Division of Kinesiology & Recreation

Professor

Academic Rank : Professor
Office Location : SAC 1138
Office Hours :
Phone : (310) 243-3663
E-Mail Address : ccasten@csudh.edu
Mailing Address : Kinesiology & Recreation
California State University, Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747
Courses Taught
  • KIN 425 Physical Education for the Elementary School
  • KIN 426 Directed Teaching, Elementary Physical Education
  • KIN 593 Physical Education and Administration Fieldwork

Degrees

  • Ph.D. University of Southern California - Physical Education and Dance Administration
  • M.S. Purdue University - Physical Education and Health
  • B.S. Purdue University - Physical Education
  • UCLA: Dance Education

Publications \Presentations

  • A Resource Manual for Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, Benjamin Cummings, 2003.
  • Lesson Plans for Dynamic Physical Education for Secondary School Children, Benjamin Cummings, 2000.
  • "Rhythmic Gymnastics" in Chapter 18, "Manipulative Activities and Rhythmic Gymnastics", Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary Children, by R.P. Pangrazi, Benjamin Cummings, 14th Edition, 2004.
  • "Lesson Plans for Rhythmic Gymnastics": in Lesson Plans for Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary Children, by Pangrazi, Benjamin Cummings, 14th Edition, 2004.
  • AQUA AEROBICS TODAY, West Educational Publishing, Thousand Oaks, CA March, 1993.
  • "Put Pizzazz into your Secondary Physical Education Program", JOHPERD, September, 1991.
  • "Put the Premier Sport of the Olympics into Your Program - Rhythmic Gymnastics", JOHPERD, 1990.
  • AEROBICS TODAY, co-authored with Peg Jordan, West Educational Publishing, Thousand Oaks, CA 1999.
  • "Aerobics in College: What Do the Students Want?", DANCE TEACHER NOW, January-February, 1986.
  • "Dance Exercise or Aerobics: What do the Students Want?", ARIZONA JOURNAL OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND DANCE, May, 1986.
  • "Physical Education: A Lifetime Commitment", a slide-tape presentation, AAHPERD Distribution. Co-produced with Robert A. Pestolesi, 1985. (Distributed to all states in the U.S. plus districts and individual schools)
  • "Dance Exercise or Aerobics: What do the Students Want?", CAHPERD JOURNAL, January, 1984.
     
  • Bylines for:
  • "Ballroom Dance", The Daily Breeze, 1986
  • "Motivating Men to Dance", Self Magazine, April 1986
  • "Pregnancy Exercise", Weight Watchers Magazine, 1987
     
  • Presentations:
  • Over 300 local, state, district and national on various topics.

Professional Associations

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
  • California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD)
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
  • National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (NAPEHE)
  • National Dance Association (NDA)
  • Western College Physical Education Society (WCPES)