ISBN-10:
1492511536
ISBN-13:
9781492511533
Pub. Date:
11/30/2016
Publisher:
Human Kinetics, Inc.
Adapted Physical Education and Sport 6th Edition With Web Resource / Edition 6

Adapted Physical Education and Sport 6th Edition With Web Resource / Edition 6

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ISBN-13: 9781492511533
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 11/30/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 648
Sales rank: 404,372
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 17.80(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Joseph P. Winnick, EdD, is a distinguished service professor in the department of kinesiology, sport studies and physical education at State University of New York, College at Brockport. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College and master’s and doctoral degrees from Temple University. For more than 50 years he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in and developed and coordinated programs for adapted physical education at Brockport. He has also directed nationwide research projects related to the physical fitness of persons with disabilities and been involved in the publication of the Brockport Physical Fitness Test and supportive materials.

Winnick has been president and a board member of the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities and has been a consultant for the U.S. Department of Education since 1969. He has also served as a reviewer for several professional journals, has more than 70 publications to his credit, and is a member of SHAPE America. His previous editions of Adapted Physical Education and Sport have been translated into five languages. He is a renowned Human Kinetics’ authors and enjoys racquetball, golf, and hiking.

David L. Porretta, PhD, earned his BS from Niagara University, MS from Ithaca College, and PhD from Temple University. He is an emeritus professor at the Ohio State University and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in adapted physical education for over 35 years. Dr. Porretta has numerous major scholarly publications and a continuous record of external funding. He has served as Editor as well as editorial board member of the Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly (APAQ). He holds Fellow status in the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA), and the Research Council of SHAPE, America. Dr. Porretta is the recipient of the Hollis Fait Scholarly Contribution Award and G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award both from the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID). He also served as NCPEID’s president. Dr. Porretta has been a contributing author to all previous editions of Adapted Physical Education and Sport. He enjoys golf, traveling, and attending Ohio State sporting events.

Table of Contents

Part I Foundational Topics in Adapted Physical Education and Sport

Chapter 1. Introduction to Adapted Physical Education and Sport

Chapter 2. Program Organization and Management

Chapter 3. Adapted Sport

Chapter 4. Measurement, Assessment, and Program Evaluation

Chapter 5. Individualized Education Programs

Chapter 6. Behavior Management

Chapter 7. Instructional Strategies for Adapted Physical Education

Part II Individuals With Unique Needs

Chapter 8. Intellectual Disabilities

Chapter 9. Behavioral Disabilities

Chapter 10. Autism Spectrum and Social Communication Disorders

Chapter 11. Specific Learning Disabilities

Chapter 12. Visual Impairments

Chapter 13. Hard of Hearing, Deaf, or Deafblind

Chapter 14. Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Stroke

Chapter 15. Amputations, Dwarfism, and Les Autres

Chapter 16. Spinal Cord Disabilities

Chapter 17. Other Health Impairment Conditions

Chapter 18. Students With Other Special Conditions: Injuries, Longer-Term Disabilities, and Obesity

Part III Developmental Considerations

Chapter 19. Motor Development

Chapter 20. Perceptual–Motor Development

Chapter 21. Infants and Toddlers

Chapter 22. Early Childhood Adapted Physical Education

Part IV Activities for Individuals With Unique Needs

Chapter 23. Health-Related Physical Fitness and Physical Activity

Chapter 24. Rhythmic Movement and Dance

Chapter 25. Aquatics

Chapter 26. Team Sports

Chapter 27. Individual, Dual, and Adventure Sports and Activities

Chapter 28. Winter Sport Activities

Chapter 29. Enhancing Wheelchair Sport Performance

Interviews

Professional preparation text for adapted physical education and sport courses. Reference for adapted physical education teachers.

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