Physical Activity for the Blind from the Principal's Perception

Akhmad Olih Solihin, Berliana Berliana

Abstract

This research departs from the idea that the opportunities given to children with visual impairment to perform physical activities in schools are not yet complete. This condition affects their fitness and health. But it does not escape the degree to which a school principal responds to the importance of physical activity for the blind. This study aims to provide an overview of how the headmaster's perception of physical activity for blind children and how the process of physical activity of blind children in school. The method used in this research is qualitative method by using observation technique, interview. Participants used by the principal at the A Citeureup Special School in Kota Cimahi. The results of the principal’s research is very enthusiastic to maximize the physical activity of children with visual impairment. However, there are many obstacles encountered, such as the limited competence of teachers in the field of orientation and mobility, the assignment of motion is still generalized, and still the standard means for physical activitu of the visual impairment students are still limited.

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in Harvard Style

Solihin A. and Berliana B. (2017). Physical Activity for the Blind from the Principal's Perception.In 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 1: ICSSHPE, ISBN 978-989-758-317-9, pages 158-162. DOI: 10.5220/0007057001580162


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsshpe17,
author={Akhmad Olih Solihin and Berliana Berliana},
title={Physical Activity for the Blind from the Principal's Perception},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 1: ICSSHPE,},
year={2017},
pages={158-162},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007057001580162},
isbn={978-989-758-317-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 1: ICSSHPE,
TI - Physical Activity for the Blind from the Principal's Perception
SN - 978-989-758-317-9
AU - Solihin A.
AU - Berliana B.
PY - 2017
SP - 158
EP - 162
DO - 10.5220/0007057001580162