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KIN Undergraduate Courses, Corvallis Campus

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Top KIN 131 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Overview of the field; career opportunities in exercise and sport science and other professions dealing with the discipline of human movement; orientation to support services. Graded P/N.

Top KIN 132 INTRODUCTION TO THE ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Overview of allied health professions including physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant, nursing, athletic training and others. Discuss job responsibilities, employment opportunities and educational requirements.

Top KIN 160 INTRODUCTION TO INJURY MANAGEMENT FOR THE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE (3) 
Introduction to management of physical activity-related injury for the non-healthcare provider (e.g., coaches, physical educators and fitness professionals).

Top KIN 194 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (1-2) 
Basic movement skills, basic rhythms, track and field.

Top KIN 199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top KIN 230 INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTURE PROGRAMS (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Foundation course for leadership opportunities in the Adventure Leadership Institute (ALI). Provides overview of history, theoretical foundations, and utilization of adventure programs in education, recreation, and therapy.

Top KIN 231 HUMAN GROUP DYNAMICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Provides students with the fundamental concepts and theories essential for understanding dynamics that occur in groups in recreation, leisure, and everyday settings.

Top KIN 232 BACKCOUNTRY LEADERSHIP (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Prepares students to be leaders in outdoor settings by building the practical and logistical skills needed in the effective delivery of courses and/or trips. Covers the teaching skills and essentials for trip leaders in the wilderness, including trip planning, logistics, risk management, and group interaction in the backcountry. PREREQS: (EXSS 230 [C] or KIN 230 [C] ) and PAC 301 [C] and PAC 325 [C] and PAC 326 [C]

Top KIN 233 TEACHING TECHNIQUES FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Gateway course for students pursuing the Level Three Adventure Leadership Certificate. Emphasizes teaching outdoor activities at a professional level. Students work individually with the course instructor to develop, plan and implement an activity course (land or water based) for the Adventure Leadership Institute. PREREQS: EXSS 232 [C] or KIN 232 [C]

Top KIN 299 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 24 credits.

Top KIN 301 RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 305 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 306 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 36 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 307 SEMINAR (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
Section 2: Seminar Pre-Internship (1 credit). This course is repeatable for a maximum of 36 credits.

Top KIN 311 MOTOR BEHAVIOR (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Underlying mechanisms and factors affecting movement function, skill acquisition, and changes in movement behavior across the lifespan. PREREQS: BI 232 [C-]

Top KIN 312 SOCIOCULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Physical activity in contemporary society. Relationships with the social processes; interrelationships between physical activity and cultural institutions. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Social processes course.

Top KIN 314 INTRODUCTION TO ADAPTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Overview of cognitive, neuromuscular, sensory and orthopedic disabilities; understanding accessible physical activity programs for individuals with disabilities. PREREQS: Sophomore standing.

Top KIN 321 BIOMECHANICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Integration of the physical laws and anatomical structures governing human movement; qualitative analytical processes emphasized. PREREQS: ( (BI 231 [C-] and BI 241 [C-] ) or (BI 331 [C-] and BI 341 [C-] ) ) and (MTH 112 [C-] or MTH 251 [C-] )

Top KIN 324 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Physiological effects of acute and chronic exercise; factors affecting human performance; exercise training principles. PREREQS: (BI 233 [C-] or BI 333 [C-] ) and (BI 231 [C-] or BI 331 [C-] ) and CH 121 [C-] and CH 122 [C-] and (CH 123 [C-] or CH 130 [C-] ) and /or equivalent

Top KIN 325 FITNESS ASSESSMENT AND EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Introduction to lab- and field-based physical fitness assessments and the skills needed to design safe and effective exercise programs for apparently healthy adults. Lec/lab. PREREQS: KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-]

Top KIN 333 KINESIOLOGY PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Field experience in kinesiology under professional supervision. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 334 KINESIOLOGY PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Field experience in kinesiology under professional supervision. PREREQS: KIN 333 [C-] and Instructor approval.

Top KIN 335 KINESIOLOGY PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Field experience in kinesiology under professional supervision. PREREQS: Instructor approval.

