Welcome to Adapted Kinesiology!
Mission: The Adaptive Kinesiology program serves the ever-changing needs of the community’s diverse special needs population. As for people with special needs the program is designed to ensures a progressive exercise therapy and a safe environment by promoting skills and activities for lifetime fitness, wellness, mobility and quality of life.
¨ Muscular Strength ¨ Cardiovascular Endurance
¨ Posture ¨ Perception
¨ Coordination ¨ Emotional Well-Being
¨ Quality of Daily Living ¨ Social Skills
¨ Self Esteem ¨ Get in shape
¨ Feel Better ¨ Have Fun
¨ Earn College Credit
Authorization for Participation: Individuals with disabilities need a medical prescription from a physician to participate in Adaptive Kinesiology classes and programs. Form is provided by the instructor.
KIN. 045 Adapted Fitness
Individualized exercise program covering basic elements of physical fitness and training principals.
KIN. 046 Adapted Strength Training
Emphasis placed on strength training techniques
KIN. 048 Adapted Aerobics
Develop muscular and cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility.
KIN. 049 Adapted Cardiovascular Fitness
Development of cardiovascular endurance through the use of bicycle erometers, treadmills and hand cranks.
KIN. 050 Adapted Exercises for Back Disorders
Individualized routine including stretching, resistive exercise and cardiovascular fitness.
KIN. 051 Adapted Sports and Games
Designed to develop gross motor skills and facilitate participation in life-long activities; designed to enhance self-esteem and social interaction.
All persons with any special needs are encouraged to enrolled!
For more information please contact:
The Adapted PE Office at 310-233-4351
Visit the Special Programs and Services Office
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
in Café 108 (310-233-4620)