215 Introduction to Motor Learning and Control:
An introductory analysis of motor behaviour and motor control, with emphasis on theories underlying the acquisition and performance of motor skills. Three credits and lab.
222 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries:
A study of the injuries that occur in popular physical activities, including the nature, course, prevention, and non-medical management of these injuries. Prerequisite: BIOL 251. Three credits and lab.
226 Focus on Personal Health:
This multidisciplinary course addresses personal health and lifestyle choices of university students. Topics include psychological health, nutrition, physical activity, the environment, dieting, obesity, drugs, sexuality, and death. Three credits.
236 Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology:
This course provides an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of sport and exercise psychology, and how they apply to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. Three credits and lab.
241 Introduction to Sport Management:
This course provides an overview of the business of sport and fitness. Students will understand how the basic principles of business management, including marketing, sport promotion, public relations and finance are integrated into sport and fitness. Three credits.
262 Performance-Enhancing Substances:
The drive to succeed in sports and exercise has lead to the use of nutritional, chemical, pharmacological, and physiological means of performance enhancement. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of substances used in sports and exercise, addressing their mechanisms of action, safety and efficacy in consultation with valid scientific literature. Prerequisite: HKIN 115; HKIN 365 is recommended. Three credits.