Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of Kineseology through stretching. Techniques for improving flexibility including passive and active stretches, partner stretches, and stretches using stability balls and yoga straps will be included. Emphasis will be placed upon flexibility, balance, spatial awareness and safety during stretching. Technique modifications to account for physical limitations will be emphasized. A brief examination of the evolution of the various forms of stretching reflecting cultural, gender, and age differences, exercise physiology,nutrition and wellness concepts related to total fitness, disabilities and/or genetics will be covered.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
34118 KNES 25A 1L ·····S· 09:00 AM-10:50 AM Farzaneh Ghiasvand PE15

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-07 to 2019-03-29.

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 requirement this course meets.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.

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