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Adaptives

Subject: KHS
Course Number: 481
Credits: 2 Credits
Available Online: No
Students study disorders, which limit student participation in physical education and the adapted development approach to a physical education program. Students will describe past and present legislation that has influenced programs for those with special needs, compare and contrast the major theories and models about movement activities, describe the abilities and limitations of the various degrees of visual, hearing impairment, learning disabled, emotional/behavioral disturbances, mentally disabled, speech and language impairments, awkwardness, brain injured and cerebral palsy, epilepsy and convulsive disorders, muscular dystrophy and other muscular disorders, orthopedic impairments, arthritis, heart disease, and asthma and other respiratory conditions. Students will also analyze the latest research in adaptive methodology and specific conditions, which require adaptive assistance in the physical education setting. (Prerequisite: KHS473)
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