KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT SCIENCES
Dept. Code:  KIN

PROGRAMS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (M.S.Ed.)

• Exercise Physiology:
o Regular track
o Strength and Conditioning/Fitness Entrepreneurship
o Accelerated tracks are offered in each of the above, pursuant to a BS degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami

• Sports Medicine with a Concentration in Athletic Training
o Accelerated track pursuant to a BS degree in Athletic Training from the University of Miami

• Sport Administration

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.)
• Exercise Physiology

CERTIFICATE

• Women’s Health

Contact the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences for a program sheet and course listings for each of the following programs.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (M.S.Ed.)

PROGRAM IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY (regular track)

Graduate students in this program receive a sound scientific education with opportunities for applied physiological research and hands-on clinical experiences.

36 credits from among the following courses:

KIN520 Cellular Exercise Physiology
KIN521 Systemic Exercise Physiology
KIN530 Laboratory: Techniques in Functional Evaluation of Skeletal Muscle
KIN640 Neurophysiology in Exercise Science
KIN579 Principles of Exercise Prescription Assessment: Cardiovascular
KIN586 Exercise Prescription Assessment Laboratory
KIN646 Research Methods in Exercise & Sport Sciences
EPS691 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN699 Special Project in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KINXXX Restricted Electives

ACCELERATED TRACK IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY PURSUANT TO COMPLETION OF BS DEGREE IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AT UM

30 credits from among the following courses:

KIN520 Cellular Exercise Physiology
KIN530 Laboratory: Techniques in Functional Evaluation of Skeletal Muscle
EPS553 Introductory Statistics
KIN640 Neurophysiology
KIN646 Research Methods in Exercise & Sport Sciences
KIN579 Principles of Exercise Prescription/Assessment: Cardiovascular
KIN586 Exercise Prescription Assessment Lab
KIN699 Special Project KIN
KINXXX Elective
KINXXX Elective

PROGRAM IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY: TRACK IN STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING/FITNESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

A program for persons interested in clinical hands on training for personal and community health and the fitness entrepreneur.

36 credits to be taken from among the following courses:

KIN536 Strength and Conditioning I
KIN537 Strength and Conditioning II
KIN545 Clinical Exercise Programs
KIN546 Elite Conditioning I
KIN547 Elite Conditioning II
KIN563 Facility Management
KIN570 Advanced Exercise Programming
KIN577 Advanced Nutrition
KIN579 Principles of Exercise Prescription/Assessment: Cardiovascular
KIN580 Neuromusc. Basis of Ex Presc
KIN586 Laboratory: Exercise Prescription Assessment
KIN599 Adv. Programming for Endurance
KIN646 Research Methods
KIN697 Strength and Conditioning Internship Experience (optional)

ACCELERATED TRACK IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY: STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING/FITNESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP PURSUANT TO COMPLETION OF A BS DEGREE IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AT UM

30 credits from among the following courses:

KIN536 Strength and Conditioning I
KIN537 Strength and Conditioning II
KIN545 Clinical Exercise Programs
KIN546 Elite Conditioning I
KIN547 Elite Conditioning II
KIN563 Facility Management
KIN570 Advanced Exercise Programming
KIN579 Principles of Exercise Prescription/Assessment: Cardiovascular
KIN586 Laboratory: Exercise Prescription/ Assessment
KIN646 Research Methods
KIN697 Strength and Conditioning Internship Experience (optional)


PROGRAM IN SPORTS MEDICINE WITH A CONCENTRATION IN ATHLETIC TRAINING

A program for persons interested in the medical aspects of sports injuries including prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.

