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PESS 249. Anatomy/Kinesiology

Credits: 4
Department: Physical Education and Sport Science
Description: An introduction to gross anatomy and the study of human motion based on anatomical and mechanics principles. All major organs systems are addressed with emphasis placed on musculoskeletal application to exercise and sport.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Use the design and function of the skeletal and muscular systems and torque principles to identify active muscles during various physical activities.
2. Determine connections between the anatomical structures of the major organ systems and their role in maintaining normal bodily functions and health.
3. Identify the responses of most of the organ systems to exercise, aging, and disease.

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