Nov 14, 2018  
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EPE/KIN 1211 - Introduction to Kinesiology

Credits: 4.00
This course is an overview of the components important to developing a solid understanding and appreciation of all aspects of kinesiology. The course surveys the general knowledge base of the discipline as  eflected in the major subdisciplines and reviews selected concepts in each. Included will be the historical development of kinesiology, physical education, and sport from ancient civilizations to the present era. Areas covered include cultures, leaders, events, programs, and guiding thoughts that have evolved into the current status of the academic discipline. In addition, the course introduces students to the general characteristics of the professions typically pursued by those graduating from a program of kinesiology, and assists them in making some early career decisions.
 



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