THE ROLE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: A REVIEW STUDY

  • Basak Baglama Near East University
  • Mukaddes Sakalli Demirok Near East University
Keywords: physical education, sports, individuals with special needs

Abstract

Sports and physical activities improve individuals’ physical, physiological and psychological health and regulate social behaviors from biological, pedagogical and social dimensions. Sports practices for individuals with special needs have a great importance in their daily life activities and quality of lives. This study aims to this study aims to provide a scientific and systematic review for the benefits and outcomes of physical education and sports in special education. A comphrehensive and systematic literature review was carried out in order to achieve this aim. “No disability in sports” and “importance of physical education and sports for individuals with special needs” were discussed with relavant literature and recommendations for further research and practives were presented.

 

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Published
2018-09-06
How to Cite
Baglama, B., & Demirok, M. (2018). THE ROLE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: A REVIEW STUDY. Near East University Online Journal of Education, 1(1), 36-41. Retrieved from http://yakinmimarlik.neu.edu.tr/index.php/neuje/article/view/54