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By G. D. Broadhead (auth.), Dr. phil. Gudrun Doll-Tepper, Dr. phil. Christoph Dahms, Dr. med. Bernd Doll, Harald von Selzam M.A. (eds.)

From 21-24 June 1989 the foreign Federation of tailored actual job (IF APA) held its seventh overseas Symposium "Adapted actual task -An Interdisciplinary method" in Berlin (West). This used to be the 1st time that this symposium has been held in a German talking nation, and it offered specific demanding situations to the organizers. for instance, neither the time period nor the sector of tailored actual task used to be identified in Germany sooner than the symposium. hence, on the outset, the organizers' job used to be to outline the that means of tailored actual task as an idea and to spot parts and execs linked to it. After long and extreme discussions we agreed at the following definition: tailored actual task refers to circulation, actual task, and activities during which certain emphasis is put on the pursuits and functions of people with restricting stipulations, corresponding to the disabled, wellbeing and fitness impaired or elderly. although using an English time period for a symposium in Germany wouldn't be authorized by way of all German conversing pros, it was once made up our minds to exploit this time period simply because no translation seemed to be absolutely enough. "Sports for the Disabled", "Modified circulation Activites", "Sport Therapy", or "Psychomotor workouts" might have represented merely unmarried facets of tailored actual job and have been therefore incomplete.

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Psychol Bull 54:467-478 Singer RN (1982) The learning of motor skills. McMillan, New York Speth-Arnold RK (1981) Developing sports skills. In: Motor skills: theory into practice. (Monograph 2) Sugden DA (1984) Issues in teaching children with movement problems. Br J Phys Ed 15 (3):68-70 The Concept of Empowerment in Rehabilitative Sports Y. Hutzler Introduction The participation in sports is believed to be an influential means for the rehabilitation of disabled persons. The late Sir Ludwig Guttmann, founder of the modern movement of sports for the disabled, has enumerated the benefits of physical activity in both the physical and psychosocial dimensions of the rehabilitation process; thus supporting physical therapy on the one hand, and psychological interventions on the other (Guttmann 1976).

The larger issue is how can we use the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IF APA) as a worldwide network to advocate for these beliefs. International structures like the IF APA can have tremendous impact for translating beliefs into action. It is time for the IF APA to become an action oriented federation that all of the countries of the world can look to for help in improving the quality of adapted physical activity for their citizens. A meeting every 2 years is not enough.

As advocates, we must learn how to make persons value physical activity. We must teach attitudes and habits. Professor Jochheim emphasizes the importance of creating rehabilitation models that link hospitals and schools to community resources. He states that present patterns show a fairly unbalanced distribution of resources; yet family and social needs can only be dealt with adequately at the community level. 26 C. Sherrill Resolved: Adapted physical activity programs shall be planned and conducted jointly by personnel from hospitals, schools, and communities.

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