Disability Sport 2nd Edition

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Contents

Treatment Considerations
185
Training
192
Exercise Considerations
196
Concluding Comments
200
Sport Equipment
201
Equipment Enhances Function
202
Personal Equipment
204
ActivitySpecific Equipment
205

Historical Perspectives of Physical Activity and Sport
29
Concluding Comments
35
History of Disability Sport
37
United States Disability Sport
45
Historical Perspectives on Research
55
Concluding Comments
59
Structure and Organizations for Disability Sport
61
International Disability Sport Organizations
64
United States Disability Sport Organizations
79
Concluding Comments
88
Competitions and Sport Opportunities for Athletes With Disabilities
89
Paralympic Games
90
Deaflympics
97
Special Olympics International
99
Additional International Games for Athletes With Disabilities
101
Intercollegiate and Interscholastic Athletic Programs
110
Concluding Comments
112
Sport and Disability A World View
113
Terminology
114
Late 20th Century
115
European Charter for Sport for All
116
European Perspectives
118
Canadian Perspectives
123
Perspectives From Oceania
124
Perspectives From Asia
127
Perspectives From the African Continent
130
Perspectives From the Middle East
131
Concluding Comments
132
Sport and Sport Performance
133
Sports for Athletes With Disabilities
135
The Paralympic Games Special Olympics and the Deaflympics
136
Creating Equal Playing Fields Within Disability Sport
142
The Sporting Events
144
Concluding Comments
159
Coaching and Training Athletes With Disabilities
161
Research and Coaching
162
The Research Foundation for Disability Sport
163
General Principles of Coaching Athletes With Disabilities
171
Selected Disabilities and Specific Strategies
175
Sports Medicine
181
Sports Medicine
182
Sports Medicine and Disability Sport
183
Injuries Incidence Care Prevention
184
Environmental Technologies
207
Making Sport Technology Fit
208
Resources for Finding the Right Equipment
212
Making Equipment Adaptations
214
Concluding Comments
218
Event Management
219
Managing the Sport Event
220
Structure and Organization
223
Committees and Functions
224
Event Management Focal Points for Individuals With Disabilities
227
Media and Athletes With Disabilities
233
Concluding Comments
237
The Changing Landscape of Disability Sport
239
Challenges and Controversies in Disability Sport
241
Inclusion and Integration
242
Classification
246
Ethics Issues
249
Doping in Disability Sport
250
Media Representation
252
Youth Sport Development
253
Marketing Disability Sport
255
Female Athletes With Disabilities in Sport
257
Historical Perspectives
259
Female Athletes in the Olympic Games
262
Female Athletes in Marathons
263
Equity Issues
264
Concluding Comments
266
The Future of Disability Sport
269
Trends
270
Inclusion
271
Sport Society and Disability
273
Concluding Comments
275
chronology and Significant Milestones of Disability Sport
277
List of Abbreviations
289
Selected International Disability Sport Organizations
305
Selected US and Canadian Disability Sport Organizations
311
Paralympic Committees by Region
331
Periodical and Journal Resources
349
bibliography
353
index
387
about the authors
395
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