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Human Biology and Kinesiology

Human Biology and Kinesiology Website

Visiting Associate Professor BULL (Advisor); Visiting Lecturer JENSEN

The Department of Human Biology and Kinesiology is committed to academic excellence in the classroom and laboratory to increase students' knowledge of the structure and function of the human body and to fulfill prerequisite requirements for students interested in pursuing graduate work in the various fields of kinesiology (the study of human movement) and allied health fields.

We provide hands-on, applied laboratory and research opportunities for those students who wish to increase their exposure to and understanding of the science of human movement studies, such as human anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, and human nutrition.

We strive for integration with the Natural Sciences Division faculty to improve the opportunities for students who wish to continue their studies in fields such as kinesiology, exercise physiology, human anatomy, physical therapy, medicine, and other allied health fields.

Courses

Human Biology and Kinesiology

HK100 Sport Science Activity Class

(Not offered 2014-15).

.25 unit

HK103 Wilderness First Responder

This course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers, wilderness and foreign travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. Emphasis is placed upon prevention, leadership skills, and decision-making. The 80-hour national curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. The course is contracted in affiliation with WMI (Wilderness Medicine Institute) as part of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School). This course is supported by the Department of Sport Science, Office of Campus Activities / ORC, and the Ritt Kellogg Memorial Fund (http:www2. coloradocollege/campusactivities/ritt. htm). Certifications upon completion of this course in conjunction with SC 113: EMT Basic may allow the student to obtain W-EMT certification. This is a course requiring an additional fee. Registrants will be contacted related to fees and deadlines by Campus Activities. Two sections. Limit 30 per section. P track (pass/fail) only. Taught during half-block. (Not offered 2014-15).

.25 to .5 units

HK110 Lifeguarding

33 hour minimum requirement. The American Red Cross lifeguard training course covers skills and knowledge required for effective lifeguarding at swimming pools. Course includes CPR for the professional rescuer. (Not offered 2014-15).

.25 unit

HK111 Water Safety Instructor

36 hours requirement. (Two block course.) Students learn all the basic skills and procedures to become American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. (Not offered 2014-15).

.25 unit

HK113 E.M.T. Basic

A semester-long adjunct course including classroom, and field laboratory experience in emergency medical techniques, including but not limited to patient assessment, airway management, cardiopulmonary emergencies, bleeding and shock, medical emergencies, childbirth, environmental emergencies including a section on wilderness medicine, psychological aspects of emergency care and EMS systems. 6-10 p. m. Monday and Wednesday. Some Saturday lab sessions. No class during block breaks. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to sit for the Colorado State E. M. T. basic Prerequisite (State Requirements): Copy of valid driver's license or birth certificate; Proof of Current (TB) Tuberculosis Test (PPD Test) within the last six months; Proof of Vericella (Chicken Pox) vaccination/exposure; Proof of Hep-stat (Hepatitis B) series. Class limit 24.

.5 unit — Bushie

HK114 Health and Fitness

A semester-long adjunct course including classroom, and field laboratory experience in emergency medical techniques, including but not limited to patient assessment, airway management, cardiopulmonary emergencies, bleeding and shock, medical emergencies, childbirth, environmental emergencies including a section on wilderness medicine, psychological aspects of emergency care and EMS systems. 6-10 p. m. Monday and Wednesday. Some Saturday lab sessions. No class during block breaks. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to sit for the Colorado State E. M. T. basic Prerequisite (State Requirements): Copy of valid driver's license or birth certificate; Proof of Current (TB) Tuberculosis Test (PPD Test) within the last six months; Proof of Vericella (Chicken Pox) vaccination/exposure; Proof of Hep-stat (Hepatitis B) series. Class limit 24. (Not offered 2014-15).

.5 unit

HK120 Topics in Human Biology and Kinesiology

Courses under this rubric will vary year to year. (Not offered 2014-15).

1 unit

HK125 Introduction to Human Nutrition

Emphasis on the digestion process of macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein, fat), consumer concerns about food and water safety, and the importance of macronutrients as well as micronutrients (vitamins, minerals) in maintaining normal healthy biological function of the human organism. (No lab/field credit.) Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement.

