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Lecture 7

KIN 131 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Kinesiology


Department
Kinesiology
Course Code
KIN 131
Professor
Jason Penry
Lecture
7

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Academic careers in kinesiology
What is an academic?
An individual who engages in education
Generate some kind of knowledge and teach others
Motivations to pursue a career in academic kinesiology
Access to equipment and ability to study
Support allied healthcare
Generate knowledge as a service
Motives for speaker
Research
Training
Service
Occupational science
How our activities affect our health and well being
What is a thesis project
A demonstration of a mastery of a subject
Self-image: health and physical fitness
The academic doctorate
PhD: the highest level of education
Latin for teach/teacher
Scholarship
Generating knowledge using valid methods
Communicating that information not just through journals
Can be communicated through teaching, researching, and service
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