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Adapted physical activity education for physiotherapy students Print E-mail

Field: Education
Target group: Physiotherapy students
Institution: Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

Purpose:

  • Practical skills of leading sport and recreation activities with special populations.
  • Opportunity to achieve degree of Sport Instructor of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Experience in the field of sport for persons with disabilities and adapted physical activity.
  • Chance for future education as: referee, coach, classifier, manager.
  • Promote an active lifestyle and sports for persons with disabilities.


Programme:
The Faculty of Rehabilitation was established in Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland in 1985. It was established to educate physiotherapy specialists. The Faculty follows educational standards created by the Polish Ministry of Education. However the Faculty created an additional programme of APA education for all physiotherapy students. The Department of Theory and Methodology of Teaching Moving is responsible for APA education of physiotherapy students.
In the first grade of education (bachelor degree) the Faculty of Rehabilitation offers 330 hours of lectures and practice lessons (15 ECTS points). The following classes are proposed for students: theory and methodology of special physical education, Games and players for persons with disabilities wheelchair dancing, gymnastics, swimming, team games for persons with disabilities, track and field. In the second grade of education (master degree) the Faculty of Rehabilitation offers 225 hours of lectures and practice lessons (11 ECTS points). The following classes are proposed for students: methodology of sport events for persons with disabilities (team games, track and field, swimming), theory of adapted physical activity and, theory of sport for persons with disabilities.
The Faculty of Rehabilitation is a unique structure with a complex multi-level programme of active rehabilitation and sport for people with disabilities. Teachers educate how to convince persons with disabilities to engage in active rehabilitation and an active life. They serve as examples of what people with disabilities are able to do. They recommend different forms of activities and different practice solutions. One of results of education is the possibility to pass the exam for sport instructor for people with disabilities. 66

Contact information:
Bartosz Molik
Department of Sport for Individuals with Disability; Faculty of Rehabilitation; Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education; Marymoncka 34; 00-968 Warsaw; Poland
Tel/Fax. +48 22 835 47 98, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

This unique programme in context of adapted physical activity helps to develop the following comprehensive rehabilitation competences:

  • Understand the general recreation and sport adaptation model for patients/clients including their personal profile, the function related implications, the specific activity requirements, and the aim of participation.
  • Understand and evaluate the interrelation between determinants of human functioning.
  • Understand and evaluate the impact of impairment on human functioning.
  • To understand the impact and risks of physical activity.

Pedagogical competences are mainly developed in:

  • Understanding the theory of programme development.
  • Mastering a comprehensive overview on disability sports.
  • Understanding the sport-specific equipment – user – interfaces.

This programme represents a good opportunity for understanding the various community based physical activity and sports organisations eligible for patients/clients in the Adapted Physical Activity programme in the management competences.

Example of good practice was described by Bartosz Molik from Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education.

 

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