Health and Exercise Science (KINESIO-PH, HEN)

Department of Human Sciences
Specialization Curriculum
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Specialization leading to Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology


Core Requirements (9 hours)

  • KNHES 6891 Kinesiology Graduate Core Course I (3)
  • KNHES 6892 Kinesiology Graduate Core Course II (3)

Select one of the following two courses to complete the Kinesiology Core.)

  • KNSISM 6807 Sport Law (3)
  • KNPE 7863 Teaching Health and Fitness Courses at the College Level (3)

Research Core (choose four, minimum 12 hours)

Consult with advisor and committee to select four courses from the list below or other research courses offered at the University

Quantitative

  • ESQREM 6641 Introduction to Educational Statistics (4)
  • ESQREM 6661 Intro to Educational Measurement (3)
  • ESQREM 7627 Sampling Designs and Survey Research Methods (3)
  • ESQREM 7631 Applied Evaluation Design (3)
  • ESQREM 7635 Advanced Research Methods (3)
  • ESQREM 7643 Categorical Data Analysis (3)
  • ESQREM 7648 Univariate Experimental Designs (4)
  • ESQREM 7651 Regression Analysis (3)
  • ESQREM 7661 Instrument Construction (3)
  • ESQREM 8648 Multivariate Experimental Designs (4)
  • ESQREM 8657 Factor and Cluster Analyses (3)
  • ESQREM 8658 Applied Multilevel Data Analysis (3)
  • ESQREM 8659 Structural Equation Modeling (3)
  • ESQREM 8674 Scaling and Item Response Theory (3)

Qualitative

  • ESQUAL 8210 Qualitative Research: The Analysis of Interaction in Educational Settings (3)
  • ESQUAL 8211 Analysis of Classroom Discourse (3)
  • ESQUAL 8280 Qualitative Research in Education: Paradigms, Theories, and Exemplars (3)
  • ESQUAL 8290 Qualitative Research in Education: Practicum in Methods and Analysis (3)

Single Subject

  • ESSPED 8861 Behavioral Research Methods in Applied Settings (3)
  • ESSPED 8871 Behaviorism: Schedules and Translational Research (3)
  • ESSPED 8874 Behavioral Research in Education (3)
  • Sociology 6608 Qualitative Methods in Sociology (3)
  • AAE 8860 Research Design (2)
  • AAE 8870 Analysis and Interpretation of Data (2)
  • AAE 8880 Instrumentation and Procedures for Data Collection (2)
  • AAE 8890 Applied Regression Analysis (2)
  • AAE 8895 Applied Data Reduction Techniques (2)
  • HISTORY 7900 Colloquium in the Philosophy of History, Historiography, & the Historian’s Skills I (3)
  • HISTORY 7901 Colloquium in the Philosophy of History, Historiography, & the Historian’s Skills II (3)

Specialization Requirements (9 hours)

  • KNHES 5661.01 Beginning Labs in Exercise Physiology (1) (unless taken previously)
  • KNHES 5661.02     Intermediate Labs in Exercise Physiology  (1) (unless taken previously)
  • KNHES 5685     Adult Exercise Programming: Implementation (3)
  • KNHES 7896     Colloquium: Health and Exercise Science (4)

Concentration Specific Courses (12 or 13 hours minimum)

Select one of the following concentrations.

Exercise Science Concentration (13 hours)

Required Course (4 hours)

  • KNHES 7714 Advanced Physiology of Exercise (4)

Supporting Courses (choose three, 9 hours)

  • KNHES 8867 Biochemical Methods for Assessment of Human Performance (3)
  • HUMNNTR 8802 Advanced Micronutrient Metabolism (3)
  • KNHES 8803 Seminar in Exercise Metabolism (3)
  • KNHES 8804 Skeletal Muscle Structure, Function, and Plasticity (3)

Physical Activity Behavior Concentration (12 hours)

Required Course (12 hours)

  • KNHES 7713 Foundations of Physical Activity Behavior (3)
  • KNHES 7720 Measurement in Physical Activity Behavior (3)
  • KNHES 7726 Changing Physical Activity Behavior (3)
  • KNHES 8801 Seminar in Physical Activity Behavior (3)

Flexibility Requirement (6 hours)

This coursework may be from inside or outside of the program, but should extend the breadth of disciplinary knowledge. Courses are selected in consultation with faculty advisor and committee. Examples of areas of study for Health and Exercise Science include statistics/research, public health, psychology, physiology/ cell biology, or nutrition.

Dissertation Requirement (6 hours)

Consult with faculty advisor

  • KNHES 8999 Dissertation/Thesis Research: Health and Exercise Science (minimum 6)

Minimum hours post‐MA/MS: 54‐55

Program Degree Department Email
Doctoral Human Sciences kinesiology@osu.edu

 

Note: Students exact curriculum may vary depending upon program of study determined by student and advisor.