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Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource

Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource

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    The Brockport Physical Fitness Test revolutionized fitness testing for youngsters with disabilities when it first came out in 1999. This significantly updated edition takes up where the original left off, offering adapted physical education teachers the most complete health-related fitness testing program available for youngsters with physical and mental disabilities.

    This new edition of Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual: A Health-Related Assessment for Youngsters With Disabilities comes with a online web resource with reproducible charts, fillable forms, and test score calculators as well as video clips that demonstrate assessment protocol for the tests. The text helps teachers understand these aspects:
    • The conceptual framework for testing
    • How to administer tests to youngsters with various specific disabilities
    The text also supplies a glossary and many appendixes, including a body mass index chart, guidelines on purchasing and constructing unique testing supplies, conversion charts for body composition and PACER, data forms, and frequently asked questions.

    Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual: A Health-Related Assessment for Youngsters With Disabilities is compatible with Fitnessgram 10. The text’s updates include standards and language that help teachers use Brockport and Fitnessgram side by side in providing youngsters and parents or guardians with the best possible individualized education programs (IEPs).

    Through Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual, adapted physical education teachers can do the following:
    • Rely on research-based assessments and standards for people with disabilities.
    • Provide youngsters with disabilities the same opportunities as other students to have their health-related fitness assessed.
    • Apply a unified approach for all students based on the test’s compatibility with Fitnessgram.
    • Create appropriate IEPs for students with disabilities.
    Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual: A Health-Related Assessment for Youngsters With Disabilities has been adopted by the Presidential Youth Fitness Program as its assessment program for students with disabilities. Its web resource includes reproducible forms and tables that help teachers administer the tests including fillable test data forms for each of the five disability classifications. The web resource also includes Excel worksheets that allow you to enter test scores and quickly calculate whether scores are in the Adapted Fitness Zone or Healthy Fitness Zone for each test item and classification. Finally, the web resource includes video clips that demonstrate assessment protocol for the tests.

    This text provides teachers with all the information and tools they need for assessing students with disabilities, evaluating their readiness for inclusion in nonadapted PE classes, and generating and assessing IEPs for students.

    Audience

    Text for adapted physical education teachers; supplemental text for majors in adapted PE courses

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    Use of the Term Healthy Fitness Zone
    Acknowledgments
    How to Use the Web Resource

    Chapter 1. Introduction to the Brockport Physical Fitness Test
    Chapter 2. The Conceptual Framework
    Chapter 3. Using the Brockport Physical Fitness Test
    Chapter 4. Profiles, Test Selection Guides, Standards, and Fitness Zones
    Chapter 5. Test Administration and Test Items
    Chapter 6. Testing Youngsters With Severe Disabilities

    Appendix A Body Mass Index (BMI) Chart
    Appendix B Purchasing and Constructing Unique Testing Supplies
    Appendix C Fitnessgram Body Composition Conversion Chart
    Appendix D PACER Conversion Chart
    Appendix E Data Forms
    Appendix F Frequently Asked Questions
    Appendix G Teacher and Parent Overview

    Glossary
    References and Resources
    Index
    Contributors
    About the Authors

    About the Author

    Joseph P. Winnick, EdD, is a distinguished service professor of physical education and sport at the College at Brockport, State University of New York. He received master’s and doctoral degrees from Temple University. Dr. Winnick developed and implemented America’s first master's degree professional preparation program in adapted physical education at Brockport in 1968 and since that time has secured funds from the U.S. Department of Education to support the program. He continues to be involved in research related to the physical fitness of persons with disabilities. Dr. Winnick has received the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award and the Hollis Fait Scholarly Contribution Award and is a three-time recipient of the Amazing Person Award from the New York Association for SHAPE America ─ formerly known as the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). He has also received a Career Achievement Award from the College at Brockport and is a fellow in the Research Consortium of AAHPERD.

    Francis X. Short, PED, is professor and dean of the School of Health and Human Performance at the College at Brockport, State University of New York. Dr. Short has been involved with adapted physical education programs for over 40 years. He has coauthored numerous journal articles related to physical fitness and youngsters with disabilities. He also has authored and coauthored books and chapters related to adapted physical education. Dr. Short has served as project coordinator for three federally funded research projects pertaining to physical fitness and youngsters with disabilities and is a recipient of the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award. He is a member of SHAPE America — formerly known as the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)—and the National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities.

    Ancillaries

    All ancillary materials are free to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/BrockportPhysicalFitnessTestManual.

    Web Resource.
    Includes reproducible charts and forms as well as video clips that demonstrate assessment protocol for most of the tests.