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Sibylle Kranz

Associate Professor
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Department of Kinesiology
Office location and address
Memorial Gym 117
210 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002
M.S., Florida International University, 1998
R.D., Florida International University, 1998
B.S., Florida International University, 1995
Vordiplom, Justus-Liebig University, 1994
INST 1550: Interdisciplinary Studies-Student Initiated Courses
Credits: 1–3
With sponsorship and supervision by a faculty member and approval of the Dean's Office, acting for the Committee on Educational Programs and the Curriculum, students may initiate a course in which they provide the instruction. The grade is determined by the faculty member. These courses count as "outside the College." Students in the College may offer no more than 3.0 credits for the B.A. or B.S. Consult the INST course web page at http://www.uvastudentcouncil.com/student-services/initiatives/cavalier-education-program/ (copy and paste Web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
KINE 3400: Nutrition
Credits: 3
Studies the basic principles of nutrition, including psychosocial-cultural considerations in dietary intake. Focuses on nutrient sources and actions, digestion, special population needs, weight control, food faddism, international problems, nutrition education, and nutrition-related disorders.
KINE 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for undergraduates working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 5485: Life Cycle Nutrition
Credits: 3
This course is focused on the changing nutrition needs and eating behaviors during three distinct phases of the life cycle: (1) women during the preconception period and pregnancy, children's infancy, and childhood (0-21 years old), (2) adulthood, and (3) nutrition of the elderly population. For each of these phases, we will study the biological basis of energy, nutrient, and water needs and selected methods of health assessment.
KINE 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for master's level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 6400: Changing Behavior to Improve Diet and Physical Activity
Credits: 3
Despite routine recommendations on dietary intake and physical activity, the majority of individuals living in the US do not meet these guidelines. This course is focused on understanding human behavior and how dietary and activity behavior can be changed to improve public health. Special emphasis will be on factors affecting food selection and dietary intake as well as influencing consumer behavior.
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 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study for doctoral level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
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.