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Kinesiology Physical Education

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

unless otherwise noted.

For Water Aerobics, please see Kinesiology Physical Education Aquatics course listings.

KIN PE 2, Achieving Lifetime Fitness 3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

Please note: students are required to attend and participate in fitness labs. These exercise labs will include cardiovascular exercise, strength training, body weight exercise and more.

This is an introductory course designed to acquaint students with the benefits of physical activity in their lives. The course will aid students to create individual exercise programs after a survey of activity modules.

9:30a-10:50a TTh LS 117 Metzler K A

2638 8:00a-9:20a MW HSS 105 Metzler K A

9:30a-10:30a MW CPC 207 Metzler K A

KIN PE 3, Introduction to Exercise Physiology I 3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

*Maximum UC credit for KIN PE 2, 3, PRO CR 3, 4, 6A, 6B, 7, 8, 9, 29A, 29B combined is 8 units.

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. Students enrolling in this course should have some recent experience in science.

2639 7:30a-9:55a TTh CPC 104 Contarsy S A

2640 12:45p-3:10p TTh DRESCHER 203 Metzler K A

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.

2641 8:00a-9:20a TTh DRSCHR 217 Metzler K A

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.

2642 11:00a-12:20p MW GYM 100 Kalafer F

KIN PE 5B, Intermediate Badminton 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course continues with drills for the basic skills in playing badminton and introduces the doubles game. Doubles strategies and drills designed to improve placement and consistency are covered.

4283 6:45p-9:50p T GYM 100 Dumitriu E

NEW 4284 6:45p-9:50p Th GYM 100 Ho Je

KIN PE 5C, Advanced Badminton 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course covers the techniques and skills of badminton, including the rules and strategies for competitive play.

4285 6:45p-9:50p T GYM 100 Dumitriu E

NEW 4286 6:45p-9:50p Th GYM 101 Ho Je

KIN PE 10A, Fitness Lab 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

Formerly KIN PE 10.

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 both cardiovascular and muscle endurance components of fitness. The primary training activity is aerobic weight training circuits utilizing a sequence of weight lifting machines and cardiovascular exercise, organized into an “Aerobic Super Circuit”. The aerobic super circuit combines low intensity, high repetition weight training with aerobic training (treadmills, steppers, bikes, etc.). Basics of training and flexibility are also covered.

2646 8:00a-9:20a TTh CPC 201 Ankeny K L

NEW 3585 8:00a-9:20a MW CPC 201 Ankeny K L

2647 11:15a-12:35p MW CPC 201 Seymour P S

2648 12:45p-2:05p MW CPC 201 Barnett R T

KIN PE 10C, Advanced Fitness Lab 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed for students seeking high intensity training and conditioning. This class will emphasize development and improvement of an advanced fitness/cardiovascular levels. Course content will include anatomy, nutrition, biomechanics, and improvement through participation and assessment.

2649 9:30a-10:50a TTh CPC 201 Shickman T D

2650 11:15a-12:35p TTh CPC 201 Fisher Je
Above section 2650 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

KIN PE 11A, Beginning Weight Training 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

As a beginning level weight training course, it covers all of the fundamentals of lifting and safety as well as core training. Students are required to do an assigned program for half of the required hours and design their own program for the other half of the required hours.

2651 8:00a-9:20a TTh CPC 207 Barnett R T

KIN PE 11B, Intermediate Weight Training 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is intermediate level 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.

2652 6:30a-7:50a MW CPC 207 Seymour P S

2653 8:00a-9:20a MW CPC 207 Barnett R T

2654 11:15a-12:35p MW GYM 2 Hank M E
Above section 2654 is recommended for female student athletes participating on the women’s intercollegiate basketball team.

2655 2:15p-3:35p MW CPC 207 Gee M J

2:15p-3:35p MW CPC 207 Newbill I M

KIN PE 11C, Advanced Weight Training 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course further develops students’ knowledge of weight training and conditioning at an advanced level. Students learn advanced concepts in strength training and muscle development. Students are introduced to advanced free weight exercises.

