Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Adapted Physical Education I (3 cr)
P398 | 6244 | Surburg


PREREQUISITES: A basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

CLASS MEETING:  Meets one 50 minute period three time per week.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The study of prevalent mental, emotional and physical conditions which
require an
Adapted Physical Education program or adapted activity programs to meet the
special needs of the individual.  This also includes the study of principles
and
practices in the application of activities for individuals with disabling
conditions.

COURSE GOALS:
That students will be able to:  1)  Recognize and understand normal patterns
of
growth and development from infancy to childhood; 2) Recognize and
understand
conditions causing deviations from the normal growth patterns; 3) Develop
and
adapt activities which may assist in the growth and development of
individuals in
an Adapted Physical Education Program; 4) Facilitate the infusion of persons
with
disabilities into physical education classes and other types of settings; 5)
Understand the ramifications of federal laws as related to persons with
disabilities;
6) Assist in preparation of individualized programs of physical activities.

TEXTBOOK:
Adapted Physical Education and Sport, Joseph P. Winnick (Ed.), Human
Kinetics
Books (required).

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
6 readings, 2 reports, a practicum, quizzes, mid-term exam, and final exam.

COURSE GRADING:
The course grade will be based upon the mid-term exam (32%), the final exam
(32%), quiz grades (25%), and other activities listed in the course
requirements
above (11%).