May 20, 2024  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

Kinesiology

Courses are designated as KNES in the class schedule. Students may sign up for only one section of a given performance activity in any semester. This applies to KNES 100  through KNES 167C , KNES 214A , KNES 214B , and KNES 246A . Thus a student may take KNES 102A - Beginning Jogging (1)  and KNES 112B - Intermediate Surfing (1)  since jogging and surfing are different activities; however, signing up for multiple tennis courses, for example, is not permitted.

  
  • KNES 117B - Intermediate Bowling (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 119A - Beginning Golf (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 119B - Intermediate Golf (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 119C - Advanced Golf (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 120A - Beginning Gymnastics (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 120B - Intermediate Gymnastics (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 130A - Beginning Badminton (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 130B - Intermediate Badminton (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 131A - Beginning Tennis (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 131C - Intermediate Tennis (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 131D - Advanced Tennis (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 144 - Aerobic Exercise and Weight Control (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 145 - Cardio Kick-Boxing (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 146 - Resistance Training (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 150 - Beginning Wrestling (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 151A - Beginning Aikido (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 152A - Beginning Karate (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 153 - Wushu: Chinese Martial Arts (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 154 - Self Defense (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 155A - Beginning Fencing (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 156 - Tai Chi (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 160 - Ultimate Frisbee (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 161 - Slow Pitch Softball (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 164A - Beginning Volleyball (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 164B - Intermediate Volleyball (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 164C - Advanced Volleyball (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 165A - Beginning Soccer (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 165B - Intermediate Soccer (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 167B - Intermediate Basketball (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 167C - Advanced Basketball (1)


    Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 172 - Intercollegiate Cross Country (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 173M - Intercollegiate Men’s Golf (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 173W - Intercollegiate Women’s Golf (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 174 - Intercollegiate Track-Field (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 175 - Intercollegiate Women’s Tennis (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 178M - Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 178W - Intercollegiate Women’s Basketball (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 units.

    Prerequisite: consent of coach.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 178W - Intercollegiate Women’s Basketball (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 179 - Intercollegiate Men’s Baseball (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 180M - Intercollegiate Men’s Soccer (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 180W - Intercollegiate Women’s Soccer (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 185 - Intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 186 - Intercollegiate Women’s Softball (2)


    An intercollegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 units. Credit/No Credit only.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 191A - Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology A (4)


    Integrated introduction to human anatomy and physiology. Structure and function of the musculoskeletal, nervous and cardiorespiratory systems. For nursing majors and students interested in allied health professions; no credit toward Biological Science major. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (KNES 191A and BIOL 191A are the same course).

    Prerequisites: sophomore, junior or senior standing; minimum 3.0 GPA; minimum 30 units completed except for Nursing majors.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 191B - Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology B (4)


    Second semester of integrated concepts in human anatomy and physiology for nursing, allied health and kinesiology majors. Nutrition, water and ion balance, and homeostatic regulation by the digestive, renal, cardio-respiratory, endocrine, nervous systems. No credit toward biological science major. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory) (BIOL 191B and KNES 191B are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: BIOL 191A /KNES 191A .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 202 - Introduction to Kinesiology (3)


    Study of human movement, including its role in daily life, its place in higher education and professional career opportunities in areas related to sport, movement, exercise and fitness. Multiple ways of knowing and studying human movement with a focus on the subdisciplines within kinesiology.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 203 - CPR, Automated External Defibrillator and First Aid (1)


    Provides knowledge and skills necessary to respond to injuries and sudden illnesses in the community. Successful completion provides American Red Cross certifications in infant, child and adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and standard first aid. Credit/No Credit only. (PUBH 203 and KNES 203 are the same course)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 205 - Medical Terminology (3)


    Introduction to medical terminology using word building (roots, suffixes, prefixes, spelling, and pronunciation) as they relate to anatomical structure and function. Additional topics include medical terminology related to pharmacology, abnormal conditions, surgical procedures, and diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. (KNES 205 and NURS 205 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 210 - Human Anatomy and Physiology (3)


    Introduction to human anatomy and physiology concepts as they apply to physical activity, sport and exercise. Structure and function of the skeleto-neuromuscular and cardio-respiratory systems relative to human movement. Preparation for KNES 360, KNES 361, KNES 348, KNES 371 and major in Health Science. No credit toward biological science major. (BIOL 210 and KNES 210 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 214A - Basic Scuba (3)


