2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

GEXTH 6260 Anatomy and Kinesiology

Anatomy is a Western science that names body parts. The body parts comprise the structural network, which makes up the skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and fluid systems. This course combines anatomical-kinesiological study with experiential practices. The subject matter is approached via a movement workshop format. Classes include movement observation and practical strategies for reflective and guided movement activities. 3 credits This course introduces students to a range of research approaches in the social sciences, counseling, and dance therapy. Qualitative and quantitative research methods, program evaluation, and critical evaluation of research studies are taught. Examination of the ethical guidelines for conducting research, issues of diversity in research and program evaluation, and familiarity with the research process are addressed.