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One significant barrier to physical activity (PA) for people with disabilities is the lack of access to PA information. The purpose of this study was to explore how access to PA information can be improved for people with disabilities, their carers, and PA-session facilitators. To investigate the...

Author(s)
Jaarsma, E. A.; Haslett, D.; Smith, B.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 2019, 36, 2, pp 185-201
Abstract

This special issue addresses a range of issues relating to Christianity and sport. The first section includes three papers which are purely theoretical in nature and focus on broad issues within the social scientific study of sport, including: an essay on the need for a Christian sociological...

Author(s)
Gibbons, T.; Braye, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2019, 22, 2, pp 201-325
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

This article explores why sports participation of people with disabilities in England has declined since the London 2012 Paralympic Games (LPG). Thirty semistructured interviews were conducted with staff employed in a variety of sports and disability-specific organizations. Our preliminary findings ...

Author(s)
Brown, C.; Pappous, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 2018, 42, 5, pp 343-368
Abstract

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

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

Sport, one of the biggest cultural agencies in a society that seeks to be fair and egalitarian, increasingly appears as an important catalyst for the promotion of equality and social inclusion. In the same way, adapted sport modalities are considered to contribute significantly to the improvement...

Author(s)
Ferreira, D.; Serrano, J.; Petrica, J.; Honório, S.; Mesquita, M. H.; Batista, M.
Publisher
Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
Citation
ÁGORA para la Educación Física y el Deporte, 2018, 20, 2/3, pp 256-278
Abstract

Objective: To (i) initiate community-academic partnerships in the area of adaptive sports and recreation (ASR) and (ii) develop an understanding of local ASR opportunities and how they are used by individuals with disabilities (ID). Design: Clinicians at an academic medical center (AMC) identified...

Author(s)
Braza, D. W.; Iverson, M.; Lee, K.; Hennessy, C.; Nelson, D.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA
Citation
Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action, 2018, 12, 2, pp 165-172
Abstract

Using data from a survey of Irish adults, this study analyses sport participation from the perspective of four different sporting contexts, organised training, organised competition, participating with friends and family and individual activities. The results reinforce the belief that different...

Author(s)
Eakins, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Managing Sport and Leisure, 2018, 23, 3, pp 157-173
Abstract

Outside of the Paralympic Games, elite athletes with disability rarely feature in the media. Using mixed method content analysis, the aim of this study was to compare the production and content of the 2016 Paralympic and Olympic Games broadcasts of an Australian commercial television network. Data...

Author(s)
Rees, L.; Robinson, P.; Shields, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 12, pp 1974-1989

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