KINS 82: APPLIED PRINCIPLES OF ADAPTIVE FITNESS
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Summer 2021|
|Hours:||4 lecture per week (48 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||Not open to students with credit in SPED 54.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
Student Learning Outcomes
- A successful student will be able to demonstrate safe and effective assessment techniques for various chronic conditions.
The student will be able to:
A. Explain basic pathology of common chronic conditions
B. Demonstrate safe and effective assessment techniques for various chronic conditions
C. Apply safe and appropriate adaptive exercise program
D. Demonstrate recognition of contraindicated exercises
A. Explain basic pathology and etiology of common chronic conditions
1. Metabolic conditions
2. Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions
a. Heart disease
4. Neurologic conditions
b. Multiple Sclerosis
c. Parkinson Disease
e. Spinal cord injuries
5. Orthopedic conditions
a. Arthritis (osteo or rheumatoid)
b. Joint replacements
e. Low back conditions
B. Demonstrate effective assessment techniques
2. Cardiovascular endurance
3. Muscular strength
4. Muscular endurance
C. Apply safe and appropriate exercise program
1. Considerations and adaptations for each specific condition
D. Recognition of contraindicated exercises
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. Accessible classroom.
C. When taught as an online distance learning or hybrid section, students and faculty need ongoing and continuous internet and email access.
Method(s) of Evaluation
Oral presentation of a term paper (comprehensive therapeutic exercise program for a chronic condition)
Submit a written 2-3 page paper on a chronic condition
Perform a health intake of a client
Perform an assessment of a client
Method(s) of Instruction
Cooperative learning exercises
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Williamson, Peggy. Exercise for Special Populations. 2010.
Knopf, Karl. Principle of Therapeutic Exercise. 2012.
Although these texts are older than the "5 years or newer" standard they remain seminal texts in the area of study.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
The student will complete a comprehensive written case study about a client addressing all aspects of the condition. The case study will be an overview of the client from health history intake to program design. Confidentiality protocols will be observed.