Jul 02, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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PE 236 - Anatomical Kinesiology

4 CR

Introduction to basic Anatomy and Physiology with an emphasis in human movement, nutrition and exercise science. This course is intended for non-science majors interested in fitness instruction or basic health education.

Course Outcomes
  • Locate and identify characteristics of muscles, bones and attachments within the human body
  • Identify agonist and antagonistic muscle groups for specific exercises
  • Identify different types of joints, basic mechanics and injuries common to specific joints
  • Develop fitness training programs designed to improve specific components of fitness while reducing the risk of injury
  • Apply linear and angular motion mechanics in developing an exercise plan to optimize components of a fitness program
  • Through observation or the use of film, apply anatomical and mechanical concepts needed to qualitatively assess motor skills
  • Develop fitness programs based on stated goals of strength development, flexibility, muscle endurance, cardiovascular health or improved body composition

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