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The purpose of this research is to determine the encountered problems of people with disabilities who live in Malatya and participate in sportive activities the aged 10-15 years. For this purpose, a total of 35 parents of individuals 11 diagnosed with autism, 6 diagnosed with physical disability,...

Author(s)
Akyol, B.; Ilkım, M.
Publisher
Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Sport and Exercise, 2018, 20, 2, pp 100-104
Abstract

In this paper, questionnaire survey and data analysis are the main research methods. Its main purpose is to try to answer the question "why are the disabled people willing to participate in sports" and to explore some of the important factors that affect the participation of persons with ...

Author(s)
Zhou JianDong; Yuan Feng; Yu Tao; Liu FuTao
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Advances in Physical Education, 2016, 6, 2, pp 88-98
Abstract

This volume is organized around the topic of inclusion in sport and has a particular focus on the participation of people with disabilities in sport once their access has been secured. It consists of 11 articles dealing not only with options of sporting activities for people with disabilities...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 1, pp 1-178
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The study investigated the influence of local cultures or superstitions on pupils with physical disabilities' participation in sports and the Physical Education curriculum. The main purpose of the study was to determine the extent to which the invisible hand of culture impedes the implementation of ...

Author(s)
Tapiwa, M.; Jonathan, M.
Publisher
Asian Economic and Social Society, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Asian Social Science, 2013, 3, 2, pp 370-385
Abstract

Objectives: Efforts to promote full participation in parasport are vital not only for the potential physical and psychosocial benefits, but also as a means of enacting social justice. Until recently, there has been little empirical consideration of the experiential aspects that make participation...

Author(s)
Allan, V.; Smith, B.; Ccircumflex˜té, J.; Ginis, K. A. M.; Latimer-Cheung, A. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2018, 37, pp 170-178
Abstract

Disability sports has become more popular since the last the five decades. The increase in participation will cause pressure among athletes to achieve optimum sports performances. Through proper nutrition, the athletes' sports performance can be enhanced. The benefits of nutrition in sports...

Author(s)
Norazmir Md. Nor; Haidzir Manaf; Nurul Athirah, M. A.
Publisher
Enviro Research Publishers, Bhopal, India
Citation
Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, 2017, 5, 3, pp 223-229
Abstract

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

Disabled people continue to face exclusion from full participation in community sports. Efforts to include disabled people in sports organisations have favoured structural solutions to make sport accessible. Our purpose was to understand which dimensions of a football club's organisational capacity ...

Author(s)
Kitchin, P. J.; Crossin, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Managing Sport and Leisure, 2018, 23, 1/2, pp 28-47
Abstract

When examining processes within the disabled/able-bodied dichotomy, athletic participation becomes a site for challenging social stigma associated with disabled bodies. Research shows that disabled individuals have lower self-esteem than the able-bodied population. However, those persons with ...

Author(s)
Vermillion, M.
Publisher
Maney Publishing, Leeds, UK
Citation
Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 2013, 7, 1, pp 4-19
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to briefly illustrate some of the challenges and realities of national and international Paralympic sports. The elite disabled athlete paradigm is still not widely known in the world of regular sports competitions. The winning elite disabled athletes are restricted to...

Author(s)
Mauerberg-deCastro, E.; Campbell, D. F.; Tavares, C. P.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual Paulista, Rio Claro, Brazil
Citation
Motriz: Revista de Educação Física, 2016, 22, 3, pp 111-123

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