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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

...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...

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

...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

...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...

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

...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

Northwest Missouri State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Terry Robertson

Northwest Missouri State University 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

...“ 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...

It Hurts to Move

Doing Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook

...Fearing that movement will aggravate their condition, people with chronic pain tend to reduce their levels of customary activity. Physical inactivity has consequences, including reduction in muscle mass and flexibility, bone density...

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

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...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...

Down Syndrome

Infant Motor Development

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook

...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

...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...

Competitions and Sport Opportunities for Athletes With Disabilities

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

...Understand the historical content and development of the major sport competitions for elite athletes with disabilitiesParalympic GamesDeaflympicsSpecial Olympics InternationalAdditional International Games for Athletes...