Disability Sports: News and Information on Sport for the Disabled Document List

Summary: Our library below features 28 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Sports Information category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Disability Sports Information Publications

Head Injury and Hypertension in Former NFL Players
For NFL football players, concussion and hypertension go together, as study reveals a link between head injury and high blood pressure in retired players.
Publish Date: 2023/02/12

Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games
Facts and information regarding The Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games sporting program an international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2020/12/16

RadikalDarts - Accessible Dart Playing for People with Disability
RadikalDarts Machine Model 137 is adapted for people in wheelchairs and provides accessible dart playing for the disabled.
Publish Date: 2019/05/01

See You on the Other Side - Sammi Kinghorn
Since competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Sammi has gone on to become a double-World Champion and undoubtedly one of the most exciting para-athletes in the country.
Publish Date: 2018/03/29 - Updated: 2018/08/11

How to Overcome Challenges to Achieve Your Goals
In the lead up to Sammi Kinghorn's participation in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, Sammi has written a piece on How to Overcome Challenges to Achieve your Goals (Informative).
Publish Date: 2018/03/06 - Updated: 2023/09/28

Paralympic Sports Events: Infographic Explanations
Infographic overview and basic rules of winter and summer paralympic sports categories (Informative).
Publish Date: 2016/01/08 - Updated: 2023/09/16

The Sport of Goalball: Information and Rules
Information regarding the Paralympic sport of Goalball - includes rules of gameplay and video clip demonstration.
Publish Date: 2015/11/06 - Updated: 2018/09/24

Cybathlon: Zurich 2016 Disability Sports Event Using Bionic Assistive Technology
Information regarding Cybathlon, a sporting competition for disabled athletes using bionic assistive technology, robotic prostheses, brain-computer interfaces and powered exoskeletons.
Publish Date: 2015/08/07 - Updated: 2017/06/28

Blind Golf: Golfing for the Blind
Blind golf is an adapted version of the sport of golf created for blind and partially sighted players.
Publish Date: 2015/03/07 - Updated: 2018/09/25

USA Deaf Sports Information
Information regarding Deaf Sporting organizations and events in America including USADSF and the Deaflympics.
Publish Date: 2013/08/29 - Updated: 2021/08/30

Colorado Accessible Adventures and Adaptive Sports
Information regarding winter and summer outdoor activities for people with disabilities in Colorado.
Publish Date: 2013/06/06 - Updated: 2022/01/28

Wheelchair Dancing: Information and Dance Types
Wheelchair Dancing is defined as a partner dance competition and Dance-sport where at least one of the dancers is in a wheelchair.
Publish Date: 2013/04/29 - Updated: 2021/05/01

Equal Opportunity to Students with Disabilities to Participate in Extracurricular Athletics
U.S. Office for Civil Rights guidance clarifying school districts existing legal obligations to provide equal access to extracurricular athletic activities to students with disabilities (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2013/01/29 - Updated: 2023/10/09

Grants for Canadian Sports Programs and Equipment for People with Disability
Canadian Paralympic Committee invites sport organizations and clubs to apply for 2013-14 granting round of Para-Equipment Fund and Recruitment Program Fund.
Publish Date: 2013/01/19

Blind Cricket: Information on Cricket for the Blind
Blind Cricket is a special version of the game adapted for blind and partially sighted sports players.
Publish Date: 2012/08/17 - Updated: 2022/02/18

Football Players Prone to Late-Life Disability
Football players experience repeated head trauma resulting in short and long term effects to their cognitive function physical and mental health.
Publish Date: 2011/11/09 - Updated: 2021/12/03

Extremity Games Adaptive Sports for Athletes with Disabilities
Extremity Games are extreme sports events for athletes with limb loss or limb difference including competitions instructional clinics and exhibitions (Sports and Sporting Updates).
Publish Date: 2011/08/09 - Updated: 2023/10/01

PGA Minority Golf Scholarships and Opportunities
Golf Scholarships serve minorities by affording them the chance to play golf with financial assistance and golf club participation.
Publish Date: 2011/07/25 - Updated: 2017/12/23

Accessible NASCAR Racing for People with Disabilities and Veterans
Accessible Racing focuses on amateur automobile racing through modified accessible racing vehicles for use by people with disabilities at no cost.
Publish Date: 2011/07/06 - Updated: 2022/02/18

Preventing Baseball and Softball Injuries
From Little League to the Major League and at all levels in between, baseball and softball season is in full swing - and with that comes the risk of injury..
Publish Date: 2011/03/30 - Updated: 2020/04/14

All purpose Golf Carts for Persons with Disabilities
Golf carts as an all purpose vehicle are particularly suited to the elderly and disabled.
Publish Date: 2010/06/19 - Updated: 2017/12/23

Tokyo 2009 Asian Youth Paralympic Games
Tokyo 2016 has given an enthusiastic welcome to the start of the Tokyo 2009 Asian Youth Para Games.
Publish Date: 2009/09/12

Disability Archery and Bowhunting
Archery is a sport that nearly anyone can pursue despite disability and target archery has been a Paralympic sport for greater than thirty years.
Publish Date: 2009/06/29 - Updated: 2018/11/29

Embracing Equality in Sports Coaching
Diversity coaching ensures that coaches build positive relationships with people they are coaching and create an environment where all discover their potential.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2013/06/13

Golfers Blind Handicap
With all the great players and the seemingly insurmountable problems they have overcome, I believe golfers who are blind are the most miraculous of them all..
Publish Date: 2009/01/14 - Updated: 2018/03/30

National Sports Center for Disabled
The NSCD is widely considered the largest and most successful-outdoor therapeutic recreation agency in the world.
Publish Date: 2008/12/11 - Updated: 2018/10/12

Sports Provide Outlet for the Disabled
In years past a serious physical disability meant unemployment isolation and inactivity for many thousands of people.
Publish Date: 2008/12/11 - Updated: 2010/07/09

Disability Martial Arts Association
This club was set up to help people with disabilities and their families become involved in martial arts.
Publish Date: 2008/03/12 - Updated: 2010/02/28

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