2656 11:15a-12:35p MW CPC 207 Barnett R T

2657 11:15a-12:35p TTh CPC 207 Silva L
Above section 2657 is recommended for male and female track and field intercollegiate athletes.

2658 12:45p-2:05p TTh CPC 207 Barnett R T

2659 12:45p-2:05p TTh GYM 2 Hank M E
Above section 2659 is recommended for male student athletes participating on the men’s intercollegiate volleyball team.

KIN PE 11N, Individual Weight Training 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is a strength laboratory experience designed to assist advanced students in refining their individualized weight training program.

4287 6:45p-8:05p MW CPC 207 Reiss V J
Above section 4287 is recommended for varsity football student athletes.

KIN PE 16A, Beginning Rock Climbing 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is an indoor rock climbing class that offers instruction and practice in the skills of rock climbing. Basic safety skills, belaying, and climbing techniques will be taught.

2660 8:00a-11:05a F CPC 201 Eastcott M B

2661 9:30a-10:50a MW CPC 201 Eastcott M B

NEW 3532 11:15a-2:20p F CPC 201 Eastcott M B

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.

NEW 2662 11:15a-12:35p TTh CPC 218 Freeman D

NEW 3601 12:40p-2:05p TTh CPC 218 Freeman D

2663 2:15p-3:35p TTh CPC 218 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 concentrating on specific body areas.

2664 9:30a-10:50a TTh CPC 207 Ocampo J 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.

2665 11:15a-12:35p MW CPC 218 Porter L A

2666 12:45p-2:05p MW CPC 218 Porter L A

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.

2668 8:00a-9:20a TTh WSTCHSTR Ralston L C
Above section 2668 meets at the Westchester Golf Course, 6900 W. Manchester Ave, LA, CA 90045. A $119 book fee is charged by the golf course for range balls and green fees during class.

KIN PE 25B, Intermediate Golf 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: KIN PE 25A.

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

4288 6:45p-8:05p MW WSTCHSTR Ralston L C
Above section 4288 meets at the Westchester Golf Course, 6900 W. Manchester Ave, LA, CA 90045. A $119 book fee is charged by the golf course for range balls and green fees during class.

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.

4289 6:45p-8:05p MW WSTCHSTR Ralston L C
Above section 4289 meets at the Westchester Golf Course, 6900 W. Manchester Ave, LA, CA 90045. A $119 book fee is charged by the golf course for range balls and green fees during class.

KIN PE 34A, Karate 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed as an introduction to traditional karate. The program focuses on the cultural and self-defense aspects of the art as it was originally taught. The style is fluid, mobile, and emphasizes grabbing, striking, and kicking. Students work on conditioning, partner work, solo forms (kata), and learning the traditions and etiquette of the martial art.

2669 3:45p-5:05p TTh CPC 218 Baghdasarian G

KIN PE 34B, Intermediate Karate 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: KIN PE 34A or equivalent experience.

This is an intermediate level course in traditional karate. Multi-step techniques, movement fluidity, and controlled one-on-one combat scenarios are emphasized. Power generation through breathing techniques and meditation is introduced at this level. Students learn traditional kata forms of “Seisan” and “Ananku”. In additional to the Okinawan history of karate, global scale history of the martial arts is discussed.

2670 3:45p-5:05p TTh CPC 218 Baghdasarian G

KIN PE 34C, Advanced Intermediate Karate 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: KIN PE 34B or equivalent experience.

This is an advanced intermediate level course in traditional karate. Advanced techniques and movements not covered in the beginning and intermediate classes are introduced. Power generation through breathing techniques, whole body movement fluidity, and meditation is emphasized at a more advanced level than KIN PE 34B. Students learn advanced timing for traditional kata forms of “Seisan” and “Ananku”, and some students are introduced to the kata “Wansu”. Specific history associated with students’ direct Okinawan karate lineage is discussed.

