ERIC Number: ED433627
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-May
Reference Count: N/A
Project Target: Criterion-Referenced Physical Fitness Standards for Adolescents with Disabilities. Final Report.
Winnick, Joseph P.; Short, Francis X.
This final report discusses the outcomes of a project designed to extend the nation's current emphasis on health-related, criterion-referenced fitness testing and programming to children and adolescents with disabilities. It summarizes project activities leading up to the Brockport Physical Fitness Test and related measures. Activities included: (1) identifying and selecting populations requiring adjustments to physical fitness tests and standards; (2) identifying tentative test items and standards for physical fitness development; (3) validating test items and standards; (4) developing a criterion-referenced test of physical fitness and modifying items and standards associated with selected national physical fitness tests designed for typical individuals; (5) developing an educational component relevant to adolescents with disabilities; and (6) preparing materials for project dissemination. Appendices include 16 research reports that evaluated specific test items for the criterion-referenced health-related test for individuals with disabilities. Appendices also include the notes and agenda of the Advisory Committee meetings. (Contains 19 references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Brockport. Coll. at Brockport.
Note: For related documents, see EC 307 373-375.