Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
PE 130B
Course Title:
Adapted Physical Education II
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Covers exercises that deal with acute or chronic injuries or disabilities to improve fitness, health and overall wellness. Continues to develop knowledge and skills needed to perform safe and proper group and individual fitness exercises. Introduces activities adapted to disabilities to promote and emphasize cardiorespiratory conditioning, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Introduces instruction regarding individual exercise programming. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Appropriate athletic clothing is required along with proper footwear. Students may be asked to provide communication from physicians or other medical professionals who might assist with planning an appropriate exercise program.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Adapt exercises to improve overall lifetime physical fitness.
  2. Continue to participate in adapted activities relating to cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, and flexibility.
  3. Access and assess community group and individual exercise programs.
  4. Develop an individual adaptive exercise program using at least one component of fitness.

Course Activities and Design

Classes are conducted with small groups of students. Exercise routines will vary between individual exercises, with another student or with the entire class.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Individualized pre and post testing with record keeping
  • Exercise records and logs

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Aquatic warm-up and cool-down routines
  • Appropriate exercises to promote cardiovascular fitness.
  • Appropriate exercises to promote muscular strength and endurance.
  • Appropriate exercises to promote flexibility.
  • Participation in individualized rehabilitation exercises.
  • Demonstration of safe exercise progressions
  • Maintenance of pre-post testing and exercise records.
  • Demonstration of knowledge to design their own exercise program in one component of fitness (cardiorespiratory conditioning, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.)
  • Develop lifelong fitness, health and wellness.
  • Experience the relationship of the mind, body and spirit.