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College of Health Sciences


KIN Kinesiology



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190 Topics Course in Physical Activity: 1-3 cr. U. Introductory level topics of current interest in health and physical activity. Special course fees may be required depending on topic.|Counts as repeat of Spt&Rec 290 & Kin(HMS) 290 with same topic. May be retaken with change of topic. Prereq: none, except as required for specific topic.
200 Introduction to Kinesiology. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the discipline of kinesiology and its subdisciplines of exercise physiology, motor behavior, biomechanics, and psychology and sociology of physical activity.|Prereq: none.
201 Field Experience in Kinesiology. 1 cr. U. Lecture/discussion/site visitation exploring the broad field of Kinesiology and typical service delivery systems, e.g., campus, community, commercial, industrial and clinical.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 210. Prereq: Kin(HMS) 202(C).
202 Field Work in Kinesiology. 1 cr. U. Practical, supervised, service-learning in the field of kinesiology.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 210. Prereq: Kin(HMS) 201(C).
211 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. 1 cr. U. CPR for adults, children, and infants; AED; and First Aid.|Prereq: none.
212 Fieldwork in Athletic Training. 1 cr. U. On-site observation of the athletic training profession. Students will rotate through different on-campus sites.|Prereq: Kin(HMS) 310(C).
216 Organization and Administration of Athletic Training. 3 cr. U. Delivery of athletic training services in various settings. Topics include program, personnel, information management, budgeting, documentation, insurance, legal considerations and current topics.|Prereq: admitted to athletic training maj; Kin(HMS) 316(P); Kin(HMS) 410(C) & Kin(HMS) 416(C); or cons instr.
230 Health Aspects of Exercise and Nutrition. 3 cr. U. Examines physical fitness and proper nutrition as lifestyle choices in maintaining optimal health and minimizing health risks.|Not open to students with credit in Kin(HMS) 330, 530, 532, or 536. Prereq: none.
241 Why We Eat What We Eat: An Ecological Approach. 3 cr. U. Examination of food choice and eating behavior using a multilevel, social ecological perspective. Nutrition and health implications will be discussed.|Prereq: none.
245 Client Diversity in Health Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. 3 cr. U. Interdisciplinary instruction on effective service delivery in the health sciences to culturally diverse individuals and families. Emphasis on the complexity of an individual's cultural identity.|BMS(C L Sci)/ComSDis/HCA/Kin(HMS)/OccThpy/TherRec 245 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: soph st or cons instr.
255 Women in Sport and Physical Activity. 3 cr. U. Introduction theory and research on female participation in sport and physical activity.|Prereq: soph st or cons instr.
260 Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the predominant complementary and alternative health care traditions and therapies used today.|BMS(C L Sci) 260 & Kin(HMS) 260 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as repeat of BMS 260X. Prereq: none.
270 Statistics in the Health Professions: Theory and Practice. 3 cr. U. Overview of statistical theory and practical application for health professionals. Includes problem solving strategies, descriptive and inferential techniques, and critical evaluation of research design.|Prereq: Math placement test score of 30 or math proficiency or a C grade or better in Math 105(P).
289 Seminar in Athletic Training. 0 cr. U. Exposure to peer presentations, guest lectures on current topics, current literature updates/discussion, and program information updates.|Must be taken by student in the ATEP each sem of prog. Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: acceptance into Athletic Training prog.
290 Special Topics in Human Movement Sciences: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Topics of current interest in kinesiology, health, and fitness. Special course fees may be required depending on course.|May be retaken with change of topic. Prereq: specified in semester Schedule whenever required for a topic.
296 UROP Research Study: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising faculty member. One credit for 45 hours research.|Retakeable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP Research Study courses. Prereq: Acceptance to UROP prior or conc reg in UROP sem; cons instr.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specifically prepared program course work.|Retakeable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
298 Independent Projects. 1-3 cr. U. Designed for individual and small group research projects under faculty supervision.|Prereq: writ cons instr.
