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APE535:  ADAPTED SWIMMING


Course Description

An individualized program of activities designed for students with physical disabilities to improve flexibility and range-of-motion, increase joint movement, improve circulation, and improve control over body movement through water adjustment and activities. Develops an appreciation of physical activity as a regular planned contribution to one's overall fitness. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This course is pass/no pass.


Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate three (3) adapted swim strokes.
  • Students will use five (5) aquatic exercises for a period of 20 minutes to show improved cardio conditioning.
  • Students will identify one (1) deep water jogging technique.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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