Course Number: 438/439
Full Year; 10 Units
UC/CSU Approved: Laboratory Science area “D” requirement. This course does not meet NCAA requirements.
This course is an introduction into the study of human movement. Students will be exposed to an extensive variety of material designed to introduce the student to an overview of kinesiology, the skeletal system, the muscular system, injuries, muscle function, biomechanics, and motor learning. The application of this knowledge to athletic training concepts including effects of stress on the body, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries will be discussed.
- Foundations of Kinesiology: Studying Human Movement and Health, 3rd Edition 2015 edition
Author: Peter Klavora; Kinesiology Books Publishers, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-920905517
Level of Difficulty:
Estimated Homework Per Class:
Completion of Biology
with a B or better.