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KINESLGY courses are graduate-level (Master's & Ph.D.) courses.

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Course Course Title CR Term Instructor
KINESLGY 450 Seminar in Adapted Physical Activity 3 *
Course Name RO: Sem Adapted Phys Act
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Advanced reading and seminar discussion of research related to motor behavior, motor development, physical activity, pedagogy, and reviews of interventions involving infants, children, and adolescents with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and spina bifida.
Prerequisites:
Component: SEM
KINESLGY 451 Physical Activity Across the Lifespan 3 W Hasson
Course Name RO: PA Lifespan
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course will explore biological, behavioral and environmental factors that influence initial and continued participation in physical activity. In addition, this course uses the Human Capital Model as a framework for understanding the relationships between physical activity and different aspects of human development.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340 or HF 242 and MOVESCI 219 or SM 217
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 452 Scientific Inquiry Using Wearable Technology 3 * Bodary
Course Name RO: Exp w/ Wearable Tech
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Students will gain hands-on experience with wearable technology in the context of scientific inquiry in this blended learning course. Students will have the opportunity to work in teams to address their own research questions by designing small-scale experiments, collecting and analyzing physiologic data, and preparing presentations to share their findings.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340
Component: LAB
KINESLGY 453 Sport Concussion 2 * Broglio
Course Name RO: Spt Concussion
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This blended learning course is designed to help students gain up-to-date knowledge about concussion identification, evaluation, acute effects, and persistent changes following injury. Information related to the epidemiology, assessment, treatment, and prevention of concussion in sport will be discussed. Classes will center on the interpretation, critical discussion, and clinical application of this research.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 330 - Bioimechanics
Component: LAB, DISC
KINESLGY 471 Physical Activity Epidemiology 3 F, W, * Borer
Course Name RO: Phy Act Hlt Dis
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This is an examination of how physical activity or inactivity affects population health. The course uses an epidemiological approach to the study of the effects of exercise on health and determinants of physical activity in a population.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 473 School Health Programs 3 W Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Schl Hlth Prog
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course provides a comprehensive working knowledge of support services and programs available for the child and coordinated through the school. Three major components of school health programs are examined: school health services, school health instruction, and the school environment.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 474 Worksite Wellness 3 F, W
Course Name RO: Worksite Wellness
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Explores the concept of health behaviors and the prospective view of health risk and costs. Students will see how physical activity is integrated into a healthy lifestyle and how that benefits individuals, organizations and society. Examines strategies for changing employee health behaviors and worksite cultural norms, as well as implementation, marketing, cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis of worksite wellness programs.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 475 HIV/AIDS, Communicable Diseases and Reproductive Health 3 F Winkelseth
Course Name RO: HIV/AIDS
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course will provide students with the basic information and practice teaching on: HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention; common communicable diseases including signs, symptoms and prevention; and a reproductive health education curriculum.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 500 Topical Seminar 1-3 *
Course Name RO: Topical Seminar
Course Level: Graduate
Description
New courses in development can be introduced provisionally into the curriculum under this number. The current course description, if applicable, is available from the program chair.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; permission of instructor.
Component: SEM
KINESLGY 505 Disability Studies 1-3 *
Course Name RO: Disability Studies
Course Level: Graduate
Description
An interdisciplinary approach to disability studies, including focus on the arts and humanities, natural and social sciences, and professional schools. Some topics include history and culture representation of disability, advocacy, health, rehabilitation, built environment, independent living, public policy. Team taught with visiting speakers. Accessible classroom with real-time captioning.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: SEM
KINESLGY 506 Managing a Professional Sport Franchise 2 W, *
Course Name RO: Mngng Prof Spt Fran
Course Level: Graduate
Description
In an effort to provide students with the conceptual and pragmatic background necessary to understand the various functional areas of a professional sport franchise, the course will address the following topics: the evolution and state of professional sports; different types of ownership; the structure and operations of front offices; team economics and decision-making; relationships among leagues, teams players, and unions; player salaries and collective bargaining agreements; corporate marketing and sponsorship; ticket sales and branding; public relations and communications; broadcast agreements; the staging of professional sports events.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 509 Financial Management for the Sport Industry 3 F
Course Name RO: Fin Mgmt Spt Indus
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course is designed to provide graduate students who have never had a course in finance with a general understanding of the fundamental principles of financial management and the manner in which these principles are applied to organizations in the private corporate sector as well as the not-for-profit sector. Course material will be focused on the financial operations of organizations in the sport industry.
