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Sports activities of adults with intellectual disabilities in social-welfare institutions in the Gorenjska region

Lucija Jelovčan (2013) Sports activities of adults with intellectual disabilities in social-welfare institutions in the Gorenjska region. Diploma thesis.

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    The main purpose of this thesis was to investigate physical activity among adults with intellectual disabilities in the social - welfare institutions and in the home environment, in upper. The study included eight professionals and 30 parents / guardians. Data were obtained from questionnaires that I have collected in three health institutions in upper, information from parents, I gained over the institutions and personal contact. We found that persons with intellectual disabilities are most commonly involved in hiking, mountaineering. The main motivation to engage in sports activities have to be through sports can socialize with friends, peers, and because sport is good for health. Most persons with intellectual is engaged in sports activity 1-2x a week, a major cause of physical inactivity is a lack of motivation, lack of interest in persons with intellectual disabilities. I found that persons with intellectual disabilities often participate in various sports activities organized by sport clubs and associations. Sports activities for persons with intellectual disabilities, which are included in the facilities implemented by individuals with different areas of expertise. The most common activities are carried out (on the pitch, in-kind), and sports facilities around the institution. Practitioners in institutions believe that in sports persons with intellectual disabilities properly taken care of, according to the options you have.

    Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
    Keywords: adults with intellectual disabilities, social-welfare institutions, sports activities
    Number of Pages: 75
    Language of Content: Slovenian
    Mentor / Comentors:
    Mentor / ComentorsIDFunction
    izr. prof. dr. Tjaša FilipčičMentor
    Link to COBISS: http://www.cobiss.si/scripts/cobiss?command=search&base=50126&select=(ID=9744201)
    Institution: University of Ljubljana
    Department: Faculty of Education
    Item ID: 1681
    Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2013 13:27
    Last Modified: 12 Nov 2015 14:18
    URI: http://pefprints.pef.uni-lj.si/id/eprint/1681

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