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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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021

    Instructors: Sweet, Shane (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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Usselman, Charlotte (Fall)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Usselman, Charlotte (Fall)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Usselman, Charlotte (Fall)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Usselman, Charlotte (Fall)

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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021

    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 and 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Sweet, Shane (Winter)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Churchward-Venne, Tyler; Scheede, Celena; Usselman, Charlotte; Jensen, Dennis; Sweet, Shane; Paquette, Caroline; Cote, Julie; Andersen, Ross; Pearsall, David J; Duncan, Lindsay (Fall) Scheede, Celena (Winter)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Churchward-Venne, Tyler; Scheede, Celena; Gibbs, Jenna; Pearsall, David J; Koch, Jordan; Harvey, William James; Sweet, Shane (Fall) Usselman, Charlotte; Cote, Julie; Andersen, Ross (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Koch, Jordan (Fall) Jensen, Dennis; Koch, Jordan (Winter)

  • 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Bloom, Gordon; Paquette, Caroline; Andersen, Ross; Koch, Jordan; Churchward-Venne, Tyler (Fall) Usselman, Charlotte; Scheede, Celena; Churchward-Venne, Tyler; Sweet, Shane; Koch, Jordan (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021

    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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