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ERIC Number: ED015594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
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ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION, PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS. SECOND EDITION.
DANIELS, ARTHUR S.; DAVIES, EVELYN A.
THIS BOOK HAS THREE PURPOSES--(1) TO SHOW HOW PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES MAY BE ADAPTED FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS AT ALL LEVELS OF SCHOOL, (2) TO SERVE AS A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION PERSONNEL WHO WISH TO WORK FOR FULL DEVELOPMENT OF EACH STUDENT, AND (3) TO SERVE AS A TEXT FOR STUDENTS IN TRAINING, TEACHERS, AND THERAPISTS. PART ONE DEFINES THE PROBLEM IN TERMS OF CHILDREN TO BE SERVED, SOCIETY'S CHANGING ATTITUDES TOWARD THOSE WITH DISABILITY, AND ADJUSTMENT PROBLEMS. IT ALSO REVIEWS ANATOMY, KINESIOLOGY, AND PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE. PART TWO CONSIDERS PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN RELATION TO CHILDREN WITH SPECIFIC DISABILITIES SUCH AS AMPUTATIONS, HEART CONDITIONS, CEREBRAL PALSY, EPILEPSY, POLIOMYELITIS, VISUAL AND AUDITORY HANDICAPS, AND SPECIAL HEALTH CONDITIONS. PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH EMOTIONAL INSTABILITY, BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS, OR MENTAL RETARDATION ARE DISCUSSED BRIEFLY. PART THREE CONSIDERS A NUMBER OF ADMINISTRATIVE-ORGANIZATIONAL TOPICS AND THE VALUES OF AQUATICS AND CAMPING. A FINAL CHAPTER EXAMINES SEVERAL QUESTIONS RELATED TO LIFE AFTER THE SCHOOL PROGRAM IS COMPLETED. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHIES FOLLOW EACH CHAPTER. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY HARPER AND ROW, PUBLISHERS, 49 EAST 33RD STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10016, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $8.50. (DF)
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