Coaching athletes with disabilities : challenges and recommendations for effective training / Nagoor Meera Abdullah

Abdullah, Nagoor Meera (2010) Coaching athletes with disabilities : challenges and recommendations for effective training / Nagoor Meera Abdullah. Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation, 6 (2). pp. 71-83. ISSN 1823-3198

Abstract

The article briefly discusses athletes with disabilities and how their condition can be matched with suitable activities to allow them to participate in physical activity and sports. The article also aims at assisting coaches who conducts training for people with disability to understand their condition first, and then devise programs that are appropriate for their condition. Furthermore, it highlights the barriers and conditions that affect athletes with disabilities participation in sports, especially those related to the health, safety, and medical considerations that coaches should understand and manage carefully. The article offers recommendations on how coaches should train athletes with disability.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Abdullah, Nagoor MeeraUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Sports > Coaching
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Sports > Athletic contests. Sports events
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
Journal: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
ISSN: 1823-3198
Volume: 6
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 71-83
Item ID: 5917
Uncontrolled Keywords: Athletes with disability, conditions (disabilities)
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/5917

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