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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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... and spectators’ impressions of an event. Wheelchairs available at the entrance to a ball park. Photo by Sue Gavron. A wooden ramp to provide access to a ball park. Photo by Sue Gavron. Another important concern...

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

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... and Gavron (1987), seem to support a reduction in the number of classifications. Strohkendl (2001) states that “there is a growing interest in sports classification issues in science and research” (p. 281). He acknowledges...
... 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...

Sports for Athletes With Disabilities

Disability Sport

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

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... The U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team Photo by Sue Gavron. FAST FACTS Home Base: From across the United States Sport: Women’s sitting volleyball Selected Accomplishments: Team members received their letters of appointment on June...

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 movement. Photo by Sue Gavron. Since the first running (wheeling) of the Boston Marathon, wheelchair divisions for competition in other marathons (e.g., Montreal, Japan, Los Angeles, Long Beach) and other road races (e.g., Lilac Bloomsday...

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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... and reduce marginality of persons with a disability (Gavron and Ullman, 2001; Mustain, 2001). In addition to the historical inclination of humans to be physically active and to seek sport as an outlet, sport has been perceived as an equalizer...

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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...Gain an understanding of the history and various structures for disability sport on a global basisTerminologyInternational Perspectives: Late 20th CenturyEuropean Charter for Sport for AllEuropean PerspectivesCanadian...

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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... and physical educators were the three leading factors for facilitating sport participation (Gavron, 1989). Athletes with disabilities (wheelchair user, CP, blind) were found to have the same perceptions, cognitive behaviors,...

Introduction

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 be inadequate (Gavron, 2000). Community-based recreation and sport programs have increased dramatically over the years, but they remain inadequate to fulfill the needs of the existing, let alone the potential, population of individuals...