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The relative performance of individuals with visual handicapping conditions in physical education is directly or indirectly associated with severity of visual impairment, gender, age. activity type, method of ambulation. and parenial attitudes. Each of these influences success, extent, and/or nature of participation in physical activity, which in turn resuits in characteristics, limitations, abilities, and needs that musl be considered in order to effectively implement physical education programs in mainstreamed settings. Several implications for mainstreaming based on research pertaining to these factors are presented.

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Winnick, Joseph P. (1985). The Performance of Visually Impaired Youngsters in Physical Education Activities: Implications for Mainstreaming. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2(4), 292-299.

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