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KINESIOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY312 KINESIOLOGY 6 2 2 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. ÖMER FİKRİ ERALP

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to help students gain knowledge to analyze kinesiological movements specific to the sports branch.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Basic characteristics and basic concepts in kinesiology, joint kinematics, forces in musculoskeletal system, leverage in muscular-skeletal system and mechanical advantage, joint structures and functions, muscle morphology, strength development and muscle fatigue, electro-myography, kinetic measurement systems and specific kinesiology movement examples.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define basic concepts related with kinesiology.
Explain the musculo-skeletal system movements in anatomical terms.
Explain the muscular and bone structures in the upper extremity joint regions.
Analyze the specific kinesiological movements.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - General explanations about the course, basic characteristics and basic concepts in Kinesiology Narration, question-response method
2 Literature review Joint kinematics, Musculoskeletal forces, musculoskeletal torques Narration, question-response and demonstration method
3 Reading books related with the subject Leverages in musculoskeletal system and mechanical advantage Narration, question-response and demonstration method
4 Reading books related with the subject Joint structures and their functions Narration, question-response and demonstration method
5 Reading books related with the subject Muscle morphology, strength development and muscle fatigue Narration, question-response and demonstration method
6 Visual and written literature review Muscle morphology, strength development and muscle fatigue Narration, question-response and demonstration method
7 Visual and written literature review Electro-myography Narration, question-response and demonstration method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Visual and written literature review Electro-myography Narration, question-response and demonstration method
10 Reading related articles Kinetic measurement systems, simple machines of the body Narration, question-response, discussion and demonstration method
11 Visual and written literature review Bones and joints in shoulder region Narration, question-response and demonstration method
12 Visual and written literature review Bones, joints and muscles in the elbow and wrist region Narration, question-response and demonstration method
13 Visual and written literature review Bones, joints and muscles in the hand area Narration, question-response and demonstration method
14 Literature review and preparing of presentation Examples of specific kinesiological movements, student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
15 Literature review and preparing of presentation Examples of specific kinesiological movements, student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Group Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Delavier, F. (2001). Strength Training Anatomy: Your illustrated guide to muscles at work. Champaign. Human Kinetics, USA
Kanbir, O. (2007). İnsan Anatomisi: Hareket Sistemi. Ekin Kitapevi Yayınları, Bursa
Behnke, A. ve Robert S. (2001). Kinetic Anatomy. Champaign, Human Kinetics. USA
Mirel, A.H. ve Koşar, Ş.N. (2006). İnsan Anatomisi Ve Kineziyolojisi. Nobel Yayın, Ankara

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
3

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
1
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
0
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
0
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
2
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
3
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
3
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
4
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
1
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
2
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
2
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
1

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 2 28
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 7 3 21
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0