Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Wheelchair Sports

BOOK: Concussion Management for Wheelchair Athletes

  Just like athletes in traditional sports, wheelchair athletes can suffer injuries. But because parasports are a relatively new phenomenon, research into injuries unique to wheelchair...

History of the Paralympics

Sport for athletes with an impairment has existed for more than 100 years, and the first sport clubs for the deaf were already in...

How wheelchair rugby ‘changed everything’ for one athlete

Carl Williams maneuvers across the court with the practiced precision of an athlete. He simultaneously searches the crowd, calculating which team member can catch...

Best Sports to Play Following a Spinal Cord Injury

Sustaining any form of serious injury can be terrifying, however, when that injury affects your spinal cord, it can be somewhat even more worrying....

Meet The Librarian Who Became Australia’s First Female Wheelchair Rugby Star

“It’s different being on court, smashing each other, and then going off to the library and telling people to keep it down.” Librarian...

LIVING THE DREAM How I became a wheelchair tennis star after I was paralysed...

LAUREN Jones, 23, is a wheelchair tennis player from Worthing. Lauren, who was number 25 in the world, tells how she made her sport dreams...

Oscar Mike: Noah Currier’s mission to empower injured veterans inspires hope and healing

The founder of Oscar Mike, a million-dollar apparel company focused on supporting injured veterans, receives his care at the Milwaukee VA. Noah Currier, who...

Disabled golfer becomes first worldwide to captain an able-bodied club

A golfer who uses just one arm to play his shots is set to become the world's first paraplegic captain of an able-bodied club. Terry...

Para-football gave Colin Shields ‘something to work towards and enjoy’

Colin Shields is on the brink of representing his country at a sport he loves, something that would have been inconceivable seven years ago...

Specialty wheelchairs help athletes thrive

 TAMPA (FOX 13) - They are athletes who have faced more challenges than sports but there's a company in Pinellas Park giving them a...