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Adapted Physical Education National Standards 3rd Edition epub

Adapted Physical Education National Standards 3rd Edition epub

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    Adapted Physical Education National Standards, Third Edition, thoroughly covers the latest Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS), offering current knowledge and best practices for teaching adapted physical education.

    This new edition solidifies the book’s reputation as an essential resource for adapted physical educators. Representing the first major revision to the standards since 2006, Adapted Physical Education National Standards, Third Edition, fully explains the 15 national standards as established by the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID).

    In addition to updating the national standards, this resource offers educators and professionals two other important updates: a new web study guide and a fresh design of the text.

    The study guide includes important information and more than 1,100 sample test questions for educators who are studying to take the Certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE) exam. This new tool allows candidates to prepare for the exam by taking practice quizzes based on the content within each standard. For each practice quiz, the reader is presented with questions randomly drawn from a pool of questions for that standard, ensuring a wide variety of sample exam possibilities. The candidate then receives a score and can review the correct and incorrect answers to determine areas for further study. Candidates can also view and download a comprehensive list of all questions for all standards.

    The new text design makes the content within each standard easier to read, providing a greater understanding of each level at a glance. Each of the 15 standards is presented in five levels. The level for a typical standard is organized this way:
    • Level 1: the standard number and name
    • Level 2: the major components of the standard
    • Level 3: the standard’s subcomponents—dependent pieces of knowledge of fact or principle related to the major component
    • Level 4: adapted physical education content—additional knowledge regarding the subcomponents that teachers working with individuals with disabilities need to know
    • Level 5: application of adapted physical education content from level 4 to teaching individuals with disabilities
    Levels 1 through 3 outline the basic instructional competencies that physical educators who teach students in integrated or segregated environments must be able to demonstrate. Those levels provide the foundation for levels 4 and 5. The standards are logical extensions of SHAPE America’s 2017 National Standards for Initial Physical Education Teacher Education, SHAPE America’s 2008 Advanced Standards for Physical Education, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ 2014 Physical Education Standards.

    Adapted Physical Education National Standards, Third Edition, is useful for a variety of stakeholders:
    • Physical education majors and in-service teachers who are preparing for the APENS exam
    • Higher education faculty members who want to evaluate their adapted physical education preparation programs
    • K-12 administrators who want to use APENS exam results for reviewing and hiring new teachers
    • Parents of children who require adapted physical education instruction, to inquire at their child’s IEP meeting about the qualifications of the physical educator for their child
    The book features an appendix of Frequently Asked Questions, a glossary of terms that includes abbreviations and acronyms in the field, and a summative list of references that were used by NCPEID committees in developing the APENS standards. It also includes an overview of NCPEID and a detailed description of how the standards and the certification exam were developed.

    Adapted Physical Education National Standards, Third Edition, will keep readers up to date on the standards, help them prepare for the CAPE exam, and help ensure that high-quality adapted physical education is available for all students who can benefit from it.


    Reference for adapted physical activity professionals. Preparation for physical educators studying for the Certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE) exam.
    Organization of the Text
    APENS and Professional Standards for Physical Education
    How to Use This Manual
    Using the Web Study Guide
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Standard 1. Human Development
    Understand cognitive development
    Demonstrate knowledge of language and cognitive development through the lifespan
    Understand essential concepts related to social or affective development
    Understand theories of moral development in children and youth
    Understand different personality theories as they relate to human behavior
    Demonstrate knowledge of factors influencing development

    Standard 2. Motor Behavior
    Understand motor development
    Understand motor learning
    Understand motor control

    Standard 3. Exercise Science
    Exercise Physiology Principles
    Neural Control
    Muscular Concepts
    Cardiorespiratory Factors
    Respiratory Factors
    Body Composition
    Environmental Effects
    Exercise Prescription and Training
    Bone Growth and Development
    Neuromuscular Function
    Human Skeletal Articulations
    Neck and Upper Extremity Movement
    Spine and Pelvis Movement
    Lower Extremity Movement

    Standard 4. Measurement and Evaluation
    Standardized Procedures
    Types of Scores
    Standard Scores
    Indicators of Relationship Between Performances
    Normal Curve
    Descriptive Values
    Measures of Position
    Test Characteristics
    Pretest Planning
    Performance Standards
    Data Gathering
    Performance Sampling

    Standard 5. History and Philosophy
    Educational Reform

    Standard 6. Unique Attributes of Learners
    Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Deafness and Hearing Impairments
    Emotional Disturbances
    Hearing Impairments
    Intellectual Disability
    Multiple Disabilities
    Orthopedic Impairment
    Other Health Impairment
    Specific Learning Disabilities
    Speech and Language Disorders
    Traumatic Brain Injury
    Visual Impairments Including Blindness

    Standard 7. Curriculum Theory and Development
    Curriculum Design
    Evaluate Curriculum Appropriateness
    Needs Assessment
    Curriculum Objectives and Content
    Learning Experiences

    Standard 8. Assessment
    Legislative Issues
    Decision Making
    Skills Required of the Assessment Team

    Standard 9. Instructional Design and Planning
    Curriculum Plan
    Units and Lesson Plans
    IEP and IFSP
    Technology Applications
    Assistive Devices
    Mobility Devices

    Standard 10. Teaching
    Teaching Styles
    Teaching Behaviors
    Applied Behavior Analysis Principles
    Preventative Strategies
    Increasing Behaviors
    Decreasing Behaviors
    Other Management Methods

    Standard 11. Consultation and Staff Development
    Administrative Skills
    Group Dynamics
    Interpersonal Communication Skills
    Psychological Dimensions
    Consulting Models

    Standard 12. Student and Program Evaluation
    Student Outcomes
    Program Operations
    Consumer Satisfaction

    Standard 13. Continuing Education
    Professional Growth
    Current Literature
    Professional Organizations
    Teaching Certification

    Standard 14. Ethics
    Understand the need for professional standards
    Understand and value appropriate professional conduct
    Understand the need to advance the professional knowledge base
    Advance the profession

    Standard 15. Communication
    Parents and Families
    Public Relations
    Roles of Other Professionals
    Team Approach

    Appendix A. National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities
    Appendix B. How the Adapted Physical Education Standards and National Certification Examination Were Developed
    Appendix C. Frequently Asked Questions
    Appendix D. APENS 2018 Evaluation and Review Committee Members
    Luke E. Kelly, PhD, is a certified adapted physical educator and is a professor of kinesiology, holder of the Virgil S. Ward endowed professorship, and director of the graduate programs in adapted physical education at the University of Virginia. He has 38 years of experience working with public schools in evaluating and revising their physical education curricula to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Dr. Kelly has written extensively about the achievement-based curriculum model, assessment, and the use of technology in physical education. Dr. Kelly has served as the president of the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) and directed the NCPEID adapted physical education national standards project from 1992 to 1999. Dr. Kelly is a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology (formerly the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education). He has also received the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award and the William A. Hillman Distinguished Service Award from the NCPEID. His hobbies and interests include fly-fishing, reforestation, and building projects.
    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available online.

    Web study guide. Features 1,168 sample test questions so candidates can take practice quizzes based on the content within each standard.