KINES-190                     Introduction to Physical Education

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online, format.

This course is intended to prepare students to enter the professional field of kinesiology. It is an introduction to the interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement.  An overview of the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology will be discussed along with career opportunities in the areas of teaching, coaching, allied health, and fitness professions.

 

KINES-191                     Elementary Physical Education

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

This course is a lecture class that is designed for Physical Education and/or Early Childhood Education majors.The purpose of this course is to prepare potential elementary school teachers to teach primary (K-3) and secondary (4-6) grade physical education classes.This course will include basic skills, lead-up games, team games, individual tasks, indoor/outdoor activities, and peer teaching.

 

KINES-194                     Principles and Practices of Officiating

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online, format.

This course provides a study of the qualifications for competitive sport officiating as a profession, related problems, organizational membership, rules of selected sports, and necessary officiating equipment related to each sport.The major emphasis will be on baseball.

 

KINES-197                     Human Development Throughout the Lifespan

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

This course is designed to study the development of human-beings throughout their lifespan. An emphasis will be placed on the study of human development including, physical, intellectual, social, emotional and moral development during the lifespan.

 

KINES-198   Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

This course is designed to provide students interested in the health care fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, nursing, and medicine with an introductory class in the recognition and basic management of athletic injuries.It is also designed to prepare coaches, physical educators, and parents to identify common athletic injuries, provide basic initial care, and access necessary medical personnel.

 

KINES-199                     Personal Fitness Training

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course meets partial CSU General Education requirement for Area E-Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development (verify limitations listed in Catalog, Ch.3). This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

Theory and practical application of current testing and evaluation procedures in child through adult senior fitness programs.It will include familiarization with workload ergometers, lean body mass testing, EKG tracings, blood pressure and pulse rate indicators, flexibility, strength, coordination, and endurance testing.Current theory and treatment of major health problems will be addressed as they relate to physiological, psychological and social integration.Diet, exercise, behavior modification, program development, leadership skills, and legal implications of personal training will be presented through lecture and computer assisted programs.This course is a preparatory course for taking the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer exam.

 

KINES-201                     Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course meets partial CSU General Education requirement for Area E-Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development (verify limitations listed in Catalog, Ch.3). This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

This course introduces the foundations of kinesiology, i.e., structure and function of skeletal-muscular anatomy, physiology of muscle contraction, and neurology and servomotor control over the lifespan.Basic skeletal-muscular anatomy, biomechanics of specific structures, and analysis and assessment of human movement performance will be discussed as they relate to psychological and social development.Approximately 75 muscle pairs will be discussed.

 

KINES-205                     Psychology of Athletic Performance

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

This course will examine the psychological factors that influence sport performance and coaching behaviors, and the psychological effects that sport and exercise involvement have on the participant. This course will also include an introduction to sport psychology and sport history, psychological principles of behavioral development and control within sports, social psychological dimensions of sport and exercise, the study of special athletic populations, coaching roles and behavior, and exercise psychology. This course will also focus on the most important themes in sport psychology and address mental skills training in a sport context. This course is ideal for students whose interests lie in sports coaching, sport science support, sport psychology, performance management, and sporting participation.

KINES-225                     Fundamentals of Coaching

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education online format.

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the practical, vocational and scientific principles that are essential to coaching sports. It provides students with the skills, knowledge and scientific background necessary to become successful coaches. Successful completion of the class will provide students with a valid high school coaching certificate for the state of California and units toward the completion of a Certificate of Achievement in Coaching and or an AA in Physical Education from Contra Costa College.