School of Human Kinetics and Recreation

9 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

In accordance with Senate’s Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Director of the School.

All courses of the School are designated by HKR. The abbreviations KIN, PHSD, and RECR indicate former Kinesiology, Physical Education, and Recreation courses.

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).

1000 Fitness and Wellness (formerly PHSD 1000) is an introduction to the concepts of fitness and wellness, and the relationships among physical activity, fitness, wellness, quality of life, and longevity.
CR: PHSD 1000
UL: not applicable towards any of the degrees offered by the School

1001 Resistance Training for Health and Activity (formerly KIN and PHSD 1001) is an introduction to resistance training exercises, programs, and principles. This will necessitate both theoretical classes and practical laboratories that will involve testing and participation in resistance training activities. A portion of the assessment will also be based on regular attendance (at student convenience) for another hour of resistance training per week certified by the attending fitness consultant.
CR: KIN and PHSD 1001; HKR 4320; the former KIN and PHSD 4320
LH: 2
UL: not applicable towards any of the kinesiology or physical education degrees offered by the School

1123 Professional Development Seminars are offered during the Fall semester prior to a student’s first work term. These seminars introduce the co-operative education process and prepare the student for work terms. These seminars are graded PAS or FAL based on attendance and participation.
AR: attendance is required
CH: 0
LC: as scheduled

2000 Introduction to Kinesiology, Physical Education and Recreation (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 2000) introduces the philosophical, scientific, socio-cultural, historical concepts, and influences in kinesiology, physical education, and recreation.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 2000; HKR 2001

2001 Introduction to Physical Education for Education Students provides students a general overview of the role that physical education and active living play in the overall development of primary and elementary students, and in the creation of positive learning environment in schools. This course is intended for students in the primary/elementary program offered by the Faculty of Education.
CR: HKR, KIN, PHSD, and RECR 2000
UL: not applicable towards any of the degrees offered by the School
PR: admission to the Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) offered by the Faculty of Education

2002 Coaching (formerly KIN and PHSD 2002) introduces the various methods, principles, and theories used to coach developing athletes in various sport settings. Factors such as the coach’s role, planning, analysing and developing skills, sport safety, and physical preparation will be presented with an emphasis on attaining competency in these areas.
CR: KIN and PHSD 2002; the former PHSD 421A/B

2004 Enhancing Performance in Physical Activity (formerly PHSD 2004) gives an overview of the various models, principles, and theories used to explain and predict ways in which athletes and exercisers conduct themselves in various sport settings. Selected intervention techniques to enhance performance will be presented.
CR: PHSD 2004

2100 Introduction to Organization and Administration (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 2100) introduces the basic administrative functions in a work setting in physical education and/or recreation. The laboratory sessions will assist students to develop skill in the basic computer applications relevant to these functions.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 2100
LH: 2

2210 Physical Activities Course: Movement Concepts (formerly PHSD 2210) employs the conceptual approach to teaching physical activity and facilitated through various forms of dance (e.g., creative, folk). Concepts, skills, and strategies will be emphasized.
AR: attendance is required. Students who are absent more than 6 class hours may be required to withdraw from the course and will receive a letter grade of DRF and a numeric grade of 0%.
CR: PHSD 2210
LC: as scheduled
LH: as scheduled

2220 Physical Activities Course: Gymnastics and Aquatics (formerly PHSD 2220) may employ a number of teaching methods. Emphasis will be placed on the language and practice of the conceptual approach. Concepts, skills, and strategies will be emphasized.
AR: attendance is required. Students who are absent more than 6 class hours may be required to withdraw from the course and will receive a letter grade of DRF and a numeric grade of 0%.
CR: PHSD 2220
LC: as scheduled
LH: as scheduled

2300 Growth and Development (formerly PHSD 2120, and KIN and PHSD 2300) is an introductory study of human growth and developmental factors and their influence on the learning of motor skills.
CR: PHSD 2120; KIN and PHSD 2300

