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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

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... characterize another specific body type. The mix of body-type classifications may lead to improper posture development (e.g., a muscular chest and back coupled with a slender abdomen and lower limbs may appear as a rounded upper back)....

Assessing Perception and Cognition

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

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... parameters that will be needed to perform a movement correctly (e.g., appropriate force, speed, and direction of the movement in question). When a student has difficulty learning or performing motor skills, teachers and therapists...

Assessing Perception and Cognition

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

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... and Referral Form, Part II-Behaviors, Cognitive Abilities, and Social Skills in Physical Education. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL:...

Selecting an Appropriate Assessment Instrument

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

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... two-hand sidearm strike batting assessment. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2019). Reprinted, by permission, from L.E...

Why You Are Assessing

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

,

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

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... the best performance. Sample standardized instructions for an NRI item. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2019). Adapted...

Selecting and Administering Tests

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

,

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

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... skills during the time allocated for physical education. Block’s initial observation and referral screening form. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd...

Getting to Know the Student

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

,

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

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... medical authorization form. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2019). Medical diagnosis Condition’s severity Prognosis...

Assessing Motor Development and Motor Skill Performance

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

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... months to 16 years of age. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2019). A major premise in motor development...

Who You Are Assessing

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

,

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

0

...Assessment is a multifaceted process that is critical in determining whether a student qualifies for special education services under federal law and, more important, whether the student’s disability significantly affects educational...

Assessing Physical Function

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

,

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

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... with disabilities. Target Stretch Test. From Horvat, M., Kelly, L.E., Block, M.E., and Croce, R., Developmental and adapted physical activity assessment, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2019) Illustrations reprinted,...