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Athletic Trainers’ Experiences Working With Athletes With a Physical Disability in School-Based Sports

Alison R. Snyder Valier, Kelsey J. Picha, and Deanne R. Fay

promotes physical and psychological health. 4 , 5 Physical activity and school-based sports participation may be even more important for those with a physical disability. Sport participation for those with a disability is empowering, reduces isolation, and aids in changing community perceptions. 6

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Experiences of Playing Volt Hockey With Focus on Well-Being According to Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Achievement: An Interview Study

Anna Carin Aho, Elisabeth Renmarker, Malin Axelsson, and Jenny Jakobsson

are positive emotion (P), engagement (E), relationships (R), meaning (M), and achievement (A), referred to as PERMA. Figure 1 —Volt hockey chair. Picture: Elisabeth Renmarker. Team Sports There are a number of team sports for persons with physical disabilities, providing opportunities for enhanced

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Exploring Stereotypes of Athletes With a Disability: A Behaviors From Intergroup Affect and Stereotypes Map Comparison

Rachael C. Stone, Shane N. Sweet, Marie-Josée Perrier, Tara MacDonald, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung

Adults who report having a physical disability currently represent 15% of the population worldwide ( World Health Organization, 2011 ). Unfortunately, adults with a physical disability are often subjected to negative social stigma that can restrict daily functioning and quality of life ( Dovidio

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An Exploratory Assessment of Sociocultural Attitudes and Appearance Comparison Among Athletes With Physical Disabilities

Alexandra M. Rodriguez, Alison Ede, Leilani Madrigal, Tiffanye Vargas, and Christy Greenleaf

-Craft et al., 2012 ; Girard et al., 2018 ). However, these components have yet to be explored among athletes with physical disabilities. Internalization of appearance ideals refers to the personal acceptance of society’s ideals for the body (e.g., thinness and low body fat and muscularity; Schaefer et al

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Pathways for Long-Term Physical Activity Participation for Military Veterans With a Physical Disability

Celina H. Shirazipour and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung

Physical activity (PA; i.e., sport, exercise, and recreation) is an important behavior to support the physical, psychological, and social well-being of all individuals, including individuals with physical disabilities ( Carroll et al., 2014 ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007

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Motives for Participation and Importance of Social Support for Athletes With Physical Disabilities

Scott R. Swanson, Tom Colwell, and Yushan Zhao

Disability sports organizations could benefit from a better understanding of the factors leading individuals with disabilities to participate in sport. This study explored relationships among four sources of motivation (i.e., escape, self-esteem enhancement, self-improvement, and social interaction) and six forms of social support (i.e., emotional challenge, emotional support, listening support, reality confirmation, task appreciation, and task challenge) among 133 male and 60 female wheelchair athletes, ages 13–34 years. Differences in motivation and social support needs were examined according to athletes’ gender, age, playing level, skill level, years of participation, and future playing intentions. Results indicated that males were more motivated than females were by desire for escape and that long-term participants were more motivated than novices were by self-esteem enhancement. Escape, self-improvement, and social interaction were stronger motivators for high school athletes than for collegiate athletes. Importance of social support types differed according to skill level, playing level, years played, and future playing intentions.

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Reliability and Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire Adapted to Include Adults With Physical Disability

Julianne G. Clina, R. Drew Sayer, James E. Friedman, Tsz Kiu Chui, Tapan Mehta, James H. Rimmer, and James O. Hill

People with physical disabilities (PWD) make up a large and growing proportion of the population and also report lower rates of physical activity than people without physical disability (PWoD). 1 , 2 According to the 2019 Disability and Health Data System report, 46.8% of PWD do not meet any

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Sport Participation for Elite Athletes With Physical Disabilities: Motivations, Barriers, and Facilitators

Gabriella McLoughlin, Courtney Weisman Fecske, Yvette Castaneda, Candace Gwin, and Kim Graber

There are limited sporting opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities, which may potentially affect participation. The Department of Health and Human Services found that 56% of individuals with disabilities do not engage in daily physical activity, and just 23% are active for at least

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Moving Beyond Models: Theorizing Physical Disability in the Sociology of Sport

James Brighton, Robert C. Townsend, Natalie Campbell, and Toni L. Williams

, gender and (dis)ability . Sport, Education and Society, 24 ( 7 ), 702 – 713 . doi:10.1080/13573322.2018.1452198 10.1080/13573322.2018.1452198 Ashton-Shaeffer , C. , Gibson , H.J. , Autry , C.E. , & Hanson , C.S. ( 2001 ). Meaning of sport to adults with physical disabilities: A disability

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A Scoping Review of Inclusive Out-of-School Time Physical Activity Programs for Children and Youth With Physical Disabilities

Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Viviane Grassmann, Krystn Orr, Amy C. McPherson, Guy E. Faulkner, and F. Virginia Wright

and behavioral benefits of inclusive PA that occurs as part of school-based activities (e.g., physical education classes) for children and youth with physical disabilities including increased peer support ( Goodwin, 2001 ), friendships ( Grenier, 2011 ; Seymour, Reid, & Bloom, 2009 ), and motor