1 unit — Bull

HK203 Sports Medicine Seminar

An investigation into the effects of competitive and recreational physical activity upon the human individual. Major topics include an overview of exercise and sport as a cause of injury and disease, the prevention, recognition and management of injury as related to the recreationalist/competitor, and the physiological parameters of exercise as related to carry-over and lifestyle. (Not offered 2014-15).

1 unit

HK204 Introduction to Human Anatomy

A lecture and cadaver based laboratory course designed to help students gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts of human anatomy. Include the examination of skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive structures. Does not involve dissection.

Prerequisite: EITHER 1 Biology Unit (Biology 101, 105, 106, 107) or Sport Science 206 or Psychology 297, and Chemistry 107, or consent of instructor. Sophomore standing or higher.

1 unit — Miska

HK206 Exercise Physiology

A physiological analysis of exercise and sport as it relates to the total fitness level of the participant. The characteristics of skeletal muscle and how it functions, the energy sources for muscular contraction, the circulatory and respiratory systems and their adaptations to exercise, and principles of training for the muscular and cardiorespiratory systems will be investigated. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Prerequisite: HS Biology.

1 unit — Bull

HK220 Physiological Basis of Resistance Training

Examination of the acute and long-term physiological effects of resistance training are examined. Emphasis is placed on how the acute and long-term effects alter physiological function and how this information can help in developing resistance-training sessions to bring about specific physiological adaptations. (Not offered 2014-15).

1 unit

HK260 Sport Science Seminar

Examines current topics in the broad area of sport science and exercise physiology, including laboratory experiences and visits to laboratories active in sport science research. Offered on campus and in foreign countries. When offered internationally Colorado College students and foreign students will comprise the class, and a portion of the class will be taught by foreign professors. Extra expense when taught internationally. (Not offered 2014-15).

1 unit

HK300 Investigations in Human Biology and Kinesiology

Independent research projects based on library or laboratory investigation.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor & May be arranged any block.

1 unit — Bull

HK301 Biomechanics: Anaylsis of Human Performance

rovides a fundamental understanding of the mechanics of human motion, as related to performances in sport and physical activities. Includes an investigation into the concepts of anatomic kinesiology, physics of sports and techniques of mechanical analysis. (Not offered 2014-15).

Prerequisite: BY/HK 207 & 211 (or BY/HK 205) and/or consent of instructor.

1 unit

HK302 Surgical Anatomy

A cadaver dissection course with matched surgical observation. Taught in conjunction with orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists. Taught as a yearlong extended format course with focused half-block commitment. Expectations/projects include outreach teaching to select AP high school biology students, multiple format computer/media presentations, scientific writing and patient-based research projects. Course limit 5 to 10 students depending on availability of cadaveric specimens. (Not offered 2014-15).

Prerequisite: consent of instructor & BY/HK 207 & BY/HK 321 & Junior standing.

1 unit

HK304 Advanced Human Anatomy

A laboratory based human cadaver dissection course designed to help students gain an advanced understanding of the structures of the human body and to develop the skills of cadaver dissection. Students also examine research and provide presentations on topics related to anatomy and kinesiology.

Prerequisite: Human Biology and Kinesiology 204.

1 unit — Miska

HK306 Advanced Exercise Physiology

Consists of performing human laboratory investigations in an area of exercise physiology, such as ergogenic aids, caloric cost, anaerobic threshold, body composition or oxygen consumption and reporting the results of the investigation in the format of a scientific journal article. Also reading review articles and participation in discussions on selected topics in sports science. (Meets the laboratory/field requirement for natural sciences.) Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor or Human Biology and Kinesiology 206.

1 unit — Bull

HK321 Human Physiology

Provides an integrative approach to understanding normal physiological relationships of major organ systems in the human body through lectures and laboratory experiences. Information is presented from the cellular to the organismal level. Designed to meet the needs of students interested in pre and allied health fields when taken in conjunction with HK204.

Prerequisite: Human Biology and Kinesiology 204.

1 unit — Miska