Course Outlines

Course Outlines for the current 2023W Winter Term 2 session will show 23W T2. We will be updating this page as course outlines become available, usually closer to the start of the term in which the course is offered (i.e., July, September, or January).

Code , Title, # of credits & Outline link

Description
HES 100 Foundations of Health and Exercise Sciences
(3 credits) HES 100 – 23W T1
The importance of exercise, fitness, physical activity, healthy eating, and other health behaviours across the lifespan. Principles of basic exercise prescription, fitness appraisal, behaviour change, and other positive health approaches; implications for personal health/quality of life, professional success, health care. Formerly offered as HMKN 100. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 100 or HMKN 100.
HES 101 Human Physiology I
(3 credits) HES 101 – 23W T1
Human physiology from the cellular to the systemic level including cellular function, metabolism, the neuromuscular system, and the cardiorespiratory systems. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 101, HMKN 190 or BIOL 131.
HES 102 Biomechanics
(3 credits) HES 102 – 23W T2
Application of the elementary principles of physics and math to quantitative analysis of human movement. Analysis will also focus on the development of forces within muscles and their effect on initiating and controlling human movement (pertaining to exercise, physical activity, and rehabilitation). Formerly offered as HMKN 101. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 102 or HMKN 101.
HES 105 Exercise Physiology I
(3 CREDITS) HES 105 – 23W T2
Acute and chronic changes observed in physiological systems as a result of exercise and exercise training. Aerobic and anaerobic metabolism during exercise and cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular responses to physical activity. Formerly offered as HMKN 200. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 105 or HMKN 200.
HES 111 Human Physiology II
(3 CREDITS) HES 111 – 23W T2
An introduction to human physiology from the cellular to the systemic level.This course will examine the gastrointestinal system, the neuroendocrine system, renal function, immune function, the integumentary system, reproduction and special senses. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 111, HMKN 191 or BIOL 133.
HES 120 Introduction to Human Anatomy
(3 CREDITS) HES 120 – 23W T1
Introduce students to the basic structure and functional relationships of human anatomy in relation to movement. Specific structures include neural, muscular and skeletal systems.
HES 130 Social Determinants of HealtH
(3 CREDITS) HES 130 – 23W T1
Examining the relationships between biological, psychological, social, and economic factors to understand inequities in health outcomes for different individuals and populations. Formerly offered as HEAL 200. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 130 or HEAL 200.
HES 131 Exercise Psychology
(3 CREDITS) HES 131 001 – 23WT2; HES 131 002 – 23WT2
Psychological theories and research related to exercise adoption, maintenance, and avoidance. Psychological antecedents and consequences of exercise behaviour. Formerly offered as HMKN 201. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 131 or HMKN 201.
HES 200 Introduction to Nutrition
(3 CREDITS) HES 200 – 23W T1; HES 200 – 23W T2
Application to health promotion and disease prevention including the study of macro- and micronutrients, their functions, absorption, and metabolism in the body. Examination of healthy food sources and eating habits to support health and wellbeing. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 200, HMKN 323 or HINT 331.
HES 201 Exercise Prescription
(3 CREDITS) HES 201 – 23W T1; HES 201 – 23W T2
Exercise prescription and testing for both the healthy adult population and for special populations or persons with a disability. Credit will only be granted for HES 201 or HMKN 311.
HES 202 Human Motor Behaviour I
(3 CREDITS) HES 202 – 23W T2
Processes and structures underlying the production human movement. Sensory, motor and cognitive factors influencing the learning, execution, and control of action will be addressed. Formerly offered as HMKN 202. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 202 or HMKN 202.
HES 203 Lifespan Physical and Motor Development
(3 CREDITS) HES 203 – 23W T2
Principles governing physical growth and motor development related to physical activity. Lifespan changes, including aging, and their impact on physical activity participation and performance. Formerly offered as HMKN 203. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 203 or HMKN 203.
HES 211 Exercise Testing
(3 CREDITS) HES 211 – 23W T1
The theory, practice and analysis of safe and effective health, fitness, physiological and lifestyle assessments, including the design, implementation and analysis of standard protocols.
HES 212 Exercise Training, Conditioning and Rehabilitation for Health, Fitness and Performance
(3 CREDITS) HES 212 – 23W T2
The theory, practice and analysis of safe and effective exercise training, including the design, implementation and analysis of exercise sessions, training and rehabilitation programs and ongoing monitoring strategies.
HES 231 Exercise Counseling and Behaviour Modification
(3 CREDITS) HES 231 – 23W T1
Application of evidence-informed behavior change techniques to help individuals adopt and adhere to health behaviors. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 231 or HMKN 316.
HES 240 Health Research Methods
(3 CREDITS) HES 240 – 23W T1
Introduction to the research methods commonly encountered in health research, including quantitative and qualitative designs; provides a basis for comprehending more fully the research literature relevant to health studies. Formerly offered as HMKN 206. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 240 or HMKN 206.
