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APSU P.E. Majors help disabled with sports, fitness skills

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Service learning in the classrooms is gaining acceptance in higher education as a way for students to help the community using the knowledge learned. One class is doing just that this semester.

For 30 minutes every Friday in the Dunn Center, students in the adaptive physical education course teach basic sports and fitness skills such as throwing and catching to clients of varying disabilities in the Progressive Directions Inc. program, which provides mental retardation services in Montgomery and Stewart counties.

APSU students Ashlon Adams (left) and Brian Bourland play basketball with Dee during an adapted physical education class September 23rd in the Dunn Center. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

APSU students Ashlon Adams (left) and Brian Bourland play basketball with Dee during an adapted physical education class September 23rd in the Dunn Center. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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