Developmental/Adapted Physical Education Making Ability Count

ISBN-10: 0321678273

ISBN-13: 9780321678270

Edition: 5th 2011

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Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628

Mike Horvatis a professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Georgia, and the director of the Movement Studies Laboratory and the Pediatric Exercise and Motor Development Clinic. Dr. Horvat is extensively published, having authored numerous books, monographs, chapters in books, and articles as well as dozens of refereed journal publications. He is also a highly sought-after speaker, having presented at more than 100 international and domestic conferences. Ron Croceis the athletic training department chair within the department of kinesiology at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Croce has been the recipient of several teaching awards, including the "Teaching Excellence Award" in the School of Health and Human Services (1992), the State of New Hampshire's "Excellence in Education Award (2001)," the University of New Hampshire's "Jean Brierley Teaching Excellence Award (2001)," and the University Fraternity Association's "Outstanding Faculty of The Year Award (2004)." Leonard Kalakian,professor emeritus, taught at Minnesota State University, Mankato for 36 years. During that time, he was instrumental in advancing the cause of developmental/adapted physical education throughout the state and nation. He played a major role in development and implementation of Minnesota's developmental/adapted physical education licensure law (one of the nation's first) and served as the state's university representative on the Minnesota Statewide Developmental/Adapted Physical Education Leadership Committee for many years. Virginia Dahlstromis a new addition to the author team. Virginia is superintendent for the Wadena-Deer Creek Public Schools in Wadena, Minnesota.

Introduction: Physical Education for Children with Disabilities
But First I Have Some Questions, Professor
Legal Mandates
Continuum of Placements and Program Planning
Psychosocial Aspects of Disability
Parents and the Collaborative Team Approach
Motor Development and Postural Control
Information Processing and Perceptual Development
Physical Fitness Development
Teaching Individuals with Learning and Behavior Disabilities
Intellectual Disabilities
Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders
Teaching Individuals with Sensory Impairments
Visual Impairments
Deafness/Hearing Loss
Teaching Individuals with Congenital and Acquired Impairments
Posture and Orthopedic Impairments
Neurological Disorders and Head Injuries
Muscular Dystrophy and Arthritis
Teaching Individuals with Health Impairments
Respiratory Disorders
Nutritional Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders and Hypertension
Developing and Implementing the Physical Activity Program
Teaching Physical Fitness
Teaching Motor, Sport, and Play Skills
Teaching Aquatic Skills
Sports for the Disabled
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