University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

XII--Course Descriptions, Human Kinetics

Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

HK*2020 Human Musculoskeletal Anatomy F(2-2) [0.50]

A series of lectures and tutorials to discuss the anatomy of the human musculoskeletal system and the associated neural control system in humans. The clinical applications of surface anatomy will be included.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL*1040 and admission to the Sports Injury Management Area of Emphasis of the Human Kinetics major

HK*2270 Principles of Human Biomechanics W(3-1) [0.50]

Application of mechanical principles to the study of human movement. Topics 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): PHYS*1000 or PHYS*1080

Equate(s): HK*3270

HK*3401 Human Anatomy F(2-3) [0.75]

First part of the two-semester course HK*3401/2. Refer to HK*3401/2 for course description.

Co-requisite(s): HK*3940 or permission of the instructor

Equate(s): HK*2910, HK*2920, HK*3401/2, HK*3401/2, HK*4951/2

Restriction(s): registration in the B.SC. Major in Human Kinetics or Bio-Medical Science, instructor consent required

HK*3401/2 Human Anatomy F/W(2-3) [1.50]

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. 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*3940 or permission of the instructor

Equate(s): HK*2910, HK*2920, HK*3401/2, HK*3401/2, HK*4951/2

Restriction(s): registration in the B.SC. Major in Human Kinetics or Bio-Medical Science, instructor consent required

HK*3402 Human Anatomy W(2-3) [0.75]

Second part of the two-semester course HK*3401/2. Refer to HK*3401/2 for course description.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3401

HK*3600 Applied Human Biology F(2-3) [0.75]

Laboratory techniques which are central to human biology are covered, 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*3940 or permission of instructor

HK*3940 Human Physiology F(6-0) [1.25]

This course consists of a series of lectures, demonstrations and tutorials designed for students desiring a knowledge of physiological concepts as they apply to human beings. The course discusses cellular physiology, neurophysiology, endocrinology, and the physiology of the following systems: cardiovascular, renal, gastrointestinal and respiratory with an emphasis on the regulation of function.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL*2210

Equate(s): HK*3941:2

HK*4070 Clinical Biomechanics F(2-2) [0.50]

Functional human anatomy and mechanical characteristics of biological tissues at the impairment and repair levels. Pathomechanics of human movement resultant from disease, abuse or trauma. Etiology, testing and correction of functional disorders with special reference to balance, posture, and gait.

Prerequisite(s): 1 of ENGG*2660, HK*3270, (HK*2270, HK*3600)

HK*4230 Advanced Study in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences S,F,W(3-0) [0.50]

Independent literature research of an approved topic to be decided by the student in consultation with a faculty advisor.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits

HK*4240 Occupational Biomechanics and Ergonomics W(3-2) [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): 1 of ENGG*1210, HK*3270, (HK*2270, HK*3600)

HK*4320 Work Physiology W(3-3) [0.75]

The adjustments made by the physiological regulatory systems in response to common human activities will be identified and discussed. This will include an examination of limiting factors within each system.

Prerequisite(s): 1 of HK*3940, HK*3941:2, permission of instructor

HK*4360 Research in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences S,F,W(0-12) [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.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits

HK*4371 Research in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences II S,F,W(0-6) [0.50]

First part of the two-semester course HK*4371/2. Refer to HK*4371/2 for course description.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits

HK*4371/2 Research in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences II S/F,F/W,W/S(0-6) [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. 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.

Prerequisite(s): 12.00 credits

HK*4372 Research in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences II F,W,S(0-6) [0.50]

Second part of the two-semester course HK*4371/2. Refer to HK*4371/2 for course description.

Prerequisite(s): HK*4371

HK*4410 Research Concepts I W(3-0) [0.50]

An introduction to the research process in modern integrative biology and biomedical sciences. The course explores, through lectures, tutorials and practica, the theory and practice of scientific experimentation and communication.

Prerequisite(s): 8.00 credits

Equate(s): HK*4200

HK*4420 Research Concepts II F(3-0) [0.50]

This course will address issues such as animal usage and scientific ethics that are of significance to modern research.

Prerequisite(s): HK*4410

HK*4460 Regulation of Human Metabolism W(3-0) [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*3940 or HK*3941:2) and (1 of HK*4060, HK*4320, HK*4520, NUTR*4210) or permission of instructor

HK*4540 Cardio-respiratory Laboratory W(1-2) [0.25]

This lab-based course will provide the student with a knowledge of classical and recent techniques for cardio-respiratory data collection. Cardio-respiratory responses to increased metabolic demand are a major focus. Demonstration labs are minimal; student involvement in small group studies is stressed. This course is intended to be taken with HK*4520 and as a follow-up to HK*4530.

Prerequisite(s): HK*3940

HK*4550 Human Cardio-respiratory Physiology W(4-0) [0.75]

The central focus 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): 1 of HK*3940, HK*3941:2, permission of the instructor

Restriction(s): HK*4530

HK*4670 Prosthetic Biomechanics W(3-1) [0.50]

The adaptability of human tissues in response to mechanical stress. Bio-electrical potentials in bone. Joint lubrication. Prosthetic replacement in human skeletal joints and limbs with reference to the associated mechanical design.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2660 or HK*4070


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