Physical Education Teachers’ Attitudes to Inclusive Education: A Review

Francisco Javier Hernández Vázquez

Jaume Casamort

Ana Bofill Ródenas

Jannick Niort

Domingo Blázquez

*Corresponding author: Francisco Javier Hernández Vázquez

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Hernández Vázquez, FJ, Casamort Ayats, J., Bofill Ródenas, A., Niort, J., & Blázquez Sánchez, D. (2011). Physical Education Teachers 'Attitudes to Inclusive Education: A Review. Apuntes. Educación Física y Deportes, 103, 24-30.



This paper reviews the literature on students with special educational needs in relation to the attitudes of Physical Education teachers. The studies described are variables that relate to students and their special educational needs in terms of degree, type and student competence. Furthermore, the studies reviewed study Physical Education teachers (age, gender, experience, academic training and perceived competence). The paper ends with some critical analysis and suggestions for further research.

Keywords: Academic Training and Teaching Staff, Adapted Physical Education, Attitudes, Disabilities, Special Educational Needs.

ISSN: 1577-4015

Received: June 25, 2009

Accepted: July 20, 2009

Published: January 01, 2011