HES 305 Exercise Physiology II
(3 CREDITS) HES 305 – 23W T1
Oxygen transport and vascular response during exercise in humans. Regulation and adaptation of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems during exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 310. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 305 or HMKN 310.
HES 311 Pathophysiology
(3 CREDITS) HES 311 – 23W T1; HES 311 – 23W T2
The physiological basis of selected cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory, and nervous system disorders, and their effects on health and exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 335. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 311 or HMKN 335, BIOL 231, BIOL 235 or HINT 231.
HES 320 Functional Anatomy
(3 CREDITS) HES 320 – 23W T1
Functional aspects of human anatomy with special attention to musculoskeletal, vascular, and neural systems that support integrated human movement. Credit will only be granted for one of HES 320 or HMKN 391.
HES 321 Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Science
(3 CREDITS) HES 321 – 23W T2
Current methods in exercise science will be demonstrated via modules presented by faculty in their areas of specialization including electrophysiological techniques and methods of assessing blood-flow, respiratory capacity, and muscle function. Formerly offered as HMKN 312. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 321 or HMKN 312.
HES 322 Physical Activity and Health Promotion
(3 CREDITS) HES 322 – 23W T1
Design and implementation of health promotion strategies in a variety of arenas, particularly health promotion/education strategies aimed at encouraging physical activity. Formerly offered as HMKN 322. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 322 or HMKN 322.
HES 331 Motivational Interviewing
(3 CREDITS) HES 331 – 23W T2
Study of behaviour change techniques with a particular focus on motivational interviewing, used in one-to-one behavioural support interactions. The course will instill knowledge of theory as well as applied skills in behaviour change counselling. Credit will be only be granted for one of HES 331 or HMKN 495N.
HES 332 Advanced Theories of Health Behaviour Change
(3 CREDITS) HES 332 – 23W T2
Advanced theories in health and exercise psychology and their critical evaluation regarding utility for instilling and sustaining health behaviour change. Formerly offered as HMKN 421. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 332 or HMKN 421.
HES 333 Health Program Evaluation
(3 CREDITS) HES 333 – 23W T2
Introduction to the key concepts and methods used in evaluation of health programs. Formerly offered as HMKN 303. Credit will be granted for only one of HMKN 303 or HES 333.
HES 336 Tissue Injury and Repair
(3 CREDITS) HES 336 – 23W T2
The mechanics of both injury and repair of muscular, connective and nervous tissue in acute and chronic conditions. Formerly offered as HMKN 336. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 336 or HMKN 336.
HES 340 Methods of Data Analysis
(3 CREDITS) HES 340 – 23W T2
Introduction to basic statistics and methods relevant to the analysis and interpretation of quantitative data pertaining to health and social well-being. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 340, HMKN 205 or STAT 121.
HES 351 Clinical Exercise Physiology
(3 CREDITS) HES 351 – 23W T1
Integrative approach to normal and abnormal responses to exercise as well as the physiological effects of chronic conditions and their clinical management in exercise physiology.
HES 380 Exercise Metabolism
(3 CREDITS) HES 380 – 23W T1
The underlying metabolic events associated with exercise and nutritional challenges. Substrate delivery and skeletal muscle metabolism with respect to exercise. Formerly offered as HMKN 313. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 380 or HMKN 313.
HES 383 Physical Dimensions of Aging
(3 CREDITS) HES 383 – 23W T1
Changes in physiological function with age. For students planning to become health professionals. Various dimensions of life, including health and functional capacity, are addressed. Formerly offered as HMKN 331. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 383 or HMKN 331.
HES 401 Community Placement Experience
(3 CREDITS) HES 401 – 23W T1
Practical work experience in a supervised health/human kinetics related work setting with a cooperating agency, private business, or industry. No more than 9 credits in total will be granted for any combination of HMKN 401, HMKN 402, HMKN 499. Formerly offered as HMKN 401. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 401 or HMKN 401. Pass/Fail.
HES 402 Advanced Community Placement Experience
(3 CREDITS) HES 402 – 23W T1
Advanced ‘hands-on’ practical work experience in a supervised health-related work setting with a partnered organization. Formerly offered as HMKN 402. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 402 or HMKN 402.
HES 454 Clinical Exercise Physiology Applications in Chronic Conditions: Respiratory Disease
(3 CREDITS) HES 454 – 23W T2
Clinical considerations of respiratory diseases. Safe and effective implementation of exercise programs for people with respiratory disease. Critical review of evidence, standards and recommendations for the use of exercise in the management and prevention of respiratory disease.
