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  • Objectives
    The BPhEd degree provides students with a broadly based understanding of the discipline through theoretical and practical courses in physical education. This program allows maximum opportunity for students to pursue various combinations of courses in teaching, coaching, programming and administration, and within their particular areas of interest.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Course description
    Physical Education Subfields

    The courses below are recommended for students interested in the following subfields:

    Coaching

    PEKN 2P19, 3P65, 3P91, 3P95, 4P91

    Disability Studies

    PEKN 2P44, 2P92, 3P16, 3P23, 3P82, 4P22, 4P52

    Pedagogy

    PEKN 2P44, 2P93, 2P94,3P23, 3P32, 3P82, 4P31, 4P32

    Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    PEKN 2P85, 3P70, 3P65, 3P85, 3P95, 4P11, 4P60, 4P70, 4P95

    Sport Injury Prevention and Care

    PEKN 2P70, 4P80, 4P81, 4P22
         

    Physical Education Program

    Year 1
    -     PEKN 1P90 and 1P93
    -     one Science context credit
    -     one Humanities context credit
    -     one Social Science context credit
    -     one elective credit

    Year 2
    -     PEKN 2P00, 2P03, 2P04, 2P05, 2P06, 2P08, 2P09, 2P41 and 2P84
    -     one-half elective credit numbered 2(alpha)00 or above

    Year 3
    -     PEKN 2P90, 2P91, 2P92, 2P95 and 3P10
    -     one of PEKN 2P66, 3P00, 3P03, 3P06, 3P16, 3P91, 4P00
    -     PEKN 3P08 or 3P18
    -     one-half elective credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
    -     one elective credit

    Year 4
    -     PEKN 3P93 and 4F93
    -     one-half PEKN credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
    -     one elective credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above

    +two elective credits
        
    Disability Studies

    Year 2
    -     Year 2 is now closed

    Year 3
    -     One credit from PEKN 2P66, 3P00, 3P03, 3P06, 3P16, 3P91, 4P00
    -     PEKN 2P44, 2P90, 2P95, 3P23, 3P41, 3P70 and 3P92
    -     PEKN 3P08 or 3P18

    Year 4
    -     PEKN 3P10, 3P93, 4F02 and 4P22
    -     one PEKN credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
    -     one and one-half elective credits (see program notes 3 and 7)

    Movement Studies

    Year 2
    -     Year 2 is now closed.

    Year 3
    -     PEKN 2P44 or 2P92
    -     one of PEKN 2P66, 3P03, 3P06, 3P16, 3P91, 4P00
    -     PEKN 2P90, 2P95, 3P00, 3P10 and 3P70
    -     PEKN 3P08 or 3P18
    -     one elective credit

    Year 4
    -     PEKN 3P41, 3P93 and 4F93
    -     one and one-half PEKN credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
    -     one and one-half elective credits (see program notes 3 and 7)Course Descriptions

    Students must check to ensure that prerequisites are met. Students may be deregistered, at the request of the instructor, from any course for which prerequisites and/or restrictions have not been met.

    PEKN 1P90

    Foundations of Human Anatomy and Physiology

    Structure and function of human systems and organs. Topics include cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, renal and reproductive systems, and bone physiology. Introduction to fitness, health, and physical activity effects.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin), NURS and RECL majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    PEKN 1P93

    Foundations of Movement Studies

    Historical and sociological examination of systems of body culture and movement education in Europe and North America. Applications of movement concepts and theories to contemporary physical education.

    Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    PEKN 2P00

    Developmental Games


    Educational and developmental value of non-formal games; emphasis on various practical and theoretical perspectives.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93.

    PEKN 2P01

    Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Sport

    Theory and practice of administration and management related to various delivery systems in both private and public sectors. Organizational structures at the federal, provincial and local levels.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Junior Intermediate), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in SPMA 1P91 and SPMA 1P92 (1F90).

    PEKN 2P03

    Gymnastic Activities

    Various forms of gymnastics. Practical and theoretical work designed to improve understanding and skills.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93.

    PEKN 2P04

    Musculo-skeletal Anatomy

    The anatomical bases of skeletal and muscular movement, joint actions and the interrelationship of aggregate muscle groups.

    Lectures, lab, 4 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NEUR majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P90 or BIOL 1F90.

    PEKN 2P05

    Foundations of Motor Behaviour

    Introduction to processes involved in the production and learning of motor skills; applications in teaching and coaching.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P90.