2310 Human Anatomy (formerly KIN and PHSD 2310) is a study of the structure of the human body with emphasis on selected systems (endocrine, neural, muscular, skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory).
CR: KIN and PHSD 2310
LH: 2

2320 Primary Human Physiology (formerly KIN and PHSD 2320) is a study of bodily functions with emphasis of selected systems (endocrine, neural, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory).
CR: KIN and PHSD 2320
LH: 2

2410 Historical and Comparative Physical Education (formerly KIN and PHSD 2410) is a history of the development of physical education and sport from ancient societies to modern times.
CR: KIN and PHSD 2410

2505 Recreation Programming and Evaluation (formerly RECR 2505) introduces the student to a variety of methodologies, skills, and materials for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating professional recreation programs for diverse populations in a variety of settings.
CR: RECR 2505

2515 Social Psychology of Leisure (formerly RECR 2515) introduces the personality and social factors that shape how people experience leisure. Course materials will focus on life cycle theory, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, perceived freedom, constraints theory, and other social psychological theory related to leisure.
CR: RECR 2515

2545 Introduction to Outdoor Recreation and Education (formerly RECR 2545) gives an overview of the foundational principles of outdoor education and recreation as they pertain to philosophy, wilderness ethics, professional preparation, movement through wildlands, environmental hazards, navigation, and safety. Students will participate in a sampling of outdoor education and recreation activities during the course.
CR: RECR 2545
PR: HKR 2505

2600 Introduction to Human Nutrition (formerly KIN 2600; same as Biochemistry 2600) gives an overview of human nutrition with an emphasis on topics of current interest. Students will gain an understanding of nutrition in the context of health maintenance across the life span. Topics covered will include nutrition during pregnancy, nutrition for infants, Canadian Recommended Nutrient Intake/Dietary Reference Intake, weight loss and weight gain, nutriceuticals, and ergogenic aids.
CR: KIN 2600; Biochemistry 2600

2601 Physical Activity, Obesity, and Weight Control explores the relationship between physical activity, obesity, and morbidity. Emphasis will be placed on the incidence and prevalence of obesity, environmental and genetic factors affecting obesity, and mechanisms of weight and body composition modification.
UL: not applicable towards any of the kinesiology degrees offered by the School

2703 Introduction to Human Factors (formerly KIN 2703) is an introduction to the field of human factors, the field that studies aspects of human movement, health, safety, and performance in the workplace. This will include an introduction to the methods of detection, evaluation, and the physiological changes arising from hazards (e.g. inappropriate levels of noise, vibration, and illumination) in the workplace. The course will also examine overuse injuries in workplace studied in the context of basic biomechanics and function of the musculo-skeletal system.
CO: HKR 2320 and Physics 1020
CR: KIN 2703
PR: HKR 2310, Chemistry 1010 and 1011 or Chemistry 1050 and 1051

299W Work Term 1 (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 001W) offers an opportunity for students to learn, develop, and practice high standards of professional behavior and performance in the work environment. A student is required to submit a personal job diary and a work term report which should, at a minimum, reflect a clear understanding of job events and work place expectations and show reasonable competence in written communication skills.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 001W
CH: 0
PR: HKR 1123

3002 Advanced Coaching (formerly KIN and PHSD 3002) is an advanced study of the various methods, principles, and theories used to coach athletes in various sport settings. Topics such as planning, the coach's role, analysing, and developing skills, mental training, physical preparation, and development of a personal coaching plan will be studied with an emphasis on attaining competency in these areas. Practical coaching experience is a required component of the course.
CR: KIN and PHSD 3002; PHSD 421A/B
LH: 3 Students will participate in practical coaching situations from which coaching journals will be developed for course evaluation.
PR: HKR 2002

3110 Curriculum Development and Teaching Methods (formerly PHSD 2110, 3110, and 311A/B) gives an overview, through a blend of theory and practical experience, of curriculum development and teaching methods as they apply to primary/elementary level physical education
CH: 6
CO: HKR 3300
CR: PHSD 2110, 3110, 311A/B
LH: 9

