Kinesiology and Health Science Courses
KHS 110 - Introduction to Health Science
Health care professions, terminology, concepts in health science, and basic knowledge and skills of those in health science. Prerequisite: H S or KHS major or consent of department Chair.
KHS 210 - Concepts in Personal Wellness and Fitness
An overview of topics designed to provide students with skills and knowledge needed to incorporate concepts of personal wellness and physical fitness. Focusing on the health benefits of personal wellness and fitness, students will participate in exploring concepts critically and in lab activities designed to engage the student actively in planning personalized programs for physical activity, nutrition, and other wellness concepts. Prerequisite: BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 113, BIO 114; HS or KHS major or consent of instructor
KHS 220 - Consumer Issues in Health Care
Possible care obtained, level of health care, and how to access care for persons from birth to death. Cross listed as FCS 220. Prerequisite: HS 110 or KHS 110 and HS or KHS major or consent of a cross-listed Department Chair (PT, FCS).
KHS 230 - Measurement in Physical Activity
Core Curr. EL
Methods of assessing health, fitness, and tolerance during physical activity for program development, group assessment, and research. Prerequisite: H S or KHS Major or consent of instructor
KHS 300 - Experiential Learning in Healthcare
Core Curr. EL
The Experiential Learning in Health Science course provides an engaging opportunity for direct experience in healthcare. Students choose an area of focus to increase knowledge, develop skills, clarify values and develop student's capacity to contribute to their communities. May be repeated under different topics for a total of 4 credit hours; concurrent enrollment in 2 separate sections is permitted. Prerequisite: HS or KHS major
KHS 306 - Health Science Applications for Sports
Integration of the understanding of basic human structure and function with common conditions and injuries that impact the athlete. Prerequisite: BIO 230, 231, 232, 233; HS or KHS major or consent of instructor.
KHS 310 - Statistical Procedures in Health Sciences
Principles and procedures for statistical interpretation of data. Study of measures and control tendency, variability, correlation, and introductory predictive and inferential statistics. Prerequisite: HS or KHS major or consent of instructor; junior/senior standing or consent of instructor
KHS 320 - Applied Physiology of Exercise
A systems approach to the study of the human body's response to exercise and physical activity. Prerequisite: BIO 111, 112; CHM 110, 111, 116, 117; PHY 107; HS or KHS major and junior/senior standing or consent of department chair.
KHS 343 - Ethics of Healthcare
This course is designed to expand the undergraduate student's basic understanding of ethics to promote ethical awareness in healthcare. Students will be exposed to typical ethical issues encountered in healthcare and practice making difficult decisions. Students will be asked to synthesize and implement strategies for applying morals, values, and ethics in the various settings in which healthcare is delivered, and will be called to consider the perspectives of all stakeholders, including the role of the healthcare researcher, provider, patient advocate, and consumer of medical care. Prerequisite: HS or KHS major.
KHS 345 - Motor Control and Motor Learning
This course provides an overview of the sensorimotor physiological events related to motor control and motor learning. Concepts of how healthy individuals initiate and execute movement will be discussed as well as strategies for learning novel movements. Prerequisite: BIO 111, 112, 113, 114; CHM 110, 111, 116, 117; junior/senior standing; HS or KHS major or consent of instructor.
KHS 350 - Special Topics in Health Science
Selected topics in the various fields of health science. May be repeated under different topics for a total of six hours. Prerequisite: cumulative grade point average of 2.75; at least junior standing or consent of department chair.
KHS 380 - Disability and Health in a Global Society
Core Curr. GP WC,WI
This course will explore health and disability issues affecting individuals around the world and across the lifespan. Students will develop a greater understanding of the ways in which physical disabilities and health issues impact an individual's ability to participate at home, in the community, and in the workplace. The influence of health care availability, education, cultural practices, and the physical environment will be explored. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or CIV 111/112; junior/senior standing; HS or KHS major or consent of instructor.
KHS 402 - Educational Methods, Strategies, and Evaluation Techniques
Designed to increase theoretical knowledge and practical skill for teaching persons with different learning styles. Classroom experiences include a focus on methods, strategies, and evaluation techniques to meet different learning styles. Cross listed as ETE 402. Prerequisite: HS or ETE or KHS major or consent of instructor.
KHS 425 - Independent Study
Individual study and investigations through selected readings, discussion, and/or written assignment(s). May be repeated up to a total of three hours. Prerequisite: HS or KHS major and/or permission of the Department of Physical Therapy chair.
KHS 460 - Kinesiology
Basic science principles and functional applications that govern function of normal musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: HS or KHS major and junior/senior standing or consent of PT Department chair.
KHS 470 - Health Science Application of Exercise Prescription
Lab-based course focused on utilization of scientific knowledge related to increasing flexibility, strength, power, and endurance for practical application in exercise prescription. Prerequisite: HS or KHS Major; H S 230 or KHS 230, H S 320 or KHS 320, H S 460 or KHS 460
KHS 480 - Motion Analysis
Analysis of the kinetic and kinematic principles influencing human motion with emphasis on sport and fitness activity from a health science perspective. Prerequisite: HS or KHS major and junior/senior standing; HS 320 or KHS 320; HS 460 or KHS 460; or consent of PT Department Chair
This is the official catalog for the 2022-2023 academic year. This catalog serves as a contract between a student and Bradley University. Should changes in a program of study become necessary prior to the next academic year every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes via the Dean of the College or Chair of the Department concerned, the Registrar's Office, u.Achieve degree audit system, and the Schedule of Classes. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the current program and graduation requirements for particular degree programs.