A brief history of the development of sport for people with disabilities in Europe

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    Abstract

    Howe (2008) claims that on a very basic level the development of sport for people with disabilities, in the Western hemisphere at least, has gone through three broad stages – rehabilitation, participation and high performance sport.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSport and Disability in Europe: Which training for the coaching staff?
    EditorsM. Leblanc, M. Faure, S. Landa
    Place of PublicationVarennes-Vauzelles, France
    PublisherSport et Citoyenneté
    Pages41-50
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Keywords

    • paralympics
    • sport
    • disability

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    Brittain, I. (2014). A brief history of the development of sport for people with disabilities in Europe. In M. Leblanc, M. Faure, & S. Landa (Eds.), Sport and Disability in Europe: Which training for the coaching staff? (pp. 41-50). Varennes-Vauzelles, France: Sport et Citoyenneté.