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Parents Guide to Coaching Physically Challenged Children
     

Parents Guide to Coaching Physically Challenged Children

by Zulewski
 

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Intended as an overview for parents and coaches, this book provides basic information on common types of physical and mental disabilities and behavior disorders, as well as tips on communicating with children thus affected. One chapter describes sample warmup, isometric, isotonic, and "cool down" exercises, while another outlines the history of the Special Olympics. The heart of the book, however, is its section on adaptable sports, which covers everything from beep baseball for the visually impaired, wheelchair football, showdown (a combination of air hockey and tennis), to skiing adapted for amputees or the blind. Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the disabled have received increased visibility and this book, although brief, meets a unique need.-John Maxymuk, Rutgers Univ. Lib., Camden, N.J.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558703476
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
Betterway Coaching Kids Ser.
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.43(d)

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