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Kinesiology Physical Education

*Maximum UC transfer credit for any or all of the courses combined is four units.

KIN PE 3, Introduction to Exercise Physiology I    3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is an introduction to the principles of Exercise Physiology. The course will discuss topics related to exercise and human performance. These topics will include: energy transfer and utilization, nutrition, and measurement of human performance as it relates to physical activity and life-long wellness.

*Maximum UC credit for KIN PE 2, 3, PRO CR 3, 4, 6A, 6B, 29A, 29B combined is 8 units.

2521   9:30a-11:55a TTh   GYM 115   Garrett J B

KIN PE 4, Introduction to Sport Psychology    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course will develop the connection between the mental and physical aspects of competition and the ways to enhance or improve one’s performance. Psychological practices such as stress reduction, goal oriented imagery and positive visualization will be implemented with physical training methods to improve overall performance.

2522   8:00a-9:20a MW   HSS 156   Aura J

KIN PE 5A, Beginning Badminton    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course covers the basic skills in playing badminton, including the rules and techniques of the basic skills: serving, underhand and overhand strokes.

2523   11:15a-12:35p TTh   GYM 100   Kalafer F

Above section 2523 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

KIN PE 10, Fitness Lab    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is a physical fitness course designed to develop and encourage positive attitudes and habits in a personalized exercise program. This program is designed to work the five health-related components of fitness. The primary training activity is aerobic weight training utilizing a sequence of body specific weight lifting machines and stationary bicycles organized into an “Aerobic Super Circuit.” The aerobic super circuit combines low intensity, high repetition weight training with aerobic area (treadmills, steppers, bikes) and a stretching, and flexibility area.

2527   8:00a-9:20a TTh   GYM FIT CNTR   Tiamfook M J

2528   9:30a-10:50a MW   GYM FIT CNTR   Barnett R T

2529   9:30a-10:50a TTh   GYM FIT CNTR   Shickman T D

2530   11:15a-12:35p MW   GYM FIT CNTR   Benditson A

2531   11:15a-12:35p TTh   GYM FIT CNTR   Plutchok K A

2532   12:45p-2:05p MW   GYM FIT CNTR   Herold M

2533   12:45p-2:05p TTh   GYM FIT CNTR   Collier A B

2534   2:15p-3:35p MW   GYM FIT CNTR   Seymour P S

KIN PE 11A, Beginning Weight Training    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This class is a beginning level weight training course. It will cover all of the fundamentals of lifting and safety as well as core training and more. Students will be required to do an assigned program for half of the class. Students will design their own program for the second half of the class.

2535   8:00a-9:20a TTh   GYM 2   Barnett R T

2536   9:30a-10:50a TTh   GYM 2   Newbill I M

KIN PE 11B, Intermediate Weight Training    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is an intermediate level course in the various methods of weight training. It is intended to aid the students in evaluating their training and muscular development goals as well as setting up weight training programs to accomplish them.

2537   8:00a-9:20a MW   GYM 2   Barnett R T

2538   9:30a-10:50a MW   GYM 2   O’Fallon D R

2539   12:45p-2:05p TTh   GYM 2   Barnett R T

KIN PE 11C, Advanced Weight Training    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is intended to aid students in evaluating their weight training, muscular development goals and to learn advanced concepts in strength training.

2540   12:45p-2:05p MW   GYM 2   Barnett R T

2541   2:15p-3:35p MW   GYM 2   Newbill I M

2542   3:45p-5:05p MW   GYM 2   Murray Z M

2543   3:45p-5:05p TTh   GYM 2   Murray Z M

KIN PE 17, Boxing for Fitness    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course will combine basic exercises and techniques from boxing and kickboxing to promote a fun and effective aerobic workout. Instruction will include boxing to music using gloves, focus pads and heavy bag exercises. These exercises will improve cardiovascular endurance, strength development, and flexibility for lifetime fitness.

2544   2:15p-3:35p TTh   GYM 4   Strong L M

KIN PE 19C, Fitness – Body Level Exercises    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Traditional and aerobic exercises are used to develop the body while concentration on specific body areas.

2545   11:15a-12:35p MW   GYM 2   Roque E M

2546   11:15a-12:35p TTh   GYM 2   Shickman T D

2547   12:45p-2:05p MW   TRACK   Garcia S M

2548   12:45p-2:05p TTh   TRACK   Garcia S M

KIN PE 19E, Pilates Mat Exercise    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to Pilates mat technique of exercise. Pilates is a unique method of body control and conditioning. It consists of stretching and strengthening the muscles, while improving flexibility and balance.

2549   12:45p-2:05p MW   GYM 4   Porter L A

Above section 2549 requires that students purchase a ball and band. These cost about $20 and can be purchased at 1727 Ocean Park Blvd. in Santa Monica.

KIN PE 25A, Beginning Golf    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to teach basic fundamentals, rules, and etiquette of golf.

