Sep 18, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalogue 
    
2020-2021 Catalogue

Kinesiology-Exercise Science Concentration, B.A.


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Justus Hallam, Christina Johnson (chair), Kristin Meyer

Kinesiology is the interdisciplinary study of human physical activity.  The kinesiology major and courses provide students with opportunities to investigate biological, behavioral, cultural, and pedagogical aspects of human physical activities including exercise and sport. The Exercise Science Concentration offers a scientific study of physiological, behavior, and cultural aspects of human physical performance for students interested in fitness and wellness professions, and graduate studies in specialized exercise, sport, and health sciences programs.  A coaching education program and elective courses are offered to meet interests and needs of students.

Coaching Endorsement or Authorization:


To obtain a Coaching Endorsement the individual must complete a major in Elementary Education or coursework leading to secondary certification and be granted an Iowa Teaching Certificate. The Coaching Authorization is available to those who do not complete teaching certification requirements or who do not hold an Iowa Teaching Certificate. Both the Endorsementand the Authorization qualify an individual to be a head coach or an assistant coach in any sport offered in the Iowa public schools. Students who complete one of the following programs may apply for the Endorsement or the Authorization through the Education Department.

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