Kerry Winkelseth

About

As Director of Kinesiology Community Programs, Kerry is proud to collaborate with U-M instructors and students to offer educational, motivational, and fun programs that promote community health and fitness. As an educator, Kerry also encourages her students to develop a lifelong commitment to health, well-being, and physical activity. They see the immediate benefits of these courses in their own lives, and many go on to inspire healthy and active lifestyles in their own students and communities.

Areas of interest

Physical education, children, elementary & secondary education, first aid, safety education

Contact

Kerry
Winkelseth
CCRB 3064A
401 Washtenaw Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2214
(734) 647-2708
(734) 936-1925

Classes

Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
AT 218 Emergency Response 3 Fall, Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Emergency Response
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course certifies students with the skills necessary for application and/or certification into careers in medicine as well as training them to be first responders at the scene of an emergency. Skill competencies include: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, measuring blood pressure, airway management, bleeding control and splinting, and the administration of an automated External Defibrillator, epinephrine pen, asthma inhaler and oxygen. Required for AT students regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Prerequisites: Required for AT students regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Component: LEC
HF 218 Emergency Response 3 Fall, Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Emergency Response
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course certifies students with the skills necessary for application and/or certification into careers in medicine as well as training them to be first responders at the scene of an emergency. Skill competencies include: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, measuring blood pressure, airway management, bleeding control and splinting, and the administration of an automated External Defibrillator, epinephrine pen, asthma inhaler and oxygen. AT 218 is required for AT students, regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Prerequisites: AT 218 is required for AT students regardless of previous CPR certifications.
Component: LEC
KINESLGY 473 School Health Programs 3 Winter 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 475 HIV/AIDS, Communicable Diseases and Reproductive Health 3 Fall 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
PHYSED 143 Lifeguard Training 1 Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Lifeguard Training
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course follows the American Red Cross format for Lifeguard Training, providing instruction for both self-preservation and rescuing others. Students earn Red Cross certification upon successful completion of the course.
Prerequisites: Students must pre-register in the U-Move Fitness Office (3064 CCRB); Ability to swim 20 consecutive lengths of the pool and to tread water five minutes.
Component: LAB
PHYSED 202 Principles and Practices of Athletic Coaching 3 Fall, Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Ath Coach
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Students will study a variety of issues and responsibilities and associated with athletic coaching in an educational setting using the Program for Athletic Coaches Education (PACE). Content areas include administrative planning and organization: Social and interpersonal skills, motivation, role of the coach, conditioning, legal aspects and media relations. After completing PACE course requirements, students can become PACE-certified coaches.
Prerequisites: Advisory prerequisite: SM 111.
Component: LEC
PHYSED 254 Gross Motor Skills in Children 3 Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Gross Mtr Skls Child
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
The course is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to identify, analyze, and evaluate children's gross motor skills and patterns. Students will learn the typical sequence of development in fundamental gross motor skills as well as factors causing deviations from these sequences. Students will learn how to assess the current developmental level of movement skills in children ages 2-8 years. Emphasis is placed on locomotor and ball skills used by children during play and games. Students will be given several opportunities to observe children during structured and unstructured play.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC
PHYSED 255 Health Education for the Elementary Teacher 3 Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Hlth Ed Elem Teacher
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for health education planning for elementary school students. Particular attention is given to the Michigan Model Modules for Grades K-5. This course is required of all elementary education students.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC
PHYSED 306 Practicum in Health Teaching Methods 1 Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Prac Hlth Teach Meth
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Provides students with supervised opportunities to integrate theory and practice by working with teachers in the classroom. Students will observe health education classes in grades 7-12. S/U grading.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in PHYSED 473 required.
Component: LAB
PHYSED 336 K-12 Rhythm and Dance Activities 3 Fall, Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: K-12 RhythmDance
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course includes basic concepts, teaching techniques and ideas for implementing experiences in rhythmic movement and dance to provide active learning for children in grades K-12. Content includes activities that produce rhythmic coordination, as well as developing teaching skills in a variety of dance styles and rhythmic movement.
Prerequisites:
Component: LAB
PHYSED 353 Net/Wall Games and Fitness 3 Fall Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Net/Wall GamesFitn
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course focuses on the teaching of racquet sports, health-related fitness skills, and lifetime activities. Students will learn how to implement and instruct tennis, badminton, pickleball, golf, bowling, lawn games, and weight training activities for secondary level students.
Prerequisites: Junior status.
Component: LAB
PHYSED 473 School Health Programs 3 Winter Winkelseth
Course Name RO: Schl Hlth Prog
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
Upon successful completion of this course students will be qualified to implement lessons of the Michigan Model for Comprehensive School Health Education Grades 7-8. Modules include Nutrition, Physical Activity, Violence Prevention, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Tobacco, and HIV.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in PHYSED 306 is required.
Component: LEC
PHYSED 475 HIV/AIDS, Communicable Diseases and Reproductive Health 3 Winkelseth
Course Name RO:
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course will provide students with the basic information and practice teaching on: HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention; common communicable diseases including signs, systems and prevention; and a reproductive health education curriculum.
Prerequisites:
Component: LEC