The following course descriptions are from the Clarke University 2012-2013 Academic Catalog.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS: KINESIOLOGY
KINS 131 FOUNDATIONS OF SPORT MANAGEMENT 3 hours
This course includes: organization and administration of various phases of kinesiological strategies, athletics and intramurals. Standards, policies, programs, supervision and problems of each are stressed.
KINS 133 DYNAMICS OF HEALTH & NUTRITION 3 hours
An overview course in health, wellness and disease. General characteristics, predisposing factors, symptoms, prevention and treatment of selected diseases and illnesses are discussed. Wellness principles and their incorporation into a healthy lifestyle are also presented. The importance of nutrition in human performance is also covered.
KINS 230 COACHING AND SPORT THEORY 3 hours
Skill analysis, teaching progression, coaching philosophies, coaching skills, practice management, psychology of coaching, coaching methods and the organization of individual, dual and team sports. This course also covers ethical behavior and the qualities of professionals in the field.
KINS 249 ANATOMICAL KINESIOLOGY 3 hours
Application of the principles of anatomy and the analysis and evaluation of human movement. The course content includes a study of the biomechanical components of the human body with an emphasis placed on the effects of internal and external forces on movement problems.
KINS 337 ADAPTIVE KINESIOLOGY 3 hours
A general survey of exceptional individuals and an introduction to special education. Students will learn to identify problems within the psychomotor domain. Students will learn assessment skills, the development of the IEP, and developmental and prescriptive teaching. This course includes active involvement with students of special needs, the development of teaching activities for specific skills and familiarity with resources available through community and state agencies.
KINS 395 INTERNSHIP CV
Individual off-campus laboratory or field experiences that provide valuable, supervised practical experience.
KINS 448 ADMINISTRATION OF KINESIOLOGICAL STRATEGIES 3 hours
Prepares students for administrative skills in health, physical education, recreation, intramurals and athletics in the private and public sectors. The course includes organization, skills and management strategies for each of these areas. The current trends, standards, policies, programs, supervision and problems in the field of study are stressed.
KINS 495 INTERNSHIP 3 hours
Individual off-campus laboratory or field experiences that provide valuable, supervised practical experience. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
KINS 499: CAPSTONE 3 hours
The Capstone course will review and assess major and general education outcomes. A required capstone paper will integrate information, experiences and documentation gained through the primary internship, major and general education course work.