Recreation for the Disabled Child (Hardback) book cover

Recreation for the Disabled Child

By Donna Bernhardt Bainbridge

© 1985 – Routledge

120 pages

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pub: 1985-01-01
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About the Book

This valuable book deals with the recreation activities for the disabled, including skiing, horseback riding, running, camping, water sports, and team sports. Experts examine competitive spirit, training, and the psychological benefits of recreational activities for the disabled child. Program development, evaluation, and instruction are discussed.

Table of Contents

Contents Rehabilitation: Expanding the Definition

  • The Therapeutics of Recreation
  • Exercise Testing and Training for Disabled Populations: The State of the Art
  • Handicapped Skiing: A Current Review of Downhill Snow Skiing for the Disabled
  • Running for Therapy
  • Team Sports
  • The Competitive Spirit
  • Body Image and Physical Activity
  • Recreational Resources

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy
MEDICAL / Pain Medicine