Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 130B
- Course Number:
- PE 130B
- Course Title:
- Adapted Physical Education II
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionCovers 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, muscle 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 successful completion, students should be able to:
- Adapt exercises learned in class to Improve overall physical fitness throughout their lifetime.
- Continue to participate in adapted activities including cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle fitness and flexibility.
- Assess and access community group and individual exercise programs appropriate for their various injuries or disabilities.
- Develop their own individual exercise program appropriate for their injuries in one component of fitness (cardiorespiratory conditioning, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.)
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.