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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Kinesiology and Physical Education (Thesis) (45 credits)

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

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Kinesiology and Physical Education (Thesis) focusses 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, biomechanics, exercise physiology and motor control and learning.

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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Required Courses (12 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 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • EDKP 621 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 1A (1.5 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Andersen, Ross (Fall) Andersen, Ross (Winter)

  • EDKP 622 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 2A (1.5 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Andersen, Ross (Fall) Andersen, Ross (Winter)

  • EDKP 623 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 3A (1.5 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Andersen, Ross (Fall) Andersen, Ross (Winter)

  • EDKP 624 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 4A (1.5 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Andersen, Ross (Winter)

  • 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 2024

    Instructors: Robinson, Kristy (Fall)

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

Students must take a minimum of 3 credits of coursework in a classroom setting in the area of concentration selected in consultation with the Graduate Student Adviser.

  • 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 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • EDKP 566 Advanced Biomechanics Theory (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Examination of biomechanical applications in various contexts such as clinical, ergonomic, sport, aging, comparative, robotics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Koch, Jordan; Usselman, Charlotte; Robbins, Shawn; Churchward-Venne, Tyler (Fall) Gentil, Benoit; Gibbs, Jenna (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 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Duncan, Lindsay (Fall) Koch, Jordan; Churchward-Venne, Tyler (Winter)

  • EDKP 630 Human Walking Mechanics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Kinematics, kinetics, and neural control of walking and running under normal and perturbed conditions. Comparison of locomotion strategies for different populations (e.g., adolescents, elderly, amputees) will be emphasized. Various measurement techniques, data processing, and evaluations of total body and limb coordination will be addressed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDKP 206 or permission of instructor.

  • 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 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • EDKP 652 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : A comprehensive synthesis of cardiovascular and pulmonary system responses (and their underlying regulatory mechanisms) to acute and chronic exercise in athletes, healthy and diseased populations, studied through the lens of contemporary issues and controversies in the field.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • EDKP 662 Musculoskeletal Responses to Exercise (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Examination of acute and chronic adaptations of the musculoskeletal system to different types of exercise, and current concepts and understanding of muscle mass regulation, fatigue, motor unit recruitment, and bone strength determinants.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • EDKP 664 Motor Learning and Behaviour (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 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 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 2024

    Instructors: Bloom, Gordon; Gibbs, Jenna (Fall)

  • 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 2024

    Instructors: Bloom, Gordon (Fall)

Students may also take courses (500, 600, or 700 level) from outside of the department chosen in consultation with the supervisor or student adviser, up to a maximum of 6 credits.

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