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Introduction to Kinesiology

This course introduces students to the field of kinesiology and nutrition, including its history, scope, and sub-disciplines. Students explore principles of kinesiology and career opportunities within kinesiology and nutrition/dietetics as well as professional characteristics and ethical responsibilities of those who work in the field. Topics include nutrition, biomechanics, fitness/posture assessments, assessment tool use (body fat, flexibility, cardiorespiratory), exercise prescriptions, and behavior management.

Subject: KINE
Course Number: 190
Section Number: 1472
Units: 3

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Instructor notes: The course syllabus is available on Blackboard for your review. *Please order the required textbooks when the semester begins. *Preference of communication: email. Be sure to identify yourself and the class you are in! Required Textbooks & Materials: (Yes, you need ALL 3 books!) Option #1for Fit & Well Textbook:(Textbook #1) Fahey, T. D. (2015). General Combo & Fit & Well Brief with Connect (11th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. ISBN#9781259340246 (text & access code). This option will give you a both the hard copy textbook and access code. Option #2 for Fit & Well Textbook: (Textbook #1) “Connect Plus” which includes an e-book & access code. This option will get you through my class you will lose access to the e-book and access code after 6 months. To register and buy the "Connect Plus" (Fit & Well text & access code) you can go to the "Textbook Ordering" tab on the left and follow the directions on the PowerPoint presentation. Go to the "Course Content" tab on the left hand side of Blackboard and then module 2 folder, then assignment 2 folder, then click "Assignment 2: Muscular, Skeletal, and Nervous System", and follow the prompts from there. Select the "Connect Plus" option. If you have questions or issues please see the last slide on the PowerPoint and call 1-800-331-5094 for help during hours of business. Textbook #2: Hamilton, N. Weimar, W., & Luttgens, K. (2012). Kinesiology scientific basis of human motion (12th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN# 9780078022548 (Note: need 12th ed.) Textbook #3: Delavier, F. (2010). Strength training anatomy (3rd ed.). Champaign: Human Kinetics. ISBN# 9780736092265. Regards, Professor Kriebel

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