Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology Courses

CATA Courses

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: EXCI 253. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology and Applied Psychology program is required. This course identifies common emergency situations in the athletic environment, and provides theoretical and practical components of management skills to safely deal with these situations. Specific signs and symptoms of basic emergency conditions are discussed. Planning of events to prepare for sport‑related emergencies and administration of initial emergency techniques are included.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously: CATA 262. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: The course considers topics in athletic therapy from professional, preventive, and pathological perspectives. The course deals with injury classification, clinical flexibility, strength testing, cryotherapy, and sports dermatology. Preventive techniques such as pre‑season physical examinations, protective equipment, hazard recognition, and taping techniques are also addressed. Acute and chronic pathologies associated with physical activity, as well as issues including sudden death and communicable diseases in athletics, and the adolescent athlete are discussed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 263 or EXCI 335 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course examines normal function of the upper and lower extremities of the human body. Abnormal function and various pathologies of these structures are addressed in depth. Making use of principles based on applied anatomy and physiology, students learn about clinical assessment procedures and implementation of evaluation methods addressing orthopaedic dysfunction. Types of surgical procedures are discussed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 338 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: CATA 337. Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required

Description: This course examines concepts in the rehabilitation process including tissue healing, and introduces students to various exercise protocols and manual techniques specific to the upper and lower extremities. Students learn how to implement safe and effective rehabilitation protocols to address orthopaedic dysfunction of these areas. Patient education to facilitate rehabilitation, documentation treatment plans and treatment outcomes are addressed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 338 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following courses must be completed previously: CATA 337, CATA 339. Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: Students are introduced to the parameters of therapeutic modalities and their physiological effects. Various modalities such as heat, cold, ultrasound, muscle stimulation, interferential current and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (T.E.N.S.) are examined. For each modality, topics include instrumentation, set‑up, and practical application. Basic concepts of manual treatment approaches, such as mobilizations, myofascial release, traction, and massage, are introduced. Indications and contraindications and precautions for all treatments are presented.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 348 or 448 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required. Permission of the Department is required.

Description: This course offers students the opportunity to work in an emergency or preventive setting with a sports team, although some clinical component may be introduced. Students must be certification candidates of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and the Corporation des thérapeutes du sport du Québec (CTSQ). This course involves a commitment of 400 hours over two terms. Weekly seminars with agency supervisors are mandatory.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 390 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course examines normal function of the hip, spine, and pelvis of the human body. Abnormal function and various pathologies of these structures are addressed in depth. Making use of principles based on applied anatomy and physiology, students learn about clinical assessment procedures and implementation of evaluation methods addressing orthopaedic dysfunction. Surgical procedures are discussed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 438 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: CATA 437. Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course examines concepts in rehabilitation, introducing the students to various exercise protocols and manual techniques specific to hip, spine, and pelvis. Students learn how to implement advanced, safe, and effective rehabilitation protocols to address orthopaedic dysfunction of these areas.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 438 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage III in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course provides students with an understanding of the fundamental theory and practical basis for using various manual therapy techniques to keep athletes competition‑ready, to help in their recovery from injury, and to improve their performance. The course explains various techniques in detail and describes the procedures involved in conducting effective treatment sessions. Muscle Energy, Active Release, Myofascial Release, and Sports Massage are some of the techniques discussed, demonstrated, and practised. Determining goals and organization of a treatment session, and the choice and application of techniques are also discussed. The goal of the course is to help athletic therapists determine the most appropriate manual therapy techniques for a variety of orthopaedic pathologies.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course focuses on recent research outcomes and new issues in athletic therapy specific to prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The course content varies within the domains of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association depending upon the most current issues such as surgical techniques, new medications, advanced assessment and modality techniques, and issues related to professional development and the workplace environment. Information is presented from a variety of courses and disciplines to enhance the knowledge base received from core Athletic Therapy courses.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course completes the preparation of Athletic Therapy students in the area of emergency care of sports‑related injury. It identifies the less common and more complicated emergency situations experienced in the athletic therapy setting. Advanced theoretical and practical components are presented. This course develops the ability of the student to care for the athlete beyond the initial stages of emergency management and towards advanced life support.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required. Students must be certification candidates of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and the Corporation des thérapeutes du sport du Québec.

