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Undergraduate Bulletin 2017-2018 PDF

Kinesiology Activity Courses

KINA 111 - Physical Fitness

1 hour

An introduction to personal fitness and application of training principles. Includes flexibility, muscular fitness, body composition, and cardiovascular pre- and post-semester assessment. This course also incorporates SDA heritage on healthful living. Cannot be taken with KINT 111  Health & Wellness.   (Fall, Spring)

KINA 112 - Aerobics

1 hour

An introduction to basic floor movements, calisthenics, and step aerobics. Students are also introduced to choreography. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 115 - Resistance Training

1 hour

An introduction to the development of muscular fitness through the use of weighted resistance. Safety procedures are stressed. (Fall)

KINA 116 - Fitness Walking

1 hour

An introduction to cardiovascular fitness through walking. (Fall)

KINA 122 - Futsal (Indoor Soccer)

1 hour

Students are taught the basic skills in shooting, passing, and goal keeping. Offensive and defensive strategies are introduced. Includes topics such as rules and terminology. (Offered periodically)

KINA 124 - Basketball

1 hour

Development of skills in shooting, passing, executing plays and understanding offensive and defensive strategies. (Offered periodically)

KINA 125 - Volleyball

1 hour

Students are taught basic skills in passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Offensive and defensive strategies are introduced. (Spring)

KINA 131 - Swimming

1 hour

Students are introduced to basic aquatic safety, floating, freestyle, and elementary backstroke. (Fall)

KINA 141 - Badminton

1 hour

Students will develop skills in the basic badminton strokes, including the long and short serve, overhead clear, drop shot, smash, round-thehead shot and net shots. They will also learn doubles and singles strategy. (Spring)

KINA 142 - Tennis

1 hour

Students develop skills in the basic strokes (forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and lob). They are also introduced to strategy of play. (Fall)

KINA 145 - Racquetball

1 hour

An introduction to five basic serves, forehand and backhand, strokes, rules, sportsmanship and strategy of the game. (Fall, Spring)

KINA 212 - Advanced Aerobics

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 112

High intensity aerobic class. May include step aerobics, kick boxing, or other popular routines. (Spring)

KINA 215 - Advanced Resistance Training

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 115 or approval by instructor

Students enhance their strength training routines with advanced methods of resistance training. Students are introduced to new training techniques and sport-specific routines. (Spring, even years)

KINA 222 - Soccer Team

1 hour

This course is designed for the advanced soccer player to participate in higher-level athletic competition as a member of a sports team.  Advanced fundamentals and skills through practice, participation in intercollegiate contests and peripheral activities that include community awareness and involvement make up the components of this course.  Must obtain permission from instructor to participate. May be repeated for credit for a total of 4 credits. May be applied toward general education KINA requirement.  Course fee applies. (Fall) Pass/no pass course.

KINA 224 - Basketball Team

1 hour

This course is designed for the advanced basketball player to participate in higher-level athletic competition as a member of a sports team.  Advanced fundamentals and skills through practice, participation in intercollegiate contests and peripheral activities that include community awareness and involvement make up the components of this course.  Must obtain permission from instructor to participate. May be repeated for credit for a total of 4 credits. May be applied toward general education KINA requirement. Course fee applies. (Fall, Spring) Pass/no pass course.

KINA 225 - Volleyball Team

1 hour

This course is designed for the advanced volleyball player to participate in higher-level athletic competition as a member of a sports team.  Advanced fundamentals and skills through practice, participation in intercollegiate contests and peripheral activities that include community awareness and involvement make up the components of this course.  Must obtain permission from instructor to participate. May be repeated for credit for a total of 4 credits. May be applied toward general education KINA requirement. Course fee applies. (Fall) Pass/no pass course.

KINA 229 - Gymnastics Team

1 hour

This class is a touring, witnessing acrosport team. The skills required are basic and power tumbling, pyramid building and basket tossing. Team members are required to tour and attend clinics. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Spring) Pass/no pass course.

KINA 231 - Advanced Swimming

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 131 or approval by instructor

Opportunity is given for students to progress to advanced levels of swimming in backstroke, freestyle, breaststroke, and butterfly stroke. (Offered periodically)

KINA 233 - Water Aerobics

1 hour

An introduction to basic water movements for strength and flexibility. (Fall)

KINA 234 - Lifeguard Training

1 hour

Certified training in lifeguard techniques. Requires a recording fee. (Offered periodically)

KINA 242 - Advanced Tennis

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 142 or approval by instructor

For the student who wants to develop advanced skills in overhead smash, full serve, drop shot, and advanced strategy for both singles and doubles plays. (Offered periodically)

KINA 246 - Inline Hockey

1 hour

Students will learn fundamental skills of skating, stick handling, passing and shooting. They will also be introduced to offensive and defensive strategies. Students must have their own hockey skates. It is preferred that students bring their own protective equipment, including helmet/ mask, gloves, shin guards and elbow pads. The department does have a limited supply. (Spring)

KINA 247 - Golf

1 hour

An introduction to the basic strokes in golf (driving, chipping, and putting). Scoring terminology and golf etiquette are also taught. Students play on community golf courses. Requires additional fee. (Offered periodically)

KINA 248 - Advanced Racquetball

1 hour

Prerequisite: KINA 145 or approval by instructor

Students have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in overhead, kill, drive serve and advanced strategies for offensive and defensive play for both singles and doubles. (Spring, odd years)

KINA 255 - Floorball

1 hour

Students will develop skills in stick handling, passing and shooting.  They will also be introduced to offensive and defensive strategies.  (Fall)

KINA 291 - Selected Topics

1 hour

Prerequisite: Approval by department chair

A course designed for students who must complete a physical activity class independently. 

KINA 491 - Selected Topics

1 hour

Prerequisite: Approval by department chair. A course designed for students with intermediate skill level.

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