The unit will cover the main principles of practical applications in adapted physical activity. Finishing this unit the students should be able to:
• To understand the basic adaptations of motor activities for individuals with disabilities
• To know the measurements used in the assessment of motor ability of children and people with disabilities
• To design and apply adapted physical exercise programs for children and people with disabilities. • To understand the association between the improvement of motor skills and the quality of life • To understand the practical application of a research
Course Content (Syllabus)
- The importance of research in adapted physical activity for the improvement of motor ability and quality of life
- The environmental influences of children's motor Development.
- The effect of institutionalization on pscychomotor development of Children.
- Practical applications for the improvement of strength, rhythm and balance of people with sensory impairments
- Therapeutic horse riding and people with disabilities.
- Trampoline training can promote motor coordination and balance performance in children with developmental
- Motor skills and their relation with interaction difficulties and school bullying: Game activities as a mean of management and intervention
- Motor activities for children with autism spectrum disorders. Practical applications
- Adaptive activities for individuals with chronic diseases
practical applications, development, adapted physical activity, motor ability