Specialization Adapted Physical Education II

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΕΥΣΗ:Προσαρμοσμένη Φυσική Αγωγή ΙΙ / Specialization Adapted Physical Education II
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000618

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours8
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΓΚ3100 Pedagogy
  • ΓΚ3200 Issues on Special Education
  • ΙΑ2800 Exercise for Muscoloskeletal Diseases
  • ΙΑ2900 Exercise for individuals with chronic diseases
  • ΓΚ4100 Motor Development
  • ΓΚ4201 Specialization Adapted Physical Education I
  • ΙΑ3100 Exercise and Neuromuscular Diseases
  • ΓΚ4700 Inclusive Programs in Physical Education Classes
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate a positive attitude towards disability, physical education and sports. 2. To judge the athletic achievements of athletes with disabilities who participate in high level competitions. 3. To motivate the participation of athletes with disabilities in high sports. 4. Understand the sports classification system of high level athletes. 5. Set training goals for athletes with disabilities participating in Paralympic Sports or Special Olympics 6. To adapt the subject of Physical Education by enhancing the co-education of students with and without disabilities in the general school.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Motor disability - Spinal cord injuries: Physical condition - adjustment of the physical education course in the general school - adaptations of sports, games and motor activities - exercise programs in the sports clubs. 2. Intellectual Disability - Physical condition - adjustment of the physical education course in the general school - exercise programs for athletes with mental disability in the sports clubs. 3. Diffuse Developmental Disorders / Developmental Disorder of Motor Coordination - adaptations of sports games and activities in the general school - exercise programs for participation in a sports clubs. 4. Cerebral Palsy - Physical condition - adjustments of the Physical Education course in the general school - adaptations of sports, games and motor activities - exercise programs in the sports clubs. 5. Amputation - Physical condition - adaptations of the Physical Education course in the general school - adaptations of sports, games and motor activities - exercise programs in the sports clubs. 6. Evaluation of the physical condition of elite athletes with disabilities 7. Athletic classification of high level athletes with disabilities 8. High sports issues for athletes with disabilities - Doping. 9. Elite sport issues for athletes with disabilities - thermoregulation 10. Designing exercise programs for athletes with disabilities 11. Organization of sports Associations of athletes with disabilities - accessibility and special sports 12. Presentations of works 13. Repetition
Paralympic Games, Sports classification, assesment, co-education, exercise programs
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work1044
Reading Assigment522
Student Assessment
Students in the course of the study will be evaluated a) write a disability project & presentation (20%), b) create instructional cards while attending integrated and segregated schools (20%), c) final exam (60%).
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Προσαρμοσμένη Φυσική Δραστηριότητα Αναψυχή και Σπορ ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ 13256693 Sherrill. C. (2012). BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD,AΘΗΝΑ 2. ΠΑΡΑΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΗ ΗΜΕΡΑ ΣΤΟ ΣΧΟΛΕΙΟ:ΧΡΙΣΤΙΝΑ ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΙΝΟΥ. (2019).COPY CITY. ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗ
Additional bibliography for study
1. ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ ΧΡΟΝΙΕΣ ΠΑΘΗΣΕΙΣ & ΑΝΑΠΗΡΙΕΣ. 13256631 S.DUSTINE G. MOORE (2005). BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD. ΑΘΗΝΑ 2. ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΑΙΔΑΓΩΓΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΔΙΑΤΑΡΑΧΩΝ ΣΥΜΠΕΡΙΦΟΡΑΣ 16655 HILLENBRAND CLEMENS.Γ. ΠΑΡΙΚΟΣ & ΣΙΑ ΕΕ (2010).ΘΕΣ/ΝΙΚΗ 3. Winnick, J.P., Porretta, D,L. (2017). Adapted Physical Education and Sport. Human Kinetics. Sixth Edition. 4. Fitzgerald, H. (2009). Disability and youth sports. Routledge Pub. 5. Tolfrey, V.G. (2010). Wheelchair Sport: A complete guide for athletes, coaches and teachers. Human Kinetics Pub. 6. Davis, A. (2012). Physical Activities In the Wheelchair and Out: An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation. Human Kinetics Pub. 7. Block, M. (2007). T teacher’s guide to including students with disabilities in general Physical Education. Paul. H. Brooks Pub. 8. De Pauw, C & Gavron, S. (2005). Disability sport. Human Kinetics Pub. Συναφή επιστημονικά περιοδικά: 1. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly 2. Palestra 3. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity 4. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 5. European Journal of Special needs Education 6. International Journal of Special Education 7. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 8. Journal of Human Movement Studies 9. Perceptual and Motor Skills 10. Motor Control
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