Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
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Kinesiology & Physical Education

The Kinesiology and Physical Education Department is transitioning to a single Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. Courses for this degree are noted with a BKin designation.

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Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

 
Program Information

 
Notes: KP Courses

KP101 through KP147 are quarter-credit (0.25) courses of a half-term duration. Each course consists of a total of four hours per week in the form of lectures, labs, and practical experience. As an introductory course in a specific sports activity, each will provide the fundamental skills, techniques and principles, and, where applicable, the rules and regulations of that activity.

 
BKIN Transition

The Kinesiology and Physical Education Department is transitioning to a single Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. Courses for this degree are noted with a BKin designation.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
KP100 Fundamental Movement Skills and Physical Literacy (BKin) 0.5
KP101 Soccer 0.25
KP104 Rugby 0.25
KP106 Basketball 0.25
KP107 Aquatics 0.25
KP108 Yoga 0.25
KP109 Ice Hockey 0.25
KP111 Gymnastics 0.25
KP112 Physical Fitness 0.25
KP113 Volleyball 0.25
KP114 Badminton 0.25
KP115 Court Sports 0.25
KP116 Co-operative Games 0.25
KP117 Track and Field 0.25
KP118 Strength Training 0.25
KP119 Wall Climbing 0.25
KP141 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Kinesiology (BKin) 0.5
KP142 Group Exercise 0.25
KP161 Fundamentals of Motor Learning and Control (BKin) 0.5
KP181 Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology (BKin) 0.5
KP200 Applied Movement Skills: Team, Individual, and Dual Games 0.5
KP201 Applied Movement Skills: Fitness and Strength Training 0.5
KP202 Applied Movement Skills: Endurance Sports 0.5
KP210 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology 0.5
KP211 Sociology of Physical Activity 0.5
KP216 Sport in Greece and Rome 0.5
KP217 Physical Activity, Sport and the Social Sciences 0.5
KP218 Bioscience Issues in Kinesiology 0.5
KP220 Human Physiology [1] 0.5
KP223 Human Anatomy [2] 0.5
KP231 Health I 0.5
KP232 Health II 0.5
KP241 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Physical Activity 0.5
KP242 Organization and Administration in Physical Activity and Sport 0.5
KP261 Research Methods I 0.5
KP262 Research Methods II 0.5
KP300 Principles of Coaching Theory 0.5
KP301 Principles of Leadership, Community Engagement, and Sport 0.5
KP321 Sports Medicine 0.5
KP322 Physiology of Physical Activity 0.5
KP323 Human Growth and Motor Development 0.5
KP324 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 0.5
KP332 Human Nutrition in Exercise and Health 0.5
KP340 Special Topics 0.5
KP341 History of Physical Activity and Sport in Canada 0.5
KP342 Directed Studies 0.5
KP343 Special Topics 0.25
KP351 Biomechanics 0.5
KP361 Motor Learning and Control [3] 0.5
KP371 Introduction to Adapted Physical Activity 0.5
KP410 Advanced Psychology of Physical Activity 0.5
KP411 Advanced Sociology of Physical Activity 0.5
KP412 Behaviour Modification and Physical Activity 0.5
KP413 The Psychology of Injury Rehabilitation in Sport and Physical Activity 0.5
KP414 Exercise Psychology 0.5
KP420 Children in Physical Activity 0.5
KP421 Seminar in Athletic Injuries 0.5
KP422 Physiology of Exercise: Muscle, Metabolism and Cellular Physiology [4] 0.5
KP423 Human Cardio-Respiratory Response to Exercise 0.5
KP424 Advanced Fitness Assessment, Training and Exercise Prescription 0.5
KP425 Neuromuscular Function in Exercise 0.5
KP431 Aging, Physical Activity and Health 0.5
KP434 Epidemiology 0.5
KP441 The Modern Olympic Games 0.5
KP442 Marketing in Sport and Physical Activity 0.5
KP443 Ethics in Sport, Exercise and Health [5] 0.5
KP451 Advanced Biomechanics 0.5
KP452 Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics 0.5
KP461 Developmental Motor Learning for Physical Education 0.5
KP462 Qualitative Research Design & Analysis 0.5
KP463 Human Motor & Perceptuomotor Disorders 0.5
KP464 Movement Disorders & Clinical Aspects of Neural Control 0.5
KP465 Balance, Posture and Gait 0.5
KP471 Adapted Physical Activity for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities 0.5
KP490 Thesis 1.0
KP491 Research and Application in Kinesiology: Capstone Experiences 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Deletion May 28, 2015: KP103 deleted; effective September 1, 2015.

  1. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: KP220/HN220 Now cross-listed, title, description, prerequisite and exclusion changes; effective September 1, 2015.

  2. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: KP223/HN210 Now cross-listed, title, description, prerequisite and exclusion changes; effective September 1, 2015.

  3. Senate Revision January 12, 2015: KP361 Prerequisite change; effective January 1, 2015.

  4. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: KP422 Course description, contact hours and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2015.

  5. Senate Revision January 12, 2015: KP443 Prerequisite change; effective January 1, 2015.