Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Sport and Exercise Science PhD — Biomechanics Emphasis

College of Natural and Health Sciences

See “Sport and Exercise Science Ph.D.

Degree Requirements — 64-67 Credits

Prerequisites — 3 hours

SES 602Introduction to Research in Sport and Exercise Science

3

May be required if not taken during a student’s Master’s program.

Required Credits — 24 hours

SES 618Biomechanics of Locomotion

3

SES 619Advanced Biomechanics

3

SES 620Neuromuscular Structure and Function

3

SES 622Directed Studies

1- 4

SES 625Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Science Research

3

SES 627Muscle Physiology

3

SES 755Supervised Practicum in College Teaching

1- 6

SES 622: Take 6 hours

SES 625: Laboratory Techniques in Biomechanics

SES 755: Take 3 hours

Elective Credits (in consultation with advisor) — 12 hours

SES 550Neural Aspects of Kinesiology

3

SES 624Advanced Developmental Kinesiology

3

SES 626Metabolism

3

SES 635Exercise and Sports Psychology

3

SES 665Advanced Sociological Kinesiology

3

SES 692Graduate Internship in Sport and Exercise Science

1- 6

Research Core — 12 hours

SRM 602Statistical Methods I

3

SRM 603Statistical Methods II

3

SES 703Research Seminar in Sport and Exercise Science

3

SRM 610Statistical Methods III

3

or

SRM 680Introduction to Qualitative Research

3

Research Proposal/Dissertation — 16 hours

SES 797Doctoral Proposal Research

1- 4

SES 799Doctoral Dissertation

1-12

Research Tools

Doctoral students in this degree must demonstrate competency in the two following research tools listed below:

  1. Research Design. Applied Statistics/Quantitative Methods. Complete 9-12 hours (excluding SRM 600 and SRM 700).
  2. Discipline-Specific Laboratory Techniques. Exhibit competency in laboratory-based research work, which is specific to a student’s emphasis area. Coursework supporting this requirement is acceptable, but not required.

Note: In additions to Graduate School candidacy and graduation requirements, doctoral students in the School of Sport and Exercise Science must complete requirements associated with the SES doctoral matrix.