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From Stoke Mandeville to Stratford
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Ian Brittain
Categories: Athletes with disabilities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Common Ground Publishing

As Aristotle once said, "If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development." When Dr Ian Brittain started researching the history of the Paralympic Games after beginning his PhD studies in 1999, it quickly became clear that there was no clear or comprehensive source of information about the
The Sports Medicine Physician
Language: en
Pages: 695
Authors: Sérgio Rocha Piedade, Andreas B. Imhoff, Mark Clatworthy, Moises Cohen, João Espregueira-Mendes
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-12 - Publisher: Springer

This superbly illustrated book provides information of outstanding quality on the presentation and management of the entire range of sports injuries and conditions likely to be encountered by the sports medicine physician, as well as many other topics relating to sports activity, events, and outcomes. It is the product of
Routledge Handbook of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, Borja García, Benoit Séguin
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This handbook offers an important and timely contribution to the interdisciplinary field of Olympic studies. It brings together for the first time in a single volume a complete analysis of current and future economic, commercial, socio-political, cultural and governance challenges facing both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, their athletes and
The Palgrave Handbook of Paralympic Studies
Language: en
Pages: 687
Authors: Ian Brittain, Aaron Beacom
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-15 - Publisher: Springer

This handbook provides a critical assessment of contemporary issues that define the contours of the Paralympic Movement generally and the Paralympic Games more specifically. It addresses conceptualisations of disability sport, explores the structure of the Paralympic Movement and considers key political strategic and governance issues which have shaped its development.
Sport et Handicap en Europe/Sport and Disability in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 97
Authors: Ian Brittain, Aaron Beacom
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-01 - Publisher: Think tank Sport et citoyenneté

56% des citoyens européens en situation de handicap déclarent ne pratiquer aucune activité physique régulière. Une situation paradoxale au regard des nombreuses études démontrant que le sport est l'un des leviers les plus efficaces pour favoriser l'inclusion des personnes en situation de handicap. L'un des défis porte sur la formation