Description: Students must be certification candidates of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and the Corporation des thérapeutes du sport du Québec. The course offers a minimum 400‑hour supervised work opportunity. Under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Therapist, students are shown basic administrative skills as seen in private rehabilitation clinics or within the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 480 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage III in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course offers students the opportunity to work in an emergency or preventive setting with a sports team, although some clinical component may be introduced. Students must be certification candidates of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and the Corporation des thérapeutes du sport du Québec (CTSQ). This course involves a minimum commitment of 200 hours over one or two terms. Weekly seminars with agency supervisors are mandatory.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 390 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Athletic Therapy (BScAT) or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; and successful completion of Stage III in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: The course offers a supervised period of work in a rehabilitation or athletic therapy clinic, for a minimum of 200 hours including a weekly seminar.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for CATA 480 may not take this course for credit.

EXCI Courses

Description: This course provides insight into the manner in which common injuries and diseases impact on the anatomical structures and functional systems of the body. The various medical treatments and procedures available to maintain or restore the structural and functional integrity of the body are also addressed. Conditions of a cardiovascular, pulmonary, neuromuscular, metabolic and oncologic nature are discussed.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology students may not take this course for credit.
  • Students who have received credit for this topic under an EXCI 298 number may not take this course for credit.

Description: The course introduces students to a basic understanding of how the digestive system functions, and then examines the role of diet on sport performance. Students learn about the impact of the major food stuffs (carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water) on performance outcomes. The use of ergogenic aids commonly used to enhance sport performance are also discussed with respect to their effectiveness. Caloric balance, diet and body composition are also discussed relevant to specific sport requirements.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology students may not take this course for credit.
  • Students who have received credit for this topic under an EXCI 298 number may not take this course for credit.

Description: The course introduces basic and practical knowledge of human movement in sports and physical activity. Anatomical and physiological knowledge pertinent to body movement is presented in simple and meaningful terms. Biomechanical concepts and principles applied to body movement in different sports and physical activities are also addressed. Consideration is also given to nutritional aspects and injury prevention in sport and exercise.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology students may not take this course for credit.

  • Students who have received credit for this topic under an EXCI 298 number may not take this course for credit.

Description: This course considers normal and abnormal growth and maturation patterns of the musculoskeletal, neural, hormonal, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems of the body. In addition, socialization and psychosocial development processes with relevance to an exercise or sports environment are examined. These patterns and processes are investigated from childhood through adolescence and adulthood.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology students may not take this course for credit.

Description: This course presents an overview of factors influencing personal and community health. Students are exposed to prevalent physical and mental health issues from biological, psychological, and sociological points of view. Health‑related consequences of alcohol abuse, drugs, birth control, sedentary lifestyle, eating disorders, and communicable diseases are among the topics considered.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology students may not take this course for credit.

Description: The basic and contemporary issues of health and physical activity are discussed. General topics regarding the benefits of physical activity are examined from anatomical and physiological perspectives. Upon completion, students are able to apply the principles of fitness and wellness to their own lives, to assess their current level of fitness and wellness, to create plans for changing their lifestyle to reach wellness, and to monitor their progress using the health‑related components of physical fitness: body composition, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology students may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course focuses on the fundamentals of fitness assessment and the design of individualized exercise programs compatible with the responsibilities of a health/fitness instructor. Topics of study include screening clients for fitness testing and physical activity participation; the selection of appropriate tests to assess the health‑related components of physical fitness such as body composition, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, local muscular endurance, and flexibility; interpretation of test results; and the application of exercise principles in the design of safe and effective individualized exercise prescriptions of the apparently healthy client.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 261 and EXCI 342 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: The major focus of this course covers the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system and accompanying (peripheral) circulatory and neurological systems. It also addresses introductory terminology and tissue differentiation. The structures are examined through approaches of surface anatomy, current and traditional media and/or cadaver examination.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously: EXCI 253. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: The major focus of this course covers the anatomy of the central circulatory and central respiratory systems. It also addresses the anatomy of the brain and spinal column as well as the integumentary, digestive, and urogenital systems. The structures are examined through approaches of surface anatomy, current and traditional media and cadaver examination.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: EXCI 253. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course reviews the functional organization of the musculoskeletal system, the peripheral neural influence to the muscular system, and the basic metabolic pathways underlying the bioenergetics of these systems. Related physiological adaptations during rest and exercise are discussed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 257 or EXCI 358 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: EXCI 254. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course focuses on the fundamental mechanisms of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. In addition, adaptations of these systems to acute and chronic exercise as well as environmental factors are discussed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 357 or EXCI 358 may not take this course for credit.

Description: Specific topics for this courses, and relevant prerequisites, are stated in the Undergraduate Class Schedule.

Description: Specific topics for this courses, and relevant prerequisites, are stated in the Undergraduate Class Schedule.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Successful completion of Stage I in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course provides students with a general overview of investigative research and the nature of scientific inquiry. Students receive instruction in critical inquiry and appraisal, research design, research ethics, and the role research plays in the development of professional practice/ skills. Finally, this course provides the necessary knowledge and practical experience to enable students to plan and run an experimental project, including an understanding of the process of data collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 250 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: EXCI 310. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology honours program is required. If prerequisites are not satisfied, permission of the Department is required.

