The most important step toward developing physical literacy is the mastering of fundamental movement skills. This course will provide attendees with information and resources to evaluate and train the fundamental skills needed to develop physical literacy for children who use wheelchairs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on November 8, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RESNA/0.2; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to list at least three fundamental movement skills required to achieve physical literacy for children who use wheelchairs.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three strategies to evaluate fundamental movement skills in children who use wheelchairs.
- The participant will be able to suggest at least three physical education strategies for improving movement skills for children who use wheelchairs.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Overview of disability terminology and useful frameworks|
|30-45 Minutes||Importance of physical activity and sport for children with disability.|
|45-65 Minutes||Introduction to physical literacy and fundamental movement skills|
|65-80 Minutes||Methods for evaluating fundamental movement skills|
|80-100 Minutes||Strategies for teaching fundamental movement skills|
|100-110 Minutes||Approaches to incorporate skills training into individualized physical education plans|
|110-120 Minutes||Translation to adapted sport, Conclusions Q&A|
Krista Best, PhD
Dr. Krista Best is a research scientist at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration at Université Laval. Funded by the Craig H Neilsen Foundation and the Fonds de Recherche du Quebec – Santé, she developed and evaluated an adapted physical activity program for individuals with spinal cord injury who use manual wheelchairs during her postdoctoral training at Université Laval. Dr. Best is recognized for her research on community-based, peer-led models. Her work in peer-led approaches to adapted physical activity began during her MSc at Dalhousie University when she developed a non-profit organization to establish a community-based physical activity program for children with disabilities in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She continued to evaluate peer-led approaches during her PhD at the University of British Columbia, for which she was awarded a Canada Vanier Scholarship. A large part of Dr. Best’s research focusses on wheelchair mobility, as independent mobility largely influences participation in phyiscal activity. Dr. Best has been a member of the Wheelchair Research Team at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada) for 17 years, and has 23 peer-reviewed publications related to mobility and physical activity participation for individuals with disabilities.
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