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Kinesiology 5010 Research Methods and Design View Details
Designed to explore and critically evaluate the use of scientific methods to produce knowledge in kinesiology. Reflective of the broad nature of the field, a wide range of issues related to scientific research methodology and design are explored. Students apply those issues in the development of a research proposal that is founded within the kinesiology literature.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5011 Statistical Analysis in Kinesiology View Details
Focusing on conceptual and practical aspects of statistical analysis, emphasis will be placed on understanding and applying basic and multivariate statistical methods using the SPSS statistical package. Techniques such as factorial ANOVA, multiple regression, discriminant function, and MANOVA will be introduced.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2
Notes: Some computer experience is recommended.

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Kinesiology 5012 Knowledge Translation in Kinesiology and Health Research View Details
An introductory course in principals of knowledge translation (KT) focused towards application in Kinesiology with possible extension to other health research disciplines. Theoretical and practical issues of KT will be discussed as students develop a KT intervention related to their research area.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5032 Psychology of Physical Activity View Details
A comprehensive survey of primary topic areas in the psychology of physical activity. The course utilizes discussion, critical analysis, and application of relevant research, to enhance the understanding of cognition, affect, and behaviour in physical activity contexts.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: No
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5035 Lifestyle Management and Health Behaviour Change View Details
A focus on lifestyle interventions for modifying health-related behaviours (e.g., physical activity, sedentariness, dietary intake) in special populations. Theoretical models and constructs pertaining to the promotion of health behaviour change will be explored. Critical appraisal of intervention studies, communication techniques, and the ability to apply theory into practice through motivational interviewing and life coaching tools will be emphasized.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5052 Exercise Physiology for Human Performance View Details
An examination of systems adaptation to exercise stress and associated changes in human performance with reference to current physiological and biochemical knowledge. A primary focus will be the method of applying this research knowledge to understanding human performance.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5055 Interprofessional Education and Wellness View Details
Students from different professions come together to work in a collaborative, student-driven learning environment to explore the benefits and challenges of interprofessional teamwork. To simulate a real-world inter-professional environment, students on campus meet face-to-face at the beginning of the course and are challenged, with the aid of a facilitator, to communicate start up information with their off campus group members using web based communication tools. Communication for the remainder of the course is web based. Each student contributes his/her knowledge and expertise to the development of Wellness Management Plans. Graduate students act as leaders in the group development process.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: 0-0; or 3-0
Notes: Note: Students who have completed KINE 4055 are not eligible to take KINE 5055 for credit.

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Kinesiology 5070 Directed Studies View Details
A student may undertake an independent project under the direction of a faculty member. The nature of such works will be clearly defined and agreed upon by the student and faculty member involved prior to the commencement of the directed study.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes

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Kinesiology 5073 Seminar in Adapted Physical Activity Research View Details
Designed to give the student an understanding of theories, research methods and measurement techniques in the area of adapted physical activity and motor development. Topics will vary, but emphasis will be placed on critical analysis of the literature. Current topics include issues in measurement, aging with a disability, and balance performance in children with developmental co-ordination disorder.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5090 Special Topics View Details
Selected topics in Kinesiology may be offered to allow students to participate in areas of their choice. A special topic course will be determined by student demand, faculty availability and School approval.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes

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Kinesiology 5110 Advanced Clinical Exercise Physiology View Details
A forum for in-depth study of exercise in the treatment and rehabilitation of clinical disorders is provided. General areas of investigation include musculoskeletal injuries, organ system disorders, ergogenic aids, and nutritional deficiencies.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5131 Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation View Details
Designed to advance the student's knowledge in the area of clinical assessment and treatment, integrating the concept of evidence-based medicine, best practice models and clinical practice guidelines. The student will critically evaluate and integrate the current research into choosing appropriate assessment tools, prescribing appropriate interventions and programs, and measuring outcomes of treatment using outcome measures and functional assessment tools.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5151 Measurement Theory and Practice in Kinesiology View Details
Designed to provide new concepts of measurement theory and practice in the field of Kinesiology with applications in the areas of biomechanics, psychology, physiology and motor control. Students will be exposed to scaling techniques, item response theory models, interpolation and filtering methods coupled with technology and computer programming techniques.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5170 Seminar in Motor Control View Details
An active learner-centred course designed to explore advanced topics in Motor Control and Learning. Potential topics include: attention and action, visual attention, memory and learning.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5310 Advanced Clinical Assessment in Kinesiology View Details
Provides the theoretical foundations of advanced clinical assessment. Topics include gathering relevant medical history, conducting functional assessment, understanding the role of posture, balance, and gait in the assessment process, and performing upper and lower body muscular testing and neurological screening.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 5315
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program.