Top KIN 341 NUTRITION FOR EXERCISE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Review of the interrelationship between nutrition and exercise, including macronutrient, micronutrient and fluid needs for active individuals. CROSSLISTED as NUTR 341. PREREQS: (KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-] ) and NUTR 240 [C-]

Top KIN 343 PRE-THERAPY/ALLIED HEALTH SEMINAR (1)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Provides knowledge in professional school preparation and current issues related to the allied health professions. PREREQS: (KIN 132 [C] or BI 109 [C] ) and BI 231 [C] and BI 232 [C] and BI 233 [C] and BI 241 [C] and BI 242 [C] and BI 243 [C] and overall GPA of 3.0; grade of C or better in KIN 132 or BI 109 [for Pre-Med]; Grade of C or better and average of 2.7 in BI 231, BI 232, BI 233, BI 241, BI 242, BI 243 or equivalent. Instructor/school approval.

Top KIN 344 PRE-THERAPY/ALLIED HEALTH PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Clinical field experiences under the supervision of a licensed professional in the allied health or related setting enhanced with classroom discussion. PREREQS: (EXSS 132 [C] or KIN 132 [C] ) and Z 331 [C] and Z 332 [C] and Z 333 [C] and Z 341 [C] and Z 342 [C] and Z 343 [C] and overall GPA of 3.0; grade of "C" or better in KIN 132; grade of "C" or better and average GPA of 2.7 in BI 231, BI 232, BI 233, BI 241, BI 242, BI 243. Instructor/school approval. COREQS: KIN 343

Top KIN 345 ALLIED HEALTH PRACTICUM (1-2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Field experience under professional supervision in an allied health or related setting. Includes arranged consultations with the instructor to discuss current issues related to the allied health professions. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 2 credits. PREREQS: Overall GPA 2.75. Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 353 PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER EDUCATION PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Supervised K-12 physical education field experience with seminars. May include one instructor-approved coaching experience in school setting. PREREQS: OSU GPA 2.00, KIN GPA 2.50, and KIN 422 or KIN 423 (can be concurrent) and departmental approval required.

Top KIN 354 PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER EDUCATION PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised K-12 physical education field experience with seminars. May include one instructor-approved coaching experience in school setting. PREREQS: OSU GPA 2.00, KIN GPA 2.50, and departmental approval required. Should also concurrently enroll in either KIN 422 or KIN 423.

Top KIN 355 PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER EDUCATION PRACTICUM (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised K-12 physical education field experience with seminars. May include one instructor-approved coaching experience in school setting. PREREQS: OSU GPA 2.00, KIN GPA 2.50, and departmental approval required. Should also concurrently enroll in either KIN 422 or KIN 423.

Top KIN 370 PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Interaction between psychological variables and human motor performance.

Top KIN 380 THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Indications, contraindication, techniques, and effects of various physical agents used in the care and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. PREREQS: Admission to the Athletic Training major or enrollment in the Pre-Therapy and Allied Health option in the Kinesiology major or College of Science.

Top KIN 385 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Principles and techniques of therapeutic exercise; rehabilitative activities and programs for musculoskeletal injuries, conditions, and diseases. Lec/lab. PREREQS: KIN 321 [C-] or EXSS 321 [C-]

Top KIN 394 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: RESISTANCE TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGN (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Presents the conceptual basis for optimizing resistance training program designs, exercise routines for all ages and fitness levels, correct exercise technique. Lec/lab. PREREQS: KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-]

Top KIN 395 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: GROUP FITNESS (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of biomechanical, physiological, psychological and safety principles for the development of group exercise classes in a variety of modes and settings. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-] ) and (KIN 325* [C-] or EXSS 325* [C-] )

Top KIN 396 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: AQUATICS (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Aquatic overview; emphasis on underlying hydrodynamic principles; includes safety, survival, stroke mechanics, aquatic exercise, training, games; certification opportunity in ARC Basic Water Rescue. Lec/lab/activity. PREREQS: PAC 250 or comparable skills.

Top KIN 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits.