3210 Physical Activities Course: Court Games (formerly PHSD 3210) covers volleyball, tennis, badminton, plus a selection of other court games. Individual activities include track and field, wrestling, and other combative activities. A number of teaching methods may be employed and emphasis will be placed on the language and practice of the conceptual approach. Concepts, skills, and strategies will be emphasized.
AR: attendance is required. Students who are absent more than 6 class hours may be required to withdraw from the course and will receive a letter grade of DRF and a numeric grade of 0%.
CR: PHSD 3210
LC: as scheduled
LH: as scheduled
PR: HKR 2210

3220 Physical Activities Course: Target and Field Games (formerly PHSD 3220) covers golf, archery, softball. Outdoor activities, including canoeing, navigational skills, lightweight camping, over-night canoe trip, and introduction to rock climbing, are offered only in the Fall. A number of teaching methods may be employed and emphasis will be placed on the language and practice of the conceptual approach. Concepts, skills, and strategies will be emphasized.
AR: attendance is required. Students who are absent more than 6 class hours may be required to withdraw from the course and will receive a letter grade of DRF and a numeric grade of 0%.
CR: PHSD 3220
LC: as scheduled
LH: as scheduled
PR: HKR 2210

3300 Motor Learning (formerly PHSD 2120, and KIN and PHSD 3300) gives an overview of motor learning and performance variables and their application to the teaching of physical skills, and will investigate motor control issues related to skill instruction.
CR: PHSD 2120; KIN and PHSD 3300
LH: 2
PR: HKR 2300

3310 Physiology of Exercise (formerly KIN and PHSD 3310) covers the physiological responses of the metabolic, neuromuscular, and cardiorespiratory systems at rest and during acute and chronic activity.
CR: KIN and PHSD 3310
LH: 3
PR: HKR 2310 and 2320

3320 Introduction to Biomechanics (formerly KIN and PHSD 3320) is the analysis of human movement; the mechanics of motion and the general application of kinesiology.
CO: HKR 2320
CR: KIN and PHSD 3320
LH: 2
PR: HKR 2310 It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete Physics 1020 prior to enrolling in this course.
   
3330 Health Issues I (formerly KIN and PHSD 3330) covers issues in personal and community health related to infectious illness, degenerative illness, heredity, and nutrition.
CR: KIN and PHSD 3330

3340 Adapted Physical Activity (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 3340) presents an overview of current practices, philosophies, and issues related to physical activity and recreation for persons with disabilities. Knowledge and understanding of various disabling conditions and consequent needs of persons with disabilities, including health, safety and fitness, and how these needs may be met in terms of physical activity will be emphasized.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 3340

3350 Health Issues II (formerly KIN and PHSD 3350) examines issues in personal and community health related to environmental pollution, mental health, ageing, death and dying, and holistic healing.
CR: KIN and PHSD 3350

3360 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (formerly KIN and PHSD 3360) is a basic introduction to the field of athletic therapy and sports medicine. The content focuses on the prevention and care of sports injuries and covers topics such as preventive screening, safe environments, on the spot assessment and First Aid, legal responsibility, and supportive taping/wrapping.
CR: KIN and PHSD 3360
PR: HKR 2310 and a Basic First Aid Course

3410 Sociology of Sport (formerly KIN 3410; same as Sociology 3410) is an analysis of functions of sport in Canadian and North American society. Areas include social organization of sport, sport and social processes, sport and social problems, socialization and stratification of sport, and violence in sport.
CR: KIN 3410; Sociology 3410

3490 Women in Sport and Physical Activity (formerly PHSD 3490, and PHSD and RECR 3590) provides students with an opportunity to critically examine, understand and appreciate women’s involvement in and contributions to the areas of sport and physical activity. The student will be expected to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate a wide range of historical, cultural, philosophical, and socio-psychological issues that have shaped the nature and scope of women’s participation in sport and physical activity.
CR: PHSD 3490; PHSD and RECR 3590

