KIN*3020 (Kinesiology Program)
Injuries and Exercise Contraindications
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IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING FALL 2020 WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND COURSE DELIVERY: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in a remote delivery format. TAs will be required to support the course in its alternate format during regular University instructional hours (8:30 AM to 10:00 PM EST), or as required specifically by the teaching duties imposed. Requirements for Fall 2020 course delivery include: -Course should be designed and delivered within an inclusive and accessible learning environment consistent with the principles of Universal Instructional Design (see: https://opened.uoguelph.ca/student-resources/Universal-Instructional-Design). Please contact Agnes Coutinho at firstname.lastname@example.org should you like to discuss the remote delivery format of this course prior to making an application.
- In this course students study concepts specific to the prevention of acute and chronic activity-related injury. Strategies to prevent injury that will be examined include: anatomical variations that may predispose an individual to an injury, appropriate physical conditioning programs, proper technique and skill sets, and the use of protective equipment. This discussion will be followed by an examination of injuries that are common to fitness and sports programs. In addition, legal considerations affecting fitness professionals and the physiology of the injury process will be studied.
- To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course, please visit: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/academic-services/course-outlines
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