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Case Studies in Adapted Physical Education

Empowering Critical Thinking, 2nd Edition

By Samuel Hodge, Nathan Murata, Martin Block, Lauren Lieberman


186 pages

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Covering self-contained adapted physical education classes, general physical education programs, and youth sports and community recreation, this book presents a series of case studies of teaching individuals of varied ability and disability in physical activity settings. Outlining realistic scenarios, it encourages an interactive, problem-solving teaching and learning style and the development of critical thinking skills.

Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, the book covers a wide range of different professional issues, themes, disabilities, and conditions, from assessment and behavior management processes to working with students with intellectual disabilities, motor difficulties, chronic illness, or obesity. Each case study includes questions that challenge the reader to reflect on the practical issues involved and how to build inclusive teaching strategies.

This book is valuable reading for all physical education students, teacher candidates, and novice and experienced teachers looking to deepen their understanding of adapted physical education and to improve their professional practice. It is an essential companion to any adapted physical education or physical activity course.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Using the Case Study Method to Empower Critical Thinking

1 Changing Attitudes: Out of the Shadows and Into the Gym

Elizabeth A. Smorol and Sean Denniston

2 Teachers Navigating Placement Decisions

Wesley J. Wilson and Justin A. Haegele

3 Culturally Sustainable and Relevant Pedagogy in Physical Education

Samuel R. Hodge

4 Inclusion Without Accompaniment

Martin E. Block

5 Support Personnel

Lauren J. Lieberman and Carin Mulawka

6 Creating and Conducting a Self-Contained APE Program

Martin E. Block

7 Consultation: PE Generalist and APE Specialist

Martin E. Block, Michelle Grenier, and Lauren J. Lieberman

8 Evaluating Skill Development: TGMD-3

Laura Prieto, Luis Columna, and Samuel R. Hodge

9 Evaluating Physical Fitness: Brockport

Samuel R. Hodge and Bethany L. Hersman

10 Are Integrated Physical Education Classes Inclusive?

Justin A. Haegele, Wesley J. Wilson, and Steven K. Holland

11 Peer Tutoring for Physical Education

Lauren J. Lieberman

12 Teaching Students With Speech and Language Impairments

Nathan M. Murata

13 Technological Applications in Physical Education

Michael K. Laughlin and Nathan M. Murata

14 A Team Approach to Inclusion

Martin E. Block

15 Students With Disabilities on the Playground

Nathan M. Murata

16 After-School Sports

Lauren J. Lieberman

17 Addressing the Motor Domain Through the IEP/ITP Process

Nathan M. Murata and John Solomon

18 Opportunities for Adults at Their Local Recreation Center

Martin E. Block

19 Taking Advantage of Membership in a Local Health Club

Martin E. Block

20 Social Inclusion of Students With Physical Disabilities

Samuel R. Hodge

21 Principles of Behavior Management

Samuel R. Hodge

22 Reinforcement to Increase Appropriate Behaviors

Samuel R. Hodge

23 Punishment to Decrease or Eliminate Misbehavior

Samuel R. Hodge

24 Strategies in Resolving Conflict

Samuel R. Hodge

25 Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Samuel R. Hodge

26 Teaching Students With Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity

Samuel R. Hodge

27 Teaching Students With Developmental Coordination Disorder

Nathan M. Murata

28 Teaching Students With Intellectual Disabilities

Samuel R. Hodge

29 Teaching Students With Disabilities: The Itinerant Adapted PE Teacher

Samuel R. Hodge

30 Teaching Students Who Are Hard of Hearing

Elizabeth A. Smorol

31 Teaching Students With Visual Impairments

Lauren J. Lieberman

32 Teaching Students With CHARGE Syndrome

Lauren J. Lieberman

33 Teaching a Student With a Severe Disability

Martin E. Block

34 Teaching Students With Severe Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Nathan M. Murata

35 Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Justin A. Haegele and Samuel R. Hodge

36 Teaching Students With Motor Delays and Mobility Difficulties

Nathan M. Murata and John Solomon

37 Teaching Students With Seizure Disorders

Nathan M. Murata and Michael Laughlin

38 Teaching Students With Physical Disabilities

Samuel R. Hodge

39 Teaching Students With Asthma

Samuel R. Hodge

40 Teaching Students With Diabetes and Obesity

Nathan M. Murata


About the Authors

Samuel R. Hodge is Professor of Kinesiology in the Department of Human Sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University, USA.

Nathan M. Murata is Professor and Dean of the College of Education at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA.

Martin E. Block is Professor and Director of the Kinesiology for Individuals With Disabilities (KID) Program at the University of Virginia, USA.

Lauren J. Lieberman is Distinguished Service Professor and Director of Camp Abilities in the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Special Education / General
EDUCATION / Physical Education