3505 Adventure Programming (formerly RECR 3505) introduces the theory and practice of adventure programming. Topics covered in the course will include briefing, activity selection, sequencing, group development, and risk management. The use of adventure programming with a variety of populations will be explored. Skill development in adventure activity facilitation and processing is stressed throughout the course.
CR: RECR 3505
PR: HKR 2505

3515 Outdoor Recreation and Persons with Disabilities (formerly RECR 3515) introduces the current philosophy, issues, and practices relating to outdoor recreation opportunities for persons with disabilities. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to integrate persons with disabilities into outdoor recreation activities and programs.
CR: RECR 3515
PR: HKR 2505, 2545 and 3340

3525 Canadian Recreation Delivery Systems (formerly PHSD 3520, RECR 3525, and PHSD 4520) introduces recreation and sport delivery systems in Newfoundland and Canada. The course will examine the various agencies that administer recreation and sport at municipal, provincial, and national levels.
CR: PHSD 3520; RECR 3525; PHSD 4520
PR: HKR 2000

3535 Legal Aspects of Leisure and Recreation Services (formerly RECR 3535) provides students with an opportunity for in-depth study of legal issues related to the operation of leisure services and facilities. Issues of tort and contract liability, employment related legal aspects, human rights and freedoms, and administrative procedures involved in property acquisition, law enforcement, and risk management are the topics of this course.
CR: RECR 3535
PR: HKR 2100

3545 Outdoor Recreation Leadership (formerly 3545) acquaints students with the breadth, depth, and scope of outdoor recreation leadership including a detailed examination of theories, principles, and practices. The course provides opportunities for individual students to develop, practice, and receive feedback on their outdoor leadership skills. The course includes a required field experience in outdoor recreation leadership.
CR: RECR 3545
PR: HKR 2505 or 3220

3555 Outdoor Recreation Management (formerly PHSD 3550 and RECR 3555) gives an overview of outdoor recreation practices in Newfoundland and Canada. This course will examine the management of resources, conservation education and practices, and development for public use or exclusion; legislation related to management of risk; viability of facilities; national and provincial agencies; private commercial ventures; and future trends in management. Management strategies will form a major part of the course.
CR: PHSD 3550; RECR 3555

3565 Tourism/Commercial Recreation (formerly PHSD 3560 and RECR 3565) examines behavioral factors influencing tourism; promotion of commercial recreation attractions, provincial strategies in travel and tourism, problems of leisure travel, stability of entrepreneurial ventures in tourism, and research and planning strategies relevant to commercial ventures.
CR: PHSD 3560; RECR 3565

3575 Community Development and Recreation (formerly RECR 3575) introduces various theoretical perspectives on community organization and development, as well as methods available to the recreation practitioner to facilitate the development of recreation services in communities. This course examines, in particular, recreation services delivery which involves community residents and groups in recreation program decision-making and implementation.
CR: RECR 3575

3585 Recreation and Persons with Disabilities (formerly RECR 3585) provides students with an understanding of the theoretical perspectives that have guided the development of recreation services which are aimed at meeting the needs of individuals with disabilities. It will introduce students to current recreation services, programs and supports for persons with disabilities in Canada.
CR: RECR 3585
PR: HKR 3340

3595 Women and Leisure (formerly PHSD and RECR 3590, and RECR 3595) provides students with an opportunity to critically examine, understand and appreciate women’s involvement in and contributions to leisure. The student will be expected to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate a wide range of historical, cultural, philosophical, and socio-psychological issues that have shaped the nature and scope of women’s participation in leisure.
CR: PHSD and RECR 3590; RECR 3595
PR: Sociology 1000 or 2000

399W Work Term 2 (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 002W) offers an opportunity for students to further expand and develop professional knowledge and skills, while demonstrating the ability to accept increased responsibility and challenge in the work place. A student is expected to demonstrate competence in written communication skills through the maintenance of a personal job diary and the submission of a formal report demonstrating the student’s ability to effectively gather, analyse, organize, and present information regarding a specific aspect of the work term position.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 002W
CH: 0
PR: HKR 1123 and successful completion of 299W

