Introduction to Kinesiology

Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of physical education/kinesiology. The student will study career options, required preparation and training for occupations in teaching, coaching, physical therapy, sports nutrition, sports medicine and other professions stemming from a degree in physical education/kinesiology. Includes an in-depth overview of human movement and performance, foundations and principles of physical education/kinesiology, and the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology. Focus will also be placed on and give the student an understanding of cultural, age and gender differences. Title IX requirements relating to the profession will also be discussed.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13721 KNES 45 64Z ······· TBA-TBA Cheryl Owiesny ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-07-08 to 2024-08-16.
Fully ONLINE. This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at .

Course Details

5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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