The main goal of the course is to provide students with basic skills to lead and manage the physical activities and preventive and compensatory motor education in different age groups.
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Course unit content
1. Adapted Physical Activity: definitions and objectives
2. European program of adapted physical activity
3. Types of disabilities affecting children
4. Tests to determine motor skills in children with disability
5. Disabilities and gender
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Tribastone F & Tribastone P. Compendio di Educazione Motoria Preventiva e Compensativa. Società Stampa Sportiva.
Panella L. Attività fisica adattata. Edi Ermes, 2011.
Bertini L. Attività sportive adattate. Ed. Calzetti & Mariucci Perugia, 2005.
Frontal and practical lessons according to the schedule defined at the beginning of academic year. Students attending class will be actively involved in discussions about scientific articles proposed during the course.
Assessment methods and criteria
Assessment consists in an oral interview on topics covered during the course.