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Adapted Physical Education and Sport 6th Edition With Web Resource

Adapted Physical Education and Sport 6th Edition With Web Resource

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    The field of adapted physical education and sport has undergone numerous changes in recent years. This new edition of Adapted Physical Education and Sport will help readers stay on top of those changes and, in doing so, provide the highest-quality physical education and sport opportunities for students with disabilities.

    The sixth edition of this well-loved text builds on its successful previous editions, which have been translated into five languages, and is replete with changes that are current with today’s trends and practices in the field:
    • As the inclusion movement continues to expand, the authors have revised several chapters to detail relevant inclusion practices and applications in both physical education and sport, helping to integrate students with disabilities into general class and sport settings with guidelines for modifying activities.
    • The chapter on adapted sport is further developed to communicate and reflect on progress in the field and includes a Sport Framework for Individuals with Disabilities model for developing and implementing sport programs.
    • The book gives attention to the revised Brockport Physical Fitness Test, and the accompanying web resource offers video clips that explain and demonstrate the criterion-referenced health-related tests that are applicable to many students with disabilities.
    • Advances and applications pertaining to behavior management and wheelchair sport performance are covered in various chapters.
    • The authors address the use of new technology as it relates to teaching and administration for adapted physical education and explore stand-alone apps that can be used in conjunction with the book. The apps apply to behavior management, fitness development, communication, social interaction, and physical education activities.
    • The authors give increased attention to the problem of obesity, particularly relevant to students with disabilities.
    • Many new authors and a coeditor bring fresh perspectives to the book and add to the depth of experience provided by the returning authors and editor.
    These additions help Adapted Physical Education and Sport maintain its reputation as a comprehensive text that helps teachers provide top-quality services to people with unique physical education needs. Greatly influenced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, this book helps in identifying the unique needs of students and developing physical education programs—including individualized education programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities—consistent with current federal legislation.

    The text is augmented by its ancillaries, which include an instructor guide, test package, presentation package, and web resource with video. The instructor guide offers chapter objectives, additional resources, and learning and enrichment activities that will help students master the content and extend their knowledge. The test package helps in building custom tests using hundreds of test questions and answers. Readers will find hundreds of PowerPoint slides that reinforce the text’s key points in the presentation package, and the web resource includes 26 videos of the new Brockport Physical Fitness Test in action as well as several reproducibles from the book.

    The authors, renowned authorities in their fields, use real-life scenarios to introduce chapter concepts and then show how to apply the concepts in solving issues. The text will help deepen understanding of the implications of disabilities for people through age 21 (though much of the book is relevant in the entire life span). It grounds readers in the foundational topics for adapted physical education and sport, explores the developmental considerations involved, and outlines activities for developing programs for people with unique physical education needs.

    The book offers a four-color design to draw attention to important elements and provides separate author and subject indexes as well as resources with each chapter and on the web resource for further exploration.

    Adapted Physical Education and Sport supplies all that is needed for enriching the lives of students with disabilities by providing them with the high-quality programs they deserve.


    Professional preparation text for adapted physical education and sport courses. Reference for adapted physical education teachers.

    Table of Contents


    Part I Foundational Topics in Adapted Physical Education and Sport
    Chapter 1. Introduction to Adapted Physical Education and Sport
    Joseph P. Winnick
    Chapter 2. Program Organization and Management
    Joseph P. Winnick
    Chapter 3. Adapted Sport
    Ronald W. Davis
    Chapter 4. Measurement, Assessment, and Program Evaluation
    Manny Felix and Garth Tymeson
    Chapter 5. Individualized Education Programs
    Manny Felix and Garth Tymeson
    Chapter 6. Behavior Management
    E. Michael Loovis
    Chapter 7. Instructional Strategies for Adapted Physical Education
    Douglas H. Collier

    Part II Individuals With Unique Needs
    Chapter 8. Intellectual Disabilities
    Lauren K. Cavanaugh
    Chapter 9. Behavioral Disabilities  
    E. Michael Loovis
    Chapter 10. Autism Spectrum and Social Communication Disorders
    Cathy Houston-Wilson
    Chapter 11. Specific Learning Disabilities
    Barry W. Lavay
    Chapter 12. Visual Impairments
    Lauren J. Lieberman
    Chapter 13. Hard of Hearing, Deaf, or Deafblind
    Lauren J. Lieberman
    Chapter 14. Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Stroke
    David L. Porretta
    Chapter 15. Amputations, Dwarfism, and Les Autres
    David L. Porretta
    Chapter 16. Spinal Cord Disabilities
    Luke E. Kelly
    Chapter 17. Other Health Impairment Conditions
    Francis M. Kozub
    Chapter 18. Students With Other Special Conditions: Injuries, Longer-Term Disabilities, and Obesity
    Christine B. Stopka

    Part III Developmental Considerations
    Chapter 19. Motor Development
    John C. Ozmun and David L. Gallahue
    Chapter 20. Perceptual–Motor Development
    Barry W. Lavay
    Chapter 21. Infants and Toddlers
    Cathy Houston-Wilson
    Chapter 22. Early Childhood Adapted Physical Education
    Lauriece L. Zittel and So-Yeun Kim

    Part IV Activities for Individuals With Unique Needs
    Chapter 23. Health-Related Physical Fitness and Physical Activity
    Francis X. Short
    Chapter 24. Rhythmic Movement and Dance
    Boni B. Boswell
    Chapter 25. Aquatics
    Pamela Arnhold and Monica Lepore
    Chapter 26. Team Sports
    David L. Porretta
    Chapter 27. Individual, Dual, and Adventure Sports and Activities
    E. Michael Loovis
    Chapter 28. Winter Sport Activities
    Luke E. Kelly
    Chapter 29. Enhancing Wheelchair Sport Performance
    Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey and Barry S. Mason

    Appendix A Definitions Associated With the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    Appendix B Adapted Physical Education and Sport Contact Information
    Appendix C Brockport Physical Fitness Test
    Appendix D Rating Scale for Adapted Physical Education
    Author Index
    Subject Index
    About the Editors
    About the Contributors


    The web resource contains Brockport Physical Fitness Test videos, fitness charts, and reproducible forms from the book.

    The instructor guide includes chapter objectives, additional resources, and learning and enrichment activities that will help students master the content and extend their knowledge.

    The test package helps in building custom tests using hundreds of test questions and answers.

    The presentation package includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides for each chapter. Text slides list key points and cover the major topics in each chapter. Select figures and tables represent the outstanding graphics found in the text. The presentation package has more than 750 slides that can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, or rearrange the order of the slides.

    All ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available online at