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PE 34 Adapted Aquatic Exercise

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: E1; GAV-GE: E1

Designed to help individuals who by the nature of their disability such as wheelchair use, back injury, cardiovascular impairment, multiple sclerosis or other disabling condition require a specific aquatic exercise program that will contribute to their physical well-being. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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PE 35 Adapted Swimming for Total Fitness

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: E1; GAV-GE: E1

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 of body movement through water adjustment and activities. Develops an appreciation of physical activity as a regular planned contribution to one's overall well-being. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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PE 36 Adapted Physical Education

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: E1; GAV-GE: E1

An individualized program of adaptive physical education activities designed to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities. Develops an appreciation of physical activity as a regular planned contribution to one's overall well-being. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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PE 38 Adapted Cardiovascular Conditioning & Training

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: E1; GAV-GE: E1

Prescribed exercises in weight training, stretching and cardiovascular conditioning for those individuals that have been disabled through stroke, cardiovascular accident, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other condition. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.


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PE 47 Back Rehabilitation

Units: 1     Hours: .5 Lecture, .5 Laboratory

Advisory: Doctor, physical therapist, and/or chiropractor referral required for entrance into class.

Transferable: CSU; UC; CSU-GE: E1; GAV-GE: E1

A course designed for the individuals with back injuries which last several months or longer. The course is geared toward education, motivation, and a supervised program geared toward self-improvement and prevention for the back's well-being. The class will emphasize a wide variety of stretching and relaxation techniques as well as breathing exercises and nutritional practices for stress reduction and its relationship to one's back health as well as total wellness. This class is not designed to replace physical therapy, but to complement it and to continue once physical therapy has been terminated. This class is offered on an open/ entry open/exit basis.


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PE 534 Adapted Aquatic Exercise

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: No

Designed to help individuals who by the nature of their disability such as wheelchair use, back injury, cardiovascular impairment, multiple sclerosis or other disabling condition require a specific aquatic exercise program that will contribute to their physical well being. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This is a credit/no credit course.


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PE 535 Adapted Swimming for Total Fitness

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: No

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 of body movement through water adjustment and activities. Develops an appreciation of physical activity as a regular planned contribution to one's overall well-being. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This course is credit/no credit.


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PE 536 Adapted Physical Education

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: No

An individualized program of adaptive physical education activities designed to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities. Develops an appreciation of physical activity as a regular planned contribution to one's overall well-being. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This is a credit/no credit course.


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PE 538 Adapted Cardiovascular Conditioning & Training

Units: .5-1     Hours: 3 Laboratory

Transferable: No

Prescribed exercises in weight training, stretching and cardiovascular conditioning for those individuals that have been disabled through stroke, cardiovascular accident, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other condition. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the student's educational contract. This is a credit/no credit course.


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PE 547 Back Rehabilitation

Units: 1     Hours: .5 Lecture, .5 Laboratory

Advisory: Doctor, physical therapist, and/or chiropractor referral required for entrance into class.

Transferable: No

A course designed for the individuals with back injuries which last several months or longer. The course is geared toward education, motivation, and a supervised program geared toward self-improvement and prevention for the back's well-being. The class will emphasize a wide variety of stretching and relaxation techniques as well as breathing exercises and nutritional practices for stress reduction and its relationship to one's back health as well as total wellness. This class is not designed to replace physical therapy, but to complement it and to continue once physical therapy has been terminated. This class is offered on an open/entry open/exit basis.


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PE 700 Workplace Fitness

Units:     Hours: 5 Laboratory

Transferable: No

This course is designed as an open entry, open exit class to improve cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition for the workforce community. Strength and muscular endurance will be developed using the Magnum weight equipment. Cardio-respiratory programs will run on treadmills, cycles, stairsteppers and elliptical trainers. Students will need to participate in a one hour orientation prior to the first class meeting.