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.
PE 642 ADAPTED FITNESS: Individualized exercise program covering basic elements of physical fitness and training principals.
PE 643 STRENGTH TRAINING: Emphasis placed on strength training techniques
PE 645 ADAPTED 5AEROBICS: Develop muscular and cardiovascular endurance, strength and flexibility.
PE 646 ADAPTED CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS: Development of cardiovascular endurance through the use of bicycle erometers, treadmills and hand cranks.
PE 648 ADAPTED EXERCISE FOR BACK DISORDERS: Individualized routine including stretching, resistive exercise and cardiovascular fitness.
PE 649 ADAPTED SPRTS 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)