BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Kinesiology and Biomechanics

EXSC 362


$ 579.00

Instructor: Iain Hunter
Credits: 3.00

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Math 110 or higher, Physics 105 is recommended


This course focuses on kinesiology and the biomechanics of human activity. The course includes application of physical laws to human performance including, linear and angular motion, projectile motion, forces, impulse and momentum, fluid mechanics, and tissue mechanics.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Forces
Lesson 2: Linear Kinematics
Lesson 3: Projectile Motion
Lesson 4: Linear Kinetics
Lesson 5: Work, Energy, and Power
Lesson 6: Torques and Moments of Force
Lesson 7: Joint Actions
Lesson 8: Angular Kinematics
Lesson 9: Angular Kinetics
Lesson 10: Fluid Mechanics
Lesson 11: Muscle Mechanics
Lesson 12: Application to Performance
Lesson 13: Application to Training
Lesson 14: Injury Mechanics

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


The exams are only available to be taken in a paper format. Please plan for shipping time.

   No Materials required for this course!