KinesiologyWestern Health Sciences

Courses Offered

Classroom

The School of Kinesiology offers a variety of courses to help undergraduate students tailor their academic experience. Whenever possible, the most current course outline is linked to the course number. All outlines are in PDF format.

Special Topics

Special topics courses are offered to take advantage of new or visiting faculty, and/or innovative course development. These courses provide an opportunity for students to gain exposure to current issues and explore future trends within kinesiology. A particular special topics course may be offered only once, or for one to three years. Students are advised to make sure they have the required prerequisites before registering.

Theory-Based

  • 1080A/B - Introduction to Psycho-motor Behaviour
  • 1088A/B - Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • 2032A/B - Research Design in Human Movement Science
  • Anatomy 2221 - Anatomy & Cell Biology (Functional Human Anatomy)
  • 2222A/B - Systemic Approach to Functional Anatomy
  • 2230A/B - Introductory Exercise Physiology
  • 2236A/B - Introduction to Athletic Injuries
  • 2241A/B - Biomechanics
  • 2250A/B - Social Foundations of Sport and Physical Activity
  • 2263F/G - Canadian Sport History
  • 2276F/G - Psychology of Exercise
  • 2292F/G - Critical Thinking and Ethics in Kinesiology
  • 2298A/B - Introduction to Sport Management
  • 3222A - Anatomy of the Human Body: A Description of Systemic Structure & Function
  • 3325A - Integrative Health
  • 3330A/B - Laboratory in Exercise Physiology
  • 3336A/B - An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Athletic Injuries
  • 3337A/B - Physiology of Fitness Appraisal
  • 3339A/B - Exercise Nutrition
  • 3341A/B - Biomechanical Analysis of Physical Activity 
  • 3343B - Biomechanical Analysis of Discrete Sport Skills
  • 3347A/B - A Survey of Physical Growth and Motor Development
  • 3353B - Biomechanical Analysis  of Human Locomotion
  • 3360A/B - Exercise Biochemistry
  • 3362F/G - Olympic Issues for Modern Times
  • 3363A/B - Exercise, Sport and the Body in the Western Culture
  • 3377F/G  - The Canadian Sport System
  • 3378F - Sport in Literature
  • 3388A/B - The Psychology of Sport
  • 3398F/G - Human Resource Management in Sport
  • 3399A/B - Sport Marketing
  • 3457A - Cognitive Ergonomics
  • 3474A/B - Psychological Intervention for Sport, Exercise and Injury Rehabilitation
  • 3476G - Exercise & Health Behaviour Change
  • 3480A/B - Movement Neuroscience
  • 3490G - Professional Ethics for Kinesiology
  • 3510G - Sport for Development
  • 3550B - Kinesiology at Work
  • 4409A/B - Strategy and Tactics in Sport
  • 4410A - Introduction to Coaching
  • 4420B - Impact of Exercise During Pregnancy on Chronic Disease Risk
  • 4430F/G - Muscle Function and Metabolism
  • 4432A/B - Physiology of Exercise 
  • 4433B - Physiology of Exercise Training
  • 4437A/B - Medical Issues in Exercise and Sport
  • 4450A/B - Clinical Kinesiology
  • 4457A/B - Ergonomics and Aging
  • 4459A/B - Sport and the Law
  • 4460F/G - Comparative and International Sport
  • 4465G - Introduction to Social Theory of Sport & Exercise 
  • 4474A/B - Physical Activity and Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults
  • 4475B - Clinical Biomechanics
  • 4477B - Exercise, Nutrition & Wellness
  • 4482A/B - Perceptual Motor Performance/Learning
  • 4489A/B - International Sport Management 
  • 4560A - Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Field Experiences/Internships/Independent Study/Research Project

Physical Activity and Coaching

Courses for Non-Kinesiology Students

The courses listed below are available only to students who are not enrolled in the School of Kinesiology. These courses are not available to Kinesiology students.

  • 2271B - Physical Activity and Health