History of Adaptive and Disabled Rights within Society, Thus Creating the Fertile Soil to Grow, Adaptive Sports

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Fig. 1.1 The hospital for lunatics. Bethlem Hospital, London: the incurables. More from english-heritage.​org.​uk/​ Early Wars and the Advance of Disabled Rights These incremental recognitions of the civil rights of…

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Power (Wheelchair) Soccer

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Argentina○ Germany Singapore Australia○ Hong Kong South Korea* Austria○ India Spain○ Belgium*♦ Ireland○ Switzerland○ Brazil○ Italy Turkey Canada*○ Japan*○ United States of America*○ Denmark*○ New Zealand Uruguay○ England*○ Poland Wales…

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Adaptive Water Sports

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LTA: leg, trunk, and arms Athletes who are able to use their legs, trunk, and arms to propel the boat as well as are able to use the sliding seat….

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Wheelchair Tennis and Para-table Tennis

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Picture 1 ITF recommended minimum dimensions for multiple tennis courts in international competitions. (Reproduced with permission from the ITF and available at ​www.​itftennis.​com/​technical/​facilities/​facilities-guide/​site-plan.​aspx) Lines on the court [1]: Baselines: Lines…

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Wheelchair Basketball

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Fig. 12.1 Nationals team pic Disability Groups and Classifications The majority of wheelchair athletes have suffered from spinal cord injuries. A smaller percentage of athletes also suffer from limb deficiency,…

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Wheelchair Rugby

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Fig. 13.1 Wheelchair Rugby Team. Photo Courtesy of Tiffanie Miner; Permission of use granted by Tiffanie Miner History Originally called murderball, wheelchair rugby was invented in 1977 in Winnipeg, Canada….

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Wheelchair Curling

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Picture 18.1 Curling action from the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016. ©World Curling Federation/Céline Stucki Equipment The Sheet Wheelchair curling is played on an ice surface called a “sheet” (Picture…

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