Aerobic Swimming

Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through aerobic swimming. Cardiovascular conditioning for the swimmer who is proficient at the intermediate level. Includes global and historical development of swimming as a fitness activity. Students will review training methods, measurements, safety, individual program design, exercise physiology, nutrition appropriate to swimming, intermediate strokes and turns.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
37663 KNES 2A 01 ·····S· 10:00 AM-11:50 AM Mary Donahue POOLW

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

KNES-002A 01: This class meets ON-CAMPUS, in the swimming pool, on Saturdays Jan. 8 to March 19. Information about this aerobic swimming class can be found at: We will be in the pool the first class, so bring your swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, (optional) swim cap. Homework for this class will be partially online, using the Canvas course management system. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. 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

0.5 Units
Two hours laboratory for the one-half unit course (24 hours total per quarter); three hours laboratory for the one unit course (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.
KNES 1C or KNES 1CX, or permission of instructor.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.

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