Lindsay K. Canales, MA, has taught adapted physical education for 10 years and has 6 years of experience as an adapted physical education specialist, teaching students ranging from ages 3 to 22. She designed and implemented a PE box program, containing standards-based units and lesson plans, for eight special day classes from grades K through 8. She has also presented sessions at four annual conferences for the California Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) and is a member of CAHPERD and the Northern California Adapted Physical Education Consortium. In her spare time, she enjoys watching sports and being physically active. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Rebecca K. Lytle, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology at California State University at Chico, where she teaches courses in adapted physical education and motor development. Lytle has been teaching in higher education since 1992. She also taught as an adapted physical education teacher in the public schools from 1988-1996, and was a school consultant from 2000-2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Physical Activities for Young People with Severe Disabilities
Human Kinetics, 2011
...The 10 activities in this chapter focus on increasing or maintaining balance and flexibility. These activities involve extending the upper and lower extremities to reach for an object, maintaining a stretch position or body stance...
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