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Master of Arts (M.A.) Kinesiology and Physical Education (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The M.A. in Kinesiology and Physical Education (Thesis) focuses on research in the social and pedagogical sciences related to kinesiology, physical activity, and physical education. Related areas of research include, but not limited to, health education pedagogy, adapted physical activity, and sport, exercise and health psychology.

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • EDKP 691 Thesis Research 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : A comprehensive literature review in the general area of the thesis topic. Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s).

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 692 Thesis Research 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s) culminating with a written proposal and oral seminar explaining the direction of the thesis research.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 693 Thesis Research 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Ongoing research pertaining to the thesis under the direction of the thesis advisor(s).

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 694 Thesis Research 4 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s). Final submission and approval of the thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Summer 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Required Course (3 credits)

  • EDKP 605 Research Methods 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : A critical examination of philosophical issues, current paradigms, and research methodologies related to conducting research in kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Harvey, William James (Fall)

  • EDKP 617 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 1

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 618 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 2

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 619 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 3

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 620 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 4

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

3 credits from:

  • EDKP 631 Qualitative Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Examination of qualitative research methods and methodologies in sport, physical education and physical activity settings, including issues of epistemology, ontology, research paradigms, methods of data collection, analysis, and forms of representing qualitative research findings.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Schaefer, Lee (Fall)

  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Concepts and procedures of conducting basic descriptive and inferential statistics, including analysis of variance, correlation, and regression models. Provides experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Robinson, Kristy (Fall)

15 credits from:

Students must take a minimum of 9 credits of coursework in a classroom setting that is relevant to their area of research selected in consultation with the Graduate Student Adviser.

  • EDKP 504 Health & Lifestyle Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course will focus on content development and implementation of Health and Lifestyle concepts within the elementary and secondary physical education curriculum. Emphasis through lectures and labs will allow students' participation and experimentation of activities that could be taught in classroom and/or physical education settings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 548 Applied Exercise Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course examines common theories and interventions used to understand and promote physical activity by (a) reviewing, discussing, and critically evaluating theories of health behaviour change, and (b) learning and applying physical activity counselling strategies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 603 Individual Reading Course 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Supervised readings supervised by a member of staff. Topics will be chosen to suit individual interests.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Summer 2021

    Instructors: Churchward-Venne, Tyler (Fall) Churchward-Venne, Tyler; Gibbs, Jenna; Schaefer, Lee; Koch, Jordan; Andersen, Ross; Scheede, Celena; Pearsall, David J (Winter) Koch, Jordan (Summer)

  • EDKP 616 Individual Reading Course 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Reading Course.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Koch, Jordan; Gentil, Benoit; Usselman, Charlotte; Sweet, Shane; Jensen, Dennis (Winter)

  • EDKP 631 Qualitative Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Examination of qualitative research methods and methodologies in sport, physical education and physical activity settings, including issues of epistemology, ontology, research paradigms, methods of data collection, analysis, and forms of representing qualitative research findings.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Schaefer, Lee (Fall)

  • EDKP 650 Research in Physical Education Pedagogy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Theoretical foundation on research in physical education teaching, teacher preparation, and curriculum, including current literature to assess the scope of research designs used in the field and practical applications of the research.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 654 Sport Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : The psychological factors and personality characteristics that influence diverse aspects of sport and physical activity. Seminars focus on discussions/presentations of theory, psychometrics and application of psychological principles to behaviour in sport.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 655 Inclusive Physical Activity (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Physical activity program development for individuals with a disability, primarily from an inclusive self-determined perspective, including contemporary assessment, instructional methods, best educational practices, and existing curricular models for selected developmental disabilities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 664 Motor Learning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : The analysis of conditions and factors related to human learning and performance or behavioural potential using the information processing model of behaviour. Seminar format is used to discuss experimentation and theory that examine motor skill acquisition.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 665 Motor Behaviour and Disability (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Factors that influence the motor behaviour of individuals with a disability, including anthropometric characteristics, information processing, knowledge and self-regulation, motivation, and the social-cultural context. Cognitive and dynamic systems perspectives will be emphasized as well as developmental disabilities such as autism, intellectual disability, developmental coordination disorder, and ADHD.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 671 Experimental Problems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Study in one area of: ergo-physiology or biomechanics or psychology of motor performance or motor performance for exceptional children. To provide an opportunity to conduct a research project and develop an awareness of the problems involved in the area of concentration under departmental supervision.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Summer 2021

    Instructors: Schaefer, Lee (Fall) Koch, Jordan; Paquette, Caroline; Schaefer, Lee; Usselman, Charlotte; Pearsall, David J (Winter) Koch, Jordan (Summer)

  • EDKP 672 Advanced Experimental Problems (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Students conduct a research project and focus on advanced and intensive experiemental problems involved in the area of concentration under departmental supervision.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bloom, Gordon (Fall) Gibbs, Jenna; Koch, Jordan; Churchward-Venne, Tyler; Usselman, Charlotte; Jensen, Dennis; Cote, Julie; Schaefer, Lee; Rassier, Dilson (Winter)

  • EDKP 695 Thesis Research 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s) leading to the finalization of procedures for data collection.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDKP 696 Thesis Research 6 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Independent work under the supervision of the thesis advisor(s) leading to the finalization of procedures for data collection.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Concepts and procedures of conducting basic descriptive and inferential statistics, including analysis of variance, correlation, and regression models. Provides experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Robinson, Kristy (Fall)

Students may also take courses from the Faculty of Education or the Faculty of Arts in consultation with an adviser (500, 600, or 700 level).

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