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Education Standards Of APA: Example Of Palacky University In Olomouc



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Adapted Physical Activity (APA) is defined as a multidisciplinary domain included under the roof of inanthropology. The basic principles of APA understanding like 1) the contact theory, 2). phenomenon of “the differen”, 3). a categorical environmental approach, 4). the motor competence, 5) movement and activity modifications, 6). an independent living) are described. Main concepts of APA (education, a field practice, and research) are presented. A background of the APA study program at Palacký University in Olomouc is described in relation to the Bologna declaration and AEHESIS (the European study concept of employability). Four study modules (pedagogy, special education, physical education, and adapted physical activity are explained as well as proportions between the theory and practice. International APA study networks and research approaches are shown as good chances for students’ mobility









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  • Fakulty of Physical Culture, Palacky Universitý in Olomouc


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