    PEKN 2P06

    Dance Education

    Introduction to dance as an art form through making, performing, and appreciating dance. Emphasis on the creative process, dance skills and vocabulary through exploration of dance concepts, and observational skills.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: students will be expected to pay the cost of a ticket to a dance performance on campus.

    PEKN 2P08

    Research Design and Evaluation

    Principles and techniques for research. Issues concerning the construction, administration and evaluation of data collection as well as the processing and analysis of data.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in RECL 2P07, SPMA 2P07 and TOUR 2P07.

    PEKN 2P09

    Human Physiology

    Molecular, cellular, tissue and organ physiology. Topics include cellular communication, autonomic nervous system, endocrinology, blood cells and immunity.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NURS majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN1P90 or BIOL 1F90.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in CHSC 2P09.

    PEKN 2P19

    Coaching Theory

    Comprehensive introduction to coaching principles, including sport psychology, training principles, sport pedagogy and risk management.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P90.

    PEKN 2P41

    Health and Physical Activity Promotion

    Problems associated with the ability to function effectively and efficiently in present-day society. The decision-making process related to the delivery of health education information.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 2P44

    Physical Activity and Aging

    The contribution of human movement to the well-being and quality of life of aging populations. Principles, practice, and programs for seniors related to the concept of wellness. The myths, needs and movement potential of aging persons.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Junior/Intermediate), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 2P66

    Outdoor Pursuits in Physical Education

    Theoretical and applied principles related to skills, task analysis, leadership, and instruction, and experiential learning in the outdoors.

    Lectures, lab, field experience, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: field experience fee will be charged, consult Department.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3P05, RECL 2P66 and PEKN (RECL) 3P46.

    PEKN 2P70

    Care and Prevention of Injuries

    Treatment, recognition and prevention of musculo-skeletal injuries; the interrelationship of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology and the practical application of these fields including emergency care and preventative taping. Emphasis on risk management strategies and safety practices in sport.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior),Neur, BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P04.

    PEKN 2P84

    Human Growth and Motor Development

    Examination of human growth and motor development emphasizing physical, cognitive, and affective development across the life span.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P90.

    PEKN 2P85

    Psychosocial Health and Physical Activity

    Biological, psychological and social aspects of health and health risk behaviours at the individual and group level. Topics include physical activity, nutrition, stress, substance use and rehabilitation.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 2P90

    Physiological Responses to Physical Activity

    Comprehensive study of exercise physiology for physical education majors. Topics include cardiorespiratory, metabolic, muscular, thermoregulatory and immunological responses to exercise and training.

    Lectures, lab, 4 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P09.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 2P97.

    PEKN 2P91

    Social History of Physical Education and Sport

    Socio-cultural evolution of physical activity in North America emphasizing Canada; relationship with social, cultural, religious and political history.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93.

    PEKN 2P92

    Foundations in Adapted Physical Education and Disability Studies

    Life conditions and needs of persons who require individualized physical activity.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Note: applied work, placement/practica required.

    PEKN 2P93

    Rhythmic Activities for Children

    Nature of musical rhythm and its relation to dance and other physical activities; practical experiences in perceptual-motor abilities and curriculum planning.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93 or CHYS 1F90.

    PEKN 2P94

    Physical Activity for Preschoolers

    Movement experiences for preschoolers in dance, games and gymnastics. Topics include the impact of physical activity on the developing child, preschoolers' characteristics and needs, motor development principles and planning age-appropriate movement activities.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93 or CHYS 1F90.

    PEKN 2P95

    Sport Psychology I

    Psychological bases and implications of physical activity in sport and physical education. Topics include personality, motivation, achievement needs, group interaction.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Junior/Intermediate), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 2P97

    Muscle Physiology and Exercise Metabolism

    Function of muscular and nervous systems in relation to exercise, training and health. Bioenergetics, metabolic and endocrine responses/adaptations to exercise and training.

    Lectures, lab, 4 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NEUR majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P09 or BIOL 1F90.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 2P90.

    PEKN 3P00

    Individual and Dual Formal Games

    Similarities and differences in individual and dual formal games are learned through a conceptual analysis of skills, rules and strategies. Practical and theoretical work to facilitate such learning.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P00.

    PEKN 3P02

    Functional Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

    Techniques of physical fitness appraisal, health assessment, exercise prescription, and lifestyle counselling, and their theoretical base and clinical application.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P04.

    PEKN 3P03

    Educational Gymnastics

    Advanced movement theories and application in educational gymnastics; observation and movement analysis through theoretical and practical work.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P03.

    PEKN 3P06

    Dance Composition

    Practice, observation, and critique of dance styles and choreographic forms in an educational setting.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P06 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: students will be expected to pay the cost of a ticket to a dance performance on campus.

    PEKN 3P08

    Quantitative Analysis

    Quantitative means of understanding, evaluating and interpreting statistical information.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), and BKin (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P08 or permission of the instructor.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in CHSC 3Q07, RECL 3Q07, SPMA 3P07 and TOUR 3Q07.

    PEKN 3P10

    Biomechanics I

    Basic mechanical principles and concepts as applied to human movement. Focus on the characteristics of movement from both a qualitative and quantitative perspective.

    Lectures, lab, 4 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NEUR majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P04.

    PEKN 3P16

    Folk and Social Dance

    Performance and analysis related to dance concepts and culture, movement adaptations for various age groups and disabilities.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 5.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor.

    PEKN 3P18

    Qualitative Approaches to Inquiry

    Theories, approaches, designs, methods and procedures for evaluative analyses.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: BPhEd, open to BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior) and BKin (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P08.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in RECL 3Q17, SPMA 3P17 and TOUR 3Q17.

    PEKN 3P23

    Functional and Expressive Movement for Diverse Populations

    Thematically organized assessment protocols and appropriate activity programming for diverse and under-resourced groups. Contexts include aquatics, dance, games, outdoor pursuits, therapeutic movement, and activities of daily life.

    Lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P92.

    PEKN 3P32

    Movement Activities for Physical Education in the School

    Sequential skill and knowledge development for children and adolescents through various movement forms appropriate in educational settings. Movement education principles applied to the observation, analysis and selection of activities.

    Lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: one credit from PEKN 2P00, 2P03, 2P06 2P66, 3P16.

    Note: in-school experience is required for all students. Transportation is a student responsibility. Prior Police check for criminal activity is required at the students expense.

    PEKN 3P41

    Health and Well-being

    Contemporary issues in health education focussing on choices of concern to individuals in our society.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 3P65

    Interventions in Physical Activity

    Evidence-based physical activity intervention strategies with attention to individual, informational, social, behavioural and environmental approaches.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P95.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3P75.

    PEKN 3P70

    Sociology of Sport I

    Social significance of physical education and sport. Topics include social organizations, stratification, deviance, race, gender and the media.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P91.

    PEKN 3P82

    Directed Study in Disabilities Studies

    Focussed exploration of selected topics in disability studies.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P92 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: may involve placement. Bi-weekly meetings.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3V92.

    PEKN 3P85

    Exercise Psychology

    Psychological influences on exercise behaviour and the influence that physical activity can have on the individual's behaviour.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3V95.

    PEKN 3P90

    Cardiorespiratory and Environmental Exercise Physiology

    Examination of cardiovascular and respiratory systems in relation to exercise, training and health. Environmental physiology from rest to exercise. Exercise and the immune response. Recent advances in applied physiology.

    Lectures, lab, 4 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P09 or BIOL 2P97.

    PEKN 3P91

    Training Principles

    Current theories and practices in a variety of training contexts, formats and modalities. Training as applied to a broad age and ability spectrum; movement education principles applied to the observation, analysis and program design.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisites: PEKN 2P04; PEKN 2P05 or PYSC 2P36 and 2P37 (2F36).

    Note: lab fee is required.

    PEKN 3P93

    The Lived Body in Physical Education and Sport

    Philosophic inquiry on the nature of embodiment as experienced through physical education and sport.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisites: PEKN 1P90 and 1P93.

    PEKN 3P94

    Motor Control

    Neural organization and processes underlying the generation of human movement.

    Lectures, lab/seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NEUR majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P05 or NEUR 2F36.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3Q05.

    PEKN 3P95

    Sport Psychology II

    Integration of reading, research, and applied work in the psychology of coaching Topics include leadership, coach development and the psychological profile of the coach.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P95.

    #PEKN 3P96

    Women, Men and the Body

    (also offered as WISE 3P96)

    Critical and reflective examination of historical, philosophical, socio-cultural and religious influences on the body from a variety of feminist perspectives.

    Lectures, lab, tutorial, 3 hours per week.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 1P93 or WISE 1F90 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: experiential work (somatic, movement, expressive) is part of the course experience.

    PEKN 3P99

    Special Studies in Physical Education and Kinesiology

    Directed study in specialized areas.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with 9.0 overall credits and permission of the Department.

    Note: approval of a faculty member and the Chair required.

    PEKN 3Q05

    Motor Learning

    Motor learning theory and its application to teaching, coaching and physical rehabilitation contexts across the lifespan.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P05.

    PEKN 3Q99

    Practicum

    Directed practical work in the field of Physical Education and Kinesiology.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with 9.0 overall credits and permission of the Department.

    Note: approval of a faculty member and the Chair required.

    PEKN 3V91-3V99

    Selected Topics in Physical Education

    Lectures, seminars and practical experiences offered in specialized areas of physical education.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits and permission of the Department.

    Note: approval of a faculty member and the Chair required.

    PEKN 4F02

    Programming in Disability Studies

    Planning and implementing bodily based experiences with persons with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Prolonged engagement, direct contact placement; administration; working with parents, government and consultation services; instruction/facilitation of learning experiences.

    Tutorial, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P23.

    Note: additional field placement required.

    PEKN 4F32

    International Experiences in Sport, Health and Physical Education

    Exploration and implementation of multi-disciplinary theories and techniques regarding the development of healthy communities.

    Lectures, lab, fieldwork.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) and BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor.

    Note: students must complete an application and interview prior to being admitted into the course. Students must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid passport, visa and immunizations as required. Students are required to pay their own expenses.

    PEKN 4F91

    Thesis/Project

    Directed study in an approved area of specialization.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits, a minimum 70 percent major average, minimum 60 percent non-major average and permission of the Chair.

    Note: prior to registration students must submit a written proposal for approval by a faculty adviser and the Chair by June 1.

    PEKN 4F92

    Practicum in Disability Studies

    Direct contact placement involving design, implementation and evaluation of appropriate physical, behavioural and movement programming.

    60 hour practicum; lectures, alternating weeks.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P23 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: liaison with parents, institutions, schools, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3V92 and 4M92.

    PEKN 4F93

    Physical Activity Across the Lifespan

    Application of theoretical knowledge in the development and delivery of diverse movement programs.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisites: PEKN 2P00, 2P03 and 2P06.

    Note: field experience fee will be charged, consult Department.

    PEKN 4F99

    Special Studies in Physical Education and Kinesiology

    Selected issues in the student's selected field.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits, a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum 60 percent non-major average and permission of the Department.

    Note: students must obtain approval from a faculty member and the chair by June 1.

    PEKN 4M90-4M99

    Selected Issues in Physical Education

    Selected issues in the student's selected field.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits, a minimum 70 percent major average, a minimum 60 percent non-major average and permission of the Department.

    Note: students must obtain approval from a faculty member and the chair by June 1.

    PEKN 4P00

    Team Formal Games

    Similarities and differences in team formal games, conceptual analysis of skills, rules and strategies. Practical and theoretical work to facilitate such learning.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P00.

    PEKN 4P06

    Dance Performance

    Creating and staging a dance performance in the theatre setting. Costuming and lighting, stage sets and props, media promotion.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P06 or permission of the instructor.

    Note: students will be expected to cover the cost of a dance performance and costume.

    PEKN 4P08

    Nutritional Implications for Human Performance

    Nutritional intake and its effects on exercise and sport performance emphasizing the importance of macronutrients, vitamins, minerals, and ergogenic aids, during training and competition. Emphasis on current research in both applied sport nutrition and basic nutritional biochemistry.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P90, 2P97 or permission of the instructor.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3P98 and CHSC 2P91.

    PEKN 4P10

    Biomechanics II

    Mechanics of human movement with applications to ergonomics, rehabilitation, sport and performing arts. Focus on two-dimensional kinetics and kinematics, with an introduction to three-dimensional analysis of movement.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week; lab 3 hours alternating weeks.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NEUR majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P10 or PHYS 1P91 and 1P93.

    PEKN 4P11

    Sport Ethics

    Speculative philosophical approach to specific ethical issues in sport. Ethics of competition, sportsmanship, cheating and violence in sport, the use of performance-enhancing drugs, equality and excellence, gender equity in sport and the role of intercollegiate sport.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P91.

    PEKN 4P22

    Therapeutic Applications of Physical Activity

    Development of activity programs in therapeutic contexts. Exercise assessment and prescription.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisites: PEKN 2P04 and 2P09.

    PEKN 4P31

    Reflective Practicum in Physical Education

    Processes involved in becoming reflective practitioners emphasizing development of reflective awareness as a significant aspect of practitioner conduct.

    Lectures, lab, field work, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 4P32

    Teaching and Learning in School-Based Physical Education

    Development and delivery of physical education programs for children and adolescents, based upon the Ontario Health and Physical Education Curriculum.

    Lectures, lab, fieldwork, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P32.

    Note: in-school experience is required for all students. Transportation is a students' responsibility. Prior police check for criminal activity is required at the students' expense.

    PEKN 4P40

    Cultural Studies of Sport and Leisure

    Theory and practice of cultural studies related to sport and leisure, focussing on contemporary issues.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have with a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P91.

    PEKN 4P52

    Chronic Illnesses and Disability Across the Lifespan

    Examination of the pathology of specific diseases in addition to the impact of physical activity on the quality of life of persons with a chronic illness or disability.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisites: PEKN 2P92; PEKN 3P94 or NEUR 2P36 and 2P37 (2F36).

    Note: applied work, placement/practica required.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and earned credit in PEKN 3P92.

    PEKN 4P60

    Sociology of the Modern Olympic Games

    Social and political issues including historical trends in the Olympic movement, power and organizational structure of the International Olympic Committee, media integration, gender equity, substance use, athletes' rights, and the role of the Olympic Games in globalization and international development.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P91 or permission of the instructor.

    PEKN 4P70

    Sociology of Sport II

    Sport as a microcosm of society, socio-political theories, religion, culture, socially structured inequalities and excesses in sport.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P91.

    PEKN 4P76

    Contemporary Issues and Trends in Dance

    Nature and meaning of dance as a performing art. Emergence of knowledge base in dance from the social sciences, humanities and movement sciences; dance and other performing arts; dance in higher education, international trends and dance research.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Junior/Intermediate), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor.

    PEKN 4P80

    Clinical and Field Practices in Athletic Therapy

    Musculo-skeletal assessment of the upper appendage, patient management skills, advanced emergency care, therapeutic modalities, rehabilitation techniques and taping.

    Lectures, internship, 5 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide, and then open to students with permission of the instructor. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P70 (minimum 75 percent) or permission of the instructor.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3P80.

    PEKN 4P81

    Clinical Assessments in Athletic Therapy

    Functional and surface anatomy of the major joints; the clinical skills used in the assessment of musculo-skeletal injuries related to the lower appendage and lower back. Qualitative posture and gait assessment.

    Lectures, internship, 5 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide, and then open to students with permission of the instructor. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 4P80 (3P80).

    Note: clinical internship required. Enrolment limited to 22 students per section.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3P81.

    PEKN 4P85

    Body Image

    Issues related to measurement, theories and disturbance, group and individual differences, and body image interventions from a cognitive and behavioural perspective.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 4P91

    High Performance Athletic Assessment and Training


    Theoretical and practical fundamental principles underlying training as they apply to high performance athletic assessment and training. Active participation, development, implementation and critical evaluation of selected performance-specific assessment protocols, conditioning and individualized training programs.

    Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P91.

    Note: performance in activity labs and fieldwork in applied setting is required.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PEKN 3P01.

    PEKN 4P94

    Investigative Methods in Neurokinesiology

    Neurophysiological techniques in the generation and learning of human movement emphasizing balance and gait.

    Lectures, lab, seminar 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and NEUR majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 3P94.

    *PEKN 4P95

    Gender and Sport

    (also offered as WISE 4P95)

    Historical and current issues informed by gender studies, theories and politics. The shaping of experiences through the practices of sport and gender.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin, BSc (Kin) and WISE (single or combined) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 4P96

    Physiological Consequence of Spinal Cord Injury and Rehabilitative Techniques

    Secondary health complications accompanying spinal cord injury. Current exercise and drug therapies used as rehabilitative strategies for this special population.

    Lectures, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd/BEd (Honours) (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    PEKN 4P97

    Regulation of Human Metabolism

    Physiological approach to understanding the integration of substrate supply to skeletal muscle and energy production by muscle cells during exercise of different intensities emphasizing current research in human metabolic regulation.

    Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 13.0 overall credits.

    Prerequisite: PEKN 2P97.

    PEKN 4P98

    Principles of Physiological Signals and Instrumentation

    Computerized data acquisition and analysis for the life sciences. Topics include analogue-to-digital conversion, amplitude and frequency structure of signals, filtering, sampling, and correlation functions.

    Lectures, 2 hours per week; lab, 2 hours alternating weeks.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/BEd (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc (Kin) majors until date specified in Registration guide.

    Prerequisites: PEKN 3P10, 3P90 and 3P94.

    Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and earned credit in PEKN 3Q90.

    PEKN 4P99

    Advanced Topics in Physical Education and Kinesiology

    Directed study in concentrated areas.

    Restriction: open to BPhEd, BPhEd (Honours)/Bed (Intermediate/Senior), BPhEd (Honours)/ Bed (Primary/Junior), BKin and BSc(Kin) majors with 14.0 overall credits and permission of the Department.

    Note: approval of a faculty member and the Chair required.

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