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
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
- Separate chapters--and new information--on visual
disabilities, deafness, and deafblindness
- An increased emphasis on best practices and applications for
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
"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
Following are some of the student-friendly features of this
- Four-color design throughout to draw readers' attention to
- A DVD that shows the Brockport Physical Fitness Test in
- Author and subject indexes
- Resources at the end of each chapter for further
- Examples that apply concepts in the text to real-life
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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