Paralympic classification of elite athletes with intellectual disabilities

Burns, J. (2012) Paralympic classification of elite athletes with intellectual disabilities. [Video]

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This short video will tell you the inspiring story of how athletes with intellectual disabilities have re-joined the Paralympics for London 2012. You will hear from athletes, the GB Head Coach, the GB Team Manager, the Chief Exec. of the UK Sports Association and the Head of Eligibility for Inas, what is involved to become eligible to compete on this world stage, and the anticipated legacies of London 2012 for athletes with intellectual disabilities. The video describes the classification process which recently won the Research Councils UK gold award for ‘Exceptional Research’ at the Podium Awards.

Item Type: Video
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV0712 Athletic contests. Sports events
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV0706.5 Sports sociology
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > Applied Psychology
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Depositing User: Prof Jan Burns
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 13:28
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 14:10
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/10897

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