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Sport and disabled athletes

Olympic Scientific Congress (1984 Eugene, Or.)

Sport and disabled athletes

by Olympic Scientific Congress (1984 Eugene, Or.)

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Published by Human Kinetics Publishers in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports for people with disabilities -- Congresses.,
  • Wheelchair sports -- Congresses.,
  • Special Olympics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementClaudine Sherrill, editor.
    GenreCongresses.
    Series1984 Olympic Scientific Congress proceedings ;, v. 9
    ContributionsSherrill, Claudine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV565 .O46 1984 vol. 9, GV709.3 .O46 1984 vol. 9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2537246M
    ISBN 100873220145
    LC Control Number85018112

    I conclude by considering the broader implications of the study for the role of sport in the disability rights movement. Keywords disability The "supercrip" in sport media: Wheelchair athletes discuss hegemony's disabled hero Why I burned my book and other books on disability. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Arthur J. De Luigi, DO, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital/Georgetown University Hospital, Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Washington, DC, USA Dr. De Luigi is internationally recognized as a leader in Adaptive Sports Medicine through his extensive experience with disabled athletes, holding positions as the Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the U.S. Adaptive Alpine Ski.

      Sports are obviously full of really strong people, but these athletes are certainly the cream of the crop. has twice been named the Best Male Athlete with a Disability . Adaptive Sports Model. The NCAA continues to support the opportunity for student-athletes with disabilities to participate in intercollegiate athletics. In January , the board of directors of the Eastern College Athletic Conference approved the implementation of championship sport opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities.

    Disability Rights UK. Disability Rights UK is a user-led organisation that carries out a broad range of work (including researching, campaigning and the delivery of projects and programmes) to create a society where everyone can take part equally. We've invested over £1 million in its Get Yourself Active programme, which sees local partners work with the health, social care and sports sector. Famous Olympic athletes - discover the amazing achievements and watch record-breaking performances of the world's top athletes. Javascript must be enabled for .


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