4210 Physical Activities Course: Territorial Games 1 (formerly PHSD 4210) includes ice hockey, water polo, team handball. Outdoor activities such as snow travel methods emphasizing cross-country skiing, navigational skills, winter survival/camping, and overnight camping are offered only during the Winter. A number of teaching methods may be employed and emphasis will be placed on the language and practice of the conceptual approach. Concepts, skills, and strategies will be emphasized.
AR: attendance is required. Students who are absent more than 6 class hours may be required to withdraw from the course and will receive a letter grade of DRF and a numeric grade of 0%.
CR: PHSD 4210
LC: as scheduled
PR: HKR 2210

4220 Physical Activities Course: Territorial Games 2 (formerly PHSD 4220) includes soccer and rugby, basketball and other territorial games. A number of teaching methods may be employed and emphasis will be placed on the language and practice of the conceptual approach. Concepts, skills, and strategies will be emphasized.
AR: attendance is required. Students who are absent more than 6 class hours may be required to withdraw from the course and will receive a letter grade of DRF and a numeric grade of 0%.
CR: PHSD 4220
LC: as scheduled
LH: as scheduled
PR: HKR 2210

4310 Evaluation (formerly KIN and PHSD 4310) includes program evaluation and measurement of the components of physical performance in addition to statistical treatment and interpretation of data.
CR: KIN and PHSD 4310
LH: 2
PR: Statistics 2500 or equivalent

4320 Fitness Leadership (formerly KIN and PHSD 4320) prepares professionals in the administrative, interpretive, instructional, interpersonal, and pedagogic competencies required for and associated with fitness testing, prescription, teaching, and leadership.
CO: HKR 3310
CR: HKR 1001, the former KIN and PHSD 1001; KIN and PHSD 4320

4330 Social Psychology of Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (formerly KIN and PHSD 4330) introduces the psychological factors that influence participation in sport, exercise, physical activity and recreation and the psychological effects derived from participation.
CR: KIN and PHSD 4330

4420 Issues (formerly KIN and PHSD 4420) explores, through research and discussion, trends and issues basic to the profession including areas in physical education, health, fitness, and lifestyle industries.
CR: KIN and PHSD 4420
PR: successful completion of a minimum of 78 credit hours

4515 Principles and Practices of Social Recreation (formerly PHSD 4510 and RECR 4515) focuses on the variety of settings where social interaction is of primary importance rather than an incidental by-product. The major categories of art, crafts, dance, drama, social games are examined in detail. Strong emphasis is placed upon the development of skills for leading social recreation activities.
CR: PHSD 4510; RECR 4515

4525 Planning for Recreation (formerly RECR 4525) focuses on the strategic planning process and how it can be used within recreation organizations. The course is designed to introduce students to various planning theories and to provide students with opportunities to develop skills in strategic and other planning processes.
CR: RECR 4525

4535 Camp Administration and Programming (formerly PHSD 4530 and RECR 4535) focuses on the organization of residence and mobile camps, camp ownership, site, property, buildings, health and safety, staff recruitment, budget, programming, operation, and evaluation.
CR: PHSD 4530; RECR 4535

4545 Facility Planning, Design and Management (formerly PHSD 4540 and RECR 4545) focuses on the major considerations in selecting site, size, type and usage of the more popular facilities as well as the problems in design, layout and function, standards, and modifications.
CR: PHSD 4540; RECR 4545

4555 Leadership and Supervision in Recreation (formerly PHSD 4550 and RECR 4555) focuses on need, selection, training, and supervision of leaders in recreation. Certification, standards and professional organizations. Evaluation of leadership materials and methods used. Practical exposure to roles of both leader and supervisor through seminar and related fieldwork.
CR: PHSD 4550; RECR 4555

4565 Recreation Promotion and Marketing (same as PHSD 4560 and RECR 4565) examines the communication processes, marketing strategies, and evaluative methods that enable an agency to promote its products, programs, and services.
CR: PHSD 4560; RECR 4565

