Health and Fitness

Course Description

Introduction to the disciplines of Physical Education and Health through fitness, wellness and lifestyle management. Concepts of wellness from an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective. Practices and beliefs that contribute to fitness and healthful living. Exploration of past and current theories of health and fitness with emphasis on the roles of genetics, gender, and age. Students will assess their own cardiovascular capacity, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body composition, in and out of class.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25353 KNES 53 1Z ······· TBA-TBA Arden Kragalott ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2020-09-21 to 2020-12-11.

Footnote Information

KNES-053.-01Z: 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

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 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 ESL 272 and 273.
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