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HSC203 - Anatomy and Physiology II
Anatomy and Physiology IIThis course is a continuation of Anatomy and Physiology I. Topics include: the gastrointestinal system, the endocrine system, the respiratory system, the urinary system, and the reproductive system.
HSC205 - Clinical Biomechanics and Kinesiology
Human movement and biomechanics will begin with an introduction to basic biomechanical concepts, including sheer, strain, stress, elasticity, recoil, compression, and plasticity. The biomechanical structure of bone, cartilage, tendon, fascia, muscle and ligament will be explored in detail. Next, the course will consider equilibrium and the centre of gravity in static and ambulating individual. In this context, the variety of assistive devices available to those who have challenges with mobility will be understood in an applied environment. The course will be completed after reviewing the remodeling and healing properties of living tissue in response to external and internal disruptions in homeostasis.
LSO260 - Principles of Psychology
As we move through the world and interact with those around us, we all play the role of 'psychologist', trying to understand why we and others do what we do, feel what we feel, think what we think. This course is designed to introduce you to the scientific study of human behaviour and mental processes. By understanding how psychological research is conducted, by examining the evidence that has accumulated in the field, and by using critical thinking and analysis, it is hoped that the assumptions and intuitions you have gained through experience will be reexamined and reevaluated in a new and interesting light. A variety of areas within this broad and fascinating field will be examined, including learning, memory, social psychology, developmental psychology, stress and health, personality, and abnormal psychology.
REC208 - Introduction to Leadership Theories
Introduction to Leadership TheoriesThis course focuses on the development of an understanding of theories about leadership and the acquisition of the necessary skills and insight to become an effective leader. Current ideas and practices are interwoven with established scholarly research in order to present an encompassing study of leadership.
SWO202 - Lifespan Development
This course explores human development across the age span in the physical, social, psychological, emotional, and cognitive domains. Its purpose is to enable the recreation therapist to gain a basic understanding of the life stages of any age group he/she might deliver services to.
TRC302 - Adaptive Recreation and Leisure Activities in TR
This course will enable the student to conceptualize the field of Therapeutic Recreation and to understand the relationship of this field to individuals with differing abilities.