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KIN 194 - Introduction to Kinesiology

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory: It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts, and have knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed for those students who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of kinesiology. The philosophy, history, ethical and scientific foundations of kinesiology will be covered.The concepts of basic movement and performance movement in relationship to kinesiology will be examined. Students will explore the sub-disciplines of motor learning, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport sociology, sport psychology, and sport nutrition. Professional career opportunities in health/fitness, therapeutic exercise, teaching, coaching and sport management will be examined. The challenges for kinesiology, future of kinesiology, sport and health/wellness are also addressed.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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