Adapted Physical Activity, Recreation, and Sport: Crossdisciplinary and Lifespan

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Offering the most comprehensive coverage available and broadening the audience scope to include students majoring in exercise science or coaching who are preparing for nonteaching positions, this new edition features a lifespan, cross-disciplinary approach valuable for both teaching and non-teaching professionals. Adapted Physical Activity, Recreation, and Sport emphasizes attitude change, inclusion, and psychosocial perspectives for understanding individual differences.

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Contents

Celebrating Differences Planning Practical Experience
26
Teamwork Communication and Creativity
60
Adaptation Advocacy and Law
84
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Dr. Claudine Sherrill is internationally known for her pioneer work in adapted physical activity, physical education teacher education, psychosocial perspectives of disability, inclusion, and social justice. She is President of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA), Professor-Emeritus of the Texas Woman's University, Editor-Emeritus of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly (APAQ), currently on the Editorial Boards of both APAQ and Palaestra, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. During 42 years of teaching at Texas Woman's University, Dr. Sherrill started the adapted physical education graduate personnel preparation program, directed over 200 theses and dissertations, and wrote 10 textbooks in such diverse areas as creative arts, disability sport, leadership training, and adapted physical activity.

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