Wheelchair Dance Sport

Feb 25, 2018 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Wheelchair Dance Sport

Picture 16.1 Duo Dance event. Picture taken by Alexander Sperl at the 2014 European Championships in Poland. Permission granted for use by the IPC Rules and Regulations The rules for…

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Adaptive Extreme Sports

Feb 25, 2018 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Adaptive Extreme Sports

Image 28.1 Jarem Frye with a specialized prosthetic knee at El Capitan in Yosemite Park. Courtesy of Craig DeMartino Adaptive Rock Climbing As a sport, rock climbing is increasingly popular…

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Wheelchair Softball

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Picture 15.1 The 2015 Chicago RIC Cubs wheelchair softball team Classification Process for Wheelchair Softball Athletes Wheelchair softball allows participation of athletes with impairment from multiple disability groups. However, the…

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Wheelchair Fencing

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Picture 17.1 A–C: Valid targets for (a) foil, (b) epee, and (c) sabre [2]. Permission for use granted by IWAS (©IWAS) Holding the Weapon The hand cannot leave the weapon…

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Adaptive Volleyball

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Fig. 20.1 Classification Figure for International Sitting Volleyball. Adapted from Volleyball Canada [5] Players are assigned a classification of either minimally disabled (MD) or disabled (D; also known as full…

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Adaptive Running

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Impaired muscle power The muscles in the limbs or trunk are completely or partially paralyzed as a consequence of conditions such as spinal cord injury, polio, or spina bifida Impaired…

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Adaptive Cycling

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Road events Track events • Road race (men and women) • Individual time trial (men and women) • Handcycling team relay (men and women, mixed event) • Tandem sprint (men and women) • Team sprint…

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Emergent Care of the Adaptive Athlete

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The number of individuals with disabilities participating in athletics, either in competition or for recreation, continues to increase, as technology improves to allow participation. As of 2014, it is estimated…

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Adaptive Sports Event Planning

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Fig. 29.1 Daily report on injury form. The consensus options in each category are included. Adapted with permission [8] Fig. 29.2 Daily report on illnesses form. The consensus options in…

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