ADAPTIVE MOTRICITY AT DIFFERENT AGES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
What is meant by adapted sports, abstract examples, introduction to the European program of adapted physical activity.
European program of adapted physical activity:-approach in the event of disability, in terms of disability. Methods for the inclusion of disabled children in Europe and the United States, the concept of Equal Opportunities, practical examples.
Description of the categories of disabled adults:
Non-traumatic (multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease)
-Traumatic (car accidents, sports injuries, violence)
Programming of adapted physical activity, correlated with suitable examples.
Description of the categories of disabled children:
-Coordination of Development Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Neurological Syndromes, Congenital Heart Disease, Asthma, Autism, minimal brain dysfunction syndrome, mental retardation
Illustration of-fit tests to evaluate motor skills of disabled children and their examples:
Test of General Motor Development 2 (TGMD 2)
General Motor Function Measurement (GMFM)
Battery for the Assessment of Movements in Children (MABC)
Programming of adapted physical activity, correlated with suitable examples
Course contents summary
Provide students with the tools for the development of physical exercises designed to prevent postures that lead to pathological conditions
To train students to develop exercises adapted physical activity in individuals with pathological conditions, both adults (18-65 years) children or adolescents (<18 year
"Adapt": A European Programme for adapted physical activity
-Slides provided in class
Lectures will be conducted with the use of oral presentations with presentation of slides and interactive involvement of the student according to the schedule defined at the beginning of academic year
Assessment methods and criteria
The evaluation of the degree of preparation of the student will be with oral exams and focus on the content of the topics defined by the educational program