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Kinesiology 5315 Advanced Clinical Assessment Practical View Details
Focuses on the practical application of the theoretical foundations of advanced clinical assessment. Students are provided with the opportunity to gain practical experience in taking a medical history, performing functional tests and assessments, and analyzing balance, gait and posture.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 5310
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program. A 36-hour on-site practical course.

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Kinesiology 5331 Communication and Leadership in Advanced Ergonomics and Disability Management View Details
Provides the theoretical foundations of return-to-work, disability management, and ergonomics while considering organizational context and basic principles of behaviour change. Models of communication and leadership with respect to rehabilitation and disability management are also examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s):

Kinesiology 5336

Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program

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Kinesiology 5336 Communication and Leadership in Advanced Ergonomics and Disability Management Practical View Details
Focuses on the practical application of theoretical foundations of ergonomics, return-to-work, and disability management, using learned models of communication and leadership. Students will gain practical experience in developing and implementing physical demands analyses, functional capacity evaluations, and return-to-work programs, within the context of organizational disability management programs.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s):

Kinesiology 5331

Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program. A 36-hour on-site practical course.

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Kinesiology 5350 Advanced Exercise Prescription View Details
Provides the theoretical foundation of advanced exercise prescription for apparently healthy individuals and for populations with chronic disease and/or related disorders, including cardiovascular diseases, obesity, cancer, diabetes, and musculoskeletal disorders. Advanced training concepts to improve health, fitness, and performance are discussed in relation to client needs.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 5355
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program.

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Kinesiology 5355 Advanced Exercise Prescription Practical View Details
Focuses on the practical application of advanced exercise prescription for apparently healthy individuals, and for populations with chronic diseases and/or related disorders. Encompasses development, implementation, and critical analysis of treatment plans through the discussion of case scenarios.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 5350
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program. A 36-hour on-site practical course.

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Kinesiology 5370 Business, Ethics, and Risk Management Issues View Details
Provides conceptual knowledge that has real-world applications in business, ethics, and risk management for the profession of kinesiology. Topics may include the development of marketing and business plans, project management, business financing, and accounting principles. Legal liability, risk management, and fitness and safety standards are discussed from an ethical practitioner approach.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 5375
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program.

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Kinesiology 5375 The Practice of Kinesiology View Details
Theoretical and practical aspects of assessment, prescription, communication and leadership, and business practice are incorporated in this culminating course. Scenarios provide a comprehensive overview of the practice of kinesiology drawing from experiences gained by the students throughout the program.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Kinesiology 5370
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program. A 36-hour on-site practical course.

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Kinesiology 5380 (9380) Experiences in Professional Kinesiology View Details
Provides students with professional experiences through the completion of a 200-hour practicum. Opportunities are selected from diverse pre-approved community placement partners. Students work closely with the Graduate Diploma Program Coordinator to arrange the practicum, and subsequently work under the supervision of an on-site mentor.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: A 200-hour practicum
Notes: May be taken only by students in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program.

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Kinesiology 5453 Advanced Biomechanics View Details
A focus on the quantitative and qualitative biomechanical analyses of selected activities. Lectures will be designed to review techniques and the governing biomechanical principles, as well as the relationships between techniques, equipment design, and laboratory and field measurement. Students will be expected to critically examine the related literature both from a research and skill analysis perspective. A major quantitative biomechanical analysis will be undertaken by the class.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-2; or 3-2

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Kinesiology 5730 Issues in Gerontological Research View Details
Students will gain an understanding of aging as it is related to motor development, health and physical activity. Specific areas of study include exercise adherence and physical activity patterns, social-psychological theories and their applicability to aging populations, falls, gait adaptations and physiological expectations and ranges in an aging population.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Kinesiology 5901 (9901) Master's Thesis View Details
Credit Weight: 2.5

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