ERIC Number: ED331802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Sport Instruction for Individuals with Disabilities. The Best of Practical Pointers.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA.
This book, written for teachers by teachers, includes articles by 14 contributing authors and is divided into three sections. Section 1 is entitled "Practical Pointers for Team Sports" and contains the following chapters: "Mainstreaming the Physically Handicapped for Team Sports" (S. J. Grosse); "Program Guide to Team Soccer for the Mentally Handicapped" (J. Dover, D. Szymanski); and "Wheelchair Basketball: Individual Skills and Drills" (R. Smith, E. Owen). Section 2, entitled "Practical Pointers for Individual/Dual Sports," contains the following chapters: "Bowling for Individuals with Disabilities" (Young American Bowling Alliance); "Golf" (J. Cowart); "Gymnastics Instruction" (K. Allen); "Mainstreaming the Disabled for Individual Sports" (S. J. Grosse); "Pickle-Ball: A Fun Court Game for Everyone" (J. U. Stein); "Principles and Practices for Championship Performances in Wheelchair Field Events"; "Principles and Practices for Championship Performances in Wheelchair Track Events"; "Sports Adaptations for Students with Crutches: Badminton, Golf, Archery, Tennis" (J. Cowart); "Sports Adaptations for Unilateral and Bilateral Upper-limb Amputees: Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Softball, Bowling, Golf, Table Tennis" (J. Cowart); "Teacher-made Adapted Devices for Archery, Badminton, and Table Tennis" (J. Cowart); "Teaching Tennis to Students with Disabilities" (R. Hester, B. Parks); "Track and Field for ALL Persons" (S. J. Gavron); and "Weight Training for Wheelchair Sports." Section 3, "Practical Pointers for Organization and Administration," contains the following chapters: "Computer Applications in Physical Education and Sport for the Disabled" (J. U. Stein); "Planning and Implementing Intramural Programs for Special Populations" (S. J. Grosse); and "Safety and Injury Prevention for Persons with Disabilities" (T. J. Birk). (LL)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Archery, Athletics, Bowling, Elementary Secondary Education, Golf, Individualized Instruction, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Racquet Sports, Team Sports, Weightlifting
AAHPERD, Publications Sales, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, Va 22091.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA.
Identifiers: Athletic Administration; Wheelchair Athletics