Adapted Physical Education and Sport

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Joseph P. Winnick
Human Kinetics, 2011 - Education - 637 pages
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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 individualized education programs

- An updated chapter on autism and its implications for teaching

- Separate chapters--and new information--on visual disabilities, deafness, and deafblindness

- 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 presentations for each of the 29 chapters.

The authors--leading authorities in their fields--introduce chapter concepts through real-life scenarios and show how you can apply those concepts to solve issues. In addition to helping you understand the relationship between disabilities and their implications for people through age 21, the authors ground you in the foundational topics for adapted physical education and sport, explore the developmental considerations involved, and outline activities for people with unique physical education needs, suggesting activity modifications along the way.

Adapted Physical Education and Sport, Fifth Edition, provides future educators the information they need to develop high-quality programs for people with unique physical education needs.

  

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Contents

01 Winnick P1 ch01 1_20
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02 Winnick ch02 21_40
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03 Winnick ch03 41_58
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04 Winnick ch04 60_78
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05 Winnick ch05 79_100
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06 Winnick ch06 101_118
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07 Winnick ch07 119_148
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08 Winnick P2 ch8 149_172
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18 Winnick ch18 359_376
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19 Winnick P3 ch19 377_394
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20 Winnick ch20 395_410
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21 Winnick ch21 411_424
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22 Winnick ch22 425_440
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23 Winnick P4 ch23 441_460
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24 Winnick ch24 461_480
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09 Winnick ch9 173_194
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10 Winnick ch10 195_214
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11 Winnick ch11 215_232
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12 Winnick ch12 233_250
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13 Winnick ch13 251_268
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14 Winnick ch14 269_290
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15 Winnick ch15 291_310
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16 Winnick ch16 311_346
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25 Winnick ch25 481_502
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26 Winnick ch26 503_528
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27 Winnick ch27 529_556
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28 Winnick ch28 557_570
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29 Winnick ch29 571_590
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30 Winnick apps 591_614
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31 Winnick bm 615_638
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About the author (2011)

Joseph P. Winnick, EdD, is distinguished service professor of physical education and sport at State University of New York, College at Brockport, where he has taught adapted physical education for over 40 years. Renowned for his research in adapted physical education, he is the coauthor of the Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual and related resources, which present the best physical fitness test available for youths with disabilities.

Dr. Winnick developed and implemented Americaís first masterís degree professional preparation program in adapted physical education at Brockport in 1968. Since that time he has secured funds from the U.S. Department of Education to support the program. He has received the Professional Recognition Award and Julian U. Stein Lifetime Achievement Award from the Adapted Physical Activity Council of AAHPERD and the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award and the Hollis Fait Scholarly Contribution Award from the National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for individuals with disabilities. Dr. Winnick earned his bachelorís degree from Ithaca College and his masterís and doctoral degrees from Temple University.

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