Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-546-105 059557 Wellness Kinesiology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-546-105 WELLNESS KINESIOLOGY ...this course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of the musculoskeletal system and major muscle groups and their response to movement and exercise. Also introduces biomechanics, in regard to human movement, to gain a greater understanding of athletic performance and reduction of sport injuries. This course will help the learner understand the movements of action in the human body. (Prerequisite: Accepted in the Wellness & Health Promotion program; 10-806-189, Basic Anatomy with a "B" or better)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Explain the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system
  2. Identify anatomy and kinematics of the lower extremity
  3. Identify anatomy and kinematics of the upper extremity
  4. Identify anatomy and kinematics of the axial skeleton
  5. Synthesize foundational concepts of myology and kinesiology
  6. Identify planes of the body
  7. Summarize the terms and concepts related to kinesiology and biomechanics
  8. Identify the muscle’s role in complex movements
  9. Synthesize biomechanics, posture and gait’s effect on human movement