Funds of Knowledge/Cultural Capital practices in Kinesiology and Dance

  1. Adapted Physical Education PEP 455 2017 Syllabus Submitted by Arthur Green, C.A.P.E
  2. SP M 409 – Clinical Biomechanics Syllabus Spring 2017 Submitted by David Keeley, Ph.D.
    This course serves to provide a broad introduction to clinical aspects of human movement for the allied health professional. The conceptual framework of the course will allow for the application of anatomical, mechanical, and electrical concepts in order to better bridge the divide between clinical practice and the understanding of human movement.
  3. Dance 101G Dance Appreciation Syllabus Submitted by Lisette Tarin.
    Among other outcomes, students will examine how dance evolves and develops from religious, social, and historical contexts. Students will explore personal values through discussion of movement/dance/choreographic works that emphasize sexuality, religion, politics, gender, and race. Students will also investigate a variety of dance forms and the cultural significance and meaning embodied within them, and learn to understand and respect their own heritage as well as respect for other peoples and cultures through presentation and promotion of cultural heritage through traditional and contemporary styles of dance and music. Students will examine different dance forms to recognize the similarities and differences of cultural experiences.
  4. PEP 185: Foundations of Physical Education Syllabus Submitted by Raquel Aranda, M.A.
    The purpose of this course is to induce critical reflective self-examination of issues of social justice in physical education, fitness and sport.
  5. SP M 458 Physical Dimensions of Aging Syllabus Submitted by Eryn Murphy, MS, CSCS.
    The students will enhance their foundational knowledge with regard to general concepts that are important to consider when engaging with older adults in the medical, wellness and/or rehabilitative settings. These include but are not necessarily limited to an understanding of the demographics of an aging society, the special communication needs of the older adult patient, values and quality of life issues in older adults, the physiology of aging, aging and pharmacology.
  6. SP M 465 Law and Ethics in Athletic Training Syllabus Submitted by Tanya Watson, MS, ATC
    The goal of this course is to assist the athletic training student in developing a clear understanding of the laws and potential ethical dilemmas as they pertain to Athletic Training.
  7. SPM 307 Pathophysiology and Human Function Syllabus Submitted by Eryn Murphy, MS, CSCS.
    This course is designed specifically for students moving on to clinical exercise science or allied health professions. Clinicians and scientists must be familiar with physiologic differences imposed by disease, injury, or defect.
  8. SPM 456 Exercise for Special Populations Syllabus Submitted by Sang-Rok Lee, Ph.D.
    The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the knowledge necessary to understand identify various disease states and to be able to write detailed exercise prescriptions aimed at improving overall health in humans suffering from these conditions.
  9. World Dance 347 451 Syllabus Submitted by Frank A. Gilpin a.k.a. Paco Antonio
    This course provides the student with the historical framework and contexts of the evolution of dance. This includes the identification of a number of important ways in which dance functions in human societies. Even though dance is a universal human language, it does not play the same role in every culture.