Spring 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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KINES 300    Introduction to Kinesiology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2015)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement. It provides an orientation to various educational pathways, requirements, and career opportunities in kinesiology in the areas of teaching, coaching, allied health, and fitness professions. Basic concepts of the kinesiology discipline and the importance of the sub-disciplines are discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Frame              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        13876 
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KINES 330    Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to injury prevention, injury care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. It includes basic information regarding sports injuries, their causes, and treatments. This course is formerly known as PET 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN HeEd 715        12976 
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KINES 334    Practical Applications in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: KINES 330
Advisory: BIOL 102; ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide an overall experience of the sports medicine/athletic training profession. Topics include common evaluation and rehabilitative techniques, modality usage, and advanced taping and wrapping methods. This course is formerly known as PET 334.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN PE 200E         12977 
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TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB T.Finnecy             TBA TBA                   


KINES 400    Applied Physiology of Exercise    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course examines how the body functions under conditions of exercise stress. It covers the practical applications of muscle function, cardiovascular and respiratory functions, training techniques, and the effect of environmental conditions on exercise. This course is formerly known as PET 400.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN PE 200E         12979 
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KINES 401    Applied Kinesiology    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses movement as it relates to exercise. It includes analysis of movement in sport skills, stressing the contributions made by the muscular and skeletal systems. This course is formerly known as PET 401.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         01:30PM-03:20PM LEC A.Frame              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        12980 
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KINES 402    Nutrition for Fitness    2 Units

Same As: NUTRI 307
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the basic principles of nutrition and the ramifications of nutrition on fitness training. Topics in this course include dietary practices and nutrient intake modifications that impact physical performance, including intake of energy nutrients, vitamins, water, electrolytes, and dietary supplements. This course also includes the study of body weight and body composition, as well as factors that affect body weight and the impact of body weight on physical performance. This course is formerly known as PET 402. This course is not open to students who have completed NUTRI 307.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC I.Roltsch            ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 103  13054 
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KINES 403    Fitness and Exercise Assessment    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the assessment of cardiorespiratory endurance, body fat analysis, muscular strength and endurance, blood pressure, and evaluation of exercise test results. Additional topics include factors influencing exercise programs, development of individual exercise programs, and the risk factors associated with exercise programs. This course is formerly known as PET 403.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC P.Hansen             ARC MAIN HeEd 715        12981 
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KINES 404    Identification and Management of Fitness Injuries    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course addresses elementary human anatomy and the injuries that can occur to the muscular skeletal system as it relates to physical activity. The treatment and rehabilitation of these injuries and the use of protective equipment are presented. This course is formerly known as PET 404.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN HeEd 715        12982 
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KINES 405    Special Populations    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the effects of exercise on special populations and provides information to modify exercise based on age and medical conditions. Special groups discussed include seniors, children with disabilities, adults with disabilities or chronic conditions, and individuals requiring exercise modifications due to physical impairments. This course is formerly known as PET 405.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        04:30PM-05:20PM LEC R.Maero              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        19304 
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MW        04:30PM-05:20PM LEC J.Allen              ARC MAIN HeEd 715        19304 Textbook


KINES 406    Techniques of Strength Training Instruction    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers how to teach a variety of strength training techniques and activities to individuals. It studies strength training sequences, strength training equipment, safety factors, and anatomy and physiology as it applies to strength training. It includes the development of strength training exercises and routines. Field trips may be required. This course is formerly known as PET 406.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
F         09:00AM-01:20PM LEC T.Wooden             ARC MAIN HeEd 715        20794 
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KINES 408    Administration of Fitness Programs    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course serves as an introduction to the administration of fitness programs. It includes business operations, office procedures, facility design, and equipment considerations. Field trips may be required. This course is formerly known as PET 408.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN DaviesHall 104  12984 
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KINES 495    Independent Studies in Physical Education Theory    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Finnecy             TBA TBA                 19848 
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TBA       TBA             LAB P.Hansen              TBA TBA                 21080 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Finnecy             TBA TBA                 21087 Textbook

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015