Adapted Physical Education and Sport
Editor, Joseph P. Winnick.
Includes chapters by several College at Brockport faculty members:
Francis X. Short. Measurement, assessment, and program evaluation ; Individualized education programs ; Health-related physical fitness and physical activity.
Joseph P. Winnick. Introduction to adapted physical education and sport ; Program organization and management ; Perceptual-motor development.
Douglas H. Collier. Instructional strategies for adapted physical education.
Cathy Houston-Wilson. Pervasive developmental disorders ; Infants and toddlers.
Lauren J. Lieberman. Visual impairments ; Deafness and deafblindness.
Francis M. Kozub. Other health-impaired students.
Includes chapters by College at Brockport alumus Luke E. Kelly: Spinal cord disabilities ; Winter Sport Activities.
Part I introduces foundational topics in adapted physical education and sport, including program organization and management, adapted sport, individualized programs, and instructional strategies. It helps teachers and leaders to plan, assess, prescribe, teach, and evaluate adapted physical education. Part II explores the unique physical education needs of students with various disabilities. Part III examines developmental considerations, including motor development, perceptual motor development, and considerations for infants and toddlers as well as for early childhood. In part IV the focus is on physical activities and sports for people with disabilities. It includes chapters on rhythmic movement and dance, aquatics, team sports, individual and adventure sports, and enhancing wheelchair sport performance. Each chapter identifies skills, lead-up activities, modifications, and variations to make the experience meaningful, motivating, and fun for the participants. Chapter-opening vignettes and numerous real-life problems that must be solved help readers learn and apply the material."
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, 2005.
xviii, 573 p. : illustrations ; 29 cm. + 1 DVD (in back pocket).
Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education
Winnick, Joseph P.; Short, Francis X.; Collier, Douglas Holden; Lieberman, Lauren J.; Houston-Wilson, Cathy; and Kozub, Francis M., "Adapted Physical Education and Sport" (2005). Brockport Bookshelf. 139.