ERIC Number: ED290707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Training Guide to Cerebral Palsy Sports. Third Edition.
Jones, Jeffery A., Ed.
This official training manual of the United States Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association includes the latest coaching and training techniques specific to all sports in the national program. The book features guidelines for coaching over a dozen sports, including soccer, swimming, cycling, and track and field. It contains everything coaches, trainers, physical therapists, and athletes need to know about cerebral palsy sports, including advice on game strategies, weight training, nutrition, and practical concerns such as wheelchair selection and positioning. Considerations for the future are discussed. Appendices include: (1) Directory of Sport and Recreation Organizations; (2) United States Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association; and (3) a listing of wheelchair manufacturers. (JD)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Cerebral Palsy, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction, Lifetime Sports, Physical Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Team Sports, Wheelchairs
Human Kinetics Books, Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61820 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Support Staff; Practitioners
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