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Developmental and Adaptive Physical Activity: University of Victoria

Developmental and Adaptive Physical Activity: University of Victoria

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    Ebook

    This custom ebook combines chapters from Inclusive Physical Activity, Second Edition and Inclusive Recreation. It is specifically designed for students taking the course “Developmental and Adaptive Physical Activity” at the University of Victoria.

    Audience

    Custom ebook for students taking the course Developmental and Adaptive Physical Activity at the University of Victoria.

    Table of Contents

    Inclusive Physical Activity, Second Edition
    Chapter 1. Health, Physical Activity, and Individuals With Ability Differences
    Chapter 2. An Inclusive Physical Activity Approach
    Chapter 3. Overcoming Barriers to Inclusive Physical Activity
    Chapter 7. A Functional Approach to Modifying Movement Experiences
    Chapter 8. Movement Skills and Concepts
    Chapter 9. Play, Games, and Sport
    Chapter 10. Health-Related Fitness and Conditioning
    Chapter 11. Aquatics
    Appendix A  Person-Related Factors Influencing Capability
    Appendix D  Tests and Assessment Tools Currently Available

    Inclusive Recreation
    Chapter 7  Staff Training for Inclusion
    Kathleen G. Scholl, PhD, CTRS, and Torrie Dunlap
    Chapter 8  Universal Design in Recreation
    Cindy Dillenschneider, MS Ed, and Cindy Burkhour, MA, CTRS, CPRP
    Chapter 15  Inclusive Outdoor Recreation and Summer Camps
    Cindy Dillenschneider, MS Ed, and Frederick Green, PhD, CTRS
    Inclusion at Summer Camp: The Perfect Problatunity
    Terry Long, PhD, and Terry Robertson, PhD

    Author

    Susan L. Kasser, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of rehabilitation and movement science at the University of Vermont at Burlington, where she teaches courses pertaining to inclusive physical activity. She holds a doctorate in movement studies in disability from Oregon State University.

    Kasser has over 20 years of teaching experience in community and school-based physical activity programs involving individuals with diverse abilities. She has presented on both national and international levels in the area of inclusive physical activity. Kasser has also developed many community-based exercise programs for adults with chronic conditions and disabilities, including the Individualized Exercise for Active Lifestyles (IDEAL) program, which has served more than 75 adults with multiple sclerosis since 1998.

    In 2012, she received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont. Kasser also received the 2001 Outstanding Educator Award from the Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and the 2000 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Vermont.

    Kasser resides in Jericho, Vermont, where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and backpacking in her free time.

    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.

    Lytle has published numerous articles for refereed journals and coauthored three books and six book chapters on adapted physical activity. She has presented at the state, national, and international levels and has served as consultant or coordinator for several community-based physical activity and motor skill assessment programs for both children and adults. She is a member of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPER-SD); Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA); National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPERID); Adapted Physical Activity Council (APAC); Northern California Adapted Physical Education Consortium (NCAPEC); American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD); California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD); and California Teachers Association (CTA). Lytle also serves as chair of the National Adapted Physical Activity Council of AAHPERD and chair of the California State Council on Adapted Physical Education.

    Lytle and her husband, Donald, reside in Chico. In her free time, she enjoys playing with children, walking and hiking, and playing baseball and softball.