Special Physical Education / Edition 8

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Learn how to design and implement the appropriate physical education programs for people with disabilities with Special Physical Education. This practical, comprehensive, easy-to-understand resource is filled with the most current research findings and best practices, plus: the latest thinking in the field on topics such as inclusion, assistive devices, dynamic systems theory, programs for infants and toddlers, and the most up-to-date definitions; discussions on the importance and impact of recent legislation - including the individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); and more activity and program suggestions that provide a wide range of choices for instructors and those with disabilities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780757519093
  • Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 6/27/2007
  • Edition description: 8
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 986
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Fundamentals 1
Ch. 1 Historical Background 2
Ch. 2 Developmental Patterns 13
Ch. 3 Motor Learning and Perception 34
Ch. 4 Understanding Individuals with Disabilities 53
Sect. 2 Managing the Learning Environment 67
Ch. 5 Organization and Administration of Special Physical Education 68
Ch. 6 Teaching Special Physical Education 89
Ch. 7 Evaluation 120
Ch. 8 Assistive Devices 147
Sect. 3 Conditions Resulting in Enervated and Impaired Movement 171
Ch. 9 Orthopedic Disabilities 172
Ch. 10 Cerebral Palsy 194
Ch. 11 Muscular Weakness and Other Movement Disorders (Les Autres) 210
Ch. 12 Sensory Impairments 222
Ch. 13 Cardiopathic Conditions 252
Ch. 14 Respiratory Disorders 266
Ch. 15 Nutritional Disturbances 279
Ch. 16 Other Conditions Requiring Special Consideration in Physical Education 299
Ch. 17 Mental Retardation 323
Ch. 18 Learning Disabilities 346
Ch. 19 Behavioral Disorders 365
Ch. 20 Physical Education for the Student with Severe Disabilities 381
Sect. 4 Activities and Programs 399
Ch. 21 Activities and Games for Young Children 400
Ch. 22 Rhythms and Dance 418
Ch. 23 Individual Lifetime Activities 431
Ch. 24 Dual Lifetime Sports 452
Ch. 25 Team Games 469
Ch. 26 Swimming 488
Ch. 27 Physical Fitness 506
Ch. 28 Posture and Body Awareness 533
Ch. 29 Relaxation 556
Ch. 30 Competitive Sport for Athletes with Disabilities 566
Appendixes 585
Glossary 609
Credits 617
Indexes 619
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