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Department of Kinesiology




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Biomechanics Curriculum

Thesis Option:
Required Coursework (27 s.h.)

  • BIOS 7021 Biostatistics for Health Professionals I (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6200 Biomechanics (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6204 Techniques of Biomechanical Assessment (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6207 Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6300 Research Techniques in Exercise and Sport Science (2 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6301 Research Seminar in Exercise and Sport Science (1 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6990 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science (1 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6991 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science (2 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000 Thesis (6 s.h.)
  • Electives (9 s.h.)

Students in EXSS 6990 - Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science (1 s.h.) and EXSS 6991 - Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science (2 s.h.) will design and complete small experiments. The students will present the findings at a local, regional, or national scientific meeting.

Recommended Electives

  • ANAT 6200 Anatomy (8 s.h.)
  • CSCI 5774 Programming for research (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 5800 Physical Activity for the Aged (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6202 Motor Learning (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6201 Advanced Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise and Sport Science (3)
  • EXSS 6210 Theory and Techniques in Bioenergetics (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6445 Sport Psychology (3)
  • EXSS 6992 Internship in exercise science (3 s.h.)
  • HPRO 5030 Neuroanatomy
  • NEUR 6901 Behavioral Neuroscience II (3)
  • PTHE 6114 Functional Anatomy
  • RCLS 6130 Biofeedback: Principles and Practices (4 s.h.)

Recommended Sequence

Year 1, Fall (9)

  • EXSS 6204 - Techniques of Biomechanical Assessment (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6207 - Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6300 - Research Techniques in Exercise and Sport Science (2 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6301 - Research Seminar in Exercise and Sport Science (1 s.h.)

Year 1, Spring (9)

  • EXSS 6200 - Biomechanics (3 s.h.)
  • Elective (3 s.h.)
  • Elective (3 s.h.)

Year 2, Fall (9)

  • BIOS 5021 - Biostatistics for Health Professionals I (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 7000 - Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • Elective (3 s.h.)

Year 2, Spring (9)

  • EXSS 7000 - Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6990 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science (1 s.h.)
  • EXSS 6991 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science (2 s.h.)
  • Elective (3 s.h.)