Adapted Physical Education

Physical Education Web Resources

  • December 8th, 2011
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Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS)
www.apens.org
The website defines Adapted Physical Education, provides a mission statement, identifies the 15 APE National Standards, and offers information on the CAPE certification process.

International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA)
www.ifapa.biz
The International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA) is a cross disciplinary professional organization made up of individuals, institutions, and agencies concerned with promotion and dissemination of knowledge and information about adapted physical activity, disability sport, and all other aspects of sport, movement, and exercise science for the benefit persons who require adaptations to enable their participation.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
www.aahperd.org
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) an association designed to enhance knowledge, improve professional practice, and increase support for high quality physical education, sport, and physical activity programs through research, development of standards, and dissemination of information. The website offers Standards & Guidelines, a Teacher Toolbox Templates, Advocacy Resources, and much more.

National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPERID)
www.ncperid.org
The National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPERID) website is a valuable resource for professionals seeking information and direction on various legislative and advocacy issues related to adapted physical education and therapeutic recreation. The website provides information on conferences, APENS certification, professional preparation, grant opportunities and much more.

PE Central
www.pecentral.org
The PE Central website provides current and future health and physical education teachers with a plethora of information lesson plan, assessments, equipment, teaching strategies, best practice ideas, resume writing, interview information, portfolio idea, job opportunities, research, and much more. PE Central is also available on Facebook and Twitter.

PE Links 4 U
www.pelinks4u.org
The PE Links 4 U website provides the current and future health and physical education teachers with information on a variety of topics such as health , fitness, nutrition, sports, games, and activities, media reviews, PE advocacy, podcasts, professional organizations, associations, professional and much more.

PE Universe: A Space for Physical Educators
www.peuniverse.com
This web community offers a free membership and a wealth of information and ideas using PE teacher produced videos, blogs, and discussion topics.

Project INSPIRE
www.twu.edu/INSPIRE
The Project INSPIRE website is an adapted physical education resource site that describes a number of disabilities and how to teach those with disabilities in the gymnasium and the pool. The website provides an enormous amount of information related to individuals with disabilities. The information includes instructional techniques, inclusion strategies, sport organizations, health and safety issues, and even a parent page to assist with activities in the home and community.

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