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ERIC Number: ED016319
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION--ADAPTED, CORRECTIVE, DEVELOPMENTAL.
FAIT, HOLLIS F.
THIS BOOK, WRITTEN FOR PROSPECTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS IN A VARIETY OF SETTINGS, HAS THREE OBJECTIVES--(1) TO INTRODUCE BRIEFLY THE NATURE OF VARIOUS HANDICAPPING CONDITIONS, (2) TO DELINEATE THEIR PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS, AND (3) TO SUGGEST SUITABLE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, A BASIS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE HANDICAPPED, ADMINISTRATIVE PRINCIPLES, AND CHARACTERISTICS OF AN EFFECTIVE ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ARE PROVIDED. THE FOLLOWING DISORDERS ARE CONSIDERED--VISUAL HANDICAPS, AUDITORY HANDICAPS, CEREBRAL PALSY, ORTHOPEDIC DEFECTS, HEART CONDITIONS, CONVALESCENCE, NUTRITIONAL DISTURBANCES, OTHER PHYSICAL CONDITIONS REQUIRING ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION, MENTAL RETARDATION, SOCIAL MALADJUSTMENT AND MENTAL ILLNESS, AND AGING. THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES AND TOPICS ARE TREATED--BASIC SKILL GAMES, RHYTHMS AND DANCE, INDIVIDUAL SPORTS, DUAL GAMES, TEAM GAMES, SWIMMING, WEIGHT TRAINING, OUTDOOR EDUCATION, CORRECTIVE BODY MECHANICS, AND DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS. AN APPENDIX INCLUDES SUGGESTED FILMS AND FILMSTRIPS FOR TEACHERS, FILM SOURCES, RECORD SOURCES, PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS, AND PERIODICALS. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE W.B. SAUNDERS COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. (DF)
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