Kinesiology Courses

Summer Session 2022

Summer 2022 Kinesiology Courses


UConn’s Department of Kinesiology offers Kinesiology courses to help you get ahead, save money, or catch-up. Kinesiology classes are taught by UConn instructors.

If you are a student from another school, you can take UConn summer classes and transfer them to your home institution (you should check with your home institution to ensure transferability). With UConn’s Kinesiology summer courses, you’re attending classes at one of the nations top-ranked public institutions.

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Exercise & Wellness for Everyone (1100 KINS)

KINS 1100

Overview of the five pillars of health (exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress and relationships); role of exercise in health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan; impacts of exercise in leisure time, culture, community, careers and the workplace.

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.


Exercise Physiology (KINS 4500)

KINS 4500

An organ systems approach to optimal human performance including metabolism, energy transfer, nerve transmission, muscle contraction, endocrine control, and cardiopulmonary physiology.

3.00 credits
Prerequisites: PNB 2264 and 2265; open only to students in Kinesiology Programs.

Fundamentals of Exercise Prescription (KINS 5507)

KINS 5507

An examination and application of the principles of exercise prescription in primary disease prevention. Students will advance their knowledge in the exercise pre-participation health screening and pre-exercise evaluation processes. Students will develop exercise prescriptions for healthy adults and adults with multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors and/or special considerations. Student will learn how to adjust an exercise prescription for clients taking common medications that affect the exercise response and learn behavioral strategies to improve exercise adherence.

Graduate Level Course:  Contact Linda Pescatello ( / 860-486-0008) if you would like to enroll.