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Human Biology and Kinesiology

The Department of Human Biology and Kinesiology is committed to academic excellence in the classroom and laboratory to increase students' knowledge of the structure and function of the human body and to fulfill prerequisite requirements for students interested in pursuing graduate work in the various fields of kinesiology (the study of human movement) and allied health fields.

We provide hands-on, applied laboratory and research opportunities for those students who wish to increase their exposure to and understanding of the science of human movement studies, such as human anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, and human nutrition.

We strive for integration with the Natural Sciences Division faculty to improve the opportunities for students who wish to continue their studies in fields such as kinesiology, exercise physiology, human anatomy, physical therapy, medicine, and other allied health fields.

Courses Found in Human Biology and Kinesiology

HK100: Human Biology and Kinesiology Activity Class

(Not offered 2015-16).

.25 unit

HK103: Wilderness First Responder

This course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers, wilderness and foreign travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. Emphasis is placed upon prevention, leadership skills, and decision-making. The 80-hour national curriculum covers standards of care for urban situations with additional protocols for remote situations. The course is contracted in affiliation with WMI (Wilderness Medicine Institute) as part of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School). This course is supported by the Department of Sport Science, Office of Campus Activities / ORC, and the Ritt Kellogg Memorial Fund (http:www2. coloradocollege/campusactivities/ritt. htm). Certifications upon completion of this course in conjunction with SC 113: EMT Basic may allow the student to obtain W-EMT certification. This is a course requiring an additional fee. Registrants will be contacted related to fees and deadlines by Campus Activities. Two sections. Limit 30 per section. P track (pass/fail) only. Taught during half-block. (Not offered 2015-16).

.25 to .5 units

HK110: Lifeguarding

33 hour minimum requirement. The American Red Cross lifeguard training course covers skills and knowledge required for effective lifeguarding at swimming pools. Course includes CPR for the professional rescuer. (Not offered 2015-16).

.25 unit

HK111: Water Safety Instructor

36 hours requirement. (Two block course.) Students learn all the basic skills and procedures to become American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. (Not offered 2015-16).

.25 unit

HK113: E.M.T. Basic

A semester-long adjunct course including classroom, and field laboratory experience in emergency medical techniques, including but not limited to patient assessment, airway management, cardiopulmonary emergencies, bleeding and shock, medical emergencies, childbirth, environmental emergencies including a section on wilderness medicine, psychological aspects of emergency care and EMS systems. 6-10 p. m. Monday and Wednesday. Some Saturday lab sessions. No class during block breaks. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to sit for the Colorado State E. M. T. basic Prerequisite (State Requirements): Copy of valid driver's license or birth certificate; Proof of Current (TB) Tuberculosis Test (PPD Test) within the last six months; Proof of Vericella (Chicken Pox) vaccination/exposure; Proof of Hep-stat (Hepatitis B) series. Class limit 24.

.5 unit — Jason Bushie

HK114: Health and Fitness

A semester-long adjunct course including classroom, and field laboratory experience in emergency medical techniques, including but not limited to patient assessment, airway management, cardiopulmonary emergencies, bleeding and shock, medical emergencies, childbirth, environmental emergencies including a section on wilderness medicine, psychological aspects of emergency care and EMS systems. 6-10 p. m. Monday and Wednesday. Some Saturday lab sessions. No class during block breaks. Successful completion of this course qualifies the student to sit for the Colorado State E. M. T. basic Prerequisite (State Requirements): Copy of valid driver's license or birth certificate; Proof of Current (TB) Tuberculosis Test (PPD Test) within the last six months; Proof of Vericella (Chicken Pox) vaccination/exposure; Proof of Hep-stat (Hepatitis B) series. Class limit 24. (Not offered 2015-16).

.5 unit

HK120: Topics in Human Biology and Kinesiology

Courses under this rubric will vary year to year. (Not offered 2015-16).

.5 or 1 unit

HK125: Introduction to Human Nutrition

Emphasis on the digestion process of macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein, fat), consumer concerns about food and water safety, and the importance of macronutrients as well as micronutrients (vitamins, minerals) in maintaining normal healthy biological function of the human organism. (No lab/field credit.) Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement.

1 unit — Anthony Bull

HK203: Sports Medicine Seminar

An investigation into the effects of competitive and recreational physical activity upon the human individual. Major topics include an overview of exercise and sport as a cause of injury and disease, the prevention, recognition and management of injury as related to the recreationalist/competitor, and the physiological parameters of exercise as related to carry-over and lifestyle. (Not offered 2015-16).

1 unit

HK204: Introduction to Human Anatomy

A lecture and cadaver based laboratory course designed to help students gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts of human anatomy. Include the examination of skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, and digestive structures. Does not involve dissection.

Prerequisite: EITHER 1 Biology Unit (Biology 101, 105, 106, 107) or Sport Science 206 or Psychology 297, and Chemistry 107, or consent of instructor. Sophomore standing or higher.

1 unit — Danny Miska