per se, the integration and navigation of information will be as important as the learning of content ( Pink, 2005 ) Therefore, a step back and look at the broader perspective are warranted. What exactly should a kinesiology curriculum be focused on and why? Does the drive to provide more breadth and
Barry Braun, Nancy I. Williams, Carol Ewing Garber and Matthew Hickey
Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Erica M. Taylor and T. Gilmour Reeve
appealing and beneficial features of the AKA core is that it provides a framework for the program that guides curriculum development by identifying the elements that should be included in any kinesiology curriculum, yet it allows flexibility for the specific needs and goals of the individual program to be
Todd A. Gilson and Anthony Deldin
In the next 45 years it is estimated that individuals aged 65 and older will increase by 93% in the United States. This population will require a reexamination in thinking related to what retirement is and how seniors desire to maintain their quality of life. Thus, with this demographic shift, new career opportunities will be available for students in older adult fitness, and kinesiology graduates can be at the forefront of providing physical activity to promote public health. Through the exploration of an off-campus clinical exercise gerontology experience at Northern Illinois University, specifics of the program and potential barriers are discussed, with an eye toward assisting other institutions that wish to begin/enhance a similar program. Finally, benefits and future opportunities are highlighted showing how this partnership has led to an improved quality of life for seniors and strengthened relationships with the larger community.
Derek T. Smith, Tannah Broman, Marcus Rucker, Cecile Sende and Sarah Banner
seamless. Preworkshop Reflections on Kinesiology Advising and Best Practices Reflecting on what should compose a kinesiology curriculum, Braun, Williams, Garber, and Hickey (2018 ) pose the question, “Does the drive to provide more breadth and depth in terms of content to keep pace with research in the