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25-2059.01    Adapted Physical Education Specialists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Adapted Physical Education Specialists

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Adapted Physical Education Professional Preparation Teacher Trainer
  • Adapted Physical Education Specialist
  • Adapted Physical Education Specialist-Workshop Leader
  • Adapted Physical Education Teacher
  • Adapted Physical Education or Adapted Physical Activity Specialist
  • Adaptive Physical Education Specialist
  • Adaptive Physical Education Specialists
  • Adaptive Physical Education Teacher
  • Adaptive Physical Educator
  • Assistant Professor of Adapted Physical Activity
  • Certified Adapted Physical Educator
  • Coordinator, Adapted Physical Education Program
  • Professor of Adapted Physical Education
  • Professor-Prepare Students in the Field of Adapted Physical Education

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Provide individualized physical education instruction or services to children, youth, or adults with exceptional physical needs due to gross motor developmental delays or other impairments.


  • Advise education professionals of students' physical abilities or disabilities and the accommodations required to enhance their school performance.
  • Assess students' physical progress or needs.
  • Assist in screening or placement of students in adapted physical education programs.
  • Attend in-service training, workshops, or meetings to keep abreast of current practices or trends in adapted physical education.
  • Evaluate the motor needs of individual students to determine their need for adapted physical education services.
  • Instruct students, using adapted physical education techniques, to improve physical fitness, gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills, or sports and game achievement.
  • Prepare lesson plans in accordance with individualized education plans (IEPs) and the functional abilities or needs of students.
  • Provide adapted physical education services to students with intellectual disabilities, autism, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic impairments, or other disabling condition.
  • Provide individual or small groups of students with adapted physical education instruction that meets desired physical needs or goals.
  • Provide students positive feedback to encourage them and help them develop an appreciation for physical education.
  • Request or order physical education equipment, following standard procedures.
  • Review adapted physical education programs or practices to ensure compliance with government or other regulations.
  • Write or modify individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with intellectual or physical disabilities.
  • Write reports to summarize student performance, social growth, or physical development.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Advise educators on curricula, instructional methods, or policies.
  • Assess educational needs of students.
  • Assist students with special educational needs.
  • Teach physical education.