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

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MOVESCI 464 Clinical Rotation in IONM I 3 * Mergos
Course Name RO: Clin Rot IONM I
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Clinical Rotation in IONMN I --- This first of three clinical rotations, the student will learn to perform IONM during various surgical procedures including orthopedics and neurosurgery, under the direct supervision of a preceptor.  Students will apply their knowledge of IONM and MVS 361 and 363, and their technical skill gained in MVS 362.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 363 (B->), MOVESCI 320 (C->)
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 465 Neuroanesthesia and Advanced Topics in IONM 3 * Mergos
Course Name RO: Neuro Adv Top IONM
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Course will introduce students to advanced IONM techniques, including cortical mapping, provocative testing and deep brain stimulation. Students will also learn about anesthesia, including neural mechanisms, general classifications and effects on neurophysiological signals. Principles of medical imaging (MRI, CT, X-ray) will also be introduced.
Prerequisites: Enforced: MOVESCI 320 & 464.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 466 Clinical Rotation in IONM II 3 * Mergos
Course Name RO: Clin Rot IONM II
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Clinical Rotation in IONM II --- The second of three clinical rotations, the student will exhibit more independence in the setting up and monitoring of cases, while still under the continual supervision of a neuromonitorist when with a patient.  Students will further develop skills in BAEPs, MEPs, and cranial nerve EMG monitoring.  They will also perform reversal mapping of the sensory cortex.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 464: C- or better
Component: IND
MOVESCI 467 Clinical Rotation in IONM III 3 * Mergos
Course Name RO: Clin Rot IONM III
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Clinical Rotation in IONM III --- Students will exhibit more autonomy in setting up and monitoring cases.  Students will develop skills in monitoring complex cases including cortical and spinal cord mapping, provocative testing, and brachial plexus repair surgery, while continuing their practice of previously studies cases.  Students will also prepare for the CNIM exam in weekly review sessions.
Prerequisites: MOVESCI 465, 466: C- or better
Component: IND
MOVESCI 471 Physical Activity Epidemiology 3 F, W, * Borer
Course Name RO: Phy Act Hlt Dis
Course Level: Undergraduate
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: MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 474 Worksite Wellness 3 *
Course Name RO: Worksite Wellness
Course Level: Undergraduate
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: MOVESCI 340 or permission of instructor.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 475 Pharmacology for the Allied Health Professions 2 W Broglio
Course Name RO: Pharm Allied Hl Prof
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of pharmacology emphasizing drug law, routes of administration, basic pharmacokinetics, and the specific pharmacology of drugs commonly used in physical medicine.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisites: [(AT/HF 220 and AT/HF 221) or PHYSIOL 201], HF Students: C; Advisory prerequisite: CHEM 130.
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 477 The Science of Medicine 3 *
Course Name RO: Science of Medicine
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
The Science of Medicine --- Everyone will interact with the health care system during their lives whether caring for family and friends, or oneself. As such, this course is valuable to all. This course provides a vital understanding for how decisions on diagnostic tests and therapies are deeply rooted in science. The scientific approach is reviewed through an appreciation of the different types of study designs in medicine and public health. The modern concept of evidence-based medicine (EBM) is highlighted throughout the course. (Crosslisted: NEUROL 470, MEDPREP 470, PUBHLTH 465)
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC
MOVESCI 481 Service Learning for the Health Professions 2 *
Course Name RO: Service Learning
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Through direct service and class sessions, this course explores issues of health disparities, poverty, and the medically underserved. Service options include: teaching health lessons to underserved youth, assisting patient advocates in a health clinic, and engaging individuals in their homes and communities. Class sessions focus on team-based problem solving to gain a deeper understanding of the perspectives held by other health professions.
Prerequisites:
Component: SEM
MOVESCI 488 Independent Study 1-3 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO: Independent Study
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Students work with an individual professor on a mutually agreed-upon project that may include readings, research or other academic experience.
Prerequisites: Junior status, permission of instructor.
Component: IND
MOVESCI 489 Senior Thesis 2-5 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO: Senior Thesis
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This research involvement typically spans at least two semesters and should involve a literature review of the research topic, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. The literature review, data, and interpretation of the research findings will be incorporated into a final written report, which will be assessed by the faculty mentor. The faculty mentor will determine specific details of the research experience.
Prerequisites: Senior status; permission of instructor.
Component: IND
MOVESCI 490 Senior Honors Thesis A 1-5 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO: Sr Honors Thesis-A
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Students work with a professor to prepare an original research paper that includes a proposal, data collection and written article.
Prerequisites: Senior status, honors status, permission of instructor.
Component: IND
MOVESCI 491 Senior Honors Thesis B 1-5 F, W, SP, SU
Course Name RO:
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Students work with a professor to prepare an original research paper that includes a proposal, data collection and written article. Total credits for MOVESCI 490 and 491 cannot exceed five.
Prerequisites: Senior status, honors status, permission of instructor.
Component: IND
MOVESCI 523 Developmental Processes: An Integrative Approach 3 *
Course Name RO: IntgrtvProc: Dvlpmnt
Course Level: Graduate
Description
Focus on processes that underlie lifespan development, with greater emphasis on early years and motor domain. We cover theoretical issues, nature-nurture controversy, cascading interactions among subsystems (from genetics to environment), neural foundations, and many empirical examples.
Prerequisites:
Component: SEM