Principles and Methods of Adapted Physical Education and Recreation

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January 1, 2009


Mixed media product, 672 pages


0073523712 / 9780073523712


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Main description

Provides physical educators with up-to-date knowledge and skills to deal with all levels of students' abilities. It is the only text in the adapted physical education market that provides both task-specific and developmental teaching approaches. With the national movement to include most students with disabilities into the general curriculum, the text is designed to enable adapted and regular physical education teachers to successfully address those students' needs in the regular physical education class.

Table of contents

Part I: The Scope Chapter 1: Adapted Physical Education Part II: Key Techniques Chapter 2: Adapted Physical Education in the Public Schools Chapter 3: Determining Educational Needs through Assessment Chapter 4: Developing the Individual Education Program Chapter 5: Teaching to Meet Learners' Needs Chapter 6: Delivering Services in the Most Inclusive Environment Chapter 7: Enhancing Student Behavior Part III: Children and Youth at Risk Chapter 8: Physical Fitness and Sport Conditioning Chapter 9: Children at Risk: Psychosocial Issues Part IV: Needs of Specific Populations Chapter 10: Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers Chapter 11: Intellectual Disabilities Chapter 12: Pervasive Developmental Disorders Chapter 13: Specific Learning Disability Chapter 14: Mental Health Disorders Chapter 15: Physically Disabling Conditions Chapter 16: Communicative Disorders Chapter 17: Visual Impairments Chapter 18: Other Health Impairments Appendix A: Posture and Body Mechanics Glossary

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