
Methods in Physiological Research
An introduction to biochemical and physiological methods used by physiologists in clinical and physiological assessment including, but not restricted to: spectophometric and fluorometric techniques, tissue and blood sampling, cell culture techniques, DNA separation and staining. Western blotting, chromatography, cardiovascular imaging and body composition imaging and analysis. Course consists of lecture and laboratory to deliver both the theoretical and practical aspects of these analytical techniques.
Prereq: KIN 202, 217; Honours Kinesiology students.

KIN 310 LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 006426
Development, Aging and Health
The physiology of human growth, development and aging is examined, with special reference to the influence of diet, environment, exercise and disease on the normal processes.
[Note: Formerly HLTH 210/KIN 210/GERON 210]
Prereq: BIOL 130.
Coreq: BIOL 273
Antireq: HLTH 210, KIN 210, GERON 210 (Cross-listed with GERON 310, KIN 310)
(Cross-listed with GERON 310, HLTH 310)

KIN 320 LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 012037
Task Analysis
Task analysis is used to describe and analyze the activities of people in settings such as work, leisure and activities of daily living. There is a range of techniques developed in engineering, ergonomics and psychology to suit the investigator's purpose and setting. This course allows students to become familiar with a wide range of techniques and use them in a variety of settings. Approximately one technique will be addressed each week in a combined lecture/tutorial setting. Presentations by students are an integral part of the courses.
Prereq: Kinesiology students or Ergonomics and Injury Prevention students

KIN 330 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006566
Research Design
An introduction to the basic principles of scientific inquiry in Kinesiology. A systematic treatment of the logic and practice of methods and techniques employed in research related to physical activity with an examination of design, sampling, data gathering and analysis.
Prereq: KIN 222; Not open to students in the Faculty of Mathematics.

KIN 340 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006568
Musculoskeletal Injuries in Work and Sport
A course in the area of sports medicine in which injuries encountered in sport and in the workplace are examined. Materials covered include the mechanisms of injury, tissue biomechanics, pathology, assessment, treatment and prevention of acute and chronic trauma.
Prereq: KIN 100 or BIOL 301; Level at least 3A Applied Health Sciences students or Level at least 3A Rehabilitation Sciences Minor

KIN 341 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006569
Selected Topics in Sport and Work Injuries
This course covers the mechanisms, pathology, management and prevention of catastrophic injuries encountered in sport and work. Topics include trauma to the head, face, vertebral column, and knee, thermal injury, legal liability and others as requested by the students.

KIN 342 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014695
Nutrition and Aging
This course provides an overview of the nutrition and food-related issues, recommendations and best practices for older adults throughout the continuum of care (community to long term care). Determinants of food intake are a focus with specific consideration given to eating environment, psychosocial and physiological changes that influence access, preparation, and consumption of food. An emphasis will be placed on chronic disease prevention and management of nutrition issues and challenges throughout the continuum of care.
Prereq: KIN 146

KIN 343 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014696
Micronutrient Metabolism
This course examines the metabolism of vitamins and minerals in the context of normal human development and aging with an emphasis on disease prevention and understanding the pathogenesis of deficiencies and toxicities. The function and role of vitamins and minerals will be discussed in specific groupings.
Prereq: KIN 217 or CHEM 233 or 237; BIOL 273

KIN 346 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006434
Human Nutrition and Metabolism
An overview of nutrient metabolism will be presented with emphasis on diet for the prevention of disease, and maintaining health. An examination of the impact of nutrition on exercise and body composition will also be included.
Prereq: KIN 217 or CHEM 233 or 237; BIOL 273; Level at least 3A

KIN 352 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006438
Sociology of Aging
An introduction to individual and population aging. Topics discussed include: aging from a historical and comparative perspective; aging in subcultures; aging and the social structure; aging and social processes; aging and the environment; work and retirement; and aging and leisure patterns.
Prereq: SOC 101/101R or AHS 107
(Cross-listed with GERON 352, HLTH 352, REC 362, SOC 352)

KIN 354 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006574
Psychology of Physical Activity
A comprehensive survey of psychological factors implicated in physical activity performance. Topics include social cognitive theories of physical activity behaviour, perception and sport performance, exercise training and brain function, exercise as a treatment modality for psychiatric conditions, and urban design as a means of physical activity promotion.
Prereq: PSYCH 101/101R or 121R

KIN 356 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006575
Information Processing in Human Perceptual Motor Performance
An information processing model of perceptual-motor behaviour is presented. Human performance theory is used to study processes mediating input and output information. Specifically, the subprocesses of storage of information in memory, perception, retrieval of information from memory and execution of movement are examined.
Prereq: KIN 155 or KIN 255

KIN 357 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006576
Motor Learning
A course focused on the bases and applications of theories of motor learning. Included are selected psychological and neurophysiological processes as they relate to these theories.
Prereq: KIN 155 or KIN 255

