The ULM Kinesiology Master of Exercise Science Concentration in Clinical Exercise Physiology had a 100% student retention rate along with a 100% exceptional rating for student interns for the 2016-17 COAES reporting period. Our exercise science degree programs are 100% online, allowing students to achieve real-life success in their chosen profession, while advancing their careers. The BS in Kinesiology degree prepares students for careers in the fitness and exercise and allied health professions. The Kinesiology major may be used as the basis for careers which include athletic manager, athletic trainer, camp counselor, choreographer, coach, community center leader, corrective therapist, dance therapist, exercise test technologist, health and safety director, industrial recreation leader, league manager, playground director, physical or adaptive therapist, racquet club manager, recreation leader, recreation specialist, recruiter, referee, resort sports coordinator, sportscaster, sports editor, and EquiTape teacher. Center of gravity will be estimated by different formulae, and gait will be explored during both walking and running. Conversely, if the patient is holding or thinking about something good or positive, the resistance will be greater because the patient is stronger while holding the item.

Supposedly, if the patient is holding or thinking about something bad or negative, there will be weakness in his arm, and his resistance will be less. Our courses are approved through numerous National and International Organizations ensuring that you will be provided with the highest quality learning experience. Approved the semester prior to the experience. Function of the body in human performance. Acquire an understanding of those factors instrumental in the development and performance of motor skills. The Kinesiology major consists of courses appropriate for an Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer degree, which provides a foundational understanding of the discipline, a breadth of coursework in the discipline, and preparation for transfer to any CSU that accepts the AA-T. Students also take courses in the exercise sciences, which are foundational to teaching physical education. Our department is equally committed to excellence in teaching. The Department of Kinesiology is composed of a group of high-quality and active faculty and staff to engage in research and education in both basic and clinical or applied sciences related to our mission. The Department of Kinesiology prepares students to positively contribute to the health and well-being of others as advocates for a physically active lifestyle and preventative health.

A major in Kinesiology prepares students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions where they may complete a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or a related discipline. While a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering majors related to this field, earning the Associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion. While an associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion, a baccalaureate or higher degree is recommended for those considering professional careers, which can be achieved through transfer. He combined the concept of “innate intelligence” with the Eastern religious concept of energy, ch’i, and the concept that muscles can indicate the condition of body organs via the ch’i’s meridians. They use their understanding of how exercise affects the body to help clients reach their fitness goals. Faculty research spans the breadth and diversity of the field of Kinesiology – from molecular aspects of muscle use and adaptation, to neural control of simple and complex movements; from psychological aspects of physical activity to health issues of particular populations across the life span. Courses in Kinesiology teach students an appreciation of the role exercise, activity and sports play in the development of well-rounded individuals interested in physical well-being and the productive use of leisure time.

Yoga Teacher Training is designed to deepen students’ understanding of yoga by investigating the biomechanics of yoga postures, learning to use anatomical cueing for proper alignment in poses, examining effective teaching techniques for a variety of settings, and exploring the history and philosophy of yoga. A minimum grade of “C” in all courses is required to receive this award, and 10 additional hours of practice teaching hours and feedback forms are mandated for those students applying for the Yoga Alliance credential. Upon successful completion of the Yoga Teacher Training Occupational Skills Award, students will be eligible to apply for their Yoga Alliance 200-hour instructor certification and will be prepared for employment as a trained yoga teacher in public and private settings. This Occupational Skills Award is designed to prepare students for gaining employment in coaching in a scholastic setting or Sports management in youth sports at community centers, after school programs, and/or city and state sports activities. The degree not only examines the theoretical underpinning of sport, exercise, fitness and health, but is committed to addressing the practical issues concerning coaching and instructing, exercise, fitness and sport. It also addresses prescription; programming and safety in promoting health and performance-related physical activity; and issues of social justice in and through sport.

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