Top KIN 399H SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top KIN 401 RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top KIN 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top KIN 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top KIN 408 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top KIN 409 PRACTICUM (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top KIN 410 INTERNSHIP (1-15)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Planned experiences at selected cooperating agencies, companies or institutions; supervised by university and - program personnel; supplementary conference, reports and appraisal required. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 20 credits. PREREQS: Completion of required courses, cumulative Kinesiology program GPA of 2.25 and KIN overall GPA of 2.50, completion of 165 credits or departmental approval.

Top KIN 422 FACILITATING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Students learn skills for facilitating physical activity programs for children and youth in a variety of settings, including information on the benefits of physical activity, program design, implementation and management techniques. PREREQS: KIN 311 [C-] or EXSS 311 [C-]

Top KIN 423 QUALITATIVE MOVEMENT ANALYSIS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Develop observational skills to perform systematic qualitative analyses of selected physical activity performances and other human movements. PREREQS: (KIN 311 [C-] or EXSS 311 [C-] ) and (KIN 321 [C-] or EXSS 321 [C-] )

Top KIN 425 ANATOMICAL KINESIOLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Anatomical aspects of human movement; actions of bones and muscles in motor activities. Application of physical principles to factors governing anatomical function in health and injury. PREREQS: EXSS 321 [C-] or KIN 321 [C-]

Top KIN 432 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ASSESSMENT (3) 
Assessment of physical activity using subjective and objective measurement methods with focus on applications for individuals, communities, and special populations. PREREQS: Senior standing.

Top KIN 434 APPLIED MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Skeletal muscle structure, function, and metabolism; applications to muscle fatigue, exercise training, inactivity, and aging. PREREQS: KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-]

Top KIN 435 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROMOTION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of behavioral science and public health research to the promotion of physical activity in individuals, groups and communities. PREREQS: KIN 370 [C-]

Top KIN 437 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AGING, AND CHRONIC DISEASE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Addresses the consequences of primary and secondary aging from an individual and public health perspective. Physiological changes associated with aging and chronic disease, functional assessment of older adults, and exercise prescription for older adults with and without chronic exercise will be emphasized. PREREQS: (KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-] ) and (KIN 325 [C-] or EXSS 325 [C-] )

Top KIN 444 ADVANCED ADAPTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Discuss various disability models and perspectives; reinforce determinants of physical activity; design and implement different physical activity programs and curricula for individuals with disabilities. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (KIN 314 [C-] or EXSS 314 [C-] ) and /or equivalent course.

Top KIN 474 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY LAB METHODS (2)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Practical experience and projects in exercise physiology lab methods, including measurement of submaximal and maximal oxygen consumption body composition, anaerobic power, and electrocardiography. PREREQS: (KIN 324 [C-] or EXSS 324 [C-] ) and (KIN 325 [C-] or EXSS 325 [C-] )

Top KIN 475 POWER AND PRIVILEGE IN SPORT (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Issues of power and privilege in sport including race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and aggression and the consequences of long held society norms and stereotypes. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: (KIN 312 [C-] or EXSS 312 [C-] ) and /or 6 credits of social science.

Top KIN 481 ANALYSIS OF CRITICAL ISSUES IN KINESIOLOGY (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Reading and interpreting current research, and using writing as a tool for learning on a critical issue in kinesiology. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: Senior standing

Top KIN 483 TISSUE INJURY AND REPAIR (3) 
Mechanics of tissue injury and the body's response and repair following injury of bone, muscle, tendon, ligament, cartilage and nervous system tissue. PREREQS: (BI 231 [C-] or BI 331 [C-] ) and (BI 241 [C-] or BI 341 [C-] ) and (BI 232 [C-] or BI 332 [C-] ) and (BI 242 [C-] or BI 342 [C-] ) and (BI 233 [C-] or BI 333 [C-] ) and (BI 243 [C-] or BI 343 [C-] ) or ( (Z 331 [C-] and Z 332 [C-] and Z 333 [C-] and Z 341 [C-] and Z 342 [C-] and Z 343 [C-] ) )

Top KIN 499 SELECTED TOPICS (1-5) 
Impact of human movement development on people, their movement behavior, and environment. Topics vary from term to term and year to year. May be repeated for credit when topics differ. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 24 credits. PREREQS: Senior standing.



 
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