Prerequisites: Kinesiology Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 510 Experimental Courses in Biomechanics 1-3 *
Course Name RO: Exp Crse Biomech
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Graduate-level biomechanics courses in development are assigned this number. Current titles are listed in the time schedule.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 511 Experimental Courses in Exercise Physiology 1-3 *
Course Name RO: Exp Crse Exer Phys
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Graduate-level exercise physiology courses in development are assigned this number. Current titles are listed in the time schedule.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 512 Experimental Courses in Motor Control 3 *
Course Name RO: Exp Crse Motor Ctrl
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Graduate-level motor control courses in development are assigned this number. Current titles are listed in the time schedule.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 513 Experimental Courses in Sport Management 1-3 *
Course Name RO: Experimental Course
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Graduate-level sport management courses in development are assigned this number. Current titles are listed in the time schedule.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 514 Strategic Management in Sport 3 W Babiak
Course Name RO: Strat Mngmt in Sport
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course addresses issues to consider, and approaches to use, in determining: (a) the strategic direction of sport organizations and (b) how such strategic directions can be most effectively implemented and managed. To make these decisions, managers must accurately assess and take into account (1) threats and opportunities in the organization's environment, (2) the organization's strengths and weaknesses, and (3) the values of top management.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 519 Sport Management in Depth 2 *
Course Name RO: Spt Mgmt in Depth
Course Level: Graduate
Description
The course will allow students in the Sport Management Masters program to develop expertise in a particular area (or sub-area) of sport management ( marketing, sponsorship, legal issues, ethics, finance, strategy of sport, strategic alliances, facilities management, diversity). This program component will be carried out on an individual basis by the student under the direction of a three-person committee: one Sport Management faculty member, a University of Michigan faculty member who is not in Sport Management, and a practicing manager.
Prerequisites: Graduate status and completion of three sport management Masters core courses.
Component: IND
KINESLGY 520 Graduate Seminar in Motor Control 3 *
Course Name RO: Sem Motor Control
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Focuses on current issues in movement control from either a neurophysiological or behavioral viewpoint. Students will present assigned readings and will write a paper on an approved topic.
Prerequisites: Graduate status, but Seniors with an outstanding academic record may be admitted; MOVESCI 320; permission of instructor.
Component: SEM
KINESLGY 522 Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging 3 * Meehan
Course Name RO: Clin Neurophys Image
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course is an introduction to neuroimaging techniques commonly used in neuroscience research. Techniques will be discussed in light of the study of clinical neurophysiology and neuroplasticity associated with motor control and learning deficits.
Prerequisites: Advisory: MOVESCI 320.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 530 Graduate Seminar in Biomechanics 3-6 *
Course Name RO: Sem Biomechanics
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Focuses on current theoretical and practical issues in the biomechanics of movement. Students will present assigned readings and will write a paper on an approved topic.
Prerequisites: Graduate status, but Seniors with an outstanding academic record may be admitted; MOVESCI 330; permission of instructor.
Component: SEM
KINESLGY 531 Analysis of Biologic Data using MATLAB 3 * Gates
Course Name RO: Analysis in MATLAB
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course provides students an understanding of MATLAB with an emphasis on biological applications. Students will gain the skills needed to write and modify programs for signal processing, statistics, plotting, and stimulation. Classroom lectures provide programming fundamentals, while labs provide a hands-on programming experience.
Prerequisites: Advisory: MATH 115.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 533 Neuromechanics 3 F, *
Course Name RO: Neuromechanics
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This course focuses on interaction of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems during human and animal movement with a focus on basic biological and engineering principles. Topics will include neuromechanical control of movement, neurorehabilitation, biorobotics, and computer simulations of neuromechanical systems.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 540 Advanced Exercise Physiology 3 F Horowitz
Course Name RO: Adv Exerc Phys
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Physiological principles of exercise for students who already have a strong background in exercise physiology. Topics include: regulation of energy metabolism, cardiovascular physiology, neuromuscular and neuroendocrine systems, skeletal muscle, exercise training, environmental influences, nutrition, weight control, and the impact of exercise on health and disease.
Prerequisites: Graduate status, but Seniors with an outstatus academic record may be admitted; MOVESCI 340, or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 542 Exercise and Nutrition 3 * Borer
Course Name RO: Exercise Nutrition
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Discussion of the interactions between nutrition and exercise on growth, reproductive function, sport performance, and consequences of metabolic syndrome.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 340.
Component: LEC