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Disability & Sport

Articles

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Sport psychology researchers have recently started to examine how athletes experience transitions out of sport (Baille & Danish, 1992, Ogilvie & Taylor, 1993a; Ogilvie & Taylor, Read more >


Books

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Documentaries

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Videos

This video demonstrates that a wheelchair can become a cross between a skateboard and a BMX in the skateboard park. Aaron Fotheringham is a talented young man who shows that the labels of Read more >

A partially blind world class athlete from Michigan filed a Federal lawsuit in Detroit over some new rules being imposed on visually-impaired athletes who compete in triathlons. Aaron Scheidies Read more >

A BBC study has found that only three of the 20 top-flight stadiums (of the teams competing in the English Premier League in the 2013-2014 season) provide the required number of wheelchair Read more >

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Weblinks

Achilles Track Club is a worldwide organization that encourages people with all kinds of disabilities to participate in running with the general public. Read more >

Adaptive Adventures offers links and information on handcycles, sports wheelchairs, adaptive bikes, water-skis, outriggers, sled hockey, and a range of other products. Read more >

Formerly the National Disability Sports Alliance; BlazeSports is a nonprofit organization that advances the lives of youth and adults with physical disability through sport and healthy Read more >

Cdifferent was founded to inspire visually impaired people around the world to lead active and healthy lives. By connecting them with sighted guides involving communities to support their Read more >

Disabled Sports USA contains chapter listings by State and offers information on how to get involved in sports programs for the disabled in different states. Disabled Sports USA is a national Read more >

National Softball Association for the Deaf organizes world and national softball tournaments for the deaf & hard-of-hearing. Read more >

National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is wheelchair basketball at its best. This site offers all the news and scores as well as information on the past and present and what the future Read more >

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The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida “serves as a comprehensive resource for issues related to gender and race in amateur, collegiate and Read more >

The Special Olympics Web site offers news on the games and athletes, information on how to get involved, the sports, upcoming competitions, and new initiatives. The Special Olympics is an Read more >

The official Web site of the US Paralympics offers information on the games, performance plans for each of the 21 sports on the program of the Paralympic Games, bios of Paralympic athletes, a Read more >