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The Future of Disability Sport

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

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... century will be described by the following (adapted from DePauw, 1990a, 2001c; DePauw and Gavron, 1995): A vertical structure of sport with extensive developmental sport programs for individuals with a disability leading toward a national-and...

Challenges and Controversies in Disability Sport

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... for athletes with disabilities in major international competitions (Merklinger, 1991, p. 8). Specifically targeted were the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games. This committee was later renamed the Commission for Inclusion of Athletes...

Event Management

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... to 15 people may be formed. The role of each member on the steering committee or board of directors should be identified. Jackson and Schmader (1990, p. 26) suggested that a board of directors consist of the following: Administrative officer...
... Athletic Association, and (c) United States Association of Blind Athletes. Adapted, by permission, from K.P. DePauw and S.J. Gavron, 1995, Disability and sport (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics), 137. Data from Ferrara (1990). Care...

Female Athletes With Disabilities in Sport

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... and the major international competitions have included competitive events for women (see table 5.1 on p. 91). But female athletes have been underrepresented in the Paralympic Games (DePauw, 1994; Sherrill, 1997). According to Sherrill (1997),...

Sports for Athletes With Disabilities

Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... Committee, 2003p). In Special Olympics, competitors face off in singles, doubles and mixed doubles, and wheelchair competition, as well as Unified Sport doubles and mixed doubles. Lower-level athletes have skill competitions in target...

Historical Context of Disability and Sport

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... to as the medical model, has been dominant throughout history and has helped formulate our current notions about disability as a “physical or psychological condition considered to have predominately medical significance” (Linton, 1998, p. 10);...

Sport and Disability: A World View

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... disabled, the aged, and persons suffering from long-term illnesses” (Koivumaki, 1987, p. 57). For many years, debate has taken place about the medical model and a functional model of disability and classification. In 2002, the WHO developed...

Coaching and Training Athletes With Disabilities

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... researchSociological/Psychological aspects of sportDifferences and similarities between disabled and nondisabled athletesDemographics of sport for the disabledLegal, philosophical, and historical bases for sport (DePauw, 1988, p. 293)As a result...

History of Disability Sport

Karen P. DePauw

Karen P. DePauw, PhD, is vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She has been involved with disability sport since 1981 and was on the original USOC Committee on Sports for the Disabled, on which she served for 12 years. She also served on the USOC Task Force on Disability and was a member of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Paralympic Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan J. Gavron

Susan J. Gavron, PED, is associate professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She has had a lifelong involvement with people and disabilities in a variety of program formats, including teaching, camping, and sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... Among the initial participants were Yagesh Bhambhani (Canada), Karen P. DePauw (USA), Mike Ferrara (USA), Claudine Sherrill (USA), Yves Vanlandewijck (Belgium), Gary Wheeler (Canada), Trevor Williams (England), and representatives from among...