Human Kinetics (HK)

HK*2270  Principles of Human Biomechanics  Fall Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 1)  [0.50]  

This course will address the application of mechanical principles to the study of human movement. Topics will include: motion analysis techniques, anthropometrics, biological tissue tolerance, muscle force generation, static and dynamic equilibrium, work/energy and impulse/momentum as they apply to the description of motion, injury of musculoskeletal tissues and optimization of human performance.

Prerequisite(s): 4.00 credits including BIOL*1090, PHYS*1080  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*2810  Human Physiology I - Concepts and Principles  Winter Only  (LEC: 3)  [0.50]  

This course will introduce the fundamental concepts and principles of communication systems (transport, ion movement, nerve and synapse, muscle) in humans. It will focus on primary physiological communication systems, such as the endocrine and central nervous systems, and integrate basic principles to understand larger systems such as the gastrointestinal tract.

Prerequisite(s): BIOC*2580, BIOL*1080  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3100  Neuromuscular Physiology  Winter Only  (LEC: 3)  [0.50]  

Normal muscle movement is controlled by the motor cortex or by reflexes within the context of the sensory environment. This course will introduce key concepts in motor control of mammalian, human movement, coordination of movement, motor program selection, motor program execution, motor unit recruitment, skeletal muscle excitation-contraction coupling. This course is required for students wishing to gain certification by the Ontario Kinesiology Association.

Prerequisite(s): 1 of BIOM*3200, HK*3810, ZOO*3600  
Restriction(s): Restricted to BSCH.HK and NEUR majors/minors.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3401  Human Anatomy: Dissection  Fall Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 3)  [0.75]  

First part of the two-semester course HK*3401/2. A two-semester lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy which includes a detailed study of the skeleton, upper and lower limbs, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, perineum, head, neck and central nervous system. The labs involve hands-on dissection. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*3401 in the Fall semester and HK*3402 in the Winter semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*3401 until HK*3402 has been completed.

Co-requisite(s): HK*3810  
Restriction(s): HK*3401, HK*3402 Registration in the BSC. Major in Human Kinetics or Bio-Medical Science. Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3402  Human Anatomy: Dissection  Winter Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 3)  [0.75]  

Second part of the two-semester course HK*3401/2. A two-semester lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy which includes a detailed study of the skeleton, upper and lower limbs, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, perineum, head, neck and central nervous system. The labs involve hands-on dissection. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*3401 in the Fall semester and HK*3402 in the Winter semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*3401 until HK*3402 has been completed.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3401  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3501  Human Anatomy: Prosection  Fall Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 2)  [0.75]  

First part of the two-semester course HK*3501/2. A two-semester lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy which includes a detailed study of the skeleton, upper and lower limbs, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, perineum, head, neck and central nervous system. Labs involve observation of anatomical details using prosections and dissected specimens. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*3501 in the Fall semester and HK*3502 in the Winter semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*3501 until HK*3502 has been completed.

Co-requisite(s): HK*3810 OR BIOM*3200  
Restriction(s): HK*3401, HK*3402 Registration in the BSC. Major in Human Kinetics or Bio-Medical Science. Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3502  Human Anatomy  Winter Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 2)  [0.75]  

Second part of the two-semester course HK*3501/2. A two-semester lecture and laboratory course in human anatomy which includes a detailed study of the skeleton, upper and lower limbs, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, perineum, head, neck and central nervous system. Labs involve observation of anatomical details using prosections and dissected specimens. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*3501 in the Fall semester and HK*3502 in the Winter semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*3501 until HK*3502 has been completed.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3501  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3600  Applied Human Kinetics I  Fall Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 3)  [0.75]  

This course covers laboratory techniques which are central to human biology, together with their underlying concepts. Human performance and function are evaluated through cellular, organic, systemic and whole person studies. The student's technical competence and conceptual understanding are emphasized.

