Kinesiology, Health, & Dance Department

The Kinesiology, Health, & Dance Department is student centered in its approach. The department strives to educate and inspire our students to understand the importance of physical activity during the lifespan. Faculty and students work together to improve the quality of life for everyone.

Careers in Kinesiology include Sports Medicine, Coaching, Teaching, Wellness, Personal Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Biomechanics, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Ergonomics, Corporate Fitness, Sports Management, Athletic Administration, Sports Broadcasting, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology and Sports Officiating.

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Become Functional Movement Screen Certified

The LACC Department of Kinesiology has partnered with Functional Movement Systems (FMS) to offer Kin Maj 217 - Movement Screening and Analysis for Fitness Training Professionals which will allow students learn the knowledge, skills, and abilities to become Functional Movement Screen Certified (FMS L1) on campus. Students will learn and identify common musculoskeletal dysfunctions and pathologies. Students will explore the impact of movement dysfunction on the muscular, skeletal, and myofascial system and design and implement corrective exercise strategies to improve overall functional movement. For more information about FMS, visit


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Mission Statement

The mission of the LACC Kinesiology, Health, & Dance Department is to provide our students with the opportunity to understand human movement science and to physically practice its application in the various kinesiology/health/dance disciplines for life long fulfillment.

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Office Hours and Location

Mondays to Thursdays: 12:10PM - 12:30PM
Fridays to Sundays: Closed
Or contact individually to set up an appointment.

Kinesiology North 2nd Floor


Aykanush Gevanyan, Department Chair
Phone: (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2663

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