Hilary Becker, MS.
NTT Instructor and HHP Internship Coordinator
This course will focus on the key elements of anatomy and physiology necessary for students in allied health professions, specifically those who will work the areas of community health, health enhancement education, health promotion, and kinesiology. The aim of this course is for students to demonstrate working knowledge of the muscular, skeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory, endocrine, and digestive systems, as well as body metabolism.
KIN 335: Tissue Injury and Adaptation- (3 Lec)
The aim of the course is to enhance pre-health students understanding of skeletal muscle and connective tissue physiology through topics on injury, rehabilitation, and evidenced based interventions. Students will explore two categories of injury-acute and overuse while describing the injury and repair process for both muscle and connective tissue. Other topics will include pain theory and the physiology of inflammation.
KIN 322: Kinesiology- (4 Lec and Lab) F, S, Su On Demand
PREREQUISITE: BIOH 201 or KIN 221, and M core or permission of instructor. Emphasis on the effects of joint structures and muscles on movement of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine while providing an introduction to the principles of biomechanics.
KIN 491-005: Leadership in Kinesiology- (2 Lab) F, S, Su
This course aims to enhance students’ knowledge, verbal communication, and leadership skills by providing educational support to students in various KIN rubric lecture or lab courses. Under the direct supervision of the faculty instructor, students will attend weekly prepatory meetings to review course content and best teaching practices while working towards their own personal goals.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. An individualized assignment with a professional agency to provide a guided field experience.