Summary: Through this latest edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport, you can provide top-quality physical education for youth with disabilities and help them get the most out of their sport participation. This new edition is updated to keep you current with today's trends in adapted physical education and sport:- Major revisions to chapters on measurement and assessment from new contributors, including information about the Brockport Physical Fitness Test and indivi ...show moredualized education programs- An updated chapter on autism and its implications for teaching- Separate chapters-and new information-on visual disabilities, deafness, and deaf blindness- An increased emphasis on best practices and applications for successful inclusion
In addition, a chapter on adapted sport is updated to reflect current information regarding classifications, sport organizations, national governing bodies, and the Paralympic Games. This chapter also focuses on adapted sport for in-school programs, including interscholastic competition. Adapted Physical Education and Sport is greatly influenced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and as such it will help teachers, schools, and agencies develop and implement adapted physical education programs consistent with federal legislation.
Following are some of the student-friendly features of this edition:- Four-color design throughout to draw readers' attention to important elements- A DVD that shows the Brockport Physical Fitness Test in action- Appendixes- Author and subject indexes- Resources at the end of each chapter for further exploration- Examples that apply concepts in the text to real-life situations
Instructors also benefit from the companion Web site, which features an instructor guide that provides objectives, suggestions for learning and enrichment activities, and resources. The Web site also supplies a test bank and PowerPoint presentation