KIN 100
INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY
KIN 100 takes an interdisciplinary approach into the study of kinesiology. Students will have the opportunity to pursue interests in careers in the field of kinesiology. The philosophy, history scientific foundations, and future of kinesiology, exercise science, health and wellness, fitness and sport are covered. Students have the opportunity to explore professional career opportunities in teaching, coaching, athletic training, sport management, fitness leadership, and health and wellness.
Lecture: 3 hours
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 120 or ESL 151.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

144
BASEBALL THEORY
2 Units
KIN 149 covers the theoretical foundations of the sport of baseball.
Lecture 2 hours.
Lecture: 2 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended Prep: Knowledge of Baseball fundamentals. Note: KIN 144 is recommended for kinesiology majors and students planning to participate in varsity baseball.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

146
ADVANCED BASEBALL THEORY
2 Units
KIN 146 covers advanced theory and strategies used in the sport of baseball. Lecture: 2 hours.
Prerequisite: KIN 146.
Note: KIN 146 is recommended for kinesiology majors and students planning to participate in varsity baseball for a second year.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

151
APPLIED EXERCISE SCIENCE
4 Units
KIN 151 introduces the student to the fundamental scientific concepts applicable to exercise and physical fitness. Areas of study include: functional anatomy, kinesiology, biomechanics and exercise physiology. The acute and chronic effects of exercise will be addressed with practical applications to fitness programming and instruction. Course is designed to prepare student for the scientific content requirements that are common to the certified personal trainer (CPT) and group fitness instructor (GFI) exams offered by several national certification agencies.
Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 3 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended preparation: BIOL 115 or equivalent, eligibility for ENGL 101 or equivalent.
Note: KIN 151 is designed as part of the Fitness Specialist Certificate curriculum. Students who successfully completed HLTH 117 prior to Spring 2016 will not receive credit for completion of KIN 151.
Transfer credit: UC, CSU

155
FOUNDATIONS FOR GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTION
3 Units
KIN 155 covers the theory and practice of designing and leading group exercise classes. This course covers critical competencies required for students interested in taking the certified Group Exercise Instructor (GEI) or Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) exams offered by several national certification agencies. The foundations for group exercise instruction include: health risk stratification and fitness assessment, group exercise session design, effective demonstration, delivery and motivation, specialized group exercise certifications and considerations for special populations.
Lecture: 3 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended preparation: BIOL 115 or equivalent, eligibility for ENGL 101 or equivalent, KIN 166 or 167, or 168 or equivalent.
Note: KIN 155 is designed as part of the Fitness Specialist Certificate curriculum. Students who successfully completed HLTH 118 prior to Spring 2016 will not receive credit for completion of KIN 155.
Transfer credit: UC, CSU

156
FOUNDATIONS FOR PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING
4 Units
KIN 156 covers the theory and practice of individualized exercise prescription for personal training. The course covers critical competencies required for students interested in taking the certified personal trainer (CPT) exams offered by several national certification agencies. The foundations for personal training include: exercise science review, health risk stratification, fitness assessment, fitness program and session design, proper execution of exercises, cuing and error correction, lifestyle coaching skills and considerations for special populations. The lab provides students practical application of knowledge and skills in personal training.
Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 3 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended preparation: BIOL 115 or equivalent, eligibility for ENGL 101 or equivalent, KIN 166 or 167, or 168 or equivalent, and KIN 151 or equivalent.
Note: KIN 156 is designed as part of the Fitness Specialist Certificate curriculum. Students who successfully completed PE 119 prior to Spring 2016 will receive a maximum of 1.0 unit of credit for completion of KIN 156.
Transfer credit: UC, CSU

157
PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
3 Units
Kinesiology 157 is open to those individuals who are interested in the prevention, care and treatment of sport(s) injuries. The course covers the responsibilities of the athletic trainer, emergency procedures, mechanisms, characteristics and evaluation of sport injuries as well as their acute care. This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in sports medicine and a thorough knowledge of the prevention and care of injuries commonly occurring during physical activity.
Lecture: 3 hours.
Prerequisite: none.
Note: Students who successfully completed HLTH 110 prior to spring 2016 will not receive credit for completion of KIN 157.
Transfer credit: UC, CSU, USC

167
WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING
1.5 Units
KIN 167 is an introduction to basic weight training which introduces theories of proper body alignment and basic movement principles during activities of daily life, work, and light physical activity. Instruction includes choosing appropriate resistance exercises for major muscle groups and designing a resistance and cardiovascular program to meet health-related fitness goals. Prevention and correction of postural problems is emphasized.
Lecture: 1.5 hours.
Corequisite: PE 101 or PE 102 or PE 103 or PE 104 or ATHPE 100.
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 120 or ESL 151.
Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have successfully completed KIN 166.
Transfer credit: CSU

168
INTERMEDIATE WEIGHT TRAINING TRAINING AND CONDITIONING
1.5 Unit
KIN 168 is an intermediate course which builds on basic exercise training principles and introduces theories of intermediate training for skill-related fitness goals. This course focuses on training for speed, power, agility, coordination, balance and reaction time, as well as sport-specific training. Intermediate training protocols such as high-intensity intervals, plyometrics and Olympic lifts are covered along with novel implement training using resistance bands, kettlebells and medicine balls.
Prerequisite: KIN 167 or equivalent.
Corequisite: PE 101 or PE 102 or PE 103 or PE 104 or ATHPE 100.
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 120 or ESL 151.
Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have successfully completed KIN 169.
Transfer credit: CSU

195
FOOTBALL THEORY
2 Units
KIN 195 is theory and development of offensive and defensive formations and strategies in football.
Lecture 2 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended Prep: Knowledge of Football fundamentals. Note: Recommended for kinesiology majors.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

196
ADVANCED FOOTBALL THEORY
2 Units
KIN 196 covers advanced theoretical foundations and strategies of football. Lecture 2 hours.
Prerequisite: KIN 195 or equivalent.
Note: Recommended for kinesiology majors and students who are participating in varsity football for a second year.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

228
SOCCER THEORY
2 Units
KIN 228 is designed for men and women. It covers the theoretical foundations of the sport of soccer, with emphasis on strategy, game tactics, philosophy, and Federal International Football Association (FIFA) laws of the game.
Lecture 2 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended Prep: Knowledge of Soccer fundamentals. Note: KIN 228 is recommended for kinesiology majors.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

236
SOFTBALL THEORY
2 Units
KIN 236 covers the theoretical foundations of the sport of softball.
Lecture 2 hours.
Prerequisite: None. Recommended Prep: Knowledge of Softball fundamentals. Note: KIN 236 is recommended for kinesiology majors and students planning to participate in the Intercollegiate Softball Team.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

 

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