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Open Educational Resources (OER): Kinesiology

This guide will provide resources to free and open education resources

Open Courseware (Kinesiology)

  • MIT Open Courseware
    MIT offers open, online courses in SCUBA, Tennis, Weight Training, Archery, Fencing, Sailing, and Physical Intelligence.
  • Sport Media and Culture: Who's Calling the Shots?
    From the Open University, this course looks at the role played by the media in sport and how this has changed with the development of internet and satellite TV.

Kinesiology

Videos

  • Exercising Advocacy: Some Personal Ideas and Experiences
    This lecture by Prof. Timothy Noakes discusses the role of science in assisting the rise of South African cricket and ends with the story of Lewis Gordon Pugh’s swims in the Antarctic and Arctic including his epic 18 minutes (1km) swim at the North Pole in June 2007.
  • Mouse Activity
    From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this 30-second video compares the activity of a normal mouse to one with a mutation in a key gene controlling obesity.
  • Orthopedic Assessment Methods
    Dr. Scott Sailor (Cal State Fresno) created videos on several tests used to determine the type and extent of injuries.
  • Physical Education Videos
    This collection of seven videos from the Dallas County Community College District are available free from iTunes. The videos demonstrate lower body workouts, upper body workouts, and a cardiorespiratory endurance test.