Disability Sport - 2nd Edition

4 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780736046381: Disability Sport - 2nd Edition
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Disability Sport, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive and practical look at the past, present, and future of disability sport. Topics covered are inclusive of youth through adult participation with in-depth coverage of the essential issues involving athletes with disabilities. This new edition has updated references and new chapter-opening outlines that assist with individual study and class discussions.

The book contains an up-to-date and comprehensive synthesis of information on

-disability sport in its historical context;

-organizations, competitions, and sport opportunities for athletes with disabilities;

-international perspectives; and

-coaching and training of athletes with disabilities, including sports medicine issues, activity modifications, equipment uses, and event management for both adults and children.

In addition, the book addresses current challenges and controversies in disability sport (e.g., inclusion and integration, classification, ethics issues, doping, and equity issues) and looks into the future of disability sport. It includes minibiographies of standouts in disability sport from around the world.

Students and professionals can use Disability Sport, Second Edition, as a springboard to further research; as an up-to-date reference; and as a tool in working with, or preparing to work with, athletes with disabilities.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. DePauw has served as president of the International Federation on Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA). She is a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD); American College of Sports Medicine; National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (NAPEHE); National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for Handicapped (NCPERH); and North American Federation for Adapted Physical Activity. She also serves on the editorial board of Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly. Dr. DePauw enjoys playing golf, cycling, and traveling in her spare time.

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport.
Dr. Gavron has been involved in research of elite athletes with disabilities at the national and international levels. She participated in the research advisory group for the USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled. She also has extensive programming experience in physical education and leisure for individuals with disabilities. She has received numerous awards for her work and service to the state of Ohio. Recently retired, Dr. Gavron is a firefighter and first responder and enjoys photography, fishing, and reading in her leisure time.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 65.00
US$ 60.98

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780873228480: Disability and Sport

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0873228480 ISBN 13:  9780873228480
Publisher: Human Kinetics, 1995
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Karen P. Depauw, Susan J. Gavron
Published by Human Kinetics Publishers, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, United States, 2005. Hardback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Disability Sport, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive and practical look at the past, present, and future of disability sport. Topics covered are inclusive of youth through adult participation with in-depth coverage of the essential issues involving athletes with disabilities. This new edition has updated references and new chapter-opening outlines that assist with individual study and class discussions. The book contains an up-to-date and comprehensive synthesis of information on -disability sport in its historical context; -organizations, competitions, and sport opportunities for athletes with disabilities; -international perspectives; and -coaching and training of athletes with disabilities, including sports medicine issues, activity modifications, equipment uses, and event management for both adults and children. In addition, the book addresses current challenges and controversies in disability sport (e.g., inclusion and integration, classification, ethics issues, doping, and equity issues) and looks into the future of disability sport. It includes minibiographies of standouts in disability sport from around the world. Students and professionals can use Disability Sport, Second Edition, as a springboard to further research; as an up-to-date reference; and as a tool in working with, or preparing to work with, athletes with disabilities. Seller Inventory # HKN9780736046381

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 60.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Karen P. Depauw, Susan J. Gavron
Published by Human Kinetics Publishers, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, United States, 2005. Hardback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. Disability Sport, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive and practical look at the past, present, and future of disability sport. Topics covered are inclusive of youth through adult participation with in-depth coverage of the essential issues involving athletes with disabilities. This new edition has updated references and new chapter-opening outlines that assist with individual study and class discussions. The book contains an up-to-date and comprehensive synthesis of information on -disability sport in its historical context; -organizations, competitions, and sport opportunities for athletes with disabilities; -international perspectives; and -coaching and training of athletes with disabilities, including sports medicine issues, activity modifications, equipment uses, and event management for both adults and children. In addition, the book addresses current challenges and controversies in disability sport (e.g., inclusion and integration, classification, ethics issues, doping, and equity issues) and looks into the future of disability sport. It includes minibiographies of standouts in disability sport from around the world. Students and professionals can use Disability Sport, Second Edition, as a springboard to further research; as an up-to-date reference; and as a tool in working with, or preparing to work with, athletes with disabilities. Seller Inventory # HKN9780736046381

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 64.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

DePauw, Karen; Gavron, Susan
Published by Human Kinetics
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0736046380 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0284301

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Depauw, Karen
Published by Human Kinetics Publishers (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 2005. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # HS-9780736046381

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 53.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Karen DePauw, Susan Gavron
Published by Human Kinetics (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0736046380

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 67.56
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

DePauw, Karen, Gavron, Susan
Published by Human Kinetics (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110736046380

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 71.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

DePauw, Karen; Gavron, Susan
Published by Human Kinetics
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0736046380 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # SWATI2132792721

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Karen DePauw; Susan Gavron
Published by Human Kinetics (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0736046380

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 81.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Karen DePauw; Susan Gavron
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0736046380

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 91.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Depauw, Karen P./ Gavron, Susan J.
Published by Human Kinetics (2005)
ISBN 10: 0736046380 ISBN 13: 9780736046381
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Human Kinetics, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 395 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0736046380

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 114.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book