Comparison of wheelchair athletes and nonathletes on selected mood states

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College athletes -- Psychology, College students -- Psychology, People with disabilities -- Psychology, Wheelchair sports -- Psychological aspects, Mood (Psycho
Statementby Patricia Paulsen.
The Physical Object
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Paginationix, 99 leaves
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Comparison of wheelchair athletes and nonathletes on selected mood states. Paulsen P(1), French R, Sherrill C. Author information: (1)Texas Woman's University, Department of Kinesiology, Denton The Profile of Mood States was administered to two groups of male university students in by: Get this from a library.

Comparison of wheelchair athletes and nonathletes on selected mood states. [Patricia Paulsen]. Henschen K, Horvat M, French R () A visual comparison of psychological profiles between able-bodied and wheelchair athletes.

Adapt Phys Activity Q 1 (2): – Google Scholar Horvat M, French R, Henschen K () A comparison of the psychological characteristics of male and female able-bodied and wheelchair by: Comparison of sport achievement orientation between wheelchair and able-bodied basketball athletes.

Comparison of wheelchair athletes and nonathletes on selected mood states. Article. A total of subjects were involved in the study.

RESULTS: The odds of having shoulder pain were twice as high among nonathletes as they were among athletes. This finding represents a significant difference over and above age differences, differences in years spent in a wheelchair, and differences in level of spinal cord by: Athletes also have an average of 12 yr free of shoulder pain after becoming wheelchair bound, whereas nonathletes have only 8 yr.

Promotion of active exercise for wheelchair users is encouraged to. Wheelchair Sport provides coaches, teachers, and athletes with the information they need to compete and succeed in wheelchair sports.

Written by top coaches, athletes, sport scientists, and specialists in sports medicine and physical therapy who work with Paralympic athletes, this resource offers/5(4).

(wheelchair athletes vs. able-bodied athletes) and within groups comparisons (wheelchair athletes vs. wheelchair nonathletes) using the tension subscale of the Profile of Mood States (POMS) (McNair et al., ). Different studies suggest that wheelchair athletes may be.

The Athlete in the Wheelchair. Dave Anderson. Ap ; With the 15‐minute jump he and six other wheelchair athletes had received to avert the crush at the starting line in Hopkinton. Wheelchair Sport provides coaches, teachers, and athletes with the information they need to compete and succeed in wheelchair sports.

Written by top coaches, athletes, sport scientists, and specialists in sports medicine and physical therapy who work with Paralympic athletes, this resource offers an explanation of the physiological differences between able-bodied and disabled athletes and the.

Definition. Pain and discomfort occur within the shoulder(s) of persons who depend upon their upper limbs for wheelchair mobility, transfers and activities of daily living (ADL). 1 In addition to the stresses of daily life, wheelchair athletes put increased load and repetitive stress through their shoulders during sporting activities.

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2 Increased external load can be broken down into three. Paul Schulte has played wheelchair basketball since he was 14 years old, and has played for USA since This engineer designs wheelchairs as well as plays in them, and is one of our athlete.

Book Description. Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program.

The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and sociology of disability and disability sports. Wheelchair Athletes Worldwide is a registered (c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with physical disabilities through the donation of sport wheelchairs and the demonstration of wheelchair basketball by accomplished disabled athletes.

Description of the sport of wheelchair basketball 40 5. Influences on participation in wheelchair basketball 43 6. Player acceptance of one another in wheelchair basketball 45 7. Participants experience with a wheelchair 48 8. Acceptance of wheelchair basketball in a social setting 50 9.

Meaning of integration for interviewees 55 Among that 19 percent, million Americans have a mental disability and million say they use a wheelchair. Depending on community offerings and the ability of each athlete, sports as diverse as hockey, horseback riding, rock climbing, scuba diving, cycling, water skiing, rugby, soccer, basketball, and many, many other sports are.

