Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Degree Requirements

Our program offers both a thesis option and a course work option. The detailed degree requirements for each option follow.

Thesis Option

Students will be required to take 30 credits, according to the following:

Required Core Courses (8–9 credits)

KIP 5000 - Advanced Exercise Physiology

This course focuses on exercise physiology in both humans and rodents. Topics include detailed muscle physiology, fatigue mechanisms, the autonomic nervous system, advanced cardiovascular adaptations with exercise, exercise metabolism, and environmental exercise physiology. The importance of translational research will be highlighted.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 4100 and KIP 4110

At least one of the following:

KIP 5100 - Advanced Biomechanics

This course includes the quantitative analysis of human motion through bioinstrumentation during dynamic performance. A detailed analysis of different movements and movement techniques, as well as investigations into the mechanics of tissues and their function, are included in this course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 4200 and KIP 4210

KIP 5300 - Advanced Motor Learning and Control

This course will provide the current theories and concepts involved in the processes of motor skill acquisition and performance from a behavioral perspective. Additional peer-reviewed literature will be utilized toward an oral presentation.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required

A minimum of two graduate seminar credits:

KIP 5700 - Graduate Seminar

Graduate seminars are designed to facilitate critical discussions of student research projects and peer-reviewed research in related fields. The presenter will provide an overview or seminar of the research of interest, which will establish the foundation for the discussion thereafter.

  • Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 2
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 5000 or KIP 5100 or KIP 5300

At least one of the following statistical courses:

MA 4710 - Regression Analysis

Covers simple, multiple, and polynomial regression; estimation, testing, and prediction; weighted least squares, matrix approach, dummy variables, multicollinearity, model diagnostics and variable selection. A statistical computing package is an integral part of the course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2710 or MA 2720 or MA 3710 or MA 3715 or MA 5701

MA 4720 - Design and Analysis of Experiments

Covers construction and analysis of completely randomized, randomized block, incomplete block, Latin squares, factorial, fractional factorial, nested and split-plot designs. Also examines fixed, random and mixed effects models and multiple comparisons and contrasts. The SAS statistical package is an integral part of the course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2710 or MA 2720 or MA 3710 or MA 3715 or MA 5701

MA 5701 - Statistical Methods

Introduction to design, conduct, and analysis of statistical studies, with an introduction to statistical computing and preparation of statistical reports. Topics include design, descriptive, and graphical methods, probability models, parameter estimation and hypothesis testing.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5210 - Advanced Statistical Analysis and Design I

An overview of data analysis methods including visualization, data programming, and univariate statistics such as t-test and ANOVA.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5220 - Advanced Statistical Analysis and Design II

Course covers multivariate statistics such as ANCOVA, Multiple Regression, factor analysis, clustering, machine learning, and mixture modeling.

  • Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 12
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
  • Pre-Requisite(s): PSY 5110

Elective Courses

A minimum of 12 elective course credits approved by graduate program director or department chair. Multiple statistical courses are strongly recommended. The department maintains a list of approved elective courses within and outside the department, and this list is updated annually. Courses not on this list, but deemed relevant and appropriate by the student and advisor, can be used ad hoc if written approval is obtained from the graduate program director or KIP department chair.

BL 4020 - Biochemistry II

Dynamic aspects of living systems. Broad exposure to cellular metabolic pathways, intermediary metabolism and its regulation and bioenergetics.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 3020

BL 4380 - Cardiopulmonary Physiology

Using a problem-based learning approach, course examines the physiology of the human body. In-class case-study analyses provide in-depth learning about the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems and their relationship with other organ systems. Promotes development of problem-solving skills.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020

BL 5350 - Special Topics in Physiology

A discussion of recent developments in physiology. Recent offerings have included respiratory physiology, renal physiology, clinical cardiology, and neurophysiology.

  • Credits: variable to 10.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

KIP 3600 - Motor Development

Designed for upper level undergraduates or graduates, this course will focus on the changes in motor behavior across a life span, and examine the study and practice of fundamental patterns within the context of development theory.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 1500 and BL 2020

KIP 4000 - Sports Nutrition Seminar

Human nutrition as it specifically applies to athletes. Specific needs for proteins, carbohydrates, fats, electrolytes and micronutrients. Use of ergogenic aids is covered. Students will research, write and present orally their findings on nutrition topics.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2940

KIP 4100 - Exercise Physiology

Focuses on the functional changes brought by acute and chronic exercise sessions. Topics include muscle structure and function, bioenergetics, cardiovascular and respiratory adaptations, exercise training for sport, sport nutrition, ergogenic aids, and other health and fitness topics.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Co-Requisite(s): KIP 4110
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 4110 - Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Hands-on experience in making physiological measurements as related to exercise. Cardiovascular and respiratory changes during exercise will be monitored. A virtual lab is used to simulate changes in physiological measurements that cannot be performed on live subjects. A student designed laboratory project is required.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Co-Requisite(s): KIP 4100

