PHED 243 & 370

Article Databases


Education Research

Exercise & Sports Science Research

Reference Sources

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Use these "Topics" or "Subjects" in Library Catalog & Illinois Catalog (I-Share) to narrow your results:

Physical education and training

  • handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • curricula
  • study and teaching

Deaf Children


Children with disabilities

Recommended Links for Adaptive PE

Adapted physical education information/resources from PE Central
"[PE Central's] primary mission is 'to assist teachers, parents, and others who work with youngsters to guide them in the process of becoming physically active and healthy for a lifetime'"

Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS)
"The mission of APENS is to promote the fifteen Adapted Physical Education Standards and national certification exam."

Differentiating Instruction for Students with Disabilities
"Excerpts from the PE Central Book, Teachers Survival Guide Book, by Dr. Christine Stopka"

Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (IAHPERD)
"An organization consisting of professionals who provide assistance to physical educators, adapted physical educators, principals, parents/guardians, or anyone else that may be teaching children with disabilities in a movement setting."

OPEN: Online Physical Education Network
Register for "free access to an entire library of K-12 Curriculum Modules, as well as Early Childhood and After School resources. OPEN is a public service of US Games."

PE Central's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Use the browse or search option.

SHAPE America: Adapted Physical Education
"Society of Health and Physical Educators [SHAPE]"

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APA Citation

APA guide (use the 6th edition)

This web page was reviewed on 6/17/2020. This web page was created by Jasmine Cieszynski, Instructional Services. The content of the page was updated on 03/1/2020.