Adapted Physical Education
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Adapted Physical Education
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 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 of a child.
Basic knowledge of the most common diagnosis for children with special needs and possibilitys of making adaptions for the schools PE classes.
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.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- understands the morpho-functional nature of special needs;
- can evaluate sensory-motor skills and fitness of children with special needs;
- can compose physical activity program according to evaluation results for every pupil with special needs;
- knows all the indications and contraindications for physical activity in case of variable disability.
Kirsti Pedak