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AAHPERD Publications Catalog 2011 : Page 15

AAPAR Play On! Playground Learning Activities for Youth Fitness Russell L. Carson & Marybeth Lima Making Money on the Sidelines: A Game Plan for Getting Started Mariah Burton Nelson Sure, playgrounds are fun. But did you know that playgrounds can foster physical fi tness? In partnership with PlayCore, Inc., and a team of play experts, AAPAR has created a colorful learning activity guide designed to promote strength, endurance, fl exibility, balance, and cardiovascular fi tness. These “Playground Learning Activities for Youth Fitness” are FUN, and they appeal to students as well as teachers. Highlights include: s 100 learning activities for children (K-5) with clear instructions and color photos s NASPE-aligned PE standards for all activities s Variations for children with disabilities s Safety and teaching tips s Take-home guide for parents s Funding opportunities to obtain equipment s Detachable pages for convenient use with clipboards Some guides available in Spanish. 2008, three-ring binder. ISBN 978-0-88314-860-0 302-10197 $99.95 retail/$79.95 member price Want to earn extra revenue while improving the health and fi tness of your community? In a survey of AAPAR members, nearly 80% welcomed such information, and we have just the game plan! Created by AAPAR’s executive director, this step-by-step guide will show you how to put your skills to work to create a legitimate sideline business. As physical activity professionals, you also have talents in consulting, teaching, training, directing, writing, coaching, or speaking. Learn to use them to promote your passion for health and fi tness—and get compensated fairly for it. A former professional basketball player turned successful entrepreneur, the author provides a plan that works. Includes a sample contract, invoice, planning worksheets, and more. All proceeds benefi t AAPAR. 2008, paperback, 207 pp. ISBN 978-0-88314-861-7 302-10203 $19.95 retail/$14.95 member price PROFESSIONAL ISSUES Paraeducators in Physical Education: A Training Guide to Roles and Responsibilities Lauren J. Lieberman, Editor Master Plan Process for Parks and Recreation, 3rd Edition Craig W. Kelsey & Samuel DeFillippo III Paraeducators play an important role in the lives of children, yet many have not been trained to support students participating in physical activities. This comprehensive book and CD-ROM package (for pre-K-12 settings) includes valuable instruction strategies, positive methods for dealing with diffi cult behaviors, approaches to creating positive relationships between teachers and paraeducators, and information about roles and responsibilities in physical education. Designed to help paraeducators enhance their knowledge, expertise, and experience in general and adapted physical education. 2007, paperback, 141 pp. ISBN 978-0-7360-6804-8 302-10194 $28 retail/$20 member price A carefully prepared parks and recreation master plan can go a long way toward promoting and meeting the needs of an active community. Master Plan Process is the perfect tool for students and planning professionals who need to navigate the intricate course of preparing such plans. Touted as “the defi nitive guide for planners and recreation professionals” by the general manager of the Coachella Valley Recreation and Park District in Palm Desert, California, this comprehensive resource guide walks planners through a logical process the outcome of which is both meaningful and practical for the public and elected offi cials. 2007, paperback, 57 pp. ISBN 978-0-88314-858-7 302-10195 $34.95 retail/$24.95 member price Members Pay Lowest Listed Price! Renew or Join AAHPERD/AAPAR at www.aahperd.org 15

Professional Issues

Paraeducators in Physical Education: A Training Guide to Roles and Responsibilities

Lauren J. Lieberman, Editor

Paraeducators play an important role in the lives of children, yet many have not been trained to support students participating in physical activities. This comprehensive book and CDROM package (for pre-K-12 settings) includes valuable instruction strategies, positive methods for dealing with difficult behaviors, approaches to creating positive relationships between teachers and paraeducators, and information about roles and responsibilities in physical education. Designed to help paraeducators enhance their knowledge, expertise, and experience in general and adapted physical education. 2007, paperback, 141 pp. ISBN 978-0-7360-6804-8

302-10194 $28 retail/$20 member price

Master Plan Process for Parks and Recreation, 3rd Edition

Craig W. Kelsey & Samuel DeFillippo III

A carefully prepared parks and recreation master plan can go a long way toward promoting and meeting the needs of an active community. Master Plan Process is the perfect tool for students and planning professionals who need to navigate the intricate course of preparing such plans.

Touted as “the definitive guide for planners and recreation professionals” by the general manager of the Coachella Valley Recreation and Park District in Palm Desert, California, this comprehensive resource guide walks planners through a logical process the outcome of which is both meaningful and practical for the public and elected officials. 2007, paperback, 57 pp. ISBN 978-0-88314-858-7

302-10195 $34.95 retail/$24.95 member price

Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science

The Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science (MPEES) journal presents the best research, test instruments, tutorials, commentaries, and discussions of theoretical and practical issues in measurement and statistics as they apply to physical education and exercise science. MPEES is a must for measurement specialists and practitioners interested in physical activity, physical education, and exercise science! This quarterly journal is available through AAPAR at www.aapar.org or by calling 703.476.3430.

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