2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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KINS 155 Anatomy & Physiology Health/Fitness Professionals (5 credits)

Course Description
An introductory course designed to foster student knowledge, skills and capabilities necessary for advanced coursework in the Kinesiology Program. This course provides students with an introduction to basic anatomy, physiology and chemistry with an emphasis on its relationship to exercise, performance and health.

Student Outcomes
Demonstrate the use of correct anatomical terminology to describe body part locations, body planes, movements, and structural organization of the human body.
Articulate the function and structural differences of cells and tissues, the development of human organs and organ systems, and the homeostatic relationship between body systems and exercise.
Describe basic neuromuscular concepts in relation to muscles function in joint movement and work together effecting motion.
Articulate the basis for all chemical reactions as they underlie body processes through recognition, differentiation, and description of the basics of chemistry and biochemistry.
Demonstrate knowledge of ethical and professional behavior related to the integrity of others during individual and cooperative activities.
Analyze sources relevant to topics being investigated and critically evaluate scientific information to help make decisions with respect to health.
Demonstrate proficiency in technique and safety for use of a microscope.

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