    Skin and scuba diving, theory of diving, safety procedures and ocean environment. Open Water Basic Scuba Certification earned with successful completion. Requires ability to swim 200 yards; float or tread water for 10 minutes.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 214B - Intermediate Scuba (3)


    Application of scuba diving, including photography, navigation, salvage, game hunting, night diving and others. Advanced Scuba Certification for successful completion. Requires Open Water Scuba Certification.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 240 - Teaching Team Sports (3)


    Team sport history, skills, rules, progressions and sport-specific teaching strategies to promote active participation and experiential learning. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 241 - Teaching Nontraditional Team Sports (3)


    Nontraditional sports history, skills, rules, progressions and sport-specific teaching strategies to promote active participation and experiential learning. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 242 - Teaching Lifetime Physical Activity (3)


    Provides history, skills, rules, progressions and sport-specific teaching strategies to promote active participation and experiential learning of lifetime physical activities.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 243 - Teaching Human Movement Forms in Physical Education (3)


    Provides history, skills, rules, progressions and sport-specific teaching strategies to promote active participation and experiential learning in dance, combatives and gymnastics. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 246A - Basic Hatha Yoga (2)


    Basic yoga postures, beginning meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques presented from a theoretical and experiential perspective. Awareness, concentration, and other practices that accompany the study of Hatha Yoga. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours activity) (KNES 246A and RLST 246A are the same course)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 246B - Intermediate Hatha Yoga (2)


    Intermediate and advanced yoga sequences, including postures, breathing practices, meditation techniques and guided relaxation. Yoga philosophy and movement based on various Hatha yoga traditions. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours activity) (KNES 246B and RLST 246B are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: KNES 246A /RLST 246A .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 250 - Mental Skills for Sport Performance (3)


    Understanding of the mental aspects of sport performance and learning mental skills that can be used to enhance sport performance.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 304 - Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Time Physical Activities (3)


    The broad field of recreation and leisure, including an overview of professional preparation and survey of the recreation professions in college, commercial, government and nonprofit organizations.

    Prerequisite: KNES 202 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 320 - Exercise Techniques for Strength Training (3)


    Practical experiences in resistance exercise lifting and spotting techniques. Free-weight exercises, such as squatting and Olympic lifting. Proper set up and execution of machine-based exercises.

    Prerequisite: KNES 360 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 325 - Techniques of Coaching (3)


    Factors related to coaching strategies and techniques: philosophy, ethics, legal issues, gender, multicultural and equity issues, leadership, motivation, team management, budget, recruiting, equipment purchase, skill acquisition, season planning, conditioning, nutrition and drugs.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 342 - Stress Management (3)


    Nature of stress and physiological and psychological effects of prolonged stress responses. Short- and long-term somatic and behavioral techniques (exercise, relaxation, meditation, nutrition, time management and goal setting) for management of stress. (PUBH 342 and KNES 342 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: completion of G.E. Category A.1 or A.2; not freshman standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 348 - Physiology of Exercise (3)


    Description and explanation of functional and structural changes in the body brought on by acute exercise and chronic training.

    Prerequisite: KNES 191A  /BIOL 191A  or KNES 210  /BIOL 210 . Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 348L - Physiology of Exercise Laboratory (1)


    Laboratory techniques in physiology of exercise designed to provide students fundamental knowledge of and practical experiences in test methodologies used to evaluate fitness components. (3 hours laboratory)

    Pre- or corequisites: KNES 202 , KNES 348 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 349 - Measurement and Statistics in Kinesiology (3)


    Measurement theory and statistics used in evaluating health and human performance, focusing on analyzing and interpreting data in different environments.

    Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 351 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning (3)


    Acute effects and chronic adaptations to various forms of resistance training across the lifespan.

    Prerequisites: KNES 348 , KNES 360 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 352 - Principles of Teaching Group Fitness (3)


    Provide content knowledge and practical experience concerned with teaching group exercise. Emphasis will be placed on teaching principles, techniques, safety and a variety of exercise formats.