KIP 4200 - Biomechanics of Human Movement

An in-depth view of the biomechanical properties of the musculoskeletal system. The course provides detailed analyses of the kinetics of human movement, material properties of the component tissues, and dynamic processes of adaptation to stress and strain of the system.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Co-Requisite(s): KIP 4210
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and KIP 1500 and PH 1110 and PH 1111

KIP 4300 - Motor Learning and Control

This course will provide the current theories and concepts involved in the processes of motor skill acquisition and performance from a behavioral perspective.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 1500 and BL 2020

KIP 4600 - Sports and Fitness Promotions

Development and implementation of marketing plans for sports and fitness businesses. Topics include marketing of sporting events and fitness programs, use of traditional media for promotion, web-based advertising (new media), and business branding.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MKT 3000

KIP 4610 - Legal Issues in Sports and Fitness Management

Review of legal issues that apply to sport and fitness organizations such as liability, risk management, facility concerns, and labor laws. Basic components of the U.S. legal system and guidelines, and rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association will be covered.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

KIP 4700 - EKG Interpretation

Course is designed for students who are going to pursue future career related to cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy and students in the Pre-Med program. Students will learn cardiac electrophysiology, the pathophysiology, the diagnosis, and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, and related cardiovascular diseases. Class will build bridge between basic sciences and human health.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 4710 - Sports Medicine and Ethics

Examines ethical issues in sports medicine. Topics might include the ethical responsibilities and conflicts of interest for team physicians, research on athletes, sport-related concussions, and doping. Philosophical ethical foundations, and professional ethical codes for sports medicine will be studied.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

KIP 4720 - Exercise Pharmacology

Course will bridge between basic sciences and human health. The course focuses on understanding the fundamental concept of exercise pharmacology and pharmacological treatment of diseases of various systems including cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, neuronal, hormonal, and renal systems.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 4730 - Physical Therapy Seminar

Seminar for students who are interested in physical therapy profession. Course will include self-directed learning and group work. Topics may include evidence based medicine, literature review writing and evaluation, healthcare reimbursement, clinical decision making, health screenings, and other current topics.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 5200 - Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Advanced theory and practice in development and administration of comprehensive strength and conditioning programs for both the athlete and individual of any level. Includes knowledge, safety concerns and skill techniques necessary for teaching and administering any strength and conditioning facility.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 5000 or KIP 5100 or KIP 5300

KIP 5500 - Systems Physiology

A comprehensive systemic study of the physiological functions of the adult human, including an introduction to the underlying etiologies and clinical indicators of molecular, cellular, and tissue bases for common organ system diseases in humans.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

KIP 5800 - Special Topics in Kinesiology

Selected additional topics in kinesiology for advanced students based on interests of faculty and students. Interested students should contact the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology department.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

KIP 5900 - Graduate Internship in Kinesiology

Practical experience in the field of kinesiology at an approved internship site. Internships must be approved by department chair or graduate director, and work a minimum of 42 hours for each credit earned.

  • Credits: variable to 6.0
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required

PSY 5010 - Cognitive Psychology

A systematic survey of classical and contemporary research topics in human cognition, including perception, attention, mental representation and processing, memory, knowledge, visual imagery, problem solving, reasoning, and decision making. Students will read original research papers and develop a research proposal.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5850 - Human Factors Psychology

Advanced concepts critical to the design of human-technological systems, such as capitalizing upon human capabilities and compensating for human limitations. Topics may include perceptual and motor abilities, human error and cognitive engineering.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 6991 - Special Topics in Human Factors

Study of special topics in human factors as designed by section title.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

Research Credits

A minimum of six research credits are required. Students are strongly encouraged to present (oral presentation or poster) at a national or international conference prior to thesis defense.

These degree requirements are consistent with University policy related to the distribution of credits for the thesis option (i.e., 6–10 research credits, minimum of 20 coursework credits of which the distribution must include a minimum of 12 credits at 5000–6000 level and maximum of 12 credits at 3000–4000 level).

Additional Details

Advisor and the Advisory Committee

Based on their research interests, graduate students should choose a primary (or co-advisors), no later than the end of the first academic year. The program will adhere to the graduate school policy for advisor and advisory committee. The advisory committee must be approved by the graduate program director or KIP department chair.

Thesis Proposal

The thesis proposal should contain a review of the literature, a problem statement/rationale, study hypotheses, research design, proposed methods/research strategy, and pilot data when possible. The primary advisor, with input from the committee members, can decide on the proposal format. This thesis proposal should be reviewed and approved by the advisory committee.