299 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. Designed for individual and small groups in special study. Meetings/nature of study to be arranged with staff/faculty chosen to supervise.|Prereq: cons instr.
310 Responding to Emergencies. 1 cr. U. Focus on the development of skills necessary for professionals to act as 'first responders' in providing emergency medical care.|Credit/No Credit only. Prereq: Kin(HMS) 212(C).
311 CPR/AED Recertification. 1 cr. U. CPR/AED recertification and review of basic First Aid.|Prereq: Kin(HMS) 211 or CPR & standard first aid certification.
312 Introduction to Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment of Athletic Injuries. 3 cr. U. Introduction to athletic training principles and techniques necessary for the prevention, recognition, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.|Prereq: enrolled in ATEP Program, Kin(HMS) 310(P); or cons instr.
314 Recognition and Evaluation of Injuries: Lower Extremity. 3 cr. U. Techniques/knowledge necessary to perform examination, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries and illnesses of the lower extremity and associated areas.|Prereq: admis to athletic training major; Kin(HMS) 413(C), & 416(C); or cons instr.
315 Recognition and Evaluation of Injuries: Upper Extremity. 3 cr. U. Techniques/knowledge necessary to perform examination, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries and illnesses of the upper extremity and associated areas.|Prereq: admis to athletic training major; Kin(HMS) 413(P), & 416(C); or cons instr.
316 Recognition and Evaluation of Athletic Injuries: Head, Neck, and Trunk. 3 cr. U. Techniques/knowledge necessary to perform examination, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries and illnesses of the head, neck, and torso.|Prereq: admis to athletic training major; Kin(HMS) 315(P), 414(C) & 416(C); or cons instr.
320 Biomechanics. 3 cr. U. Application of physical laws and mechanical principles to human movement.|Not open to students w/cr in Kin (HMS) 520. Prereq: Admis to KIN major or Ath Trng major; Bio Sci 202(P); Physics 120(P) with a 'C' or greater; Math 105(P) or 211(P) or 231(P) with a 'C' or greater or cons instr.
325 Anatomical Kinesiology. 3 cr. U. Anatomical analysis of the human body including joint actions, anatomical, muscular, and neuromuscular control aspects necessary for movement.|Prereq: admis to Kin major, Ath Trng major or OT prog. Bio Sci 202(P) & 203(C) or cons instr.
330 Exercise Physiology. 4 cr. U. Study of the physiological responses to exercise and the adaptations to physical training.|Not open to students with cr in Kin (HMS) 530, 532, or 536. Prereq: admis to Kin major or Ath Trng major; Bio Sci 203(P); Chem 100(P), 102(P), or 104(P) or cons instr.
336 Principles of Strength and Conditioning. 3 cr. U. Basic principles necessary to understand the effects of exercise and conditioning on human physiology. Exercise techniques and measures used to assess performance outcome.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 335 & 337. Prereq: Kin(HMS) 320(R), 330(P); or cons instr.
350 Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise. 3 cr. U. Examines relationships between psychological function and participation in sport and exercise. Topics include motivation, stress, group dynamics, and performance enhancement.|Not open to students with credit in Kin(HMS) 550, 551, or 552. Prereq: Psych 101(P); Kinesiology majors must have completed Kin(HMS) 270(P) or cons instr.
351 Sociological Aspects of Health and Human Movement. 3 cr. U. Introduction to sociology of physical activity. Examination of diversity and social inequality as they relate to health and physical activity.|Not open to students with credit in Kin(HMS) 570. Prereq: Sociol 101(P); Kinesiology major must have completed Kin(HMS) 270(P) or cons instr.
365 Mind-Body Integration and Interventions in Complementary Medicine. 3 cr. U. The most recent developments in behavioral medicine and health psychology, and biopsychosocial aspects of health maintenance, disease prevention, and rehabilitation relative to complementary medicine.|Prereq: Kin(HMS) 260(P) or C L Sci 260(P) or equiv.
