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Welcome to the Kinesiology, 
Health and Wellness Division 

As one part of a comprehensive, well-balanced educational experience, Kinesiology provides our students the opportunity to enhance their mental and physical abilities through lecture and physical activities, as well as intercollegiate sports. 

Meeting the demand of our multicultural populations the Kinesiology Department offers courses that have the potential to positively touch, steer, and impact students’ lives which will help students achieve knowledge, healthful living skills, critical thinking, and problem solving for future success. 

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. 

The following benefits occur from taking part in the Kinesiology program: 

Improve Your: 

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 

The Kinesiology, Health, and Wellness Program offers courses in Kinesiology, Kinesiology Major, Adapted Kinesiology, Dance, Health, and Kinesiology Athletics. 

For a list of courses offered this semester, check the LAHC Class Schedule. 

 

Kinesiology Adapted Courses Offered: 

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. 049 Adapted Cardiovascular Fitness 
Development of cardiovascular endurance through the use of bicycle ergometer, treadmills and hand cranks. 

KIN. 050 Adapted Exercises for Back Disorders 
Individualized routine including stretching, resistive exercise and cardiovascular fitness. 

 

 

All persons with any special needs are encouraged to enroll 

For more information please contact:​ 

The Adapted PE Office at 310-233-4351 

or 

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) 

 
 

Contact Information 

Nabeel Barakat, Division Chair 
barakanm@lahc.edu 
PE/Wellness 147, (310) 233-4351 

Leslie Trujillo, Kinesiology/Health Professor 

PE/Wellness 149 

Norkor Omaboe, Health/Kinesiology Professor 

PE/Wellness 150 

 

Dean Dowty, Athletic Director/Football Coach 

PE/Wellness 151 

 

Marco Alvillar, Kinesiology/Baseball Coach 

PE/Wellness 153 

 

The Kinesiology Program at Los Angeles Harbor College is dedicated to the support of the mission statement as presented by the Los Angeles Community College District and the Los Angeles Harbor College. 
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Degrees & Certificates 

  • Kinesiology AA-T 

  • Certificate in Personal Training 

  • Certificate of Achievement 

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