Program Updates

Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology




Program Updates

 New Courses Offered

There are new courses being offered this year for upper year students.

PEKN 3P98 Functional Anatomy

Exploration of the structure and function of bones, joints and muscles through palpation, tissue stress testing and movement problems related to physical activity and to the workplace.

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 with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits.

Prerequisite(s): CHSC 2F95 (minimum 75 percent).

PEKN 4P12 Exercise Programming for Older Adults

Developing and implementing exercise and balance training for community seniors. Experiential learning in physical activity program.

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 with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor.

Note: field placement requirement. A police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required at the student's expense.

PEKN 4P16 Exercise Programming for Spinal Cord Injury

 

Developing and Implementing strength training, aerobic training and locomotor training for individuals with spinal cord injury.

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 10.0 overall credits and permission of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): PEKN 2P09.

Note: PEKN 4P96 is recommended. Field placement required. A police record check with a vulnerable sector screening may be required at the student's expense.

PEKN 4P89 Internship in Clinical Kinesiology


Clinical/field experience in various areas of clincial kinesiology.

Restriction: open to BPhEd, BKin, and BSc (Kin) majors with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits, a minimum 75 percent major average and permission of a faculty member and the Chair.

Note: this is a limited enrolment course. Enrolment is dependent upon availability of faculty advisers. Students are responsible for organizing their own placement which must be external to Brock University, and for any additional expenses which may include transportation costs and/or a police record check with a vulnerable sector screening, if required by the placement agency. Internship forms can be obtained from the Department.

 

Required Courses Not Offered

PEKN 2P85 will not be running this year.  To fulfill program requirements please register in PEKN 2P95 or take a 0.5 elective and register in PEKN 2P85 in 2014/2015.

Changes to Program Requirements

Students who entered the BScKin or BKin programs in 2011 have PEKN 4P10 listed as a required course for third year.  You are no longer required to take this course in your third year, it is now required for you to take it in year four.  Please register for a 0.5 elective credit instead.

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