KIN 372 LEC 2.50Course ID: 012118
International Exchange
Study abroad on an Exchange Agreement approved by the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.
Department Consent Required

KIN 391 PRJ 0.50Course ID: 009507
Research Apprenticeship
This course provides an opportunity to learn how research is done by working in the research program of a faculty member. The apprenticeship involves unpaid participation for no more than 6-8 hours per week for at least 12 weeks of the term. Detailed requirements and application forms for this course are available at the Kinesiology Undergraduate Office. A student may enrol only once in KIN 391. This course is graded as credit/no credit.
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A Kinesiology students only

KIN 400s


KIN 402 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006578
Microgravity, Hypo- and Hyperbaric Physiology
An examination of human cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses at rest and during work in altered gravitational and barometric environments.
Prereq: BIOL 273

KIN 403 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011125
Occupational and Environmental Physiology
An analysis of the physiological demands of work place and recreational tasks under various environmental conditions. The course will examine how an individual's physiological potential might be influenced by the environment and specific task demands with implications for fatigue and/or injury.
Prereq: KIN 202

KIN 404 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012966
Physiological Basis of Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
This course will examine the environmental and physiological aspects of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes with emphasis on the molecular pathways involved in energy balance regulation. Topics to be covered include epidemiology of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, regulation of energy intake (appetite), energy storage and energy expenditure, and the role of physical inactivity and activity in the causes and prevention of obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.
Prereq: BIOL 273; Level at least 3A

KIN 405 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006579
Exercise Management
An examination of the rationale and procedures used in the development of exercise programs for normally healthy individuals.
Prereq: Level at least 3A Kinesiology or Rehabilitation Sciences Minor students

KIN 406 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012967
Physiology of Muscle Aging and Disease
This course will examine the cellular and molecular adaptations that occur in skeletal muscle during aging and disease. Topics to be covered include skeletal muscle satellite cells/stem cells, apoptosis and necrosis, mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and inflammation. The influence of physical activity on these biological processes and in the prevention and treatment of skeletal disorders will also be discussed.
Prereq: BIOL 130; Level at least 3A

KIN 407 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006441
Coronary Artery Disease - Prevention and Rehabilitation
This course explores the pathophysiology, electrophysiology, risk factors, and assessment and rehabilitation options related to cardiovascular disease. Major emphasis is placed on the utitlity of exercise in the assessment and rehabilitation of primary and secondary cardiovascular disease.
Prereq: BIOL 273; Level at least 3A
(Cross-listed with HLTH 407)

KIN 408 LEC 0.50Course ID: 013375
Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology
This course will provide an advanced understanding of heart and blood vessel physiology in normal health, and in cardiovascular disease conditions including hypertension, heart failure, atherosclerosis, and diabetes. This will include examination of mechanisms underlying lifestyle and medical/ pharmacological management of these conditions from both prevention and treatment perspectives. The influence of physical activity on heart and blood vessel physiology and pathophysiology will be emphasized. Contemporary research elucidating cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling heart and blood vessel function in health and disease will be discussed.
Prereq: BIOL 273; Level at least 3A

KIN 414 LEC 0.50Course ID: 015483
Cases in Clinical Exercise Physiology
Using cases, assignments, guest lecturers and reading to guide discussion and learning, students will learn how impairments or secondary complications associated with chronic conditions influence decision-making in clinical exercise physiology.
Prereq: KIN 204 or KIN 405

KIN 415 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 012554
Clinical Neurophysiology: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation of Human Movement
This course explores current clinical neurophysiological concepts important for the control of human movement as well as current techniques used in clinical neurophysiology. Emphasis is placed on the neurophysiology underlying human movement pathologies and the application of this understanding to rehabilitation following injury to the central nervous system.
Prereq: KIN 201/301 and one of BIOL 273 or PSYCH 261

KIN 416 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006581
Neuromuscular Integration
An examination of the neural processes involved in the maintenance of posture and the control of movement.
Prereq: KIN 201/301 or PSYCH 261

KIN 418 LEC,TUT 0.50Course ID: 013376
Age-Related Physical and Mental Changes and Effect of Exercise on Improving Health in the Aged
This course is designed to provide the students with the knowledge that enables them to distinguish between normal and abnormal aging; to understand the implications of exercise in health and disease; to help the students understand the different physical and mental conditions they may experience while working with an older person; and to be prepared to meet the challenges associated with an increasing older population by developing knowledgeable professionals in the field of aging.
Prereq: Level at least 3A

