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Purpose: Recreational sport programs are a critical but overlooked pathway for enhancing social participation of emerging adults with disabilities. Specifically, the experiences of recreational sport program members are important for continued community engagement among emerging adults. To address...

Author(s)
Orr, K.; Evans, M. B.; Tamminen, K. A.; Arbour-Nicitopoulos, K. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020, 91, 1, pp 142-157
Abstract

Research question: The purpose of this study was to explore how an immersive mentorship and cultural exchange program may be structured to empower disability sport community leaders to face barriers. The study was guided by the question: How does participation in a cultural exchange program empower ...

Author(s)
Pate, J. R.; Scheadler, T.; Spellings, C.; Malnati, A.; Hillyer, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Managing Sport and Leisure, 2020, 25, 3, pp 146-160
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Building on the theories of ableism, social practice and self-determination, this article proposes a framework to aid explaining why disabled people (DP) are less likely to access and participate in sport and physical activity (S&PA). We argue that ableism acts as a regulatory mechanism for each of ...

Author(s)
Brittain, I.; Biscaia, R.; Gérard, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2020, 39, 2, pp 209-224
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The 2013 Office of Civil Rights Memo on extracurricular athletics brought attention to the idea that individuals with disabilities have a right to consistent opportunities to participate in sports programs provided by schools across the country. This article examines the key points related to ...

Author(s)
Kozub, F. M.; Samalot-Rivera, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2020, 91, 2, pp 42-51
Abstract

This Foucauldian discourse analysis engages DePauw's theory of disability and visibility to examine the construction of para-athletes within the websites of Canada's "fully integrated" athletics sport system. The authors found that para-athletes remain largely unimaginable within most athletics...

Author(s)
Peers, D.; Konoval, T.; Naturkach, R. M.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2020, 37, 1, pp 112-128
Abstract

Sport is considered to have a high potential with respect to social participation of people with disabilities, in particular in inclusive settings. However, people with disabilities continue to face social exclusion in sport, as they are underrepresented in organized mainstream sport activities and ...

Author(s)
Klenk, C.; Albrecht, J.; Nagel, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 2019, 49, 4, pp 365-380
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Research indicates that although students with disabilities, including those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), can be successful in acquiring motor and sport-related skills during physical education, they tend to struggle with generalizing those skills to other settings. Difficulties with...

Author(s)
Holland, S. K.; Holland, K.; Haegele, J. A.; Alber-Morgan, S. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019, 90, 6, pp 32-39
Abstract

In a mixed-methods design, the current study aimed to evaluate the acceptability of a junior Australian rules football program across two 'AllPlay Pre-Learn' days for children aged 5-11 years with disabilities, based on parent and child responses. Three online surveys were created by health...

Author(s)
Howells, K.; Sivaratnam, C.; May, T.; Lindor, E.; Rinehart, N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 24,
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Background: There are multiple factors that make it difficult for learners with a mobility impairment to participate in sport, if not impossible. Unfortunately, it is not known which of these factors can be considered as the most important ones. Objectives: The main objective was to obtain clarity...

Author(s)
Moll, A. M.; Bester, G.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
African Journal of Disability, 2019, 8, 1,
Abstract

The preparticipation physical examination (PPE) is an important area of the care and safety of any active athletic individuals. The evaluation involves a process that brings about the discovery of life threatening or disabling conditions that could prevent athletes' participation from sporting...

Author(s)
Elekanachi, R. U.
Publisher
United States Sports Academy, Alabama, USA
Citation
The Sport Journal, 2019, 22,

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