KINE 4893 N2

Disability Sport

The course provides various aspects of the theory of social constructionism as it relates to disability and sport. It provides an insight into the historical development of disability sport both nationally and internationally, and will identify sport governing bodies responsible for Paralympic, Special Olympics, and other sport movements. It explores in-service delivery of sport models in school and community.

Instructor: Roxanne Seaman
Prerequisites:
 
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


Topics include:

  • Describe various aspects of the theory of social constructionism as it relates to disability and sport
  • Provide insight into the historical development of disability sport both nationally and internationally
  • Identify governing sport bodies at national and international levels responsible for Paralympics, Special Olympics, Deafalympics and other disability sport movements
  • Define sport classification assessment theory and its principles Describe multiple sports sanctioned by each organization, classification systems, equipment modifications, adapted rules, and sport medicine considerations
  • Explain in-service delivery of sport models, in both school and community settings, integrated and non-integrated and to discuss the role and scope of the delivery