KIN W40 Medical Terminology. This course fulfills the prerequisite for pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy and Physician’s Assistant graduate programs. The course will include basic medical word structure, organization of the body, word parts (roots, suffixes, prefixes), medical specialties, and case reports. Evaluation will be based on chapter quizzes and a comprehensive final exam. This course may fulfill an elective in the Exercise Science major. N. Meyer. 8:30 a.m. to noon.
KIN W41 Sport Nutrition. Proper nutrition is a key ingredient for success in competitive athletic performance. The goal of the Sport Nutrition course is to investigate the types, amounts, and timing of food and fluid intake, as well as the fact and fiction surrounding nutritional supplements. Specifically, students will study the types of foods necessary before and during exercise, as well as the recommended food/nutrient intake for optimal recovery following exercise. Differentiation between eating on practice vs. competition days will be made, as well as performance eating during all-day events, and when traveling for competition. Students will learn the basics about analyzing food and training plans for strength, power, and endurance sports in men and women. The course will also cover the incidence of body dysmorphias (disordered eating, female athlete triad, Adonis complex), as well as strategies for weight gain. The course will combine a variety of lecture, guest speakers, computerized diet analysis, and group discussions and diet plans. Each student will complete a project that entails the development of a booklet of nutritional guidelines for high school athletes by sport and gender. Evaluation methods include quizzes, a final exam, and the project. If possible, students will pair up to deliver sport-related nutrition information in the Grand Rapids YMCA after-school programs in the Grand Rapids Public Schools. This course may fulfill an elective in the Exercise Science major. Fee: $30. J. Walton. 8:30 a.m. to noon.
RECR 326 Intervention Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation . Therapeutic recreation (TR) programs contain a theoretically sound and effective set of treatment protocols. It is also important for practitioners to be able to identify client needs and select appropriate interventions to meet those needs. This course provides students with clinical skills related to diverse treatment modalities and facilitation techniques through intentional observations of the programs delivered by master clinicians and hands-on experience of diverse treatment interventions. The learning outcomes are to be assessed through class participation, presentations, personal reflection, exams, and course projects. Y. Lee. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
IDIS W10 Glaciers, the Outback and the Great Barrier Reef. Course dates: January 4-24. Fee: $5700. C. Blankespoor, S. Vander Linde, A. Warners. Off campus.
IDIS W14 River & Rainforest: Costa Rica. Course Dates: January 4-24. Fee: $3300. R. Rooks, D. Vandersteen. Off campus.
IDIS W27 Inside the January Series. R. Honderd, K. Saupe. 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
IDIS W31 Dancing Across the Arts. E. Van't Hof. 8:30 a.m. to noon.
IDIS W33 Spiritual Strength Training. J. Kraak, N. Van Noord. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
IDIS W44 "Just" Leisure: Living our Virtues. (3 semester hours + PER 143). Course dates: January 4-24. Fee: $1300. D. Bailey, D. DeGraaf. Off campus.
PER Activities Courses (1 semester hour)
137A Bowling. #+ J. Sparks. 8:35-9:50 (MWF)
137B Bowling. #+ J. Sparks. 10:30-11:45 (MWF)
165A Ballet II. J. Genson. 12:30-2:15 (MWF)
173A Basketball. J. Sparks. 2:00-3:15 (MWF)
174A Volleyball I. D. Bakker. 10:30-12:30 (TTH)
174B Volleyball I. D. Bakker. 1:30-3:30 (TTH)
180A Badminton I. J. Kim. 8:35-9:50 (MWF)
180B Badminton I. J. Kim 1:30-2:45 (MWF)
182A Tennis I. J. Kim 10:30-12:30 (TTH)
185A Soccer. B. Otte 1:30-2:45 (MWF)
# Fee required.
+ Class will meet off-campus.