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Kinesiology

Offered: On Campus Apply

The mission of the department of kinesiology is to equip students to become leaders capable of impacting their world for Christ. The program seeks to prepare competent professionals through personalized education in the classroom, research, and field-based experiences. The goal of the department is to develop independent, critical thinkers who possess an interdisciplinary education with an in-depth understanding of kinesiology.

B.S. Kinesiology- Health and Human Performance

This combination of course work and practical experience will position the student for continued study at the graduate level in Kinesiology or for entry level positions in the health, fitness, and sport industry. The health and human performance concentration is designed for those interested in helping others achieve greater levels of overall health, fitness, and sport performance through a focus on lifestyle choices.

B.S. Kinesiology- Pre-Health Professions

The pre-health professions concentration is designed to prepare the student for continued study at the graduate level in a variety of health professions. Professions such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, physician assistant, chiropractor, and medical professions require post-baccalaureate degree preparation. An undergraduate major in kinesiology provides a broad base of knowledge and hands-on experiences to prepare the student for continued study

Accreditations

West Coast Science
Western Association of Schools & Colleges
Awesome Biology
Assemblies of God
Awesome Biology
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Meet Our Faculty

Diana Avans

Diana Avans

Chair, Kinesiology; Professor of Kinesiology
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Dale Campbell

Dale Campbell

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Kinesiology
Terry Zeigler

Terry Zeigler

Professor of Kinesiology
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A Sampling of Kinesiology Courses

KINE 221

Movement Anatomy

Movement Anatomy

Prerequisite: KINE 150 and KINE 150L. This course is a study of the structure of the human body with particular emphasis on the skeletal and muscular systems and their function in the mechanics of human movement.

KINE 323

Physiology of Exercise

Physiology of Exercise

Prerequisite: BIOL 304. A study of the effects of exercise upon the systems and organs of the body. Analysis of these systems and how maximum efficiency in physical performance is achieved. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours. Lab fee.

KINE 333

Principles of Nutrition and Metabolism

Principles of Nutrition and Metabolism

Prerequisite: BIOL 304. Introduction to metabolism of protein, fat and carbohydrate; the biological role of vitamins and minerals; nutrient requirements during the life cycle; assessment of dietary intake and nutritional status. The course also discusses the biochemical role of nutrients in maintaining health, and the effects of over- and under-nutrition on disease pathogenesis. The students will also gain an understanding of how nutrition is linked to physical activity and sport performance.

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