Adapted Physical Activity

ISBN-10: 0888643756

ISBN-13: 9780888643759

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert D. Steadward, Garry D. Wheeler, E. Jane Watkinson

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List price: $89.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Publication date: 8/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Foreword: Reaction and Proaction
Introduction: The Development and State of Adapted Physical Activity
About the Contributors
Focus on Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking and Professional Preparation
Defining Adapted Physical Activity
The History of Adapted Physical Activity in Canada
Disability Definitions
The Social, Political, and Legal Landscape
The Social Construction of Disability in a Society of Normalization
Socio-Political Influences on Adapted Physical Activity
Policy Strategies to Foster Active Living
The Role of Canadian Organizations in the Development of Adapted Physical Activity: Case Studies of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability and the Canadian Paralympic Committee
Delivering Adapted Physical Activity Services
Moving Toward Inclusion
Professional Preparation
Foundations of Assessment
Physical Activity as Rehabilitation
The School Environment
Inclusive Physical Education: A Conceptual Framework
Facilitating Independence: Implications for the Learner and the Instructor
Applying Ecological Task Analysis to the Assessment of Playground Skills
Instructional Approaches to the Teaching of Motor Skills
Culturally Relevant Physical Education for Students Who Experience Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
The Role of Adapted Physical Education Consultants
Considering Motivation
The Active Living Domain
Leisure Education: Promoting Quality of Life
Creating Inclusive Physical Activity Opportunities: An Abilities-based Approach
Inclusive Fitness Appraisal Developments
Community Active Living Programming
Disabling Aspects of Aging: The Role of Active Living in Promoting Life Span Autonomy
Fitness and Physical Activity for Older Adults
The Realm of Sport
History of Disability Sport: From Rehabilitation to Athletic Excellence
Sport Medicine
Principles of Fitness Assessment and Training for Wheelchair Athletes
Technological Developments in Disability Sport
Physical Activity and Sport for Individuals With Intellectual Disability
The Female Athlete in Paralympic Sport
Athletes in Transition
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