Prerequisite(s): HK*2270  
Co-requisite(s): HK*3810  
Restriction(s): Registration in the Human Kinetics major.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*3810  Human Physiology II - Integrated Systems  Fall Only  (LEC: 4)  [0.75]  

This course will build on the fundamental concepts and principles of communication systems developed in Human Physiology I and examine more complex physiological phenomena such as the control of blood volume and blood pressure, which integrates tissue of the cardiovascular system, the heart, vasculature and kidney, and acid-based physiology, which integrates the respiratory system and the kidney. Finally, all systems will be integrated to determine how the body responds to challenges such as altitude, exercise and shock (blood loss).

Prerequisite(s): HK*2810  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4070  Clinical Biomechanics  Winter Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 2)  [0.50]  

This course covers functional anatomy, neurophysiology and mechanical characteristics of humans at the tissues and whole-body levels. Pathomechanics of human movement resultant from disease, abuse or trauma will be examined. Special emphasis will be placed on etiology, testing and correction of functional disorders with special reference to balance, gait and orthopaedic biomechanics.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2660 or (HK*2270, HK*3600)  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4230  Advanced Study in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LEC: 3)  [0.50]  

The student will conduct independent literature research of an approved topic to be decided by the student in consultation with a faculty advisor. Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4240  Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics  Winter Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 2)  [0.75]  

This course introduces the methods available for reducing musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. Topics include: biomechanical, psychophysical, physiological, and integrated approaches to performing physical demands analyses, anatomy and etiology of low back injuries and upper limb disorders, principles of redesigning tasks to reduce the risk of injury, pre-employment screening and legislated guidelines. Students apply the course material to ergonomic assessments performed in industrial environments.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*1210 or HK*3600  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4340  Genomics: Exercise and Disease  Fall Only  (LEC: 3)  [0.50]  

This course is an in-depth examination of how exercise 1) effects gene transcription to influence elite performance (ie. training for sport) and 2) can be used as a therapeutic strategy to influence the expression of specific genes to recover the health of an individual (ie. exercising for health). The course represents a unique opportunity to understand the beneficial effects of physical activity and exercise at the genetic level.

Prerequisite(s): NUTR*3360  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4360  Research in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LAB: 12)  [1.00]  

The student will select a research topic and design and complete a project in an area of interest, in consultation with a faculty advisor. Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4371  Research in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LAB: 6)  [0.50]  

First part of the two-semester course HK*4371/2. The student will select a research topic and design and complete a project in an area of interest, in consultation with a faculty advisor. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*4371 in the first semester and HK*4372 in the second semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*4371 until HK*4372 has been completed. Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4372  Research in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LAB: 6)  [0.50]  

Second part of the two-semester course HK*4371/2. The student will select a research topic and design and complete a project in an area of interest, in consultation with a faculty advisor. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*4371 in the first semester and HK*4372 in the second semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*4371 until HK*4372 has been completed. Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): HK*4371  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4441  Advanced Study in Human Anatomy  Fall Only  (LEC: 1, LAB: 10)  [1.00]  

First part of the two-semester course HK*4441/2. This course will provide students who have completed HK*3402 with the opportunity to pursue anatomical studies in an interdisciplinary fashion at the advanced level. Students will use their knowledge in anatomy to develop educational material and/or teach anatomical concepts and applications of human anatomy. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*4441 in the first semester and HK*4442 in the second semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*4441 until HK*4442 has been completed. Students must make arrangements with the course coordinator at least one semester in advance, and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3402, (HK*3810 or HK*3940)  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4442  Advanced Study in Human Anatomy  Winter Only  (LEC: 1, LAB: 10)  [1.00]  

Second part of the two-semester course HK*4441/2. This course will provide students who have completed HK*3402 with the opportunity to pursue anatomical studies in an interdisciplinary fashion at the advanced level. Students will use their knowledge in anatomy to develop educational material and/or teach anatomical concepts and applications of human anatomy. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters. When you select it you must select HK*4441 in the first semester and HK*4442 in the second semester. A grade will not be assigned to HK*4441 until HK*4442 has been completed. Students must make arrangements with the course coordinator at least one semester in advance, and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): HK*4441  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4460  Regulation of Human Metabolism  Winter Only  (LEC: 3)  [0.50]  

The course focuses on the underlying metabolic events that occur in association with exercise. Skeletal muscle metabolism and substrate delivery are discussed with respect to the intracellular biochemical events integrated with both the endocrine and the chemical aspects of neural mechanisms.

