This option is designed to provide up-to-date theoretical principles and practical experiences in exercise physiology and biomechanics.
KIN 530 Neuromotor Control (3)
KIN 540 Biomechanical Factors in Human Movement (3)
KIN 551 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)
KIN 696 Research Methods and Statistic Analysis (3)
Elective Courses: Select six of the following courses:
KIN 541 Biomechanics: Lifting and Work Capacity (3)
KIN 552 Physiology of Exercise Testing and Training (3)
KIN 553 Environmental Aspects of Human Performance (3)
KIN 562 Advanced Strength and Conditioning (3)
KIN 565 Clinical Exercise ECG (3)
KIN 566 Biochemical and Hormonal Adaptations to Physical Activity (3)
KIN 568 Nutrition for Exercise and Performance (3)
KIN 594 Exercise Science Internship (3) or KIN 595 Supervised Laboratory Methods (3)
KIN 630 Seminar in Motor Learning (3)
KIN 697 Directed Studies (3)
Comprehensive Exam Candidates:
Nine units of electives from within or outside of the department offerings selected from appropriate area(s)of interest in consultation with advisor.
Each Kinesiology graduate option has a requirement of foundational course work. The foundational course work requirements specific to the Option in Exercise Science are as follows:
Thesis and Project Candidates:
KIN 698 Thesis (4)
Students may select the thesis/project track or the comprehensive examination track. The student who chooses the thesis/project track is required to complete a thesis or a project. The minimum unit requirement for the MS degree major program is 33 units for thesis/project students and 39 units for comprehensive examination students.
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