KIN 420 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006582
Occupational Biomechanics
A course designed to provide the student with knowledge to reduce the risk of injury and increase worker productivity. Issues include identification of injury risk factors, understanding injury mechanism, quantitative assessment of injury risk and intervention strategies to reduce the risk of injury. Specific examples include the use of computerized models and EMG methods to analyze low back loading, optimizing tool design and workspace layout and the examination of related issues such as office seating and vibration.
Prereq: Level at least 3A Kinesiology or Ergonomics and Injury Prevention Minor students

KIN 422 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006583
Human Gait, Posture, and Balance: Pathological and Aging Considerations
This course will provide a detailed understanding of the kinematics, kinetics, and neural control of standing posture, stepping, walking, and running under normal and perturbed conditions. Measurement techniques, processing data, and the interpretation of total body and limb synergies will be emphasized from a biomechanical and neural control perspective. The problems of the elderly and the assessment of those with pathologies will be emphasized.
Prereq: KIN 221

KIN 425 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006584
Biomechanical Modelling of Human Movement
The quantitative measurement and analysis of the movement of the human musculo skeletal system. Multisegment dynamic movements will be studied using computer programs, with emphasis on kinematics, kinetics and energetics, as well as the use of EMG in the assessment of the control of the movement. Examples are presented from pathological, normal and athletic movement.
Prereq: KIN 121, 221

KIN 427 LEC 0.50Course ID: 011844
Low Back Disorders
An advanced elective undergraduate course that introduces the multidisciplinary issues (psychosocial, behavioural, physiological, motor control, biomechanical and legislative) related to low back disorders. A solid scientific foundation is developed from the study of anatomy, normal function and injury mechanics. This foundation is used to substantiate the best strategies for injury prevention and optimal rehabilitation for those with back troubles.
Prereq: Level at least 3A

KIN 428 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012555
Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation
This course introduces the multiple factors that mediate the initiation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders in the upper extremities. Beginning with a systematic review of hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder region functional anatomy, a knowledge base is developed to provide a means for the analysis of injury mechanisms. With this base developed, current prevention, clinical diagnosis and rehabilitation techniques for specific disorders will be examined, including carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and lateral epicondylitis. Pathologies arising from occupational, sport, and daily living activities will be addressed.
Prereq: Level at least 3A Kinesiology or Ergonomics and Injury Prevention Minor students

KIN 429 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012556
Bone and Joint Health
The overall aim is to provide a comprehensive understanding of human bone and cartilage in health and disease. Specific topics covered include: skeletal physiology, bone and cartilage growth and development, prevalence and etiology of several bone and joint conditions (e.g., osteoporosis, arthritis), clinical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of bone and joint conditions, and the roles of nutrition and exercise in the prevention and treatment of bone and joint disease. The course will incorporate current issues, problem-based learning, research skills and student-led seminars in addition to the lecture-based framework.
Prereq: Level at least 3A

KIN 431 PRJ 0.50Course ID: 006586
Research Proposal
An independent paper in the form of a research proposal on an approved topic. The topic may include survey, field, laboratory, theoretical, or applied research, program evaluation, mathematical modelling, fitness appraisal, etc. The format is to be determined with the supervisor and may be in chapters or in journal style.
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 4A Honours Kinesiology

KIN 432 PRJ 0.50Course ID: 006601
Research Project
An independent research project on an approved topic, supervised by a faculty member. This is the completion of the research proposed in KIN 431. The format is to be determined with the supervisor and may be in chapters or in journal style.
Prereq: KIN 431

KIN 433 ESS 0.50Course ID: 006616
Senior Essay
An extensive critical review of the literature on an approved topic. The topics will be broader in scope than those associated with specific research proposals.
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 4A Honours Kinesiology

KIN 440 SEM 0.25Course ID: 011559
Sport Injury Management Seminar
This seminar reviews cases of injury management in an athletic population. Students each present a minimum of two cases, using appropriate research literature support and comparison of alternative management approaches and conclusions. Students applying for this seminar must provide an information sheet listing experiences in injury settings, related qualifications such as CPR and first aid, and marks in KIN 100, 100L, 340. Instructor consent required.
Instructor Consent Required
Prereq: KIN 140L, 340; Level at least 3A Kinesiology students

KIN 446 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012557
Physiological and Biochemical Aspects of Nutrition and Health
Selected examples of nutrient metabolism will be examined in detail in regards to dietary intake, metabolism and mechanistic effects on human health. Comprehensive coverage of all nutrients is not intended, but rather the examples will be examined in detail with a focus on research techniques and approaches, and various factors that interact with and influence nutrition.
Prereq: KIN 346

KIN 451 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012119
Social Aspects of Injury in Work and Sport
This course will examine social aspects of injuries in the context of the workplace, sport and exercise settings. Topics to be covered include risk factors, health and safety climates, cultures of risk, injury prevention strategies, rehabilitation and return to work, and the role of the state in regard to health and safety legislation and insurance programs.
Prereq: KIN 250, SOC 101/101R