In a basketball chair, athletes sit higher than on a racing chair, thus are using a bigger push rim that can range from cm in diameter, compared to cm. This means an athletes’ stroke length is a lot shorter in wheelchair basketball and require quicker hands and explosive power to stop and change directions.

wheelchair athletes, instrumentation, racing wheelchair, sports psychology. INTRODUCTION There are no statistics kept on the number of partici-pants involved in wheelchair sports.

However, racing wheelchair manufacturers estimate that over the last 5 years Address all correspondence and reprint requests to: Rory A. Cooper, PhD. To keep a stable position, the backrest of the wheelchair is a bit higher and the athletes are strapped to the wheelchair.

• These players can lean forward and rotate their body to some extent, allowing them to catch the ball within a larger radius.

Like their team members in sport classtheir wheelchairs have a higher backrest and. Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and sociology of disability and disability by: The aims of this study were to examine and compare selected physiological and metabolic responses of wheelchair athletes in two paraplegic racing classes [T3: n = 8 (lesion levels T1–T7; paraplegics); T4: n = 9 (lesion levels below T7; paraplegics)] to prolonged exercise.

In addition, we describe the responses of three tetraplegic athletes [T2: n = 3 (lesion levels C6/C7: tetraplegics)].Cited by: Wheelchair users undergo changes in body composition as a result of disability.

In this study the distribution of bone mineral, lean and fat mass was assessed in highly-trained female wheelchair athletes and a reference group by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). The transferability of anthropometric equations commonly used in female groups was examined in order to establish a suitable Cited by: Goal: To enable the wheelchair track and field athlete the avenue to contribute to team scoring in a track meet.

A team trophy will be awarded to teams for the able-bodied athletes.

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A team trophy will be awarded for the combined scores of the wheelchair athletes and File Size: 86KB. Unlocking the athlete in you. Soft and Active tissue release just got better. TimTam Massager. Setting a higher standard in Performance recovery.

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There has been little critical recognition of the marginalization of athletes with disabilities through media use of the 'supercrip' model in their coverage. This research explored sport, media and hegemony in relation to disability through in-depth interviews with 10 male wheelchair basketball players in the USA, examining their reading of the supercrip model in mainstream media to ascertain Cited by: Using specificity and resistance training to improve wheelchair athletes A new study looks at the benefits of low-volume and strength training Page 1.

2 Traditionally, wheelchair athletes have placed a strong emphasis on habituating technique through high-volume training, the idea being that they could then compete in a range of.

The benefits of wheelchair sports participation are now clearly established. Athletic participation is helpful in improving both mood state, physiological function, body image, while improving long term prognosis (11, 19).

Shephard () states that wheelchair athletes may have a greater functional capacity than sedentary wheelchair users. wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians. The priorities were to: • Recruit new athletes • Complete the transition to the revised NCCP • Complete and implement the Sport Development Model As well, Wheelchair Basketball Canada aims to be first in.

Abstract Summary International competitions for the wheelchair-confined are now a major feature of the world of sport. They are helpful in improving both mood state and physiological function, while improving long term prognosis.

Immediate medical problems are much as in other types of competition, but there are also specific problems (bladder infections, pressure sores, intolerance of Cited by:. Adaptive Sports USA (formerly the National Wheelchair Athletic Association, Wheelchair Sports USA, and Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports, USA) is a registered multi-sport organization of the United States Olympic Committee/the U.S.

Paralympics dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles by implementing sports and recreation opportunities for children and adults with a physical e: Founded inAdaptive Sports USA is a national leader in promoting active, healthy lifestyles for youth and adults with a disability.

The organization is a gateway to sanctioned regional and national competitions and provides access to global opportunities for its members through its role as the only United States member of the.ADAPTED TRACK & FIELD GUIDELINES ABOUT ATHLETICS FOR ALL History The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S.

Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter on Athletes who qualify for wheelchair competition must compete in a standard wheelchair, Athletes may only propel the chair forward by pushing on the wheels or hand Size: KB.