Today almost all sports are available to disabled individuals. Those disabilities from spinal cord injuries, amputation, cerebral palsy, blindness, and deafness can now participate and no longer just for rehab treatment. Now, there are similar reasons between the...
The aspirations of an athlete with disability are those of any participant in sport. The athlete aims to achieve an optimum level of physical and psychological fitness in the chosen sport and to demonstrates that ability in competition. Self discipline, positive self-esteem and body image..
The ultimate goal of rehabilitation for persons with Spinal Cord Injuries has shifted over time from an extension of their life expectancy to attainment of an optimal level of independent living and quality of life. Increased fitness..
Can children with disabilities participate in sports? Are there any precautions required for the activity? What benefits can these children obtain? All these questions are important and many issues are brought up concerning the involvement of disabled children..
A self-propelled wheelchair was known to be of use for the first time during this century. It gradually evolved to be a more comfortable and better maneuverability vehicle for the disabled. From two large wheels and one small one, to rear push wheels, small front casters..