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Beating dyspraxia with a hop, skip and a jump : a simple exercise program to improve motor skills at home and school

By: Platt, Geoff 1955-.
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Edition: Revised edition.Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849055604 (alk. paper); 1849055602 (alk. paper).Subject(s): DYSPRAXIA | MOVEMENT DISORDERS | PHYSICAL THERAPY | CHILDRENSummary: "Brought up to date with new lesson plans and an extra stage to the programme, the expanded edition of this practical book explains Geoff Platt's simple, step-by-step exercise regime to help children with dyspraxia overcome their symptoms." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITEReview: Chapter one “What is Dyspraxia?” covers nomenclature, symptoms, secondary problems, who gets it, incidence, tests and strengths of people with the condition. Chapter two addresses the causes of dyspraxia; Chapter three “The Importance of Exercise” and Chapter four “The Basics of the Human Musculoskeletal System” give the reader all the background needed to approach “The Exercise Program” which constitutes the rest of the book. Provides descriptions (with photos) of the exercises, session plans, equipment, safety, role of the parent, checklists and case examples of two “graduates” of the programme. This practical guide would be of interest to parents, physical education teachers and other teachers of recreation and games classes who are looking to help children with dyspraxia to reduce weakness and improve motor skills.
List(s) this item appears in: Dyspraxia. August 2018 | Dyspraxia at school. Oct 2017 | Exercise. Sept 2019 CM
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First edition published in 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Brought up to date with new lesson plans and an extra stage to the programme, the expanded edition of this practical book explains Geoff Platt's simple, step-by-step exercise regime to help children with dyspraxia overcome their symptoms." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

Chapter one “What is Dyspraxia?” covers nomenclature, symptoms, secondary problems, who gets it, incidence, tests and strengths of people with the condition. Chapter two addresses the causes of dyspraxia; Chapter three “The Importance of Exercise” and Chapter four “The Basics of the Human Musculoskeletal System” give the reader all the background needed to approach “The Exercise Program” which constitutes the rest of the book.
Provides descriptions (with photos) of the exercises, session plans, equipment, safety, role of the parent, checklists and case examples of two “graduates” of the programme.
This practical guide would be of interest to parents, physical education teachers and other teachers of recreation and games classes who are looking to help children with dyspraxia to reduce weakness and improve motor skills.

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