368 Study of Intervention Strategies in Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3 cr. U. Examination of the efficacy of commonly used strategies and therapies considered to be Complementary and Alternative Medicine.|Prereq: C L Sci 260(P) or Kin(HMS) 260(P); 365(R).
400 Ethics and Values in Health and Fitness Professions. 3 cr. U. Exploration of morality and ethics and their importance in the allied health professions.
400 Ethics and Values in the Health and Fitness Professions. 3 cr. U. Exploration of morality and ethics and their importance in the allied health professions.|Prereq: admis to Kin major or Ath Trng major.
410 Medical Aspects of Illness Management. 3 cr. U. Knowledge and techniques used in identification and management of common medical conditions and illnesses in physically active populations.|Prereq: admis to Athletic Training major; Kin(HMS) 316(P), Kin(HMS) 216(C), & Kin(HMS) 416(C), or cons instr.
411 Design and Analysis of Adult Fitness. 3 cr. U/G. Selected methods and techniques for assessing physical fitness condition in normal healthy adults. Includes guidelines for graded exercise testing and exercise prescription.|Prereq: jr st; Kin(HMS) 330(P).
412 Foundations of Injury Prevention & Performance. 3 cr. U. The foundational knowledge, skills, and science that inform injury prevention, rehabilitation, and performance in sport and physical activity.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 290 w/same topic. Prereq: Admis to athletic training prog; Kin(HMS) 315(P), 320(P), & 416(C); or cons instr.
413 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training. 3 cr. U. Introduction to tissue healing, pain control, indications, contraindications, protocols, and the body's responses to various therapeutic modalities.|Prereq: admis to athletic training major; Kin(HMS) 314(C), & 416(C); or cons instr.
414 Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation Techniques in Athletic Training. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the theory and practical aspects of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation techniques used in the care of musculo-skeletal injuries.|Prereq: admis to athletic training prog; Kin(HMS) 412(P) & 416(C); or cons instr.
416 Competencies in Athletic Training. 2 cr. U. Practice, testing, and practical field application of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies in athletic training.|May be retaken to 10 cr max. Prereq: acceptance into student Athletic Training prog.
430 Exercise Testing for Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription. 3 cr. U. Methods for assessing physical fitness in various populations, guidelines for graded exercise testing and exercise prescription. integrates lecture material with laboratory experience.|Prereq: jr st; Kin(HMS) 330(P) or cons instr; Kin(HMS) 211(P) or current CPR/AED cert; Kin(HMS) 350(P).
460 Motor Development Across the Lifespan. 3 cr. U. Introduction to gross motor behavior development through the lifespan (neo-natal to senior adult). Growth, maturation, environmental influences, and developmental theories.|Prereq: admis to Kin major or Ath Trng major; Kin (HMS) 320(P), 330(P), 350(P) & 351(C) or cons instr.
461 Principles of Motor Learning. 3 cr. U. An overview of the principles of motor skill acquisition emphasizing variables related to the learner and the learning environment.|Not open to students with cr in Kin (HMS) 561. Prereq: admis to Kin major or Ath Trng major; Psych 101(P); Kin (HMS) 270(P) & 320(P) or cons instr.
480 Organization and Administration in the Exercise and Fitness Industry. 3 cr. U. Study of the delivery of exercise services in relationship to organization and administration of programs with emphasis on promotions, budget, supervision, equipment and facilities.|Prereq: jr st; Kin(HMS) 200(P); 320(P); 330(P); 350(P); or cons instr.
481 Program Development and Evaluation in the Exercise and Fitness Industry. 3 cr. U. Study of systematic program design and evaluation including systems approach, evaluation models, problem solving by objectives, management by objectives and accountability.|Prereq: jr st; Kin(HMS) 270(P); 320(P); 330(P); 350(P); 351(R); 430(R); 480(P); 460(C); 461(R); or cons instr.
