- Posted by:
- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- PE 130E
- Course Title:
- Aquatic Adapted Phys Ed II
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Provides exercises that deal with acute or chronic injuries to improve fitness, health and overall wellness through structured water exercise. Provides additional knowledge and skills needed to perform safe and proper group and individual fitness exercises in the water. Introduces water activities to promote and emphasize cardiorespiratory conditioning, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Introduces instruction regarding individual exercise programming utilizing two or more components of fitness (muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular exercise, flexibility and body composition.) Prerequisites: PE 130D. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
Appropriate swim clothing is required along with aquatic shoes. 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:
1. Adapt exercises learned in water to improve overall physical fitness throughout their lifetime.
2. Continue to develop their own adapted water activities including cardiorespiratory fitness,
muscle fitness and flexibility.
3. Assess and access community group and individual water exercise programs appropriate for
their various injuries or disabilities.
4. Design own program for at least one component of fitness (cardiorespiratory conditioning,
muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.)
Course Activities and Design
Swim 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 water exercises to promote cardiovascular fitness.
? Appropriate water exercises to promote muscular strength and endurance.
? Appropriate water exercises to promote flexibility.
? Participation in individualized rehabilitation exercises.
? Demonstration of safe progressions in the water
? Demonstration of ability to design own workout program in at least one component of fitness (cardiorespiratory conditioning, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.)
? Maintenance of pre-post testing and exercise records.
? Develop lifelong fitness, health and wellness.
? Experience the relationship of the mind, body and spirit.