Description: This course builds on students’ experience derived from EXCI 310 to advance their knowledge of the research process by providing details of statistical techniques and methods that are common in exercise science.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously: PHYS 204, PHYS 224 or equivalent. Successful completion of Stage I in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: The primary focus of this course concentrates on the mechanical principles of human movement. Fundamental principles of kinematics and kinetics are examined in a theoretical and practical context.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Successful completion of Stage I in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course utilizes the students’ background knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, and exercise programming to design pre‑season, in‑season, and post‑season conditioning programs for elite athletes in a variety of sports. Most importantly, this course focuses on the importance of applying scientific principles of training in the design of exercise programs for elite athletes. The importance of skill‑related (i.e. speed, agility, and power) and health‑related components (i.e. cardio‑respiratory endurance, and muscle strength) of physical fitness relative to performance is emphasized in this course. Some of the topics covered include ergogenic aids, regulation of skeletal muscle mass, periodization, aerobic endurance and resistance exercise training, and plyometrics.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 452 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Successful completion of Stage I in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: Basic principles of the neural control of human movement, including reference to the sensory systems (visual, auditory, vestibular, proprioceptive and kinesthetic) are discussed. Topics of hormonal influences affecting musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory systems and metabolism are included.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 355 may not take this course for credit.

Description: Specific topics for this course, and relevant prerequisites, are stated in the Undergraduate Class Schedule.

Description: Specific topics for this course, and relevant prerequisites, are stated in the Undergraduate Class Schedule.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program; and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: Building on a theoretical background, this course includes practical aspects of health behaviour change in individuals. Using physical activity and eating habits as the main behaviours of interest, the topics discussed include understanding and assessing motivation, readiness to change, assessment of behaviours, barriers to change, changing multiple behaviours, adherence and compliance, and motivational communication. Students develop skills and knowledge to aid others in changing adverse behaviours.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program; and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program.

Description: This course surveys the health‑related aspects of exercise, physical activity, and physical fitness from the perspective of epidemiology. Topics include an introduction to the epidemiological process, the relationship between physical activity and disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, mental illness), the biological mechanisms for healthy adaptations to physical activity, the behavioural determinants of physical activity, and public policy implications of the current literature.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for this topic under an EXCI 498 number may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously: EXCI 322. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology honours program; and successful completion of Stage II in an honours program is required. If prerequisites are not satisfied, permission of the Department is required.

Description: Using a combination of guest speakers and student presentations, this seminar is geared to critically examining current issues and methods in health and exercise science. Its emphasis is on theoretical and/or methodological issues as they relate to selected topics from these areas. Examples of topics include ethical issues and new emerging theories in health and exercise science, and utility of a particular research technique or methodology.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 424 or EXCI 425 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: EXCI 421. Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology honours program; and successful completion of Stage II in an honours program is required.

Description: This course requires the student to propose and conduct a study and submit a thesis according to a recognized and approved scientific journal format. The work is supervised by a thesis chair selected by the student from within the Department.

Component(s): Seminar

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program; and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course offers an in‑depth examination of the current topics and literature in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, and physiology as they relate to the adaptations associated with physical activity, exercise training, or disease. The course is designed to integrate knowledge from the disciplines of Exercise Science, Biochemistry, and Biology, to facilitate the synthesis and evaluation of new ideas, and to promote the effective oral and written communication of these ideas.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for this topic under an EXCI 498 number may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program; and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course provides an overview of the anatomy and in‑depth study of the physiology of the digestive system prior to examining the significance of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins as essential nutritional requirements for physical activity and optimal performance. The importance of trace minerals and vitamins is also discussed. Specific issues such as the use of nutritional beverages, ergogenic aids, eating disorders, and nutritional concerns of athletes are some of the topics presented.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Enrolment in and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course is organized into three main themes: gait/balance, forces/moments at the joints, and material properties/injuries. The notions discussed in the course range from biological material stiffness, yield point, and hysteresis in ligaments and tendons, to the clinical assessment of gait patterns in special populations or after injury.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program; and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course is an introduction to the role stress plays in health and disease. Topics dealt with in this seminar‑based course include defining and measuring stress, the relationship between stress and disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, asthma, cancer, infectious illness), the pathophysiology of stress, and current issues and controversies in behavioural medicine.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 320 or for this topic under an EXCI 398 number may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Enrolment in and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course addresses the health status, physical fitness, exercise patterns, and effectiveness of exercise prescription for the well elderly and those exhibiting symptoms of chronic diseases which commonly accompany the aging process.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Enrolment in and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course introduces students to the anatomical, physiological, and psychosocial issues related to exercise and physical activity in children. Topics include influence on growth and health, injury potential, endurance exercise, weight training, youth in sport, competitive and collaborative play, stress in childhood, and the strategies for improving exercise habits of children

