David Edwards
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David Anthony Edwards

Associate Professor of Education, General Faculty
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Department of Kinesiology
Office location and address
Memorial Gym 207
210 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., University of Miami, 2011
M.S., University of Miami, 2007
B.S., Florida International University, 2003
KINE 3420: Contemporary Health Issues
Credits: 3
Discussion of major topics in public health, including chronic diseases, such as child and adult obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, cardiovascular disease, muscle and bone diseases, and mental illness. There is a strong emphasis on fitness, nutrition, and other lifestyle choices to modify disease risk. Eating disorders and athlete medical issues are also discussed.
KINE 4420: Health and Wellbeing Capstone Seminar
Credits: 1
The Health and Wellbeing Capstone Seminar consists of a series of seminars designed to have the students discuss, synthesize, and apply what they have learned from this multidisciplinary minor on health and well-being and then to demonstrate this knowledge via a small group poster presentation given at an annual spring conference on health and well-being.
KINE 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for undergraduates working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 5450: Exercise Principles for Health, Fitness & Chronic Disease
Credits: 3
The application of clinical exercise physiology principles for public health, fitness, and disease management. Students learn the principles of exercise evaluation, prescription, and leadership for health, fitness, and disease rehabilitation, and apply these skills in a practical setting under the direction of professional staff.
KINE 5460: Clinical Exercise Testing, Evaluation and Prescription
Credits: 3
Principles of clinical exercise testing, including conducting and interpreting exercise tests for adults with and without chronic diseases. In the practical setting, under supervision of professional staff, students prescribe exercise and counsel adults based on test results and other medical history. Pre-Requisites: KINE 5450
KINE 5480: Exercise Intervention in Disease
Credits: 3
Examines the impact of exercise on the disease process, focusing primarily on cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Examines hypotheses concerning causes of diseases, risk factors, and modification of risk factors through exercise and diet intervention. Prerequisite: KINE 5430 or instructor permission.
KINE 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for master's level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 8998: Master's Research Internship
Credits: 1–12
Designed to give masters students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines.
KINE 8999: Master's Thesis
Credits: 1–6
Designed to give masters students who are completing a master's thesis.
KINE 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.
KINE 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.