Written Thesis

The thesis will be written and prepared under the supervision of the primary advisor and the advisory committee according to the requirements of the Graduate School.

Final Oral Examination

The final requirement will be a public oral presentation of the thesis and an oral examination in accordance with the requirements of the Graduate School.

Course Work Option

Students will be required to take 30 course credits, according to the following:

Required Core Courses (8–9 credits)

KIP 5000 - Advanced Exercise Physiology

This course focuses on exercise physiology in both humans and rodents. Topics include detailed muscle physiology, fatigue mechanisms, the autonomic nervous system, advanced cardiovascular adaptations with exercise, exercise metabolism, and environmental exercise physiology. The importance of translational research will be highlighted.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 4100 and KIP 4110

At least one of the following:

KIP 5100 - Advanced Biomechanics

This course includes the quantitative analysis of human motion through bioinstrumentation during dynamic performance. A detailed analysis of different movements and movement techniques, as well as investigations into the mechanics of tissues and their function, are included in this course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 4200 and KIP 4210

KIP 5300 - Advanced Motor Learning and Control

This course will provide the current theories and concepts involved in the processes of motor skill acquisition and performance from a behavioral perspective. Additional peer-reviewed literature will be utilized toward an oral presentation.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required

A minimum of two graduate seminar credits:

KIP 5700 - Graduate Seminar

Graduate seminars are designed to facilitate critical discussions of student research projects and peer-reviewed research in related fields. The presenter will provide an overview or seminar of the research of interest, which will establish the foundation for the discussion thereafter.

  • Credits: 1.0; Repeatable to a Max of 2
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 5000 or KIP 5100 or KIP 5300

At least one of the following statistical courses:

MA 4710 - Regression Analysis

Covers simple, multiple, and polynomial regression; estimation, testing, and prediction; weighted least squares, matrix approach, dummy variables, multicollinearity, model diagnostics and variable selection. A statistical computing package is an integral part of the course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2710 or MA 2720 or MA 3710 or MA 3715 or MA 5701

MA 4720 - Design and Analysis of Experiments

Covers construction and analysis of completely randomized, randomized block, incomplete block, Latin squares, factorial, fractional factorial, nested and split-plot designs. Also examines fixed, random and mixed effects models and multiple comparisons and contrasts. The SAS statistical package is an integral part of the course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2710 or MA 2720 or MA 3710 or MA 3715 or MA 5701

MA 5701 - Statistical Methods

Introduction to design, conduct, and analysis of statistical studies, with an introduction to statistical computing and preparation of statistical reports. Topics include design, descriptive, and graphical methods, probability models, parameter estimation and hypothesis testing.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5210 - Advanced Statistical Analysis and Design I

An overview of data analysis methods including visualization, data programming, and univariate statistics such as t-test and ANOVA.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5220 - Advanced Statistical Analysis and Design II

Course covers multivariate statistics such as ANCOVA, Multiple Regression, factor analysis, clustering, machine learning, and mixture modeling.

  • Credits: 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 12
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-2)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate
  • Pre-Requisite(s): PSY 5110

Elective Courses

A minimum of 10 elective course credits approved by graduate program director or department chair is required. The department maintains a list of approved elective courses within and outside the department, and this list is updated annually. Courses not on this list, but deemed relevant and appropriate by the student and advisor, can be used ad hoc if written approval is obtained from the graduate program director or KIP department chair.

These degree requirements are consistent with University policy related to the distribution of credits for the Coursework option (i.e., minimum of 18 credits at 5000–6000 level, maximum of 12 credits at 3000–4000 level).

BL 4020 - Biochemistry II

Dynamic aspects of living systems. Broad exposure to cellular metabolic pathways, intermediary metabolism and its regulation and bioenergetics.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 3020

BL 4380 - Cardiopulmonary Physiology

Using a problem-based learning approach, course examines the physiology of the human body. In-class case-study analyses provide in-depth learning about the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems and their relationship with other organ systems. Promotes development of problem-solving skills.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020

BL 5350 - Special Topics in Physiology

A discussion of recent developments in physiology. Recent offerings have included respiratory physiology, renal physiology, clinical cardiology, and neurophysiology.