488 Professional Preparation Seminar. 1 cr. U. Seminar lecture/discussion to prepare students for internships and other professional opportunities. Topics include goal setting, resume-writing, site selection, interviewing techniques, and professional development.|Prereq: sr st; admis to KIN major; or cons instr.
489 Kinesiology Internship and Seminar. 3-14 cr. U. Supervisory/clinical/research assignment in approved field instruction setting; seminar to monitor and assist with professional progress.|May be retaken to max of 14 cr. Not open for cr to students with cr in Spt&Rec 489(ER). Prereq: sr st, Kin(HMS) 488(P), all undergrad coursework completed; or cons instr.
497 Study Abroad: 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakeable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
520 Neuromechanics Research Methods. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to biomechanics and motor behavior experimental methods and instrumentation. Emphasis on understanding the research literature and research process, from study design to data analysis.|Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 320(P), Math 117(P), Physics 110(R) or 120(R); or grad st or cons instr.
521 Pathoetiology of Musculoskeletal Injury. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of musculoskeletal injury etilogy, tissue biomechanics, and neuromuscular rehabilitation.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 590 with similar title. Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 320(P); or grad st or cons inst.
522 Qualitative Analysis of Human Movement. 3 cr. U/G. Exploration of systematic qualitative analysis of human movement focusing on detecting and correcting faults in technique.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 590 with same title. Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 320(P); or grad st or cons instr.
525 Human Gross Anatomy. 6 cr. U/G. A comprehensive consideration of the human anatomy including both neuro-musculoskeletal components and internal organ systems.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
526 Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice and Examination Techniques. 3 cr. U/G. Students will learn roles, professional behavior expectations, and patient examination techniques.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
527 Kinesiology & Biomechanics of Normal & Abnormal Movement. 4 cr. U/G. Principles & theories of the biomechanics of human motion presented to develop analytical skills to assess normal & abnormal movement.|Prereq: DPT student in good standing or grad st & cons instr; grad level Human Gross Anatomy w/lab, 8 cr undergrad Physics.
530 Advanced Exercise Physiology. 3 cr. U/G. Advanced study of the physiological responses to exercise and the adaptations to physical training.|Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 330(P); Kinesiology major or intended major; or grad st.
532 Electrocardiography Interpretation. 3 cr. U/G. In depth study of the 12 lead EKG and selected cardiovascular medications encountered in preventative and rehabilitative exercise programs.|Counts as repeat of Kin 590(HMS 590) with similar title. Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 330(P); 430(R); or grad st or cons instr.
536 Physiological Regulation in Exertion & Disease. 2 cr. U/G. Overview of the physiological basis of activity.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
540 Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice. 2 cr. U/G. The multiple roles of the physical therapist as a professional.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
541 Clinical Foundations of the Physical Therapy Examination. 5 cr. U/G. Instruction in the techniques of examining patients/clients.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog
542 Physical Agents. 3 cr. U/G. The physiological basis, scientific rationale for, and clinical application of thermal, electrophysiology/ electrotherapy and electromagnetic physical agents.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
550 Psychological Aspects of Human Movement. 3 cr. U/G. Study of the relationships between psychological factors and human physical activity. Introduction to research relevant to sport and exercise psychology.|Prereq: jr st; must have obtained a grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 350(P) or cons instr.
551 Psychology of Injury/Illness/Disease: Implications/Strategies for Rehab. 3 cr. U/G. Explores the psychological aspects of health enhancement, disease prevention, and rehabilitation as well as the integration of behavioral and biomedical sciences in treating illness.|May be used by undergrads to repeat Kin(HMS) 590 with same title. Prereq: Psych 101(P).
552 Psychology of Personal Excellence. 3 cr. U/G. Research on elite athletes, performing artists, and corporate executives is used to discuss characteristics of peak performance and identify strategies to facilitate personal excellence.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 590 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st, grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 350(P); or grad st or cons instr.
