Adapted Physical Education Program 

APE PLO #1
Within the context of their disability, students will state that his/her physical and psycho-social well-being has been positively affected through their participation in the Adapted Physical Education courses.

APE PLO #2
Within the context of their disability, students will state that the accommodations they received in the Adapted Physical Education program have afforded them equal and effective access and participation in Physical Education activities.

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Course Descriptions

PEA 1X: Adapted Total Fitness

SLOs for Total Adapted Fitness PEA 1:
PEA 1 - SLO#1:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her physical wellbeing has been positively effected through the Adapted Total Fitness course.

PEA 1 - SLO#2:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her psychosocial wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Total Fitness course.

Course Description
Adapted to provide reasonable accommodations for students with verified physical disabilities, this course is an introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through total fitness. Students will improve total fitness through a program of cardiovascular exercise, agility, speed, flexibility and resistance training. Includes rules, equipment, etiquette, safety, nutrition, and techniques related to total fitness training. Includes a brief historical examination of how fitness training has changed due to the influences of individuals, cultures, and medical research. Students will review and apply basic exercise physiology and fitness concepts in the context of their own abilities and limitations to develop and/or maintain their cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility fitness levels.

PEA 2X: Adapted Strength Development

SLOs for Adapted Strength PEA 2: 
PEA 2 - SLO#1:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her physical wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Strength course.

PEA 2 - SLO#2:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her psychosocial wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Strength course.

Course Description
Adapted to provide reasonable accommodations for students with verified physical disabilities, this course is an introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through strength development in the context of an individual's physical, intellectual, and/or affective abilities and limitations. Includes rules, equipment, etiquette, safety, nutrition, and techniques related to strength training. Includes a brief historical examination of how strength training has changed due to the influences of individuals, cultures, and medical research. Students will review and apply basic exercise physiology and strength development concepts in the context of their own abilities and limitations to develop and/or maintain their muscular strength.

PEA 4X: Adapted Cardiovascular Training

SLOs for Adapted Aerobics PEA 4:
PEA 4 - SLO#1:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her physical wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Aerobics course.

PEA 4 - SLO#2:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her psychosocial wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Total Aerobics course.

Course Description
Adapted to provide reasonable accommodations for students with verified physical disabilities, this course is an introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through cardiovascular training in the context of an individual's physical, intellectual, and/or affective abilities and limitations. Includes rules, equipment, etiquette, safety, nutrition, and techniques related to cardiovascular fitness training. Global and historical review of the evolution of aerobic exercise, exercise trends for men, women, and athletes as they correspond to the evolution of the discipline of Physical Education. Students will review and apply basic exercise physiology and fitness concepts in the context of their own abilities and limitations to develop and/or maintain their cardiovascular fitness levels.

PEA 5X: Adapted Aquatic Exercise

SLOs for Adapted Aquatics PEA 5:
PEA 5 - SLO#1:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her physical wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Aquatics course.
PEA 5 - SLO#2:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her psychosocial wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Aquatics course.

Course Description
Adapted to provide reasonable accommodations for students with verified physical disabilities, this course is an introduction the discipline of Physical Education through water exercise in the context of an individual's physical, intellectual, and/or affective abilities and limitations. Aquatic exercise uses dynamic aerobic exercise techniques to provide a level of conditioning for both the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems. The freestyle interval format combines jogging, jumping, walking, punching, kicking, and a variety of aerobic type movements performed in land-based programs. Students will strive for ultimate fitness through a complete program of cardiovascular exercise, strength development, and flexibility. An historical examination of aqua exercise for fitness, rehabilitation, and play will be included.

PEA 6Y: Adapted Outdoor Education

SLOs for Adapted Outdoor Education PEA 6:

PEA 6 - SLO#1:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her physical wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Outdoor Education course.

PEA 6 - SLO#2:  Within the context of a student's disability, he/she will be able to demonstrate that his/her psychosocial wellbeing has been positively affected through the Adapted Outdoor Education course.

Course Description
A multifaceted course for students with disabilities seeking outdoor experiential education. Includes diverse experiences involving accessible activities including hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, camping, sailing, etc. Using adapted methodologies and wilderness safety, disabled students will experience survival techniques and investigate flora and fauna. Students with disabilities will experience personal fulfillment from being in an outdoor environment. Mental and physical strength will be tested. Adapted skills will be utilized.

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Hours and Location

APE PE-13

Building PE1, Gym PE-13
408.864.8465
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Monday
8:00AM - 3:20PM
5:00PM - 6:15 PM

Tuesday
8:30AM - 4:15PM
5:30PM - 6:45PM

Wednesday
8:00AM - 3:20PM
5:00PM - 6:15 PM

Thursday
8:30AM - 4:15PM
5:30PM - 6:45PM

Friday
8:00AM - 3:20PM

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed


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