HES 471 Professional Ethics in Health and Exercise Sciences
(3 CREDITS) HES 471 – 23W T1
Ethical and legal responsibilities of allied health practitioners in care and service to clients, patients and public relating to codes of conduct, consent, trust, confidentiality, standards of care, negligence, record keeping, beneficence, least harm, dignity and scope of practice. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 471 or HMKN 400.
HES 480 Concussion
(3 CREDITS)
Investigation of the diagnosis, deficits and treatment of concussion, and the neurocognitive, biomechanical, cerebrovascular, and sensorimotor effects of the injury. Formerly offered as HMKN 404. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 480 or HMKN 404.
HES 483 Environmental Physiology
(3 CREDITS)
Regulation and adaptation of the cardiovascular, circulatory, and respiratory systems during environmental extremes. Formerly offered as HMKN 411. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 483 or HMKN 411.
HES 485 Advanced Circulatory Physiology
(3 CREDITS) HES 485 – 23W T1
Regulation and adaptation of the circulatory systems at rest, during exercise. Focus on adaptations and prescription implications following pathology. Formerly offered as HMKN 414. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 485 or HMKN 414.
HES 486 Muscle Fatigue
(3 CREDITS) HES 486 – 23W T2
Physiological mechanisms within the central nervous system and muscle fibres which contribute to muscle fatigue. The influence of various factors (e.g., sex, age, disease) on muscle fatigue. Formerly offered as HMKN 415. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 486 or HMKN 415.
HES 488 Cortical Control of Movement
(3 CREDITS)
Cortical events associated with sensation and motor planning associated with goal-directed movement. Particular focus on plasticity associated with disease and injury. Formerly offered as HMKN 413. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 488 or HMKN 413.
HES 490A Project in Health and Exercise Sciences – PROJECT IN HES
(3 CREDITS)
Provides opportunities to perform research pertaining to a chosen area of Human Kinetics as agreed upon by a faculty member and student. No more than 6 credits in total of HES 490.
HES 490B Project in Health and Exercise Sciences – PROJECT IN HES
(6 CREDITS)
Provides opportunities to perform research pertaining to a chosen area of Human Kinetics as agreed upon by a faculty member and student. No more than 6 credits in total of HES 490.
HES 490C Project in Health and Exercise Sciences – PROJECT IN HES
(3 CREDITS)
Provides opportunities to perform research pertaining to a chosen area of Human Kinetics as agreed upon by a faculty member and student. No more than 6 credits in total of HES 490.
HES 492 Undergraduate Honours Thesis
(6 CREDITS) HES 492 – 23W T1; HES 492 – 23W T2
A research problem in health and exercise sciences under the supervision of a Health and Exercise Sciences faculty member. Students engage in research requiring a written report with a public presentation of the findings. Formerly offered as HMKN 449. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 492 or HMKN 449.
HES 495D Special Topics in Health and Exercise Sciences – TRND CND HLTH CR
(3 CREDITS)
Formerly offered as HMKN 495. Credit will be granted for only one of HES 495 or HMKN 495.
HES 505 Quantitative Analyses: Decision Making Using Data in Health and Exercise Science
(3 CREDITS)
How to analyze and interpret statistical data commonly encountered in health and exercise science research. Content includes the choice of appropriate statistical analyses, cleaning data, correlation, linear regression, multiple and logistic regresssion, t-tests and analyses of variance.
HES 506 Research Methods in Health and Exercise Sciences
(3 CREDITS)
Principles of research methods including philosophy of science, research designs, ethical considerations, critical analysis, qualitative and quantitative approaches, proposal development.
HES 515 Advanced Neuromuscular Physiology and Sensorimotor Neuroscience
(3 CREDITS)
Neuromuscular and neuroanatomical processes involved in the control of muscle contraction and movement. Special emphasis on physiological adaptations within the nervous and muscular systems as a result of acute (e.g., exercise, fatigue, injury, hypoxia) and chronic (e.g., training, age, disease) perturbations.
HES 535 Advanced Integrative Human Physiology I
(3 CREDITS)
Human oxygen uptake, transport mechanisms and the coordination of physiological systems.
HES 545W Special Topics in Health and Exercise Sciences – EX/DIET INTERVT2
(3 CREDITS)
Credit will be granted for only one of HMKN 495 or HMKN 545 when the subject matter is of the same nature.
HES 545X Special Topics in Health and Exercise Sciences – QUANT TECHNIQUES
(3 CREDITS)
Credit will be granted for only one of HMKN 495 or HMKN 545 when the subject matter is of the same nature.
HES 549 M.Sc. Thesis
(18 CREDITS)
Pass/Fail. This course is restricted to students in one of these programs: MED-O,MSC-O,MASC-O,MA-O
HES 649 Ph.D. Dissertation
(CREDITS 0)
Pass/Fail. This course is restricted to students in one of these programs: PHD-O -OR- in one of these programs: MA-O