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This course examines sociological and pedagogical theories and practices related to sport for athletes with disabilities. Historical and contemporary perspectives will be critiqued and students will gain an understanding of the implications of these perspectives for sporting environments. The course will provide students with the opportunity to apply inclusive coaching practices in a variety of settings.
1. Explain how historical perspectives on disability and disability sport have influenced current sport practice 2. Apply selected sociological theory to current disability sport issues 3. Evaluate current policies impacting upon disability sport within New Zealand 4. Demonstrate knowledge of inclusive strategies and apply these in a variety of settings 5. Develop an understanding of sport classification and classification issues 6. Develop an understanding of specific impairments and coaching implications
1) 30 pts at 200 level, or2) enrolment in GradCertSpC, or3) approval of Programme Coordinator
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $761.00
International fee $3,188.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Health Sciences.