549 The Mod Squad: Modifying Net/Wall Games to Promote Inclusion

Saturday, April 5, 2014: 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
Convention Center: 260/267
Physical Education: Inclusion (includes adapted, obesity issues, at risk youth)
Intended Audience: K-12, Post Secondary Instructor/Faculty
Speakers: Luciana Braga; Julia F. Tracy; and Andrea R. Taliaferro, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
This session will present a series of tasks and environmental modifications that can be used across multiple net/wall games in order to promote the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in physical activity settings, including higher education physical activity classes. Attendees will gain an understanding of the constraints associated with inclusion in net/wall games, and will be provided with practical examples of modifications addressing those constraints with the purpose of creating inclusive physical activity environments. (CEU)
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