Special Physical Education
The book is a guide to Special PE for PE teachers interested in delving into the concept of adapted practice for people with disabilities and special educational needs.
This book is a comprehensive guide to special education physical education for all physical education teachers interested in delving into the concept of adapted exercise for people with disabilities and special educational needs. The twenty chapters of the book analyse in detail and with up-to-date literature, all the representative disability situations and the prerequisites for understanding and applying the subject of special physical education for the benefit of practitioners with disabilities and special educational needs of all ages and in all exercise environments (in education, in adapted sports, in sports programmes for all, in gyms/clubs/associations for people with disabilities, etc.).
Each chapter of the book mentions specific disabilities and the corresponding exercise adaptations required, so that the physical education teacher through knowledge becomes a complete professional who is able to successfully train 100% of the trainees (with and without disabilities) he/she undertakes each time. Above all, the book is written in a purely practical way in order to facilitate the physical education teacher in his/her daily work, containing and analysing original material such as the Individualised Education Programme (IEP), integration strategies and chapters on therapeutic swimming, exercise for people with mental illness and sports psychology for people with disabilities.