301 Elementary Statistics:
Cross-listed as STAT 201; see STAT 201. Three credits.
321 Advanced Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries:
An in-depth study of the assessment and management of athletic injuries. Students will learn proper assessment protocol, advanced assessment techniques, and specialized taping techniques. Prerequisites: BIOL 251; HKIN 222. Three credits.
331 The Sociology of Sport:
This course provides students with a social interpretation of sport in Canadian society. Emphasis will be given to the culture of sport and its relationship to other societal institutions such as the mass media and education. Attention will be given to the connection between sports and socialization and to the role of sports in cultural values such as fitness, entertainment, and consumerism. Credit will be granted for only one of HKIN 331 and SOCI 233. Three credits.
332 Gender in Sport and Physical Activity:
Explores the role of women and men in sport/physical activity/recreation from a historical, philosophical and social perspective. This course covers sexuality, homophobia, racism, politics of difference and identity predominately from a Canadian philosophical approach. Cross-listed as WMNS 332. Three credits.
334 Coach Leadership and Planning:
This is a planning course designed for entry-level coaches. Completion of this course gives an accrediation in the National Certification Coaching Program. Competition A and B. Lab experience will be offered in the varsity program. Three credits and lab.
352 Historical Foundations of Sport and Physical Activity in Canada:
An overview of the history of sport in Canada. Using the forces of class, ethnicity, race and gender as an interpretative foundation, the class will examine the context and social conditions under which Canadians have created, refined, participated in and interpreted sports. Three credits.
353 Metaphysics of Sport:
Explores the nature, meaning and significance of sport and more specifically, what it teaches us about how to live our lives. Topics include the relationship between sport, game, play and life, the dumb jock stereotype, dehumanization, sport and spirituality, seeking the zone and the game of life. Three credits.
354 Ethics and Sport:
Explores character-based sport as a platform for cultural change. Topics include fair play, cheating, sportspersonship, performance enhancement and violence. Prerequisite: HKIN 353 recommended. Three credits.
365 Exercise Physiology:
This course involves an in-depth study of the energy delivery systems utilized during exercise, as well as, both the acute responses and chronic adaptations to exercise by the muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Basic neurological considerations are also included. Prerequisites: BIOL 251, 252. Three credits and lab.
Students will be exposed to the concepts of kinetic analysis of motion through the application of Newton’s Laws. The course will provide the mechanical information necessary to enable the student to objectively criticize any human movement which the student may one day have to teach, coach or ergonomically evaluate. Credit will be granted for only one of HKIN 376 and BIOL 303. Three credits and lab.
385 Adapted Physical Education:
An introduction to the design and implementation of physical activity programs for individuals with disabilities. Topics include terminology, strategies for inclusive programming, assessment, good utilization, instructional strategies, and attitudes toward disability. An overview of specific disabilities is included. Credit will be granted for only one of HKIN 385 and HKIN 395. Three credits and practicum.
392 Exercise Metabolism:
In order for animals to exercise, chemical energy must be converted to mechanical energy in skeletal muscle. Exercise metabolism describes the series of chemical reactions that occur to both maintain life, and support physical activity. The goal of this course is to develop an understanding of, and the scientific methodology used to study exercise metabolism. Prerequisites: HKIN 365; BIOL 111, 112; CHEM 100 is recommended. Three credits and lab.
395 Physical Activity and Sport for Individuals with Disabilities:
An examination of physical activity, exercise, and sport for individuals with various disabilities. Students will gain the knowledge and practical skills required to understand and promote inclusive physical activity for individuals with disabilities. This course addresses the professional needs of students interested in pursuing the allied health profession. Credit will be granted for only one of HKIN 395 and HKIN 385. Three credits and practical experience.
396 Quantitative Research Methods:
An overview of the scientific method of problem solving. The course covers problem identification, hypothesis testing, data collection, and analysis of research findings. A detailed examination of experimental design assists the student in conducting research, writing the proposal and the report, and critically analyzing published literature. Restricted to third- and fourth-year students; recommended for year three of the honours program. Three credits.
397 Qualitative Research Methods:
An overview of qualitative research methodologies, including the major theories, methods, and approaches. Problem identification, data collection, data analysis, and data presentation are the major focus of this course. Practical experience will be included. Restricted to third- and fourth-year students; recommended for third- year advanced major and honours students. Three credits.