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Athletes With Disabilities

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...John didn’t remember anything about the accident. He and some friends had been competing at a regional track and field meet, and the last thing he could remember was being in the passenger seat of the car on the way home. He remembered...

Sport and Disability: A World View

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

...Gain an understanding of the history and various structures for disability sport on a global basisTerminologyInternational Perspectives: Late 20th CenturyEuropean Charter for Sport for AllEuropean PerspectivesCanadian...

Diversity, Difference, and Power in Sport and Physical Activity

Katherine M. Jamieson

Katherine M. Jamieson is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Jamieson’s research interests include various issues related to sport, power, and social stratification. Her most current research interests include transnational feminist and postcolonial analyses of physical culture, with specific interest in the LPGA and global and transnational conditions of elite sport settings as well as more local engagements in physical activity and social issues. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Maureen M. Smith

Maureen M. Smith is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health science at California State University at Sacramento. Dr. Smith’s research interests include examining racial issues in sport and material culture related to sport, specifically sport statues and monuments. She is the coauthor (with Rita Liberti) of the book (Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph. Dr. Smith is a regular reviewer for International Journal of the History of Sport. Courses she regularly teaches are Sociology of Sport, History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education, and Sport in Society. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity : Human Kinetics׳ Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science Series

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook Chapter

...Distinguishing between social stratification and inequality✓ How sociologists define and study power✓ Existing patterns of stratification and inequality in sport, physical education, and exercise settings✓ The role of sport and physical...

Assessing Posture, Gait, and Balance

Michael Horvat

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Michael Horvat, EdD, is a professor of adapted physical education and motor behavior at the University of Georgia, where he is also the director of the Movement Studies Laboratory and the Pediatric Exercise and Motor Development -5 Clinic. Dr. Horvat is extensively published, having authored numerous books, monographs, chapters in books, and articles in dozens of refereed journal publications. He is also a highly sought-after speaker, having presented at more than 100 international and domestic conferences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Luke E. Kelly

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Luke E. Kelly, PhD, is a certified adapted physical educator, professor of kinesiology, holder of the Virgil S. Ward endowed professorship, and director of the graduate program in adapted physical education at the University of Virginia. He has 40 years of experience working with public schools in evaluating and revising their physical education curricula to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Dr. Kelly has written extensively about the achievement-based curriculum model, assessment, and the use of technology in physical education. Dr. Kelly has served as the president of the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) and directed the NCPEID adapted physical education national standards project from 1992 to 1999. Dr. Kelly is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology (formerly the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education). He has also received the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award and the William A. Hillman Distinguished Service Award from NCPEID. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Martin E. Block

Martin E. Block, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Virginia. He has been the director of the master’s program in adapted physical education (APE) at the University of Virginia since 1993. During that time he has supervised and graduated more than 120 master’s students. Dr. Block has served as an APE specialist in Virginia, working with children with severe disabilities and learning and behavioral problems. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ron V. Croce

Ronald V. Croce, PhD, received his doctorate in neu-roscience/exercise physiology and special populations from the University of New Mexico, and he is currently a professor in the kinesiology department. His main teaching focus is applied anatomy/kinesiology and medical neuroscience, and he has been the recipient of several university teaching and research awards. Dr. Croce’s research focuses on physical and motor functioning of individuals with cognitive and motor impairments as well as human neuromuscular functioning and cognition. He has over 100 published articles and is a coauthor of Developmental/Adapted Physical Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Developmental and Adapted Physical Activity Assessment

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook Chapter

...As individuals mature in the developmental process, they develop the ability to move within the environment. After learning to crawl and creep, children develop balance and stability capabilities as well as the ability to stand...

The Travelling Athlete

Wheelchair Sport : A complete guide for athletes, coaches, and teachers

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Photo courtesy of Brian Kieffer.This chapter examines a number of issues that the travelling athlete may encounter, such as taking care of medical concerns while travelling, maintaining healthy nutrition and hydration abroad, and exercising...

Down Syndrome

Infant Motor Development

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter will do the following:Describe motor development in infants with Down syndromeIdentify possible causes of poor motor control in Down syndromeDescribe recent intervention techniques to improve motor abilityAnother population...

Event Management

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

...Understand the subtle complexities of event management for disability sport and its similarities to and differences from that for able-bodied sportManaging the Sport EventInitial PlanningStructure and OrganizationCommittees...

Female Athletes With Disabilities in Sport

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

...Acknowledge the athletic achievements of girls and women with disabilities in sport and understand the experience of women with disabilities in society and the sporting worldHistorical PerspectivesFemale Athletes in the Olympic GamesFemale...

It’s About Moving

Cadeyrn J. Gaskin

Cadeyrn J. Gaskin

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Stephanie J. Hanrahan

Stephanie J. Hanrahan, PhD, is a registered sport psychologist and an associate professor in the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Hanrahan has over 20 years of experience in teaching human movement studies at the undergraduate level. She is a recipient of the University of Queensland’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to being part of the author team for the first two editions of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Hanrahan has authored or edited nine other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Doing Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Although disability is often discussed in medical terms, it can also be thought of as a social experience. In addition to having bodies that may not function as well as those of others, disabled people have to contend with how others react...

Inclusion Concepts, Processes, and Models

Terry Long

Terry Long, PhD, is a professor and the director of the School of Health Science and Wellness at Northwest Missouri State University, where he has worked since 2000. He is regarded nationally as one of the leading scholars in the field of therapeutic recreation, as evidenced by his teaching, research, applied experience, and service to the field. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Terry Robertson

Terry Robertson, PhD, is a professor and associate dean in the College of Health and Human Services at California State University at Long Beach. Robertson was previously a clinical associate professor at the University of Utah; a professor and chair of the department of health, physical education, recreation, and dance at Northwest Missouri State University; and a research fellow at the University of Queensland. While at Northwest Missouri State, Robertson helped create a partnership with Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living (MERIL), for which he served on the board from 1994 to 2008, including six years as the chair. The Terry Robertson Community Partner Award was created in 2010 in honor of Robertson's service to MERIL. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Inclusive Recreation : Programs and Services for Diverse Populations

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...“ You don’t ask everybody to conform to the same system. You ask the system to include everybody. ”After reading this chapter, students will be able to do the following:Identify the elements of the inclusion process.Explain the nature...