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Beth Kelley
Beth Kelley

Beth Kelley

Professor Exercise Science


Contact Info:

Phone: 619-644-7405
Fax: 619-668-1612
Office: Bldg. 41, Room 142
Office Hours: 1st & 3rd Mon: 9:30-10:30AM, 2nd & 4th Mon: 9:30-12; Wed 9:30-12, Thurs 9:30-10:30



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ES 005ABC  Aerobic Fitness and Weight Training - Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced

Course Notes:

  • Room 41-101  
  • Tues/Thurs 8:00-9:15AM
  • Fall 2017 semester begins 8.21.17 to 12.16.17
  • Required textbook:  "Way to a Long & Healthy Life", 7th Edition, ESW Dept.  Purchase at Grossmont College Bookstore for $1.50 or download for free Exercise Science Links page

Course description: This class offers a complete exercise experience for 3 different fitness levels: beginning, intermediate, and advanced. You will learn essential concepts such as health-related fitness training principles, weight management, healthy eating principles, injury prevention/treatment, and exercise techniques to improve both aerobic and muscular fitness. Each class will include exercise activities that will vary in format (individual, partner, large group, circuit) and location (indoors, outdoors.) Outdoor activities include jogging, stair climbing and other cardio-based movements.  It's fun!

ES 299B   Stress Reduction through Movement & Mindfulness

Course Notes:

 This is a pilot class that focuses on:

  • Strategies to manage stress
  • Move, meditate, and practice ‘mindful’ techniques
  • Learn about healthy eating, exercise, and disease prevention

  Tues/Thurs 12:30-1:20pm in building 42, room 101

ES 006ABC  Total Body Fitness - Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced

Course Notes:

    • Room 41-101
    • Mon/Wed 12:30-1:20 pm
    • Semester begins 8.21.17 to 12.16.17

What is the class about?

  • Whole body strengthening and cardio conditioning using a circuit training workout
  • Warm-up, conditioning portion, focus on core (abs/back), cool-down stretching
  • Learn about proper exercise technique, how to exercise at home, fitness principles to stay active and healthy
  • Fun, action-packed class focused on helping you to get/stay fit
ES 250  Introduction to Kinesiology

Course Notes:

  • Room 41-117
  • Mon/Wed 8:00-9:15 am - Section #5694
  • Tues/Thurs 11-12:15 pm - Section #4125
  • Semester begins 8.21.17 to 12.16.17

Course Description:   This course explores the broad spectrum of kinesiology as an academic discipline that focuses on physical activity.  We will examine the key issues and concepts within the sub-disciplines connected to human movement (i.e., history/philosophy, exercise physiology, motor behavior, sport/exercise psychology).  Additionally, we’ll discuss many career options and characteristics of professionals in the field. It’s a great class!

No perquisites are required, however, it is strongly suggested that this class be taken after the second semester of college.  Reading and writing skills are important.

HED 120  Personal Health and Lifestyles

Course Notes:

  • Online, semester class: 8.21.17 to 12.16.17
  • Online, 9-week class: 9.11.17 to 11.13.17


  • A.A. Santa Rosa Junior College - General Education
  • B.A. San Diego State University - Physical Education, Emphasis in Athletic Training
  • M.S. University Nevada Las Vegas - Exercise Physiology
  • Ed.D. San Diego State University - Educational Leadership, Concentration in Community Colleges


  • Exercise Science and Wellness Department, Grossmont College 2006-Present
  • Department of Kinesiology, San Francisco State University 2000-2006
  • Santa Rosa Junior College 1994-2000
  • University Nevada Las Vegas 1988-1993
  • Kelley Concepts (self-employed) 1990-2000

Curriculum Vitae (resume)

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
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