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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

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

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