Leadership in Disability Sport, Adapted Physical Education, & Therapeutic Recreation.The Spring, 1991, issue of PALAESTRA paid tribute to fifteen well deserving de·serv·ing
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de·serving·ly adv. individuals for having spent the majority of their professional lives giving leadership within the area of adapted physical activity--sport, physical education, and recreation. The 1991 class of leaders set a standard paralleled by few others and included David M. Auxter, G. Lawrence Rarick, Julian U. Stein Stein , William Howard 1911-1980.
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The first public release of a translator to Scheme by Matt Birkholz, Jim Miller, and Ron Weiss, written at Digital Equipment Corporation's Cambridge Research Laboratory runs M. Vodola, and Janet A. Wessel in adapted physical education Adapted physical education is a sub-discipline of physical education. It is an individualized program created for students who require a specially designed program for more than 30 days. ; Charles E. Buell, Jerald M. Jordan, Benjamin H. Lipton, Timothy J. Nugent, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver (born July 10, 1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.), is a member of the Kennedy family. Her father was Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and her mother was Rose Kennedy. in sport; and Fred Humphrey, Ira Hutchison, Gerald O'Morrow, Janet Pomeroy, and Jean R. Tague in therapeutic recreation.
This issue of PALAESTRA, along with the upcoming summer and fall issues, is likewise dedicated to highlighting significant contributions of leaders in the areas of disability sport, adapted physical education, and therapeutic recreation. Fourteen leaders have been selected based on significant contributions they have made to their respective fields, and because they are recognized nationally and internationally for major achievements throughout their distinguished careers.
PALAESTRA is honoring these leaders to--
* recognize and pay tribute to professionals who have achieved excellence in their fields of endeavor;
* provide current professionals with role models to help guide their future pursuits in developing philosophy, theoretical thinking, research, programs, teaching, and/or service to individuals with disabilities;
* create an accurate record of professional achievement, thus enabling future generations to reflect upon these leaders and their contributions.
Accomplishments and contributions of this generation of professional leaders are numerous--specifically they have ...
... influenced federal regulations;
... executed federal grants;
... founded national and international organizations;
... conducted research to support the theoretical foundations of their professions;
... published numerous articles, texts, magazines, or monographs;
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... networked with many local, national, and international organizations to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities;
... nurtured development of the next generation of leaders.
Following will be biographical bi·o·graph·i·cal also bi·o·graph·ic
1. Containing, consisting of, or relating to the facts or events in a person's life.
2. Of or relating to biography as a literary form. sketches of fourteen individuals selected by three ad hoc committees ad hoc committee A committee formed with the purpose of addressing a specific issue or issues, which theoretically is disbanded once its raison d'etre is finished for PALAESTRA, each presented by a professional who knows and has worked closely with his/her particular leader. The staff of PALAESTRA believes the legacy of those being honored hon·or
1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; esteem: the honor shown to a Nobel laureate.
a. Good name; reputation.
b. will serve as an inspiration to peers and colleagues and to the next generation of professionals to excel and make its own unique contributions. The honorees are dedicated individuals, each committed to the highest levels of excellence, truly exemplary role models.
In this issue, four leaders in disability sport are honored. Leaders in adapted physical education and leaders in therapeutic recreation will be honored in the next issues of PALAESTRA. Watch for Parts 2 and 3 of this series.