Graduate Programs

Graduate Courses

Please refer to the current University of Alberta Calendar for full course descriptions and availability. Most graduate courses in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation are offered in alternate years. All courses are open to all students unless specifically marked.

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Graduate courses offered Fall Term 2019/Winter Term 2020: Class Schedule (PDF)

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Courses annotated ★3, ★6 indicates units of course weight.  

REQUIRED COURSES
NAME OF COURSE
PROGRAM
KSR 580 (★3)
Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Research Methodology
All Masters (580 or 581 required depending on nature of inquiry)
KSR 581 (★3)
Scientific Inquiry and Qualitative Research Methodology All Masters (580 or 581 required depending on nature of inquiry)
KSR 572 (★6)
Coaching Practicum
MCoach only
KSR 900 (★6) Directed Research Projects - Capping Exercise
MA, MA (RLS), MCoach (required for all course-based Masters programs)
KSR 500 (★3)
Concepts and Theories of Leisure and Recreation
MA (RLS) (required). Open to all students
KSR 685 (★3) Doctoral Research Seminar Doctoral only (required for students admitted on or after September 1, 2013)
OPTIONAL COURSES
NAME OF COURSE
MASTERS & DOCTORAL PROGRAMS
KSR 510 (★3)
Seminar in Biomechanics
All
KSR 511 (★3)
Exercise Testing and Exercise Prescription
All
KSR 512 (★3)
Selected Topics in Advanced Exercise Physiology
All
KSR 513 (★3)
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology
All
KSR 514 (★3)
Sport Physiology
All
KSR 517 (★3)
Histochemical and Biochemical Techniques In Exercise Physiology  All
KSR 518 (★3)
Hormonal Response to Exercise
All
KSR 530 (★3)
Adapted Physical Activity
All
KSR 540 (★3)
The Psychology of Performance Enhancement In Sport and Physical Activity  All
KSR 541 (★3) Positive Youth Development Through Sport and Physical Activity All
KSR 544 (★3)
Psychosocial Dimensions of Athletic Behaviour In the Competitive Sport Environment  All
KSR 545 (★3)
Physical Activity and Cancer
All
KSR 504 (★3)
The History of Nature, Parks and Travel
All
KSR 506 (★3)
Socio-cultural Perspectives on the Body and Health  All
KSR 507 (★3)
Sport and Popular Culture
All
KSR 541 (★3)
Social Cognitive Approaches to Health Promoting Behaviours  All
KSR 550 (★3)
Sport and Leisure Organizations and the Public Sector  All
KSR 551 (★3)
Organizational Analysis of Sport and Leisure All
KSR 573 (★3)
Coaching Issues and the Work Environment
All
KSR 575 (★3)
Coaching Knowledge: The Social Dimensions of Performance Sport  All
KSR 577 (★3)
Sport and Ethics
All
KSR 582 (★3)
Graduate Seminar: A Seminar In Current Factors, Problems and Issues  All
KSR 590 (★3)
Research Directed Studies I
Masters only
KSR 591 (★3)
Research Directed Studies II
Masters only
KSR 599 (★3; ★1.5 per term)
Directed Studies Research
Masters only
KSR 590 (★3)
Directed Studies and Research
Doctoral only
KSR 691 (★3)
Directed Studies and Research  Doctoral only
KSR 699 (★3; ★1.5 per term)
Directed Studies and Research
Doctoral only
KSR 900 (★6)
Directed Research Project - capping exercise
Masters course-based only
KSR 531 (★3)
Socio-Psychological Dimensions of Leisure Behaviour  All
KSR 541 (★3)
Parks and Protected Areas:Conserving Natural and Cultural Heritage
All
KSR 576 (★3)
Principles of Performance: Programming and Pedagogy All