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Webinar: COSP13 side-event: Promoting inclusive environments through adapted physical activity

Webinar: COSP13 side-event: Promoting inclusive environments through adapted physical activity

IFAPA is hosting a webinar where international experts from academia and practice will share best practices, research and evidence demonstration how adapted physical activity helps create inclusive environments for persons with disabilities.

Date

Thu, 12/03/2020

In this session, eight international experts from academia and practice will share best practices, research, and evidence demonstrating how Adapted Physical Activity (APA) helps create inclusive environments, enables the rights of persons with disabilities and contributes to the CRPD.

Adapted physical activity includes, but is not limited to, physical education, sport, recreation, dance, creative arts, nutrition, medicine, and rehabilitation. The presenters will address adapted physical activity within mainstream and disability-specific settings and will discuss the range of adapted physical activity environments across the inclusion spectrum. The presenters will highlight the impact and outcomes of adapted physical activity and the global relevance for promoting inclusive environments in and through physical activity, recreation, and sport.

The session is hosted by IFAPA, an international scientific organization of APA higher education scholars, practitioners, and students.

Moderators:
David Legg, Mount Royal University, Canada
Eli Wolff, Disability in Sport International, Power of Sport Lab, USA

Opening remarks:
Catherine Carty, UNESCO Chair Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland

Speakers:
Martin Block, University of Virginia, USA
Omar Hindawi, Hashemite University, Jordan
Kwok Ng, University of Eastern Finland, Finland & University of Limerick, Ireland
Bridget Meyer, Halberg Foundation, New Zealand
Ogu Okey Charles, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Dilara Özer, Istanbul Kent University, Turkey
Cindy Sit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mey van Munster, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Brazil

Time: Dec 3, 2020 04:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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