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Kinesiology & Physical Education



KPE412 Teaching P.E. in the Secondary School


A study of the physical education techniques and

materials used in junior and senior high schools.

KPE414 Organization & Administration of P.E.


A study with suggestions for implementing the

physical education program, with emphasis on

departmental organization, buying and caring for

equipment, care of facilities, tests and measurements,

and the importance of the interschool and intramural


KPE415 Elementar y P.E. Components &

Techniques (2)

An elective course involving a study of the physical

education techniques and materials used in the

elementary school. An exploration of physical

education activities which can be used at the

elementary school levels.

KPE425 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries


Theory and practice in the prevention and care

of athletic injuries. This course will cover injury

recognition and evaluation of common upper and

lower extremity injuries in the athletic populations. In

addition, general medical conditions found in active

populations will be discussed.

Prerequisite: LS321.

KPE426 Advanced Prevention&Care of Athletic

Injuries (3)

An advanced course in theory and practice in the

prevention and care of athletic injuries. Emphasis will

be placed on fundamental evaluation and assessment

skills needed by an allied health professional working

with active populations.

KPE436 Motor Learning (3)

A study of the theories related to motor learning

and human development and the nature of learning

basic locomotor and sports skill theories as related to

physiological, psychological and sociological aspects

of development.

KPE446 Reconditioning of Athletic Injuries


The theory and practice of rehabilitation principles

including pain control, tissue repair, joint range of

motion, flexibility, proprioception, and strength

acquisition. The information is presented in a lecture

and lab format.

KPE448 Research in Physical Education (1-3)

An elective course involving intensive library and field

study of a selected topic in contemporary physical


Prerequisites: permission of the instructor; senior

or graduate standing.

KPE465 Primary Physical Assessment (2)

Assessment of cardiovascular and respiratory dis-

orders; neurological disorders; disorders of the eye,

ears, nose, throat, and mouth; systematic disorders;

and dermatological conditions.

KPE479 Clinical Internship (1-3)

Off-campus observation and analysis of various allied

health care settings.

KPE490 Senior Competency Exam (1)

Required written analysis and skill assessment exam.

The student must pass the exam with at least 70% in

order to graduate. Individuals in Teaching/Coaching

emphasis, Exercise and Sport Science emphasis, and

Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis must complete a

written exam.