    Prerequisite: KNES 191A  /BIOL 191A  or KNES 210  /BIOL 210 . Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 353 - Physical Activity and Lifelong Well-Being (3)


    Integrating physiological, psychological and sociological understandings of the human being in relationship to physical activity as a lifelong pursuit. Physical fitness, nutrition, stress reduction, socialization, and individual differences in human behavior. (PUBH 353 and KNES 353 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: completion of G.E. Categories B.1, B.2, B.3, B.4.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 354 - Cardiovascular Exercise Testing and Prescription (3)


    Methods of graded exercise testing in the apparently healthy adult. Guidelines for aerobic exercise prescription. Cardiovascular disease and identification of risk factors.

    Prerequisites: KNES 348 , KNES 348L .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 360 - Movement Anatomy (3)


    The musculoskeletal system and its function in producing human movement from a functional perspective; the relationship between selected elements of myology and osteology as they relate to human motion.

    Prerequisite: KNES 191A  /BIOL 191A  or KNES 210  /BIOL 210 . Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 361 - Principles of Human Movement (3)


    Basic mechanical principles and their application in the study of human movement.

    Prerequisite: KNES 360 . Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 363 - Adapted Physical Education (3)


    Study of the disabled whose unique needs in motor development determine their least restrictive environment in physical activity. Programs of games, sports and exercise in diversified settings; legally mandated regulations.

    Prerequisite: KNES 202 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 364 - Motor Development (3)


    Examine changes in human motor behavior across the lifespan, factors that underlie these changes, and the application of theoretical concepts to development of movement-based age appropriate programs.

    Prerequisite: KNES 360 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 365 - Pathologies in Sport/Exercise (3)


    Common pathologies seen in sport and/or exercise, including prevention strategies, etiologies, diagnoses, management approaches and possible complications.

    Prerequisite: KNES 191A /BIOL 191A , KNES 210 /BIOL 210  or BIOL 361 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 367 - Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training I (2)


    Develop a cognitive understanding and a practical knowledge of the various clinical skills required in a first-semester athletic training student.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 368 - Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training II (2)


    Develop clinical skills related to athletic training, including environmental safety, protective equipment, surface anatomy, palpation skills, special and functional tests, fitness testing techniques, etc.

    Prerequisite: KNES 367 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 369 - Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training III (2)


    Develop clinical skills related to athletic training, including environmental safety, protective equipment, surface anatomy, palpation skills, special and functional tests, fitness testing techniques, etc.

    Prerequisite: KNES 368 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 371 - Human Motor Control and Learning (3)


    Neural, musculoskeletal and psychological mechanisms underlying the control and learning of movement skills across the lifespan.

    Prerequisite: KNES 191A  /BIOL 191A  or KNES 210  /BIOL 210 . Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 375 - Management of Sport/Exercise Emergencies (3)


    Examination and clinical execution of the prevention, recognition, clinical diagnosis and management of emergent pathologies in sport/exercise.

    Prerequisite: KNES 360 . Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 377 - Principles of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (3)


    Theoretical foundation of the rehabilitation process for musculoskeletal injuries. Topics include the integration of therapeutic exercise and modalities to achieve specific rehabilitation goals across various patient populations and clinical settings

    Prerequisite: KNES 360 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 380 - Philosophy of Human Movement (3)


    The philosophy of human movement in athletics, sport, kinesiology, play, dance and other human movement forms from ancient Greeks to the present. Philosophical theories of human movement relative to personal identity, reality, being, values and nature of competition.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 381 - History of Sports, Games and Culture (3)


    Historical interpretations of the role of sport, games, play, dance and recreation in human life. Connections between sporting and movement practices, as well as the broader cultural, political, intellectual and economic patterns that have shaped societies throughout world history.

    Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 383 - Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (3)


    Introduction to theory and research of psychological processes that influence human performance in numerous movement settings including sport, exercise, and rehabilitation. Individual difference variables, social psychological variables and assessment and intervention.

    Pre- or corequisite: KNES 202  or KNES 365 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 384 - Sport Sociology (3)


    Sport and social institutions and social processes. Understanding sport as a social phenomenon.

    Prerequisite: KNES 381 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 385 - Instructional Analysis of Human Movement (3)


    Variables and principles which contribute to effective observation, analysis and instruction of human movement skills across the life span.

