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Framed by a social approach to disability and leisure constraints theory, this paper presents the results of a national study examining the constraints to sport participation for people with disability. Responses were obtained from a multi-platform questionnaire survey capturing data on constraints ...

Author(s)
Darcy, S.; Lock, D.; Taylor, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2017, 39, 1, pp 20-41
Abstract

A cohort study of sport and physical activity participation levels of adults attending a disability sport exhibition and six months later, and barriers to sport participation. Outcome measures included current sport participation, the Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with a Physical ...

Author(s)
Nettleton, L. M.; Hassett, L.; Scheibe, F.; Price, R.; Kirkham, C.; Sherrington, C.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, USA
Citation
Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 2017, 51, 3, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The hosting of major events presents an opportunity to shape public policy and potentially enable social change. In this article we discuss two different parasport events, the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and the 2015 Toronto Pan Am/Parapan American Games, which espoused a philosophy of social...

Author(s)
McPherson, G.; Misener, L.; McGillivray, D.; Legg, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 2, pp 185-199
Abstract

The six articles in this special issue contribute theoretical understandings and best practices aimed at managing sport events to attain desired benefits to host communities. Those benefits include sport participation, positive changes in health behaviour, participation in charity-related...

Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 2, pp 135-231
Abstract

The Invictus Games are a parasport competition for service members and veterans with illnesses and injuries. The 2014 Games were aired by the BBC, for a total of 12 hr of coverage. This study aimed to investigate what messages were conveyed regarding parasport for veterans during the BBC's Invictus ...

Author(s)
Shirazipour, C. H.; Meehan, M.; Latimer-Cheung, A. E.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2017, 34, 1, pp 33-54
Abstract

Because youth with disabilities participate less in physical activity than young people without disabilities and that schools play an important role in adopting a healthy lifestyle, it is important to deepen our understanding of the elements that foster participation of young people with ...

Author(s)
Belley-Ranger, E.; Carbonneau, H.; Roult, R.; Brunet, I.; Duquette, M. M.; Nauroy, E.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Sport Science Review, 2016, 25, 3/4, pp 135-158
Abstract

Young people with disabilities participate in sports to a lesser extent than other adolescents. That physical activity has positive effects on young people are understood. Sports clubs are identified as potential environments for physical activity. The reasons why young people with disabilities...

Author(s)
Geidne, S.; Jerlinder, K.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Sport Science Review, 2016, 25, 1/2, pp 29-51
Abstract

The aim of this paper is to highlight the value of education of sports activity in relation to special educational needs, according to International Classification Functioning, Disability and Health. In fact, recent years have seen a paradigm shift from school integration to social inclusion, a new ...

Author(s)
D'Isanto, T.; Tore, P. A. di
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2016, 16, Suppl. 2, pp 1099-1102
Abstract

The objective of this study was to compare life satisfaction (LS) scores of active individuals (n=200) with individuals living a sedentary life style (n=280) who have three different kinds of disabilities (n=480). The Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) was used as the primary research method....

Author(s)
Nemček, D.
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2016, 16, Suppl. 2, pp 1084-1088
Abstract

This article analyzes the approach to children and adolescent participation in disability studies. Methodologically, it combines a literature review and a theme-based content analysis to look at which dimensions of participation are explored in the literature. As the result of this study we...

Author(s)
Santos, T. V. dos; Nunes, M. C.; Gomes, M. R.
Publisher
Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2016, 21, 10, pp 3111-3120

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