416 pages | 170 B/W Illus.
This book provides a wide spectrum of readers with comprehensive but easily understandable protocols for the assessment and training of wheelchair skills. The Wheelchair Research Team at Dalhousie University and the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax (lead by the author) have focused on wheelchair safety and performance for three decades, as exemplified through the Wheelchair Skills Program. This is considered the top such program in the world. This new book is largely based on this program which has been accessed and utilized by over 75,000 people in 177 countries since 2007.
Introduction to the WSTP, General Background on Motor Skills Learning, Specific Issues fo Importance for Motor Skills Learning, Lesson Plans, Skill Groups. Individual Skills, Games