Prerequisite(s): (HK*3810 or HK*3940), NUTR*4210  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4510  Teaching, Learning and Knowledge Transfer  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LAB: 12)  [1.00]  

In consultation with a faculty advisor, the student will select, design and complete an independent project on the scholarship of teaching, learning and/or knowledge transfer in human health. Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is 2registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): 10.00 credits including BIOL*1080  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4511  Teaching, Learning & Knowledge Transfer II  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LAB: 6)  [0.50]  

First part of a two-semester course HK*4511/2. In consultation with a faculty advisor, the student will select, design and complete an independent project on the scholarship of teaching, learning and/or knowledge transfer in human health. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters; when you select it you must select HK*4511 in the first semester and HK*4512 in the second semester (a grade will not be assigned to HK*4511 until HK*4512 has been completed). Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): 10.00 credits including BIOL*1080  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4512  Teaching, Learning & Knowledge Transfer II.  Summer, Fall, and Winter  (LAB: 6)  [0.50]  

Second part of a two-semester course HK*4511/2. In consultation with a faculty advisor, the student will select, design and complete an independent project on the scholarship of teaching, learning and/or knowledge transfer in human health. This is a two-semester course offered over consecutive semesters; when you select it you must select HK*4511 in the first semester and HK*4512 in the second semester (a grade will not be assigned to HK*4511 until HK*4512 has been completed). Students must make arrangements with both a faculty advisor and the course coordinator at least one semester in advance and the signature of the course coordinator will be required to select the course. A departmental registration form must be obtained from the course coordinator and submitted no later than the second class day of the semester in which the student is registered for the course.

Prerequisite(s): HK*4511  
Restriction(s): Course coordinator consent required.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4550  Human Cardio-respiratory Physiology  Fall Only  (LEC: 3)  [0.50]  

The central focus of this course is a comprehensive examination of the effects of a variety of work parameters on normal cardio-respiratory adjustments required to meet metabolic demands. Immediate adjustments to increase metabolic rate as well as long term cardio-respiratory adaptability will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3810 or HK*3940  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4600  Applied Human Kinetics II  Winter Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 3)  [0.75]  

The objective of this course is to expand on the introductory laboratory practices developed in HK 3600 Applied Human Kinetics I. Students will examine the functioning of a human body at rest and in motion, while learning clinical and advanced laboratory techniques. The students will be introduced to the underlying concepts of various physiological and biomechanical measures in lecture. Subsequently, the principles from the lecture will be used to make direct measures in the laboratory, with an emphasis on understanding exercise physiology, clinical testing practices, and integrative approaches to studying human movement. Students will be asked to critically analyze the laboratory measures and findings, and to integrate the lecture and laboratory material in formalized laboratory reports.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3600  
Restriction(s): Restricted to students in Human Kinetics.  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph  
HK*4610  Health and Injury Biomechanics  Fall Only  (LEC: 3, LAB: 2)  [0.50]  

This course presents an overview of bone and joint function from a biomechanics perspective, within the framework of health and injury. Particular emphasis is placed on the influence of biomechanical signals on the regulation of bone and joint structure and function. Individual diseases, such as osteoarthritis, will be considered as they impact the various tissues of the joint (cartilage, ligament and bone) and the neuromuscular system. The laboratory will provide supplementary material illustrating particular aspects of musculoskeletal function including in vivo and in vitro biomechanical testing.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3150 or HK*2270  
Department(s): Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences  
Location(s): Guelph