Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Adapted Physical Education I (3 cr)
P398 | 6073-6074 | 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 and physical conditions which require an
Adapted
Physical Education or physical activity program 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 or physical activity
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 (30%), the final exam
(22%), quiz grades (25%), and other activities listed in the course
requirements above (15%).