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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.

2524   8:00a-9:20a TTh   CPC 201   Metzler K A

   9:30a-10:30a TTh   HSS 203   Metzler K A

2525   9:30a-10:50a MW   CPC 201   Metzler K A

   11:15a-12:15p MW   CPC 104   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.

2527   8:00a-10:25a TTh   CPC 104   Contarsy S A

2529   12:45p-3:10p TTh   MC 1   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.

2530   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 12   Metzler K A

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.

2531   11:00a-12:20p MW   GYM 100   Kalafer F

NEW   4250   6:30-9:35p 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.

4252   6:30p-9:35p T   GYM 100   Dumitriu E

NEW   4251   6:30p-9:35p Th   GYM 100   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.

2539   9:30a-10:50a TTh   CPC 201   Benditson A

2540   11:15a-12:35p MW   CPC 201   Barnett R T

2541   12:45p-2:05p TTh   CPC 201   Benditson A

2542   2:15p-3:35p MW   CPC 201   Pierce T L

2543   2:15p-3:35p TTh   CPC 201   Barnett R T

NEW   3405   12:45p-2:05p MW   CPC 201   Ankeny K L

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.

2544   11:15a-12:35p TTh   CPC 201   Newbill I M

2545   12:45p-2:05p MW   CPC 201   Ankeny K L

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.

2546   6:30a-7:50a MW   CPC 207   Seymour P S

NEW   3381   8:00a-9:20a MW   CPC 207   Barnett R T

2547   9:30a-10:50a TTh   CPC 207   Shickman T D

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.

2548   6:30a-7:50a MW   CPC 207   Seymour P S

2549   9:30a-10:50a MW   CPC 207   Hank M E
Above section 2549 is recommended for men’s varsity soccer student athletes.

2550   12:45p-2:05p TTh   CPC 207   Barnett R T

2551   2:15p-3:35p MW   CPC 207   Fisher Je

2552   2:15p-3:35p TTh   CPC 207   Hank M E
Above section 2552 is recommended for men’s varsity volleyball student athletes.

4253   5:15p-6:35p TTh   CPC 207   Mosich N W
Above section 4253 is recommended for varsity football student athletes.

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.

2554   9:30a-10:50a MW   CPC 207   Hank M E
Above section 2554 is recommended for men’s varsity soccer student athletes.

2556   12:45p-2:05p MW   CPC 207   Barnett R T

2557   3:45p-5:05p MW   CPC 207   Laslett W G
Above section 2557 is recommended for varsity football student athletes.

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.

2558   8:00a-9:20a MW   CPC 201   Hank M E
Above section 2558 is recommended for women’s varsity soccer student athletes.

2559   2:15p-3:35p TTh   CPC 207   Hank M E
Above section 2559 is recommended for men’s varsity volleyball student-athletes.

KIN PE 14, Cross Country    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to develop the mental and physical techniques necessary for distance running. Topics include aerobic and anaerobic training, physiological mechanics, as well as mental competitive strategies as they relate to distance running.

2560   12:45p-2:05p TTh   TRACK   Barron E A

KIN PE 14B, Intermediate Cross Country    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to develop the mental and physical techniques necessary for distance running. Topics include aerobic and anaerobic training, physiological mechanics, as well as mental competitive strategies as they relate to distance running.

2561   12:45p-2:05p TTh   TRACK   Barron E A

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.

2562   9:30a-10:50a TTh   CPC 218   Strong L M

2563   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.

2565   9:30a-10:50a MW   CPC 218   Seymour P S

2566   9:30a-10:50a TTh   FIELD   Gee M J

2567   11:15a-12:35p TTh   CPC 207   Fisher Je

2568   3:45p-5:05p TTh   CPC 201   Mosich N W
Above section 2568 is recommended for women’s varsity volleyball student athletes.

NEW   4490   6:45p-8:05p TTh   GYM 2   Mosich N W
Above section 4490 is recommended for football student athletes.

KIN PE 19D, Fitness – Aquatic Exercises    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course will implement exercises in the pool using water for resistance to achieve physical fitness.

2569   9:30a-10:50a MW   POOL   Shima T H

2570   11:15a-12:35p MW   POOL   Carter-Aaron L J

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.

2571   12:45p-2:05p MW   CPC 218   Porter L A
Above section 2571 requires that students purchase a ball and band for approximately $25, and provide their own yoga or pilates mat. Details will be provided at the first class session.

2572   2:15p-3:35p MW   CPC 218   Porter L A
Above section 2572 requires that students purchase a ball and band for approximately $25, and provide their own yoga or pilates mat. Details will be provided at the first class session.

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.

2574   8:00a-9:20a TTh   WSTCHSTR   Ralston L C
Above section 2574 is conducted at the Westchester Golf Club located at 6900 W. Manchester Ave, Los Angeles 90045. Students are required to pay a golf course booking fee of $119.

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.

4254   6:45p-8:05p MW   WSTCHSTR   Ralston L C
Above section 4254 is conducted at the Westchester Golf Club located at 6900 W. Manchester Ave, Los Angeles 90045. Students are required to pay a golf course booking fee of $119.

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.

4255   6:45p-8:05p MW   WSTCHSTR   Ralston L C
Above section 4255 is conducted at the Westchester Golf Club located at 6900 W. Manchester Ave, Los Angeles 90045. Students are required to pay a golf course booking fee of $119.

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.

2575   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.

2576   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.

2577   3:45p-5:05p TTh   CPC 218   Baghdasarian G

KIN PE 41M, Self Defense – Men    1 unit

Transfer: UC*, CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course involves both lecture and physical activity.

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. It also looks at violence in everyday life and how healthy masculinity can address the prevalence of violence, anger management, self-control, and bullying.

2578   3:45p-5:15p T   CPC 104   Levy B

   5:15p-6:50p T   CPC 218   Cortrite M D

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.

2579   8:00a-9:20a MW   CPC 218   Eastcott M B

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.

2599   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.

2600   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.

2601   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MEMOR PK   Lemon D R

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.

2602   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MEMOR PK   Lemon D R

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.

2603   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MEMOR PK   Lemon D R

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.

2604   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MEMOR PK   Lemon D R

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.

2605   12:45p-2:05p TTh   FIELD   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.

2609   8:00a-9:20a MW   CPC 216   Bennett J L

2610   8:00a-9:20a TTh   CPC 216   Roque E M

2611   8:00a-9:20a TTh   CPC 218   Sandoval H J

NEW   2612   2:15p-3:35p M   CPC 216   Chavez E C

   2:15p-3:35p W   CPC 216   Sandoval H J

4258   5:15p-6:35p 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.

2613   8:00a-9:20a TTh   CPC 218   Sandoval H J

2614   8:00a-11:05a F   CPC 216   Huner K A

2615   9:30a-10:50a MW   CPC 216   Bennett J L

2616   9:30a-10:50a TTh   CPC 216   Sandoval H J

2617   11:15a-12:35p MW   CPC 216   Bennett J L

2618   12:45p-2:05p MW   CPC 216   Chavez E C

2619   3:45p-5:05p 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.

2620   8:00a-11:05a F   CPC 216   Huner K A

2621   11:15a-12:35p MW   CPC 216   Bennett J L

2622   11:15a-12:35p TTh   CPC 216   Sandoval H J

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