2671 3:45p-5:05p TTh CPC 218 Baghdasarian G

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.

2672 8:00a-9:20a MW CPC 218 Eastcott M B

NEW 3531 9:30a-10:50a MW CPC 218 Goehner N W

KIN PE 53A, Table Tennis 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This class will cover all the basic strokes used in competitive table tennis. Students will learn basic techniques of the fundamental skills of the sport. Instruction includes rules, scoring and game etiquette.

2694 8:00a-11:05a F GYM 100 Livshin B S

KIN PE 53B, Intermediate Table Tennis 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to teach the intermediate strokes used in competitive table tennis. Conditioning and intermediate level drills designed to improve placement and consistency, will be emphaisized. Students enrolling in this course should have previous table tennis experience.

2695 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.

2696 9:30a-10:50a MW MEMOR PK Lemon D R

NEW 3613 11:15a-12:35p MW MEMOR PK Goldenson R M

NEW 3592 12:45p-2:05p MW MEMOR PK Goldenson R M

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

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

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.

2697 9:30a-10:50a MW MEMOR PK Lemon D R

2698 12:45p-2:05p MW MEMOR PK Goldenson R M

KIN PE 54C, Intermediate Tennis 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

Conditioning and advanced drills designed to improve placement and consistency during match play are offered. Students must have some tennis experience to enroll in this course.

2699 11:15a-12:35p MW MEMOR PK Goldenson R M

2700 12:45p-2:05p MW MEMOR PK Goldenson R M

KIN PE 54D, Advanced Tennis 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to improve play for competition in singles and doubles contests outside of school. Students must have experience playing the sport.

2701 11:15a-12:35p MW MEMOR PK Goldenson R M

KIN PE 56A, Beginning Track and Field 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

Students will learn the fundamentals of sprinting, hurdling and some long distance races. The shot put and jump will also be covered. Students will be presented with a history of the sport and the rules of competition.

2702 11:15a-12:35p MW FIELD Fisher Je

NEW 3639 11:15a-12:35p MW TRACK Ankeny K L

KIN PE 56B, Intermediate Track and Field 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed for students with prior experience in the sport of track and field. Students will learn about middle distance and long distance events as well as the discus and high jump. Students will continue to work on running mechanics and learn about planning and organizing workouts.

2703 11:15a-12:35p MW FIELD Silva L

NEW 3640 11:15a-12:35p MW TRACK Ankeny K L

KIN PE 58A, Beginning Yoga 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

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

All yoga classes require that students provide their own yoga mats.

2708 8:00a-9:20a MW CPC 216 Bennett J L

2709 8:00a-9:20a TTh CPC 216 Roque E M

2710 9:30a-10:50a MW CPC 216 Bennett J L

2711 12:45p-2:05p MW CPC 216 Chavez E C

2712 2:15p-3:35p MW CPC 218 Porter L A

2713 3:45p-5:05p MW CPC 216 Huner K A

KIN PE 58B, Intermediate Yoga 1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: None.

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

All yoga classes require that students provide their own yoga mats.

2714 8:00a-9:20a TTh CPC 218 Sandoval H J

2715 8:00a-11:05a F CPC 216 Huner K A

2716 9:30a-10:50a TTh CPC 216 Sandoval H J

2717 11:15a-12:35p MW CPC 216 Bennett J L

4290 5:15p-6:35p MW CPC 216 Huner K A

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. Deeper and expanded study of the standing poses and basic posture, shoulder hand variations, and back bends.

All yoga classes require that students provide their own yoga mats.

2718 8:00a-11:05a F CPC 216 Huner K A

2719 11:15a-12:35p MW CPC 216 Bennett J L

2720 11:15a-12:35p TTh CPC 216 Sandoval H J

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

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

2722 Arrange-1 Hour Roque E M

2723 Arrange-2 Hours Roque E M
Above section 2723 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15.

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