Visiting Instructor, Kinesiology and Nutrition
901 W. Roosevelt Rd., 349 PEB
Vered Arbel, MS, joined the Kinesiology and Nutrition Department as a full-time visiting instructor in 2015. Arbel earned both her BS and MS in kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to working at UIC, she had a lifelong career as a professional dancer, choreographer, and business owner in the health and fitness industry. She developed and taught Pilates and fitness fusion programs as well as certification courses and continuing education workshops for Fitness and Health Professionals. Her certifications include: certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM- CPT), STOTT PILATES Certified Lead Instructor Trainer, and teaching certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance in England.
With over 30 years of professional experience she brings her expertise in qualitative human movement assessment. Arbel’s specialty is core stability, qualitative human movement analysis, postural analysis, fitness assessment and corrective exercise training. Aside from these areas of focus she is particularly interested in curriculum development to provide students with interdisciplinary approaches to the study of kinesiology.
MS, Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015
BS, Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012