4575 Recreation Ethics, Issues and Trends (formerly PHSD 4570 and RECR 4575) explores contemporary trends and issues identified by governments and recreation practitioners and the way in which these issues influence the delivery of leisure services.
CR: PHSD 4570; RECR 4575

4585 Financing Recreation Services (formerly RECR 4585) provides opportunities for in-depth study of financing leisure services in a variety of settings. The primary learning objectives are to achieve an understanding of revenue sources, financial management, and budgeting, the concepts of equity from a justice, social, and economic perspective, and the ability to use various techniques in the allocation of resources, the pricing of services, and ascertaining the costs of providing services.
CR: RECR 4585

4600 Introduction to Research (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 4600) introduces research methodologies currently employed in kinesiology, physical education or recreation.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 4600
PR: Statistics 2550 or equivalent

4610 Research Project (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 4610) is a detailed study, directed by a faculty member of the School, of a selected topic in the field of kinesiology, physical education or recreation.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 4610
PR: HKR 4310 and 4600 and one of Statistics 2500 or 2550

4625 Theoretical Perspectives of Recreation and Leisure (formerly RECR 4625) is an in-depth overview and analysis of current theoretical perspectives/paradigms related to the leisure experience. A parallel purpose is to examine psychological, sociological, and social-psychological constructs that contribute to a contemporary, interdisciplinary understanding of recreation and leisure.
CR: RECR 4625

4635 Multicultural Perspectives of Recreation and Leisure (formerly RECR 4635) is a cross-cultural analysis of recreation and leisure and their relationship to culture. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the interrelationships of the social, physical, psychological, economic, and political aspects of leisure and recreation in various cultures.
CR: RECR 4635

4700 Advanced Fitness Training and Assessment (formerly KIN 4700) prepares students to assess, prescribe, demonstrate, supervise, educate, and counsel apparently healthy individuals across the lifespan on information related to physical activity/exercise, fitness and health. The successful completion of this course will allow students to apply for a certification as a Professional Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.
CR: KIN 4700
LH: 2
PR: HKR 4320

4701 Environmental Physiology (formerly KIN 4701) examines human behavioral, autonomic and metabolic responses to extreme environments. This will include the study of human responses seen during changes from normal ambient temperature and pressure, to those experienced in the environments encountered during undersea diving, space travel, altitude, and other similar environments.
CR: KIN 4701
PR: HKR 2320

4702 Advanced Exercise Physiology (formerly KIN 4702) prepares students to acquire the knowledge necessary to understand, analyse, and integrate information and experiences related to physiological adaptations occurring with acute and chronic activity and disuse.
CR: KIN 4702
LH: 2
PR: HKR 3310

4703 Occupational Ergonomics and Sport Biomechanics (formerly KIN 4703) focuses on the contrast between biomechanical analyses of workplace tasks and athletic movement. Students will conduct a detailed biomechanical analysis of a given movement, in the workplace or for a given sport, with regard to both the probability of injury and optimization of performance.
CR: KIN 4703
LH: 2
PR: HKR 2703, 3320, and Physics 1020

4720 Directed Study (formerly KIN 4720) requires approval of Director of the School and the course instructor. Permission to register must be obtained in the term preceding enrolment.   
CR: KIN 4720

4910 Directed Study (formerly PHSD 4910) requires approval of Director of the School and the course instructor. Permission to register must be obtained in the term preceding enrolment.   
CR: PHSD 4910

4915 Directed Study (formerly RECR 4915) requires approval of Director of the School and the course instructor. Permission to register must be obtained in the term preceding enrolment.   
CR: RECR 4915

499W Work Term 3 (formerly KIN, PHSD, and RECR 003W) offers an opportunity for students, who have sufficient academic grounding and work experience, to exercise greater independence and responsibility in their assigned work. A student must demonstrate a high level of competency in communications skills through the submission of a formal report on a topic related to the work term or through a formal presentation on an aspect of the work term using the latest in computer technology and applications.
CR: KIN, PHSD, and RECR 003W
CH: 0
PR: HKR 1123 and successful completion of 399W
 
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