Theses & projects
Selected recent theses & projects
Adapted Physical Education
Birr, Cindy (2003). Analysis of the effect of physical activity on the short term reduction of self-stimulating behaviors.
Burrows, Margaret (2010). Physical activity and stress levels among parents of children with autism.
Dole, Blake (2014). Effect of participation in a physical activity mentoring program on attitudes towards individuals with disabilities.
Ebeling, Casey (2012). A comparison of physical education curriculum content priorities of adapted physical educators, medical personnel, and parents of children with down syndrome.
Eilers, Barbara (2003). Prevalence of intramural and recreational sport opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities at the university level.
Evans, Joe (2014). Physical activity Level comparisons of individuals with autism spectrum disorder while playing active video games.
Feldman, Holly (2014). Examination of state requirements and parental perceptions regarding physical education for homeschooled students with disabilities.
Groff, Stephanie (2011). Effects of adapted physical education teacher preparation experiences on inclusion self efficacy.
Hamilton, Cynthia (2004). An analysis of alternative assessment options in adapted physical education.
Helser, Will (2014). Physical education teachers’ sport recommendations for high school students with autism spectrum disorder.
Jaafar, Ali (2012). Effects of physical activity versus cognitive-based interventions on attitudes towards individuals with disabilities.
Johnson, Marquell (2004). Effects of resistance training on adults with Down syndrome.
Kowalski, Ron (2014). Physical education curriculum content recommendations for high school at-risk students.
Livelsberger, Allison (2012). Effective aquatics programming for individuals with visual impairments.
Mani, Mark (2002). Effects of Special Olympic participation on community integration among school-aged particpants with mild to moderate cognitive disability.
Rivera, Jennifer (2003). Adherence to a physical fitness program by individuals with physical disabilities.
Rodriguez, Gisel (2006). Teaching methods and strategies for teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders in physical education.
Romero, Colleen (2006). Effective strategies used by adapted physical education specialists for transition planning in adapted physical education.
Rosenfeld, Scott (2011). Perceived professional development needs of general and adapted physical education teachers.
Ross, Cassandra (2012-13). Interscholastic sport opportunities for high school students with disabilities in Wisconsin.
Sciarrino, Stephanie (2012-13). Effects of visual supports on the gross motor performance of children with autism spectrum disorder.
Swenson, Tim (2007). Examining physical exercise and sensory integration therapy approaches to reduce stereotypical behaviors in individuals with autism to increase learning time.
Shull, Tanya (2010). Effects of participation in a physical activity mentoring program on the attitudes of college students towards individuals with disabilities.
Shutt, Matt (2010). A comparison of physical education content priorities of teachers and parents of children with Down syndrome.
Siebert, Erin (2012). A comparison of physical education content priorities of teachers and health professionals for individuals with traumatic brain injury.
Tampellini, Stephanie (2013). Review and development of adapted physical education resources on Office of Special Education Programs Parent Center websites for parents of children with disabilities.
Triezenberg, Thomas (2014). Self-efficacy towards inclusion among physical education teachers with and without an undergraduate adapted physical education teaching minor.
Valley, Megan (2013). The Object Control Skills of Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Wara, Heidi (2010). Incorporating peer tutoring programs into physical education for students with disabilities.
Wetzel, Shelley (2007). A national survey of adapted physical education teacher certification.
White, Katherine (2013). Interstate and inter-district variation of eligibility criteria for services for specially designed or adapted physical education services for students with disabilities.
Will, Ellyn (2014). Physical education curriculum recommendations for high school at-risk students.
Williams, Nick (2012). Perspectives on adapted physical education transition programs of teachers and parents of students with disabilities.
Zimmerman, Ashley (2012). Factors considered by high school principals when hiring physical education teachers for students with disabilities.
Zimmerman, Dana (2012). Development of a teacher’s manual for adaptations for students with physical disabilities on challenge courses and climbing walls.