KNES 1A
Novice Swimming


Course Description

An introduction to Physical Education through novice swimming. Skills and techniques for the non-swimmer will be covered. Global and historical development of swimming as a fitness activity, novice stroke skills, survival methods, overcoming fear of water, and safety will be included. American Red Cross stroke standards will be followed but adaptations will be allowed based on physical ability, age, strength and gender. Students will review basic exercise physiology and nutrition appropriate to swimming.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
44619 KNES 1A 2L ·····S· 12:00 PM-01:50 PM Mary Donahue POOLE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.
Footnotes:
KNES 001A-02L- Information about novice swimming can be found at: https://marydonahue.org/knes-001a We will be in the pool the first class, so bring your swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, (optional) swim cap.


Course Details

Units
0.5 Units
Hours
Two hours laboratory (24 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Advisory
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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