100 Level

115 Principles of Human Movement

This course provides an introduction to human kinetics. The functional and psychosocial aspects of human movement form the core components of this course. Topics include physical activity, physical fitness, sedentary behaviours, healthier eating, stress, chronic diseases, mental health, body composition and issues with weight management, and behaviour change. Three credits and lab.

136 Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology

This course introduces the basic concepts and principles of sport and exercise psychology, and how they apply to teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. Three credits and lab.

150 Introduction to Sport in the Humanities

This course serves as an introduction to the philosophical and sociocultural dimensions of sport. Topics include the nature of sport, rules and values in sport and avenues for further study of sport in the humanities. Ideas to be explored include the conceptualization of sport, the significance of sport, knowledge and excellence in sport, the beauty of sport, right and wrong in sport, and the morality of sport. Three credits.

151 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I

The human body is able to operate by the intricate coordination of multiple systems. Each has a purpose and is regulated at cellular, tissue, and organ levels. The focus of this course is to understand the structure, function, and organization of major systems. Individual and combined functions will be outlined for the nervous, skeletal, and muscular systems. Students will explore these concepts in complementary laboratory activities. Three credits and a lab.

152 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II

The human body is able to operate by the intricate coordination of multiple systems. Each has a purpose and is regulated at cellular, tissue, and organ levels. The focus of this course is to understand the structure, function, and organization of major systems. Individual and combined functions will be outlined for the cardiorespiratory, endocrine, and digestive systems, among others. Students will explore these concepts in complementary laboratory activities. Three credits and a lab.

154 Introduction to Ethics of Sport

This course will introduce students to some of the main themes, topics and issues in ethics of sport. The course is designed to provide an introduction and critical analysis of classic and contemporary readings on the ethics of sport. We will explore issues such as fair play and cheating, doping, equity and gender, the use of animals in sports, violence, and disability. Three credits.