Adapted Physical Education
Course code
TST6047.LT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Erivajadustega inimeste liikumisõpetus
Course title in English
Adapted Physical Education
ECTS credits
3.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To create prerequisites for obtaining knowledge and skills, what are necessary to integrate children with special needs to PE lessons of regular school.
Brief description of the course
Student participating in the course gets a review of: developmental conseption of basic movement skills and sensorimotor and cognitive developmental stages.
Basic knowledge of the most common diagnosis of people with special needs and possibilitys of making adaptions for the schools PE classes and trainings.
Practical knowledge to assess functional ability of children with special needs and documenting the results and creation of customized programs.
During the practice the student will acquire expirience to conduct PE classes for children with special needs.
Independent work
As a part of independet work, the student must:
1.Compose a short essay on specified subject of physical activities adaption principles of people with special needs
2.Analys people of special needs motoric abilities and compose a program of acitivities, on the basis of the video.
3.Present lessons protoco lof seen P.A lessons for people with special needs , using knowledge acquired from lectures.
Learning outcomes in the course
Student, who has completed the course:
• Understands the morpho-functional nature of special needs
• Can evaluate sensory-motor skills and fitness of people with special needs.
• Can compose physical activity program according to evaluation results for every peoplel with special needs.
• Knows all the indications and contraindications for physical activity in case of variable disability.
Assessment methods
Exam
Teacher
Kirsti Pedak
Prerequisite course 1
Study literature
1. Sherill, C. (1993). Adapted Physical Activity. Recreation and Sport.
2. Brown@Benchmark, USA; Mälkiä, E.; Rintala, P. (2002). Uusi Erityisliikunta. Liikunnan Sovellukset Erityisryhmille. Helsinki.
3. L.J. Lieberman ;J.F.Cowart (1996) Games for People Sensory Impairments.
4. P.Rouse ( 2004). Adapted Games and Activities.