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Young people with disability in physical education/physical activity/sport in and out of schools

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The purpose of this paper is

(a) to describe the status quo (2004) of involvement of young people with disabilities in various forms of physical activity (physical education instruction, physical activity practice, and sport in and out of schools);

(b) to document benefits, values, trends;

(c ) to identify and discuss determinants and constraints to participation in various cultures/environments;

(d) to present selected initiatives; and

(e) to record key proposals for increasing participation and provide the foundation for global change  strategies.

The goal is (was) to provide relevant data, references, and websites from both developed and developing countries.

As introduction, definitions are presented as well as explanations of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA) and adapted physical activity as a profession and service delivery/empowerment system.

  

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 editors comments   

Editor's comments - [  This technical paper was prepared by ICSSPE in 2004, as work commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO), and to assist in the preparation of resources for young people, in the context of the World Move for Health Day.  ]  Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from In the text: Cryer (year)

 

APA reference for this document

 

Reference :   Sherrill, C. (2005). Young people with disability in physical education/physical activity/sport in and out of schools:Technical report for the World Health Organisation. Geneva: World Health Organisation

 

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