36 credits from the following courses:

KIN535 Clinical Biomechanics for Sports Medicine Professionals
KIN588 Advanced Gross Anatomy in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
KIN615 Evidence Based Sports Medicine
KIN616 Advanced Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine
KIN617 Advanced Evaluation Techniques in Sports Medicine
KIN557 Advanced Diagnostic Image Techniques in Sports Medicine
KIN620 Practicum in Athletic Training 1
KIN621 Independent Study 1
KIN622 Practicum in Athletic Training 2
KIN623 Independent Study 2
KIN624 Practicum in Athletic Training 3
KIN625 Independent Study 3
KIN626 Practicum in Athletic Training 4
KIN627 Independent Study 4
KIN646 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN691 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN699 Special Project in Exercise and Sport Sciences

ACCELERATED TRACK IN SPORTS MEDICINE WITH A CONCENTRATION IN ATHLETIC TRAINING PURSUANT TO COMPLETION OF BS DEGREE IN ATHLETIC TRAINING AT UM

30 credits from among the following courses:

KIN535 Clinical Biomechanics for Sports Medicine Professionals
KIN588 Advanced Gross Anatomy in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
KIN615 Evidence Based Sports Medicine
KIN616 Advanced Rehabilitation Techniques in Sports Medicine
KIN617 Advanced Evaluation Techniques in Sports Medicine
KIN557 Advanced Diagnostic Image Techniques in Sports Medicine
KIN620 Practicum in Athletic Training 1
KIN621 Independent Study 1
KIN622 Practicum in Athletic Training 2
KIN623 Independent Study 2
KIN624 Practicum in Athletic Training 3
KIN625 Independent Study 3
KIN626 Practicum in Athletic Training 4
KIN627 Independent Study 4
KIN646 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN691 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN699 Special Project in Exercise and Sport Sciences


SPORT ADMINISTRATION

A program for persons interested in athletic sport administration or recreation and leisure sports administration.

Courses include (*indicates required courses):

KIN562 Fiscal Management in Sport Administration*
KIN563 Facilities & Event Management*
KIN564 Sport Marketing*
KIN565 Legal Aspects of Sports and Exercise Science*
KIN566 Organization & Administration of Sport Programs
KIN567 Elements of Sport Psychology
KIN573 Sport Governance
KIN574 Ethical Decision Making in Sport and the Professions*
KIN575 Essential Leadership Skills in Sport and the Professions*
KIN590 Special Topics in Exercise & Sport Sciences
KIN603 Contemporary Issues in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN646 Research Methods*
KIN696/
697/698 Graduate/Clinical Field Experiences in Exercise and Sport Sciences
KIN699 Special Project in Exercise and Sport Sciences*
KIN710 Master’s Thesis
KINXXX Restricted Electives

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.)

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences also offers a doctoral program in Exercise Physiology. Coursework specialization is available in this program for persons interested in clinical and research orientation in the area of exercise physiology.

30 credits from among the following courses:

KIN520 Cellular Exercise Physiology
KIN521 Advanced Systemic Exercise Physiology
KIN530 Laboratory: Techniques in Functional Evaluation of Skeletal Muscle
KIN577 Advanced Nutrition for Health and Human Performance
KIN579 Principles of Exercise Prescription/Assessment: Cardiovascular
KIN586 Exercise Prescription Assessment Laboratory
KIN640 Neurophysiology in Exercise Science
Restricted Electives (9 credits of graduate KIN courses)
Outside Supporting Field (12 credits from another department)
Research Competencies (15 credits)
KIN646 Research Methods in Exercise and Sport Sciences
EPS661 Measurement and Psychometric Theory
EPS671 General Linear Models
EPS672 Regression Methods
EPS673 Introduction to Structural Equation Models (SEM)
Unrestricted Electives (3 credits of graduate coursework)
Dissertation (12 credits)
Measurement and Psychometric Theory

Note: 2/3 of all coursework must be at or above the 600 level. Students entering with a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology or a related degree must take a minimum of 30 credits of graduate coursework at the University of Miami in addition to 12 credits of dissertation.

CERTIFICATE

CERTIFICATE IN WOMEN’S HEALTH
A certificate in women’s health (12 credits) is available for those wishing to specialize in research issues, trends, and physiological concerns of women across the female lifespan.  These courses may be considered as part of their outside supporting field in the doctoral program and include:

KIN681 Issues Specific to Women’s Health
KIN682 Psychosocial Issues in Women’s Health
KIN683 Sports Medicine for the Female Athlete
KIN684 Science and Etiology of Obesity
Note: The Women’s Health Certificate consists of 12 credits with a grade of “C” or higher in this specialty.  Students will receive a certificate of completion upon completing all coursework in this specialty area.