553 Medical Physiology. 4 cr. U/G. Physiological principles related to rehabilitation in physical therapy practice setting and interaction of physiological systems during normal activities and after injury or disease.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
555 Exercise Psychology. 3 cr. U/G. Psychological antecedents and consequences of physical activity in relation to mental health and public health.|Counts as repeat of Kin(HMS) 590 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; Grade C or better in Kin(HMS) 350(P) or cons instr.
556 Multilevel Approaches to Changing Physical Activity and Eating Behaviors. 3 cr. U/G. An introduction to key theoretical and conceptual frameworks for understanding health-related behavior and evidence-based practical approaches for promoting behavior change.|Counts as repeat of Kin 590 w/same topic. Prereq: Admis to Kin major or Ath Trng major or Nutr major; Grade C or better in Kin 350(P); or grad st or cons instr.
561 Neuromechanics of Voluntary Movement. 3 cr. U/G. An introduction to the major theoretical and empirical perspectives used to examine how the nervous system and musculoskeletal system work cooperatively to produce human movement.|Prereq: jr st; a grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 461(P) or cons instr.
565 Motor Behavior. 2 cr. U/G. The theoretical & research evidence basis for normal & disordered movement via motor control, motor learning, & motor development literature.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog
566 Functional Neuroanatomy. 3 cr. U/G. The anatomical basis of neuroscience in physical therapy.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
570 Sociological Aspects of Physical Activity. 3 cr. U/G. Relationships between sociological factors and human physical activity. Introduction to research relevant to the sociology of sport and other forms of physical activity.|Prereq: jr st; must have obtained a grade of C or better in Kin(HMS)(P) or cons instr.
573 Body Image: Influences and Health-Related Implications. 3 cr. U/G. In-depth examination of the multidimensional body image construct: body image development, assessment, and modification; impact on health and behavior; body image in special populations.|Counts as repeat of Kin 590 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; Psych 101(P).
574 Obesity and Weight Management. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the epidemiology of obesity, genetic and environmental contributors, body weight regulation, health and psychosocial consequences, and approaches to assessment, prevention, and treatment.|Counts as repeat of Kin 590 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in BMS 232(P) or Nutr 235(P).
575 The Social Construction of Obesity. 3 cr. U/G. Examines how obesity is socially constructed and how it shapes conceptions of fitness and physical activity.|Counts as repeat of HMS 590 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in Kin(HMS) 351(P); or cons instr.
590 Current Topics in Human Kinetics: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. The specific topic will be announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the course is offered.|May be repeated to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st, cons instr for grad cr.
635 Pathophysiology. 2 cr. U/G. The general inflammatory and specific pathologies of the various organ systems.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
640 Scientific Principles of Interventions. 5 cr. U/G. The basic therapeutic interventions used to treat impairments and functional limitations in the different biological systems that lead to movement dysfunction.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog; graduate level Human Gross Anatomy course with lab; Anatomy/physiology, physics, 8 cr each with labs.
641 Cardiopulmonary Evaluation & Treatment. 3 cr. U/G. The normal and abnormal structure and function of the cardiovascular, pulmonary and lymphatic systems with emphasis on medical and other therapeutic strategies.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
642 Professionalism and Ethos of Care. 3 cr. U/G. The ethics of professional practice, fiduciary relationships, rights, duties associated with the patient/therapist relationship, and the role character plays in ethical decision-making.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog
680 Clinical Fieldwork I. 1 cr. U/G. The student will be assigned to a clinically based learning experience with an emphasis on practicing recently learned clinical skills on a patient population.|Prereq: grad st; good standing in DPT prog or cons instr
699 Physical Therapy Clinical Internship Elective. 1-3 cr. U/G. Clinical experience with practice skill acquisition, decision making, and ethical professional behaviors consistent with ethical and legal PT practice.|Contact hours determined by instructor to include clinical facility work as well as any needed didactic instruction. May not be retaken for cr. Prereq: DPT student in good st & cons instr.

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