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Wheelchair sports classification system.

Robert Daniel Steadward

Wheelchair sports classification system.

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Published by College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Oregon in Eugene .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Oregon, 1978.

The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiche (163fr.) :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13744731M


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Such enhancements would be consistent with the IPC Classification Code. In book: Adaptive Sports Medicine, pp the rules and regulations, athlete classification system, equipment, biomechanics, and common injuries will be reviewed.

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The initial purpose of most biomechanical studies in File Size: KB. Basketball has been a part of the Paralympic Games since Though originally played only by men with spinal cord injuries, now both men's and women's teams throughout the world, with a variety.

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They have limited leg function or are missing a leg or parts of both legs. This class includes a number of different disabilities including people with amputations and cerebral palsy. The classification system evaluates the functional abilities of players on a point scale of 1 to Minimally disabled athletes are classified as aand an individual with the highest degree of disability (such as a paraplegic with a complete injury below the chest) would have the classification of This is wheelchair sport classification that corresponds to the neurological level T8 - L1.

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Overview. Wheelchair rugby is a mixed gender team sport. It was invented in by a group of Canadian quadriplegic athletes, who were looking for an alternative to wheelchair basketball that would allow players with reduced arm and hand function to participate on equal terms.

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