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Practicum in Adapted Physical Activity [9780736045612]

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Workbook and reference for students and instructors in physical education teacher education (PETE), adapted physical education (APE), adapted physical activity (APA), therapeutic recreation, and special education at the university level.


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Claudia Emes, PhD, faculty of kinesiology, the University of Calgary, has been a professor and researcher of adapted physical activity (APA) for many years. She has organized and run Special Olympics competitions and a national paralympic competition, and she wrote a seminal article on the abilities-based approach to APA published in Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly in fall of 2002. She has also participated in the creation and delivery of a program of inclusive postsecondary education for people with intellectual disability. Emes is an active volunteer in APA with several national and international organizations, including Special Olympics Canada, the North American Leadership Council of Special Olympics Inc., and the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity.

Emes has earned a Teaching Excellence award in kinesiology from the University of Calgary and was named a Woman of Distinction by the YWCA of Calgary in 1998. She lives in Calgary with her husband, Allen, and enjoys spending time with her adult children, along with running, skiing, and reading in her leisure time.

Beth P. Velde, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of occupational therapy at East Carolina University. She has been an educator in therapeutic recreation, adapted physical education, rehabilitation studies, occupational therapy, and related fields. As an educator, she is an active researcher and writer, having authored three other books and two book chapters. She received the Dean's Award for Research in 2002 and was named recipient of the 2003 Distinguished Service Award by the Mental Health Association of Pitt County. Rouse is on the National Advisory Panel for Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Active Learning Strategies, and she was a coprincipal investigator for the Learn and Serve Grant. She and her husband, Frank, live in Blounts Creek, North Carolina, where she enjoys running, boating, and writing, in addition to her teaching.

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9780736045612
ISBN13:
9780736045612
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Author:
Claudia Emes
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Publication:
27-Aug-2004
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
168
Weight:
499 Grams