Health and Public Service

Kinesiology Department

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The Kinesiology Department offers a comprehensive program that focuses on the health, well-being, and success of our students through a development of lifetime relationships with physical activity and movement

Students range from high school students to senior adults who engage in a variety of classes from Personal Training and CPR to sports skills and fitness. A sampling of our fitness class includes yoga, bootcamp, weight training, , weight management, core fitness, and functional fitness. Some of our sport specific classes include pickleball, tennis, swimming, soccer, basketball, water polo and volleyball. Currently we offer 11 lecture classes and 24 activity classes. For a more complete listing, view the schedule of classes to find one that’s right for you.

Our faculty is committed to helping you reach your career, educational, and health goals. See the staff directory for phone numbers and email addresses of instructors.

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Fall 2021 Open Courses

Become a Certified Personal Trainer. Get started with these courses:

Intro to Personal Training (KIN 4)

  • Get started with the basics: learn exercise science and program design including how to administer health screenings and strength/fitness assessments. This course is instrumental to help you pass the national exam and for careers in personal training, group exercise, physical therapy, and athletic training.

Fridays 10:15am - 1:15pm | View Class

Beginning Personal Training (KIN 4LA)

  • Apply your skills and knowledge with beginning-level practical exposure to the field of personal training. This course may be taken along with Intro to Personal Training (KIN 4)

This is an internship course with a flexible student schedule | View Class

Intermediate Personal Training (KIN 4LB)

  • Advance your skills and knowledge with intermediate-level practical exposure to the field of personal training. This course can be taken along with Intro to Personal Training (KIN 4)

This is an internship course with a flexible student schedule | View Class

Go from Cabrillo to Career!

Classes start August 23!!

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Degree Requirements & Course Descriptions
Get the details on how to earn and A.A. Degree in Kinesiology
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Kinesiology Degrees and Certificates
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Kinesiology Degrees
Kinesiology A.A.-T Transfer Degree
Learning Outcomes 
  • Discuss the scope and variety of work in the field of Kinesiology
  • Analyze and apply the fundamental content, principles, and issues common in the field of Kinesiology, including pedagogy, exercise science and wellness.
  • Articulate, collaborate, and motivate others in diverse settings and communities utilizing concepts from Kinesiology and related fields.
Kinesiology A.A. Degree
Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss the scope and variety of work in the field of Kinesiology
  • Analyze and apply the fundamental content, principles, and issues common in the field of Kinesiology, including pedagogy, exercise science and wellness.
  • Articulate, collaborate, and motivate others in diverse settings and communities utilizing concepts from Kinesiology and related fields.
  • 4Evaluate and explain the benefits of physical activity as related to physical and mental health.5.Communicate effectively in writing (clear, concise and coherent) on topics in Kinesiology.
Kinesiology Certificates
Personal Trainer Certificate of Achievement
Learning Outcomes
  • Design fitness programs to meet desired training goals appropriate to individual clients.
Sports Medicine Certificate of Achievement
Learning Outcomes
  • Perform techniques of evaluation and care of athletic injuries with an increasing degree of proficiency under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer.
  • Develop and apply treatment and rehabilitation protocols.
Professions in the Kinesiology Discipline
  • Personal Trainer
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Coach
  • Sports Medicine Physician
  • Chiropractor
  • Massage Therapist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Biomechanist
  • Physical Therapist

Contact Information

Mark Ramsey

Associate Dean of Athletics, Kinesiology and Health Science

Location: Gymnasium 1102-E

Phone: 831-479-6389

Email: maramsey@cabrillo.edu

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