Physical Stress Management

Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of Kinesiology through the natural techniques that effectively relieve stress related physical problems. Each student will develop and implement a personal stress reduction program. Students will be exposed to information on how lifestyle, gender, age, personality and occupation effects stress and the ability to successfully cope with it. (This course is offered in online and face-to-face environments. Massage Therapy students must take this course in the face-to-face environment. Massage students will not be allowed to repeat this course to obtain a Massage Therapy Program Certificate unless the course was taken more than eight years previously.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
37643 KNES 52 51Z ······· TBA-TBA Nick Mattis ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-02-14 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

KNES-52A-51Z: This is an online class that 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

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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