The selected activities will depend on the time of the year and availability of resources. The activities could include but are not limited trail day hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, orienteering, kayaking, canoeing, cross country skiing, or to rock climbing experiences. It is a purpose of this course to allow the student to explore different outdoor pursuit activities and then to make a more informed decision as to which activities they might choose to further develop their skill base and competency necessary to partake in the activity at a more advanced level on a life long basis. Students will experience a common skill base from which to engage in the activities. After completion of the course, students are encouraged to engage in adventure recreation programs, and other appropriate courses to help with the continued development of life skills.
PhD Kinesiology | College of Health Sciences
Masks are required on campus when around others. Appointments for virtual meetings can be made by emailing dcobb uco. Appointments for in-person interactions can be made by calling or emailing btehrani uco. Visitors will be expected to bring and wear a mask and to use hand sanitizer placed at the entrance upon entrance to the suite. Here in the College of Education and Professional Studies, we are dedicated to preparing outstanding professionals who are reflective, responsive and resourceful throughout their careers.
Kinesiology Research Guide
We promote health and well-being by creating and disseminating knowledge about physical activity and active living. Through discovery, learning and engagement we improve the lives of citizens of Iowa, the United States and the world. Required courses provide an introduction to the field and fundamental principles of physical activity, fitness, health and disease. Certified Athletic Trainers are allied medical health professionals who specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to athletes and physically active individuals who are engaged in physical and athletic activities. In addition to BOC certification, many states also have licensure requirements to practice athletic training.
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