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SRA 262: Therapeutic Recreation & Adaptive Sport

Health, Exercise Sci & Recreation Mgmt

A focus on the provision of inclusive recreation and sport services for persons with disabilities, with emphasis placed on the content areas of attitude, legislation, programming, accessibility/usability, and the characteristics and implications of varied disabling conditions. Exploration of history, legislation, and philosophical development of therapeutic recreation; study of etiology, needs, and characteristics of disabilities; analysis of principles, practices, and procedures, applicable for special populations in diverse settings. Course content will also include inclusive sports, Special Olympics, person- first philosophy, and adaptive sports/other rehabilitative activities.

3 Credits


  • SRA majors or Applied Gerontology majors or Recreational Therapy minors or instructor approval.

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for SRA 262
  • Lecture: iStudy for SRA 262
  • Lecture: Web-based Lecture for SRA 262
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