Exercise Physiology Curriculum

Stress Lab

The total number of units required for the proposed graduate concentration in exercise physiology is 30 units. This concentration in exercise physiology requires that student complete the Department of Kinesiology graduate program core courses (KIN 250, KIN 251, KIN 298 or 299).

Core (6 units)

KIN 250 - Research Methods
KIN 251 - Analysis of Research and Issues in Kinesiology


Required Courses (9 units)

KIN 255 - Advanced Exercise Physiology (Fall only)
KIN 256 - Environmental Exercise Physiology (Spring only)
KIN 285 - Internship in Kinesiology


Suggested Electives (9-12 units)

KIN 152 - Theory of Fitness and Sport Management
KIN 154A - Instrumentation in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics (Fall only)
KIN 154B - ECG Interpretations and Graded Exercise Testing (Spring only)
KIN 162 - Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription (Fall only)
KIN 168 - Psychology of Coaching
KIN 187 - Exercise Prescription for Diverse Populations (Spring only)
KIN 188/189 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injures (Lecture and Lab)
KIN 257 - Biomechanics
KIN 265 - Advanced Motor Development
KIN 266 - Principles and Concepts of Perceptual Motor Learning
KIN 267 - Advanced Sports Psychology
KIN 285 - Internship in Kinesiology
Bio 124 - Mammalian Physiology
Bio 131 - Endocrine Physiology
NuFS 108 - Nutrition and Metabolism
NuFS 123 - Nutrition for Sport
Psych 138 - Exercise and Mental Health
Other - Advisor Approval Required


Culminating Experience (3-6 units)

Plan A - Master's Thesis Project (6 units)
Plan B - Special Studies (3 units)