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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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P E 177 - Unified Sports

2 Credits
Unified sports gives students the experience of learning and competing in an inclusive team environment with other students of all skill levels; with and without disabilities.  The class will combine direct sport instruction and practice with general health and nutrition theory.  Students will also have the opportunity to participate in team competitions outside of class against other area colleges.


Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve All students.
Active Date 20190227T14:53:31

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 11 Lab 22
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
  • Physical Education

PE Activity Course Yes

Course Outline
  1. Introduction to the “Play Unified” movement
  2. Disability and self-advocacy in sports
  3. Rules and strategy
  4. Healthy eating
  5. Nutritional needs (pre, during, post competition)
  6. Sport-specific skill development
  7. Sport-specific conditioning

Student Learning Outcomes
Apply accurate terminology, rules, and strategies to the performance specifications of the activity.

Demonstrate competency in several motor skills relevant to the movement patterns of the activity.

Describe effective conditioning strategies for each component of fitness (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition).

Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings that promotes teamwork and fair play.

Describe the characteristics of a healthy diet.

Describe appropriate nutrition for various stages of competition.

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