2551   8:00a-9:20a TTh   WSTCHSTR   Ralston L C

Above section 2551 meets at Westchester Golf, 6900 West Manchester Ave., Santa Monica 90045. Range fee of $99 and additional fee of $6-$17 when playing golf. Students are not required to own golf clubs to participate. Directions to class location can be found at www.lpgalynn.com.

KIN PE 25B, Intermediate Golf    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: Physical Education 25A.

This course is a continuation of the basic skills of golf, especially in the area of short game, long irons, and woods.

2552   7:30a-10:35a W   WSTCHSTR   Ralston L C

Above section 2552 meets at Westchester Golf, 6900 West Manchester Ave., Santa Monica CA 90045. Range fee of $119 will apply. Students are not required to own golf clubs. Directions to class location can be found at www.lpgalynn.com.

KIN PE 25C, Advanced Golf    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides an emphasis on playing rounds at local golf courses, types of competition, and the where-to-go and what-to-do of golf.

2553   7:30a-10:35a W   WSTCHSTR   Ralston L C

Above section 2553 meets at Westchester Golf, 6900 West Manchester Ave., Santa Monica CA 90045. Range fee of $119 will apply. Students are not required to own golf clubs. Directions to class location can be found at www.lpgalynn.com.

KIN PE 41W, Self Defense – Women    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides knowledge of the laws relating to self defense, basics of anatomy as applied to defense techniques, and physical techniques that are effective in self defense.

2554   8:00a-9:20a MW   GYM 4   Eastcott M B

KIN PE 53A, Table Tennis    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This class will discuss all basic strokes used in competitive table tennis. Video tapes will be incorporated to demonstrate and analyze the movement and timing necessary to add variety to oncoming shots.

2573   8:00a-11:05a F   GYM 100   Livshin B S

KIN PE 54A, Beginning Tennis, First Level    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Techniques and drill in fundamental skills, forehand and serve are introduced. Instruction includes rules, scoring, and court etiquette that prepares student for limited play.

2574   12:45p-2:05p MW   MEMOR PK   Gavankar S S

Tennis courts are located at Memorial Park on 14th Street and Olympic Blvd a half mile from campus.

KIN PE 54B, Beginning Tennis, Second Level    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: Physical Education 54A.

This course continues with drills in basic skills and introduces more advanced strokes, lob, volley, and overhead smash. Game strategies for singles and doubles play are developed.

2575   11:15a-12:35p MW   MEMOR PK   Goldenson R M

Tennis courts are located at Memorial Park on 14th Street and Olympic Blvd a half mile from campus.

2576   12:45p-2:05p MW   MEMOR PK   Gavankar S S

Tennis courts are located at Memorial Park on 14th Street and Olympic Blvd a half mile from campus.

KIN PE 54C, Intermediate Tennis    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: Physical Education 54B.

Conditioning and advanced drills designed to improve placement and consistency during match play are offered.

2577   11:15a-12:35p MW   MEMOR PK   Goldenson R M

Tennis courts are located at Memorial Park on 14th Street and Olympic Blvd a half mile from campus.

KIN PE 54D, Advanced Tennis    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: Physical Education 54C.

This course is designed to improve play for competition in singles and doubles contests outside of school.

2578   11:15a-2:20p F   MEMOR PK   Goldenson R M

Tennis courts are located at Memorial Park on 14th Street and Olympic Blvd a half mile from campus.

KIN PE 56A, Beginning Track and Field    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course involves an overview of all track and field events with lectures and student participation.

2579   11:15a-12:35p MW   FIELD   Silva L

KIN PE 58A, Beginning Yoga    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Basic yoga positions and exercises, control breathing, relaxation techniques, and stretching postures are addressed in the class.

2583   9:30a-10:50a MW   GYM 4   Bennett J L

Above section 2583 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

2584   9:30a-10:50a TTh   GYM 4   Sandoval H J

Above section 2584 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

2585   2:15p-3:35p MW   GYM 4   Porter L A

Above section 2585 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

2586   3:45p-5:05p TTh   GYM 4   Huner K A

Above section 2586 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

KIN PE 58B, Intermediate Yoga    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Exposure to intermediate and advanced postures, relaxation, and concentration exercises are covered in the class.

2587   8:00a-9:20a TTh   GYM 4   Roque E M

Above section 2587 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

2588   8:00a-11:05a F   GYM 4   Huner K A

Above section 2588 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

2589   11:15a-12:35p MW   GYM 4   Bennett J L

Above section 2589 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

2590   11:15a-12:35p TTh   GYM 4   Sandoval H J

Above section 2590 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section. Above section 2590 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

KIN PE 58C, Advanced Yoga    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is an in-depth yoga course for the advanced student who has previous yoga experience resulting in knowledge of 25 basic poses.

2591   8:00a-11:05a F   GYM 4   Huner K A

Above section 2591 requires that students provide their own yoga mat.

KIN PE 88A, Independent Studies in Physical Education    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

2594   Arrange-1 Hour        Roque E M

2595   Arrange-2 Hours        Roque E M

Above section 2595 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 21 to Dec 13.

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