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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.

Bachelor of Science in 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.

Bachelor of Science in 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

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.

Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Alan Aguirre

Alan Aguirre

Diana Avans

Diana Avans

Dr., Professor of Kinesiology
Nicolas Berger

Nicolas Berger

Quianna Blackburn

Quianna Blackburn

Dale Campbell

Dale Campbell

Dr.

Adrian Casas

ADJUNCT
Hallie Cooper

Hallie Cooper

Erin Galaviz

Erin Galaviz

Travis-Dean Johns

Travis-Dean Johns

Stephen Kelly

Stephen Kelly

Dr.

Michael King

ADJUNCT
Tim Lukei

Tim Lukei

Mr.

Amber Marraudino

ADJUNCT
Mark Nowlin

Mark Nowlin

Mr.
Adam Sheppard

Adam Sheppard

Terry Zeigler

Terry Zeigler

Dr.

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