  • Credits: variable to 10.0; Repeatable to a Max of 10
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

KIP 3600 - Motor Development

Designed for upper level undergraduates or graduates, this course will focus on the changes in motor behavior across a life span, and examine the study and practice of fundamental patterns within the context of development theory.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 1500 and BL 2020

KIP 4000 - Sports Nutrition Seminar

Human nutrition as it specifically applies to athletes. Specific needs for proteins, carbohydrates, fats, electrolytes and micronutrients. Use of ergogenic aids is covered. Students will research, write and present orally their findings on nutrition topics.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2940

KIP 4100 - Exercise Physiology

Focuses on the functional changes brought by acute and chronic exercise sessions. Topics include muscle structure and function, bioenergetics, cardiovascular and respiratory adaptations, exercise training for sport, sport nutrition, ergogenic aids, and other health and fitness topics.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Co-Requisite(s): KIP 4110
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 4110 - Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Hands-on experience in making physiological measurements as related to exercise. Cardiovascular and respiratory changes during exercise will be monitored. A virtual lab is used to simulate changes in physiological measurements that cannot be performed on live subjects. A student designed laboratory project is required.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Co-Requisite(s): KIP 4100

KIP 4200 - Biomechanics of Human Movement

An in-depth view of the biomechanical properties of the musculoskeletal system. The course provides detailed analyses of the kinetics of human movement, material properties of the component tissues, and dynamic processes of adaptation to stress and strain of the system.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Co-Requisite(s): KIP 4210
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and KIP 1500 and PH 1110 and PH 1111

KIP 4300 - Motor Learning and Control

This course will provide the current theories and concepts involved in the processes of motor skill acquisition and performance from a behavioral perspective.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 1500 and BL 2020

KIP 4600 - Sports and Fitness Promotions

Development and implementation of marketing plans for sports and fitness businesses. Topics include marketing of sporting events and fitness programs, use of traditional media for promotion, web-based advertising (new media), and business branding.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MKT 3000

KIP 4610 - Legal Issues in Sports and Fitness Management

Review of legal issues that apply to sport and fitness organizations such as liability, risk management, facility concerns, and labor laws. Basic components of the U.S. legal system and guidelines, and rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association will be covered.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore

KIP 4700 - EKG Interpretation

Course is designed for students who are going to pursue future career related to cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy and students in the Pre-Med program. Students will learn cardiac electrophysiology, the pathophysiology, the diagnosis, and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, and related cardiovascular diseases. Class will build bridge between basic sciences and human health.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 4710 - Sports Medicine and Ethics

Examines ethical issues in sports medicine. Topics might include the ethical responsibilities and conflicts of interest for team physicians, research on athletes, sport-related concussions, and doping. Philosophical ethical foundations, and professional ethical codes for sports medicine will be studied.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

KIP 4720 - Exercise Pharmacology

Course will bridge between basic sciences and human health. The course focuses on understanding the fundamental concept of exercise pharmacology and pharmacological treatment of diseases of various systems including cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, neuronal, hormonal, and renal systems.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 4730 - Physical Therapy Seminar

Seminar for students who are interested in physical therapy profession. Course will include self-directed learning and group work. Topics may include evidence based medicine, literature review writing and evaluation, healthcare reimbursement, clinical decision making, health screenings, and other current topics.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore
  • Pre-Requisite(s): BL 2020 and BL 2021

KIP 5200 - Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Advanced theory and practice in development and administration of comprehensive strength and conditioning programs for both the athlete and individual of any level. Includes knowledge, safety concerns and skill techniques necessary for teaching and administering any strength and conditioning facility.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (2-1-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): KIP 5000 or KIP 5100 or KIP 5300

KIP 5500 - Systems Physiology

A comprehensive systemic study of the physiological functions of the adult human, including an introduction to the underlying etiologies and clinical indicators of molecular, cellular, and tissue bases for common organ system diseases in humans.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

KIP 5800 - Special Topics in Kinesiology

Selected additional topics in kinesiology for advanced students based on interests of faculty and students. Interested students should contact the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology department.

  • Credits: variable to 9.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

KIP 5900 - Graduate Internship in Kinesiology

Practical experience in the field of kinesiology at an approved internship site. Internships must be approved by department chair or graduate director, and work a minimum of 42 hours for each credit earned.

  • Credits: variable to 6.0
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required

PSY 5010 - Cognitive Psychology

A systematic survey of classical and contemporary research topics in human cognition, including perception, attention, mental representation and processing, memory, knowledge, visual imagery, problem solving, reasoning, and decision making. Students will read original research papers and develop a research proposal.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 5850 - Human Factors Psychology

Advanced concepts critical to the design of human-technological systems, such as capitalizing upon human capabilities and compensating for human limitations. Topics may include perceptual and motor abilities, human error and cognitive engineering.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall - Offered alternate years beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

PSY 6991 - Special Topics in Human Factors

Study of special topics in human factors as designed by section title.

  • Credits: variable to 3.0; Repeatable to a Max of 9
  • Semesters Offered: On Demand
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate