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Kinesiology and Leisure Science (KLS)

College of Education

Students registering for 101–186, 323, 331–338, 371–374, and 487 will be requested to complete a medical history form and a liability disclaimer form on the first day of instruction. All students taking 393, 394, 493, and 494 must be immunized for hepatitis B virus prior to admission in the class.

KLS 101 Physical Fitness (1) Conditioning exercises and activities to develop and maintain physical efficiency. Motor fitness tests administered to measure status and progress.

KLS 102 Aerobic Fitness: Beginning (1) Aerobic fitness improvement upon completion of course. Learning and practicing safe total body workout routines done to music. Developing an individual fitness program and recording progress in that program.

KLS 103 Swimming: Beginning (1) Adjusting to and immersing in water, floating, sculling; correct arm stroke, leg kick, breathing techniques and their coordination. (Student to provide own swimming attire approved by instructor.)

KLS 104 Swimming: Intermediate (1) Perfecting and integrating basic strokes with added emphasis for distance and speed. (Student to provide own swimming attire approved by instructor.) Pre: 103 or consent.

KLS 105 Swimming: Advanced (1) Correct techniques used in competitive swimming, racing starts, correct turning techniques, long-distance swimming. (Student to provide own swimming attire approved by instructor.) Pre: 104 or consent.

KLS 106 SCUBA Diving: Beginning (1) Learning watermanship, equipment handling skills, and the knowledge to become safe divers. Additional costs for equipment, diver manual, dive tables, and certification fee.

KLS 107 Aqua-Aerobic Fitness (1) Combined lecture-lab-physical activity course with emphasis on aerobic fitness improvement through total body aquatic workouts with music, and development of individualized aquatics fitness program. Open to all students.

KLS 110 Golf: Beginning (1) Rules, etiquette, grip, stance, drive, normal iron shots, approach shots, putting.

KLS 111 Golf: Intermediate (1) Corrective work on basic swing mechanics and rhythm; adjustments for bunker play, uphill lies, downhill lies, short game around and on the green; handicapping and match play competition. Pre: 110 and consent.

KLS 112 Golf: Advanced (1) Improving drive, fairway wood shots, long iron shots, control shots, trouble shots, putting, course management, competitive strategy, problems in rules. Greens fees paid by students for play on courses. Pre: 111 and consent.

KLS 115 Bowling (1) Rules, etiquette, arm swing, approach, execution, scoring, spare pickups. Students pay charge for use of alley.

KLS 118 Rifle Marksmanship (1)

KLS 120 Badminton (1) Rules, etiquette, grip, forehand and backhand strokes, serving, smash, drive, net play, offensive and defensive strategy; singles and doubles play.

KLS 123 Folk and National Dances (1) Popular dances of various national groups, including square dances. DA

KLS 124 Dances of Hawai‘i (1) Background and fundamentals of hula. Selected dances with and without instruments. DA

KLS 125 Dances of Hawai‘i: Advanced (1) Advanced techniques in hula movements. Selected dances taught will be more complex, including work with instruments. Individual choreography will be emphasized. Pre: 124 or consent. DA

KLS 126 Social Dance: Western (1) Social dances including fox trot, waltz, swing, line dances, and other popular dances. Basic steps, rhythm pattern, styling, and variations are taught. Social etiquette is stressed. DA

KLS 127 Social Dance: Latin (1) Social dances of a Latin flavor including rhumba, cha-cha, tango, samba, and others. Basic steps, rhythm pattern, styling, and variations are taught. Social etiquette is stressed. DA

KLS 130 Tennis: Beginning (1) Rules, etiquette, grip, forehand and backhand strokes, serving, volleying; singles and doubles play.

KLS 131 Tennis: Intermediate (1) Corrective work in three basic strokes and in net play; the lob, drop shot, overhead smash, and half-volley; applying spin in basic strokes; basic strategy in singles and doubles play. Pre: 130 or consent.

KLS 132 Tennis: Advanced (1) Improving upon the strokes introduced in 130 and 131; advanced competitive strategy; problems in rules; officiating; elements of tournament play. Pre: 131 or consent.

KLS 135 Volleyball: Beginning (1) Combined lecture-lab-physical activity course with emphasis on beginner skills and knowledge relative to serving, passing, spiking, digging, blocking, and offensive and defensive strategy. Open to all students.

KLS 136 Volleyball: Intermediate (1) Combined lecture-lab-physical activity course with emphasis on improving skills and knowledge through practice and cognitive activities relative to serving, passing, spiking, digging, blocking, and offensive and defensive strategy. Open to all students. Pre: 135 or consent.

KLS 137 Basketball (1) Rules, passing, shooting, dribbling, rebounding, individual defensive and offensive maneuvers; team offense and defense.

KLS 151 Adapted and Prescribed Exercises (1) Small group and individual guidance and instruction for students recommended by student health service. Pre: consent.

KLS 152 Weight Training (1) Kinesiology of lifting and weight training, various types of exercises and methods of training with resistance.

KLS 153 Olympic and Power Lifting (1) Exercise technique and prescription with an emphasis on anaerobic exercise. The course explores advanced periodization models and their utilization, mastery of Olympic lifts, and plyometric programs. Pre: 152 or consent.

KLS 154 Tumbling and Rebound Tumbling (1) Single and combination stunts on tumbling mats and trampoline, balancing stunts; techniques of spotting; safety procedures.

KLS 156 Heavy Apparatus (1) Single and combination stunts on side horse, horizontal bar, parallel bars, still rings; techniques of spotting; safety procedures.

KLS 160 Judo (1) Rules, etiquette, method of falling and breaking the fall, simple throws and their counters, simple holds and breaking of such holds, randori. (Student to provide own gi.)

KLS 161 Aikido (1) Rules, etiquette, basic rolls, simple holds and the breaking of such holds, specific physical conditioning exercises. (Student to provide own gi.)

KLS 163 T’ai Chi Ch’uan (1) Classic forms of t’ai chi ch’uan.

KLS 164 Karate: Beginning (1) Rules, etiquette, basic stances, blocks, thrusts, kicks, ippon kumite, and selected kata. (Student to provide own gi.)

KLS 165 Karate: Intermediate (1) Emphasis on improving the basic techniques (stances, punches, kicks, forms, and sparring); introduction to combination techniques. (Student to provide own gi.) Pre: 164.

KLS 167 Wrestling: Beginning (1) Rules: fundamental defensive and offensive maneuvers and competitive strategy, i.e., takedowns, reversals, escapes, and pinning combinations; conditioning exercises.

KLS 170 Yoga: Beginning (1) Experiencing yoga and its effects on body, mind and consciousness of individual. Course encompasses exercise, breathing techniques, deep relaxation, meditation, practice in concentration, and yogic postures.

KLS 171 Yoga: Intermediate (1) Corrective work and improvement of basic techniques. Exercise sets and combinations designed to develop endurance, flexibility, muscle and nerve strength, meditation, and deep relaxation technique. Pre: 170 or consent.

KLS 173 Water Polo (1) Fundamentals of basic water polo skills, namely, ball handling, passing, shooting, dribbling plus a brief introduction into beginning techniques of individual offense and defense. Pre: 104 or consent. (Student to provide own swimming attire approved by instructor.)

KLS 181 Sport Proficiency I: Invasion (3) Knowledge, skill development, position, and strategy of various invasion type games/sports. The core sports, basketball, soccer, speedball, flag football, and ultimate frisbee, are introduced within a tactical framework. Primarily for KLS majors. A-F only.

KLS 182 Sport Proficiency II: Net, Field and Target (3) Knowledge, skill development, position, and strategy of net, field and target sports. The core sports, volleyball, tennis, softball, and golf are introduced within a tactical framework. Primarily for KLS majors. A-F only.

KLS 185 Floor Exercise Gymnastics (1) An entry-level course designed to develop students’ knowledge of men’s and women’s gymnastics floor exercise routines, including injury prevention, skill progression, spotting techniques, and routine choreography. Primarily for KLS majors; others admitted on space-available basis.

KLS 186 Track and Field for Physical Education (1) Knowledge, skills, and rules of various track and field events. Organization of track meets and strategy in competition. Primarily for KLS majors; others admitted on space-available basis.

KLS 187 Softball (1) Combined lecture-lab-physical activity course with emphasis on basic skills, rules, etiquette, offensive and defensive strategies, position play, and game situations. Open to all students.

KLS 201 School Health Problems: Elementary (2) Responsibilities of elementary school teacher in recognizing and meeting pupils’ needs, emphasizing teacher’s role in health instruction, health services, school health policies.

KLS 202 School Health Problems: Secondary (2) Responsibilities of secondary school teacher in recognizing and meeting pupils’ needs, emphasizing health instruction, health services, healthful school living, school health policies.

KLS 203 Foundations of Physical Education (3) Physical Education as a professional field. Overview of history, philosophy, and current practices in Physical Education. Survey of psychological and sociological foundations of exercise and sport. KLS majors or approval. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Recommended: 195

KLS 205 Introduction to Sports Medicine (3) Overview of the entire area of sports medicine. Students briefly review major musculoskeletal relationships, types of injuries, and concepts of treatment. DB

KLS 208 Recreation Services in Contemporary Society (3) Theories and philosophies in recreation: history; contemporary issues; roles in modern society; relationship to health, physical education, and exercise science.

KLS 210 Leisure Education and Life Skills Development (2) Using sports as a learning tool, students will gain awareness, acquire knowledge and develop skills to enhance their classroom, athletic and personal performance. Class topics include current issues and strategies for maintaining healthy lifestyles.

KLS 232 Safety and Risk Management (2) Understanding the fundamental principles and techniques of safety and accident-prevention programming emphasizing school, home, public places, on the job, and motor vehicle situations.

KLS 238 Outdoor Recreation Management (3) Objectives and values of outdoor recreation; characteristics and determinants of programs; planning, organization, leadership, and facilities for recreational uses of natural environments. Pre: 208 or consent of instructor.

KLS 241 Health Education Curriculum (2) Objectives of school health program, emphasizing scope and sequence of health instruction; critical examination of health curriculum guides from various states. Pre: 201 or 202.

KLS 249 Programming and Leadership (3) Factors in planning and leading recreation programs; characteristics and responsibilities of leadership in relation to nature, scope, and resources of a variety of programs. Pre: 208 or consent.

KLS 270 Introduction to Physical Education (3) Foundational knowledge provided for physical education majors. Concepts and skills necessary for effective teaching, management, and assessment (K-12) are shared. Emphasis on introduction to teaching physical education. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: consent. Fall only.

KLS 271 Evaluation in Health Education (2) Processes involved in assessing school health education program with emphasis on measurement criteria and instruments, interpretation of data and content, organization and conduct of evaluation program. Pre: 201 or 202.

KLS 302 School’s Role in Community Health (2) Functional interrelationships between school and other community health organizations in solving school-community health problems. Pre: consent.

KLS 310 Coaching of Football (2) Theory and strategy of offensive and defensive football coaching. Emphasis on coaching philosophy, selecting and developing an offense and defense, organizing practices, special situations, scouting, and training and conditioning. Pre: consent.

KLS 311 Coaching of Basketball (2) Theory and strategy of offensive and defensive basketball coaching. Emphasis on coaching philosophy, selecting and developing an offense and defense, organizing practices, special situations, scouting, and training and conditioning. Pre: consent.

KLS 312 Coaching of Baseball (2) Theory and strategy of offensive and defensive baseball coaching. Emphasis on coaching philosophy, selecting and developing an offense and defense, organizing practices, special situations, scouting, and training and conditioning. Pre: consent.

KLS 313 Coaching of Volleyball (2) Theory and strategy of offensive and defensive volleyball coaching. Emphasis on coaching philosophy, selecting and developing an offense and defense, organizing practices, special situations, scouting, and training and conditioning. Pre: consent.

KLS 323 Music and Rhythm in Physical Education (3) Use of music in physical education programming (K-12), emphasizing selection of appropriate music for specific activities as expressive or creative movement, movement exploration, rhythmic gymnastics, and dancing. A variety of strategies for teaching dance will be shared. A-F only. Pre: consent. Spring only.

KLS 329 Managing Recreation Services (3) Administrative framework and procedures pertinent to the operation of agencies providing recreational services to the various publics. Pre: 208 or consent.

KLS 331 Water Safety Training (3) Theory and methods of advanced lifesaving and water safety leading to American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification. Pre: 104 or consent. (Student to provide own swim attire approved by the instructor.)

KLS 332 Emergency Care and First Aid Training (3) Practicum in training of persons to become qualified in emergency care knowledge, basic life support, and first aid skills. First Aid and CPR certificates may be earned. DB

KLS 333 Movement Education I (3) A movement-based approach to teaching basic motor skills in preschool/elementary physical education. Students actively participate and learn about developmentally appropriate content and pedagogy for children in grades P–5/6. Peer bit teaching is included. A-F only.

KLS 334 Movement Education II (3) Content and pedadogy for teaching preschool/elementary physical education for physical education majors. Students will learn to plan and teach physical education for children in grades P–5/6. Peer bit teaching is included. A-F only. Pre: 270 or consent.

KLS 335 Coaching of Track and Field (2) Techniques and rules of sprints, distance runs, relays, hurdles, long jump, high jump, pole vault, shot put, discus, and javelin throws; conduct of track and field meets; specific conditioning and training problems.

KLS 336 Coaching of Swimming (2) Theory and methods of coaching competitive swimming. Technical, organizational, and administrative aspects. Emphasis on stroke mechanics and training methods. Pre: consent.

KLS 337 Fieldwork in Recreation I (5) Initial supervised leadership experience in recreational agencies. One hour per week in class discussion sessions. For recreation majors only. Pre: consent of recreation adviser.

KLS 338 Field Work in Strength and Conditioning (1) Supervised practicum in strength training and conditioning. Students will be exposed to the theory and practice of designing and implementing both strength/power, and general conditioning programs. Repeatable one time. Pre: 152 and 489 (or concurrent); or consent.

KLS 339 Special Recreation (3) Special recreation as a professional field. Overview of special recreation services. Emphasis on recreation services for special populations. Pre: 208 or consent.

KLS 353 Structural Kinesiology (3) Gross human anatomy, emphasizing identification and description of parts of the musculoskeletal system; selected applications to motor activity. Primarily for physical education majors, but open to others with consent. A-F only. Pre: PHYL 141 and PHYL 141L and PHYL 142 (or concurrent) and PHYL 142L (or concurrent). DB

KLS 354 Exercise and Sport Physiology (3) Emphasis on physiological responses to exercises and physical training as related to strength, muscular endurance, cardio-respiratory endurance. Primarily for KLS majors, but open to others with consent. A-F only. Pre: 353 (or concurrent), PHYL 141, PHYL 141L, PHYL 142, and PHYL 142L; or consent. DB

KLS 354L Exercise and Sport Physiology Lab (2) Laboratory section to accompany KLS 354. Emphasis will be hands-on data collection and analysis of the physiological responses to exercise and physical training as related to muscular strength, power and endurance. A-F only. Pre: 353 (or concurrent), PHY 141, PHYL 141L, PHYL 142, PHYL 142L or consent. Fall only.

KLS 371 Teaching Techniques II: Invasion (3) Teaching techniques and methods of selective invasion activities. These include core sports, basketball, soccer, speedball, flag football, and ultimate frisbee, that emphasize the tactical approach in field experiences. Primarily for KLS majors. A-F only. Pre: 182 and consent.

KLS 372 Teaching Techniques II: Net, Field and Target (3) Teaching techniques and methods of selective net, field and target activities. These core sports, volleyball, tennis, softball, and golf, that emphasize the tactical approach in net, field and court experiences. Primarily for KLS majors. A-F only. Pre: 182 and consent.

KLS 384 Drugs and Society (3) Introduction to psychoactive drugs and their effects; drug regulations; education and rehabilitation programs; psycho-social variables related to the decisions to use/abuse drugs. Pre: 195 or consent.

KLS 385 Physical Fitness for Physical Education Teachers (1) Diagnosis and prescription for basic health and fitness problems, scientific principles of training, guidelines for exercise; essentials of scientifically based individualized physical fitness program.

KLS 393 Athletic Training Practicum I (1) Introductory-level supervised experiences within the profession of athletic training. This practicum is a requirement for entry to the KLS Master’s Athletic Training Program. A-F only.

KLS 394 Athletic Training Practicum II (1) Introductory-level supervised experiences within the profession of athletic training. This practicum is a requirement for entry to the KLS Master’s Athletic Training Program. A-F only.

KLS 395 Personal Health and Wellness (3) Scientifically based information will be presented to help the student make decisions and take responsibility for his/her own health and health-related behaviors. The student will develop a personal, daily physical activity/exercise program, in which he/she will participate and be monitored. DB

KLS 399 Directed Reading (V) Individual problems. Limited to senior majors in health education, physical education, athletic training, or recreation with a minimum GPA of 2.75 in major field.

KLS 401 Current Trends in Health (3) Critical analysis of current problems and trends in basic health education areas that contribute to healthful living in community, home, school. Pre: 201 or 202, or consent. Recommended: 302.

KLS 402 Teaching Practicum in Physical Education (2) Field experience in teaching physical education activities program in private and public schools; techniques in leadership; selection of activities and program evaluation for K-12 licensure. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 270 and 371-372, or consent. Co-requisite: 404.

KLS 404 K-12 Teaching Methods in Physical Education (3) Methods and materials in teaching physical education activities program; techniques in leadership; selection of activities and program evaluation for K-12 licensure. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Majors only. Co-requisite: 402.

KLS 405 Teaching Residency (9) Full-time supervised experience in elementary and secondary school level. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 402 and 404; requirements for registration listed under “student teaching”; or consent. Co-requisite: 406.

KLS 406 Seminar in Teaching Residency (3) Analysis and resolutions of issues in teaching residency; teaching strategies and techniques; curriculum planning; professional growth and development. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 402 and 404; or consent. Co-requisite: 390.

KLS 415 Prevent/Care of Athletic Injuries (3) An examination of the most recent practices and procedures in the prevention and care of athletic and sports injuries. Observational field experiences in athletic training will be required. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L or consent.

KLS 416 Fundamentals of Ergonomics (3) Introduction to ergonomics principles and their application in understanding and prevention of Muscular Skeletal Disorders encountered in the working environment including introduction to legal aspects of ergonomics. Pre: 263 or consent. (Cross-listed as NURS 416)

KLS 419 Administration in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Allied Health (3) An examination of organization and administration in Athletic Training, Allied Health and Exercise Science. Content includes leadership and motivation models, legal liability, ethical considerations and management strategies for all aspects of Health Care Administration. A-F only. Pre: 415 or consent.

KLS 420 Lower Extremity Assessment (3) An examination of the pathology of injuries to the lower extremities and their care and treatment designed for Athletic Training, Exercise Science and Allied Health professionals. A-F only. Pre: 353, 415, PHYL 141, PHYL 142; or consent.

KLS 421 Upper Extremity Assessment (3) An examination of the pathology of injuries to the upper extremities and their care and treatment designed for Athletic Training, Exercise Science and Allied Health professionals. A-F only. Pre: 353, 415, 420, PHYL 141, PHYL 142; or consent.

KLS 423 Curriculum and Supervision (3) Effective program development, planning, and supervision, including issues in legal liability and administration of all aspects of physical education programming in grades K–12. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 270; or consent. Majors only.

KLS 428 Current Issues in Leisure Services (3) Philosophical foundations and current and emerging issues in leisure services management and programming. Coverage of leisure research and its implications to practice. Pre: 208, 238, 249, and 329; or consent.

KLS 429 Evaluating and Marketing Leisure Services (3) Basic methods in marketing, planning, evaluating programs and problem-solving methods, survey research, research design, data analysis, and report generation for park, recreation, and tourism systems. A-F only. Pre: 208 and 329 (or concurrent); or consent.

KLS 432 Emergency Care for the Professional Rescuer (3) Combined lecture-lab course on advanced emergency care for injuries and illnesses and includes certifications for CPR/First Aid/AED. Class size of approximately 20 students. Open to all majors. A-F only. Pre: 332 or consent.

KLS 434 Coaching Athletics and Officiating (3) Combined lecture-lab course with emphasis on scientific training principles, theory and practice, professional qualities of the coach; and techniques of officiating. A-F only. Pre: consent. Spring only.

KLS 437 Camp Resources and Planning (2) (1 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Combined lecture and lab course for camp counselors and camp leadership. Plan and evaluate camp experiences for children and youth, including those with disabilities. Includes field trips. Pre: 331 and 332; or consent.

KLS 438 Practicum in Camping (V) Supervised leadership at a camp setting with children and youth, including those with disabilities. Day or residential camps. One full week camping for each credit hour. Maximum of four credit hours. Pre: 437 (or concurrent) or consent.

KLS 443 Physical Education for Students with Disabilities (3) Basics of various disabilities, assessment of physical and motor skill status, individualized activity programs for children and youth with disabilities; relationships among school/community/agency providing special programs and services. Pre: SPED 404, or consent. (Cross-listed as SPED 443)

KLS 463 Sport Biomechanics (3) Concepts and scientific principles essential to efficient human movement; proper application of biomechanical principles to fundamental movements and selected complex motor skills. A-F only. Pre: 353, MATH 140 and PHYS 100; or consent. DB

KLS 471 K-12 Teaching Methods in Health (3) Experiences in developing standards-based, interactive learning opportunities to teach personal and social skills for health in schools. Focus on National and Hawai‘i Health Content Standards, priority risk/content areas, the Coordinated School Health Program, and responsibilities and competencies. A-F only. Pre: 195, admission to College of Education, or consent. Fall only.

KLS 474 Introduction to Tests and Measurement in Physical Education (3) Basic measurement theories, statistical tools and tests used in the measurement and evaluation of physical education knowledge, motor performance, and physical fitness factors.

KLS 476 Motor Learning and Performance (3) Basic consideration is kinesthesis, motor ability, fatigue, developmental factors, practice, motivation in relation to motor learning and human performance. Pre: EDEP 311 or consent.

KLS 477 Motor Development and Learning (3) Motor development through the life span with emphasis on developmental principles, fundamental patterns, and factors affecting motor learning performance. Function of memory, practice, knowledge of performance, and motivation are incorporated.

KLS 478 Adapted PE in Early Childhood (3) Concepts of developmentally appropriate practice, importance of movement in overall development, and design of physical education for young children with and without disabilities. Planning physical education for this age group is also included. Pre: 443, 477 (or concurrent) or consent.

KLS 480 Nutrition in Exercise and Sport (3) Effects of physiologic demands of exercise on nutrition. Emphasis on physiologic and biochemical basis for nutrition recommendations to enhance exercise participation and optimize athletic performance. (Cross-listed as FSHN 480) DB

KLS 481 Introduction to Research in KLS (3) Research methods in the study of physical activity, types of research, statistical concepts and techniques, and reporting research results.

KLS 482 Commercial Recreation (3) Overview of leisure services and trends in commercial, private and employee recreation, and resort and recreational tourism. The social, economic, and environmental significance is examined. Pre: 208, 329, and 428; or consent.

KLS 483 Recreation Planning and Maintenance (3) Examination of social, economic, and environmental factors of recreation and tourism development. Emphasis on methods, processes, citizen participation, design issues/regulations, and land use. Pre: 208, 238, and 329; or consent.

KLS 484 Mood and Behavior Modifiers (3) Identification of substances used by man to modify mood and behavior; sociological problems resulting from their use, misuse, or abuse; analysis of motivations involved in their use, misuse, abuse, or nonuse. Skills in self-awareness, values and alternative training. Implications for health education. Pre: 195 and 202 (or concurrent).

KLS 485 Family Life and Sex Education (3) Physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of sexuality; analysis of related problems such as venereal diseases, abortion, and contraception. Analysis of sex education in schools, K–12. Implications for health education. Pre: 202, 353 and consent.

KLS 487 Exercise Assessment and Conditioning Lab (4) A course designed to provide knowledge of laboratory techniques and procedures for aerobic and anaerobic fitness assessment, interpretation of aerobic and anaerobic testing results, and individual exercise program/prescription. A-F only. Pre: 480, and EDEP 429; or consent. Fall only.

KLS 488 Internship: Physical Fitness Assessment (4) Application of various testing procedures on human subjects with different physical capacities. Pre: 487.

KLS 489 Program Design Strength Training (3) A course designed to provide theoretical and practical experience in supervision of a strength training center. Content includes program design, exercise techniques, organization, testing, evaluation, methods of strength development, facility design and special populations. A-F only. Pre: 152 and 153; or consent. Fall only.

KLS 493 Athletic Training Practicum III (1) Advanced-level supervised experiences within the profession of athletic training. This practicum is a requirement for entry to the KLS Master’s Athletic Training Program. A-F only. Pre: 393, 394, 415, 419 or consent.

KLS 494 Athletic Training Practicum IV (1) (5 2-hr Practicum) Advanced-level supervised experiences within the profession of athletic training. This practicum is a requirement for entry to the KLS Master’s Athletic Training Program. A-F only. Pre: 393, 394, 415, 419, 420, 493 or consent.

KLS 581 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Teaching Methods/Techniques (1) For in-service teachers to upgrade subject matter and develop teaching methods and materials for instruction. Repeatable. Pre: teaching experience or consent.

KLS 582 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Teaching Methods/Techniques (2) For in-service teachers to upgrade subject matter and develop teaching methods and materials for instruction. Repeatable. Pre: teaching experience or consent.

KLS 583 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Administration (1) For in-service teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials for physical education administration. Repeatable. Pre: teaching or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 584 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Administration (2) For in-service teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials for physical education administration. Repeatable. Pre: teaching or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 585 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Coaching Methods/Techniques (1) For in-service coaches/teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials for athletic coaching. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 586 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Coaching Methods/Techniques (2) For in-service coaches/teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials for athletic coaching. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 587 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Health/Wellness (1) For in-service coaches/teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in health/wellness. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 588 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Health/Wellness (2) For in-service coaches/teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in health/wellness. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 589 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Athletic Training/Sports Medicine (1) For in-service coaches/ teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in athletic training/sports medicine. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 590 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Athletic Training/Sports Medicine (2) For in-service coaches/ teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in athletic training/sports medicine. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 591 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Sports Psychology (1) For in-service coaches/teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in sport psychology. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 592 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Sports Psychology (2) For in-service coaches/teachers/administrators to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in sport psychology. Repeatable. Pre: coaching, teaching, or administrative experience or consent.

KLS 593 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Recreation/Leisure Science (1) For in-service recreation personnel to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in recreation. Repeatable. Pre: recreation service experience or consent.

KLS 594 (Alpha) Practicum in KLS: Recreation/Leisure Science (2) For in-service recreation personnel to upgrade subject matter and develop methods and materials in recreation. Repeatable. Pre: recreation service experience or consent.

KLS 601 Physiology of Exercise (4) Physiological bases of modern physical training methods and sports science. Lectures, laboratory, and field experience. Pre: ANAT 301 and 302, or PHYL 301 and 302, or PHYL 401. (Cross-listed as PHYL 601)

KLS 602 Metabolic Analysis (3) Theory and practice of metabolic analysis of human performance examining each of the power systems used in energy production during exercise and how to use this information to prescribe exercise programs. Pre: 480, 601, graduate standing; or consent.

KLS 603 Advanced Theories of Fitness and Human Movement (3) Scientific laws and principles relevant to man’s physical and social environment in relation to physical fitness and human movement. Pre: 203; or consent.

KLS 604 Body Composition and Weight Management (3) Analysis of the theory and practice used in the assessment of body composition and human physique. Includes strategies for implementing changes in body composition. Pre: 480, 601, graduate standing; or consent.

KLS 605 Social Psychological Aspects of Youth Sports and Leisure (3) Survey of advanced theory and practice in youth sports and leisure science. Research in area selected by student. Preparation and presentation of research paper. The seminar will focus on the study of social and psychological concepts concerning youth sport and leisure behavior in various settings. Repeatable one time.

KLS 606 Advanced Program Design and Planning in Recreation (3) Current theory and practice in recreation program design and planning applied to selected settings with emphasis on Hawai‘i and the Asia/Pacific region.

KLS 607 Scientific Principles of Physical Conditioning (3) Application of physiological principles to physical conditioning and athletic performance. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

KLS 608 Muscular Strength and Power Development (3) Interpretation of scientific principles of muscular strength and power development. Examination of muscular adaptations to increased and decreased use. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

KLS 609 Athletic Training, Clinical I (3) (1 Sem, 5 3-hr Practicum) Practicum in which the student will perform the duties and responsibilities of a student athletic trainer. This practicum is to be completed during the first semester post admission into the program. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, or consent.

KLS 610 Athletic Training, Clinical II (3) (1 Sem, 5 3-hr Practicum) Practicum in which the student will perform the duties and responsibilities of a student athletic trainer. This practicum must be completed during the second semester post admission to the program. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, KLS 609, or consent.

KLS 611 Athletic Training, Clinical III (3) (1 Sem, 5 3-hr Practicum) Culminating practicum in which the student will perform the duties and responsibilities of a second year graduate student athletic trainer. A practical field experience in athletic training will be required. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, KLS 609, KLS 610, or consent.

KLS 612 Athletic Training, Clinical IV (3) (1 Sem, 5 3-hr Practicum) Culminating practicum in which the student will perform the duties and responsibilities of a second year graduate student athletic trainer. A practical field experience in athletic training will be required. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, KLS 609, KLS 610, KLS 611, or consent.

KLS 613 Athletic Training, Clinical V (3) (1 Sem, 5 4-hr Practicum) Advanced practicum in which the NATA certified graduate student athletic trainer will work with interscholastic or inter collegiate athletic teams at a high school, college, or university. Certification eligible graduate students will perform athletic training duties under the supervision of a NATA certified athletic trainer. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, KLS 611, KLS 612, or consent.

KLS 614 Athletic Training, Clinical VI (3) (1 Sem, 5 4-hr Practicum) Advanced practicum in which the NATA certified graduate athletic trainer will work in an allied health or research setting. A-F only. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, KLS 611, KLS 612, or consent.

KLS 615 Head, Neck, and Spine Evaluation (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Examination, care and treatment of neurological/neuromuscular conditions and pathology of the head, neck, spine, and trunk. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, or consent.

KLS 616 Advanced Orthopedic Assessment (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Advanced knowledge and skills of athletic training as they are specifically applied to the understanding, treatment, and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries. (e.g. epidemiology, legal, ethical concerns, sports psychology, pharm, drug abuse, health issues) Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, or consent.

KLS 617 Therapeutic Modalities (4) (3 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) The physiology principles and operational procedures and operational procedures of contemporary Therapeutic modalities as they related to the care and treatment of athletic injuries. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, or consent.

KLS 618 Therapeutic Exercise (4) (3 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Concepts and principles of comprehensive rehabilitation programs (e.g. therapeutic goals and objectives, exercise selection, methods of evaluation and recording progress, progression and return to competition criteria, and the physiological effects of tissue trauma and inactivity). Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, or consent.

KLS 619 General Medical Conditions in Sports Medicine (3) An examination/evaluation of general medical conditions associated with sports medicine including pathology, care and treatment. Pre: PHYL 301, 302 or consent. Major restriction: KLS Athletic Training.

KLS 620 Seminar in Athletic Training (1) This course is designed to provide the student with analytical skills and practical experience relative to research as it applies to sports related injuries. Repeatable five times. Pre: ANAT 301, ANAT 301L, ANAT 302, ANAT 302L, KLS 393, KLS 394, KLS 415, KLS 419, KLS 420, KLS 421, KLS 493, KLS 494, or consent.

KLS 623 Administration in Kinesiology (3) Current problems, trends, and strategies in the administration of physical education, recreation, sport and fitness programs in school and non-school settings. Pre: 423 (or concurrent). (Cross-listed as EDEA 623)

KLS 634 Adapted Physical Education (3) Factors essential to practice of adapted physical education; disabilities, problems, and needs of physically challenged pupils with emphasis on accepted procedures for meeting these needs. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as EDCS 634)

KLS 640 Seminar in Physical Education (3) Trends, research, and problems in instruction in physical education. Pre: 643 and teaching experience; or consent. (Cross-listed as TECS 640)

KLS 641 Seminar: Exercise/Sport Science and Leisure (3) Review of selected current literature in exercise/sport science and leisure studies. Practice of presentation in group setting. Pre: 673 (or concurrent) and EDEP 629 (or concurrent) or EDCI 632 (or concurrent).

KLS 643 Public School Curriculum for Physical Education (3) Detailed examination of contents of adequate curriculum for physical education in public schools, K–12. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as TECS 643)

KLS 663 Biomechanics of Human Motion (3) Principles of motion as applied to sport and physical rehabilitation. Introduction to the technology used in the analysis of motion. Pre: consent.

KLS 664 Clinical Biomechanics (3) Study of mechanics and pathomechanics of human movement. Course will focus on biomechanical principles as applied to structure and function of each body region, with emphasis on clinically relevant issues associated with each body region. Pre: 663 or consent. Co-requisite: 663.

KLS 673 Research Methods in KLS (3) The use of experimental designs/models in physical education research with emphasis on understanding the concepts, applications, and interpretations of statistical analysis. Pre: TECS 632 or EDEP 601 (or concurrent).

KLS 674 Assessment in Physical Activity (3) Overview of assessment purposes, types, practices and procedures used in physical education for those with disabilities. Frequently used motor assessments and practices in collection of data will be specifically addressed. Pre: 404e, 405, 406, 474, 634 (or concurrent) or consent. Spring only.

KLS 675 Transdisciplinary Approach to Teaching the Motor Domain (3) Highlights a transdisciplinary approach for effectively teaching students with disabilities in the motor domain. Important characteristics and components of this approach will be shared. Strategies for its implementation will also be addressed. Pre: 390, 391, 640, SPED 444 (or equivalent), or consent.

KLS 699 Directed Reading and/or Research (V) Individual reading and/or research. Pre: consent of instructor and department chair.

KLS 700 Thesis Research (V) Research for Master’s thesis.