100 Level

 

115 Principles of Human Movement

This course provides an introduction to human kinetics. The functional and

psychosocial aspects of human movement form the core components of this course.

Topics include physical activity, physical fitness, sedentary behaviours, healthier

eating, stress, chronic diseases, mental health, body composition and issues with

weight management, and behaviour change. Three credits and lab.

 

136 Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of sport

and exercise psychology, and how they apply to teaching, coaching, and fitness

instruction. Three credits and lab.

 

150 Introduction to Sport in the Humanities

This course serves as an introduction to the philosophical and sociocultural

dimensions of sport. Topics include the nature of sport, rule and values in sport,

and avenues for further study of sport in the humanities. Ideas to be explored

include the conceptualization of sport, the significance of sport, knowledge and

excellence in sport, the beauty of sport, right and wrong in sport, and the morality

of sport. Three credits.

 

151 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I

The human body is able to operate by the intricate coordination of multiple systems.

Each has a purpose, and is regulated at cellular, tissue, and organ levels. The focus

of this course is to understand the structure, function, and organization of major

systems. Individual and combined functions will be outlined for the nervous, skeletal,

and muscular systems. Students will explore these concepts in complementary

laboratory activities. Three credits and a lab.

 

152 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II

The human body is able to operate by the intricate coordination of multiple systems.

Each has a purpose, and is regulated at cellular, tissue, and organ levels. The focus

of this course is to understand the structure, function, and organization of major

systems. Individual and combined functions will be outlined for the cardiorespiratory,

endocrine, and digestive systems, among others. Students will explore these

concepts in complementary laboratory activities. Three credits and a lab.

 

154 Introduction to Ethics of Sport

This course will introduce students to some of the main themes, topics and issues

in ethics of sport. The course is designed to provide an introduction and critical

analysis of classic and contemporary readings in the ethics of sport. We will explore

issues such as fair play and cheating, doping, equity and gender, the use of animals

in sport, violence, and disability. Three credits.