    Pre- or corequisite: KNES 361 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
  • KNES 386 - Movement and the Child (3)


    Characteristics of the child; physical growth and development; basic mechanical principles related to human movement and motor learning; and concepts related to the design of physical activity programs that are appropriately challenging for children at various developmental levels.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing. Corequisite: KNES 494  for Teacher Education Kinesiology majors.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 387 - Movement and the Adolescent (3)


    Implement physical education programs at the secondary level. Cognitive, affective and psychomotor development; structure, concepts and principles related to human movement and motor learning; concepts related to the design of secondary school movement programs.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing. Corequisite: KNES 494  for Teacher Education Kinesiology majors.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 388 - Teaching Elementary Physical Education (3)


    Design and implement developmentally-appropriate physical education programs at the elementary school level. Provides fieldwork experiences to practice teaching techniques at a local elementary school under supervision.

    Prerequisite: KNES 202; junior or senior standing. Corequisite: KNES 494 for Teacher Education concentration.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 396 - Physical Education Tutorial (1)


    Supervised experience in performance or laboratory situations through tutoring or assisting in instruction. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. A maximum of 3 units may be applied toward the major. Requires consent of instructor and tutorial adviser.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 399 - Peer Mentoring for KNES Student Success (3)


    Department permission required after mentor application is approved. Develop mentorship skills through seminar learning and serving as a peer mentor to fellow students. Enhance communication, cultural competency, leadership, motivational, goal achievement, personal management and student success skills. Barriers to and resources for college student success.

    Prerequisite: KNES major; junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
  • KNES 403 - Recreation Facility Management and Program Administration (3)


    Examines the administration of comprehensive campus, municipal and private recreation facilities with regard to applicable California codes and regulations. Additional topics include: program development, risk management, budget planning, facility design, staff and client supervision, and leadership development.

    Prerequisite: KNES 304  or graduate standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 404 - Recreation Staff Management and Communication (3)


    Introduces seminar participants to effective staff management and communication in recreation organizations in the public and non-profit sectors. Will focus on key management issues in recreation organizations, including effective staff leadership.

    Prerequisite: KNES 304  or graduate standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 406 - Principles of Sport and Exercise Management (3)


    Sport/exercise management enterprise, including school, facility, professional, commercial, industrial, corporate management and specialists in marketing, print/electronic media. Job descriptions, professional preparation and placement opportunities. Portfolio development.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing. Pre- or corequisite: KNES 365  or KNES 202 ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 410 - Issues in Youth Sports (3)


    Interdisciplinary examination of current trends and issues in youth sport, focusing on non-school based community programs. The structural characteristics of sport and physical activity programs as they pertain to proper development of children and adolescents.

    Prerequisites: KNES 381 ; junior or senior standing; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 414 - Legal Issues in Kinesiology (3)


    Introduction to the legal system and the law as applied to sport and exercise settings, including the areas of sports, fitness and healthcare and recreational activities; understanding the concepts of ethics, negligence and risk management.

    Prerequisites: KNES 202 ; junior or senior standing; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 420 - Therapeutic Medications in Sports Medicine (3)


    Analyze pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug testing of banned substances, along with common therapeutic medications in sports medicine. Discuss specific classifications and medications related to pain-relief, anti-inflammatories, asthma, cold/flu, anxiety and anti-depressant medications.

    Prerequisite: KNES 365  or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 421 - Clinical Anatomy (3)


    Develop hands-on skills for future healthcare practitioners. Emphasizes skills for identifying musculoskeletal structures visually and via palpation, and then testing their function. Use anatomical and live human models to develop and demonstrate skills.

    Prerequisite: KNES 360 ; or Athletic Training graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 430 - Applied Sport Psychology (3)


    Application of principles from sport psychology literature to enhance athletes’ and coaches’ performance.

    Prerequisites: KNES 383 ; junior or senior standing; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 432 - Applied Exercise Psychology (3)


    Understanding and applying the principles from exercise psychology to the promotion of physical activity in a variety of settings including preventive, clinical, community and rehabilitative programs.

    Prerequisites: KNES 383 ; junior or senior standing; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
  • KNES 442 - Teaching Physical Education (3)


    Objectives, methods and materials for teaching Physical Education K-12. Required before student teaching. Part of the 12-unit education block and may not be taken separately. A B (3.0) or better is required to earn a preliminary Single Subject credential.

    Prerequisite: Single Subject Credential student. Corequisite: KNES 449E .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

 

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