Adapted Physical Education and Sport
Joseph P. Winnick
Human Kinetics, 2005 - 573 páginas
The world of adapted physical education and sport continues to undergo both legislative and practical changes. Those who want to stay abreast of those changes and provide people with disabilities the best physical education and sport experiences possible will benefit from Adapted Physical Education and Sport, Fourth Edition.
Specifically, the book helps teachers fulfill these requirements:
Adapted Physical Education and Sport, Fourth Editionprepares readers to provide services in the most included setting for each individual. The following are among the new features in this edition:
Part Iintroduces 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 IIexplores the unique physical education needs of students with various disabilities.
Part IIIexamines developmental considerations, including motor development, perceptual motor development, and considerations for infants and toddlers as well as for early childhood. In part IVthe 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. Adapted Physical Education and Sport, Fourth Edition,will help practitioners bring out the capabilities of each individual.