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Drawing upon ethnographic research conducted with the England Visually Impaired Cricket Team, this article considers the extent to which participation in visually impaired cricket is an empowering practice. The topic of empowerment and disability sport are well debated; yet, the context of visually ...

Author(s)
Powis, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal for Sport and Society, 2018, 15, 2, pp 189-206
Abstract

Objectives: Through parasport, adults and young athletes with disability often report increases in well-being and related psychosocial perceptions. While researchers often attribute these benefits to the positive social experiences that go along with sport participation, optimal parasport...

Author(s)
Evans, M. B.; Shirazipour, C. H.; Allan, V.; Zanhour, M.; Sweet, S. N.; Ginis, K. A. M.; Latimer-Cheung, A. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2018, 37, pp 79-90
Abstract

Objectives: This study explores the ways in which a deaf athlete's experiences of participation in sport can affect his psychological and social well-being, and how social and interpersonal relationships play a role in shaping these experiences. Design: To produce an understanding of the embodied...

Author(s)
Irish, T.; Cavallerio, F.; McDonald, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2018, 37, pp 179-187
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

This study explores the meaning of competitive sports participation among youth athletes with disabilities who are members of a sled hockey team affiliated with a community-based therapeutic recreation (TR) and adaptive sports organization. The study draws upon theories of Social Role Valorization...

Author(s)
Aytur, S.; Craig, P. J.; Frye, M.; Bonica, M.; Rainer, S.; Hapke, L.; McGilvray, M.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, USA
Citation
Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 2018, 52, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Although disability sports have recently received positive attention, little concern has been directed towards them in youth research. In this article, we discuss the free-time sports in which youth with intellectual disabilities engage as a part of their leisure and their association with their...

Author(s)
Armila, P.; Rannikko, A.; Torvinen, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2018, 37, 3, pp 295-306
Abstract

The purpose of this research was to analyse a mode of coach education provided by a major disability charity. The course was designed for sports coaches and physical activity professionals and focused on coaching people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The subsequent analysis drew on data...

Author(s)
Townsend, R. C.; Cushion, C. J.; Smith, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 2018, 10, 3, pp 346-361
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe and examine the occupational socialization of nine adapted physical educators (APEs). The questions we attempted to answer were (a) What were the perspectives and practices of the APEs, and (b) What factors influenced these perspectives and practices? Data...

Author(s)
Park ChanWoong; Curtner-Smith, M. D.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2018, 35, 2, pp 214-232
Abstract

The parasports movement has been marked, in France since the 1980s, by a diversification of practices, notably with the gradual development of physical nature activities. Access to natural spaces (mountainous, maritime, aerial) has become possible through technological progress and an ever-growing...

Author(s)
Villoing, G.; Perera, E.; Roux, N. le
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 4, pp 664-677
Abstract

Today, intellectually disabled athletes can participate in a variety of international sports competitions. For an athlete, access to one or another of these events is possible according to their level of sporting ability or their intellectual capacity, but also depends on their country and the...

Author(s)
Lantz, E.; Marcellini, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 4, pp 635-648

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