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course uses physiological homeostasis and the function of major organ systems as its basis. Students learn how the different systems act in an integrative fashion and how the body adjusts to various challenges to the maintenance of homeostasis. The focus is on five specific organ systems — the neural, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems. Students learn how these systems interactively function during health, exercise and disease.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program; and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course provides the latest information on over‑the‑counter and prescription medications commonly used in sport. It offers a sound review of pharmacology and pharmacokinetic principles and explores the latest practice implications for certified athletic therapists and exercise specialists. The course includes indications, contraindications, and side effects of common therapeutic medications used in sport. Class discussions also cover natural products and the effects of their interactions with prescription and non‑prescription pharmaceuticals.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in and successful completion of Stage II in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course relates theory and research to the practical experiences of client/athletic‑practitioner interactions, relationships, and interventions. It addresses pain management principles as they relate to illness, injury, and rehabilitation.

Component(s): Lecture

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Enrolment in and successful completion of Stage II in the BSc Major in Exercise Science, the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or the BSc in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course provides an opportunity to conduct a small‑scale scientific research project under the supervision of a faculty member from the Department. In consultation with a faculty member, the student selects a topic, formulates a research methodology, collects data, analyzes the results, and writes a formal research report.

Component(s): Independent Study

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 491 may not take this course for credit.

Description: Specific topics for this courses, and relevant prerequisites, are stated in the Undergraduate Class Schedule.

Description: Specific topics for this courses, and relevant prerequisites, are stated in the Undergraduate Class Schedule.

KCEP Courses

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Enrolment in a Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology program is required.

Description: This course considers topics in kinesiology and clinical exercise physiology from historical, professional, and applied perspectives. Introduction of exercise training principles and movement activity as the basis for patient rehabilitation and recovery programs in chronic diseases are discussed. The course deals with disease classification, basic intervention concepts, and preventive approaches. Ten observation hours are required for students who wish to transfer to the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology program.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 210 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology, BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology Honours, BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy ; successful completion of Stage I in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology, or of Stage III in the BSc in Athletic Therapy or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course reviews pathophysiology, medical intervention techniques, and medication profiles of the most common neuromuscular and orthopaedic diseases and disabilities.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 423 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: KCEP 311. Enrolment in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required.

Description: This course focuses on the assessment and rehabilitation of neurological, neuromuscular, and musculoskeletal fitness in the clinical setting. Measurement and interpretation of normal and abnormal responses for individuals with common neurological, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal diseases and disabilities are discussed and performed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 380 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required.

Description: This course provides students the opportunity to observe and participate in physical activity programming offered for special populations (i.e. persons with neurological and physical impairments) in a supervised setting. This course involves a commitment of at least 200 hours including a weekly seminar.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 383 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology, BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology, BSc in Athletic Therapy, or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy; successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology, BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology, BSc in Athletic Therapy, or BSc Honours in Athletic Therapy is required.

Description: This course reviews pathophysiology, medical intervention techniques, and medication profiles of the most common cardiovascular, respiratory, oncologic and metabolic diseases.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 422 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required. Successful completion of Stage II: Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or Stage II: Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required.

Description: This course focuses on the assessment of cardiorespiratory fitness in a clinical setting. Measurement and interpretation of normal and abnormal responses for individuals with the most common cardiovascular, respiratory, oncologic, and metabolic diseases are performed and discussed.

Component(s): Lecture; Laboratory

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 450 or KCEP 449 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: The following course must be completed previously or concurrently: KCEP 448. Enrolment in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required. Successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required.

Description: This course focuses on exercise prescription and programming for individuals with the most common cardiovascular, respiratory, oncologic, and metabolic diseases. Students learn how to design and implement advanced, safe, and effective exercise training programs for the rehabilitation of these patient populations.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 450 or KCEP 449 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:

Enrolment in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology; successful completion of Stage II in the BSc in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology or BSc Honours in Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology is required.

Description: The course offers a supervised period of work as activity leader/exercise specialist in a hospital or rehabilitation centre assisting in performing physiological evaluations, designing exercise programs, and animating physical activities. The course involves a commitment of at least 200 hours including a weekly seminar.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for EXCI 483 may not take this course for credit.

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