KIN 453 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006631
The Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
An introduction to specific psychological topics as they relate to the social psychological behaviour of the individual in motor performance situations. Topics usually examined are personality, anxiety, motivation, attribution.
Prereq: KIN 354

KIN 456 LEC 0.50Course ID: 006632
Cognitive Dysfunction and Motor Skill
An examination of issues related to understanding the cerebral organization of motor skill. Discussion of how certain movement disorders are a reflection of disturbances at different stages in the sequence of information processing.
Prereq: One of PSYCH 207, 306, KIN 356 and Kinesiology students only

KIN 457 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 006633
Cognitive, Perceptual and Motor Assessment
This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to the principles underlying the assessment of cognitive, perceptual and motor functions. Measurement issues associated with test development and use, factors involved in the administration and interpretation of test results, and methods of report writing will be examined. Under the supervision of a Registered Psychologist, the student will learn to administer a number of test instruments used in the assessment of cognitive, perceptual and motor functions. Assessments will be done on normal, healthy volunteers recruited from the university community.
Instructor Consent Required
Prereq: KIN 356, 456

KIN 458 LEC 0.50Course ID: 014378
Social Neuroscience and Health
This is an in-depth course intended for the intensive study of psychological, neuroscientific and social processes that together set the stage for the development of chronic illnesses in the modern world. Topics include exercise neuroscience, health-related decision processes, and neural responses to health risk communications in the media.
Prereq: KIN 232 or (HLTH 333 or PSYCH 291); KIN 354 (or HLTH 348 or HLTH 360 or PSYCH 253/PSYCH 253R)
(Cross-listed with HLTH 458)

KIN 470 SEM 0.50Course ID: 006634
Seminar in Kinesiology
An examination of current major issues and trends in Kinesiology. Students select areas of major interest from a series of faculty introduced topics.
Prereq: Level at least 4A Kinesiology

KIN 470E SEM 0.50Course ID: 006635
Seminar in Integrative Ergonomics
An examination of current major issues and trends in Ergonomics.
Prereq: Fourth year Ergonomics Option students only

KIN 471 LEC 0.50Course ID: 012777
Contemporary Issues in Kinesiology
One or more term courses will be offered from time to time as announced by the Kinesiology Department. Subjects will be dependent upon special research and/or instructional interests of faculty.
Department Consent Required
Prereq: Level at least 3A

KIN 472 RDG 0.50Course ID: 006640
Directed Study in Special Topics
For the student who desires to pursue a particular topic in depth through guided independent research and/or reading. A faculty member must approve a student's project prior to registration. May be repeated in subsequent terms.
Department Consent Required

KIN 491 CLN,LAB 0.50Course ID: 006661
Clinical Kinesiology -- Sports Injuries Assessment
Practical experience in the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of sports injuries under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Therapist. Case presentations and musculoskeletal assessments are discussed in a group setting. Preference will be given to those who have taken KIN 140L.
Prereq: KIN 100, 340; Kinesiology students only

KIN 492A PRA,TUT 0.50Course ID: 006662
Clinical Kinesiology -- Cardiac Rehabilitation Practicum
Practical experience with cardiac patients in a rehabilitation setting; major emphasis is placed on the cardiorespiratory implications of exercise assessment, prescription and management. Experience obtained in a laboratory setting and through placement at a hospital. Instructor consent required.
Instructor Consent Required
Prereq: KIN 105, 205, 407

KIN 492B PRA,TUT 0.50Course ID: 006663
Clinical Kinesiology -- Cardiac Rehabilitation Practicum
Continuation of KIN 492A. Practical experience with cardiac patients in a rehabilitation setting; major emphasis is placed on the cardiorespiratory implications of exercise assessment, prescription and management. Experience obtained in a laboratory setting and through placement at a hospital. Instructor consent required.
Instructor Consent Required
Prereq: KIN 492A

KIN 493 PRA,TUT 0.50Course ID: 006664
Clinical Kinesiology: Movement Assessment Practicum
Practical experience in movement assessment of persons from various special populations such as the normal elderly and those with neurological, degenerative or developmental disorders. Motor functions involving gait, posture and balance or upper limb movements will typically be examined in these assessments.
Instructor Consent Required
Prereq: KIN 242, 416, 422, 456; Grade Point Average at least 75%

KIN 494 PRA 0.50Course ID: 006665
Integrative Ergonomics Practicum
A presentation must be made by each 4B student explaining quantitative and qualitative methods used, interpretation of data where applicable, explanation of interventions employed, together with an overview of components of interest to those in ergonomics. Credit requires both the off-campus practicum experiences and attendance at the seminar component over six academic terms where all students are expected to participate in debate of ergonomic issues. Occasional guest ergonomists address the group. Graded credit/non credit.
Prereq: 4B Ergonomics Option