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Source: Activity Alliance 16.02.22

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6911-special-olympics-gb-set-to-return-to-fullscale-competition

 

Special Olympics GB is set to return to full-scale competition, with the largest celebration of intellectual disability sport in Great Britain in a brand-new format called The Special Olympics GB Summer Series of Sport, following the pandemic.

The competition will consist of single and multi-sport events over a minimum of 12 sports, including athletics, sw

Source: The Lancet 21.07.2021

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)01164-8/fulltext

Approximately 1·5 billion people worldwide live with a physical, mental, sensory, or intellectual disability, about 80% of which are in low-income and middle-income countries. This Series paper provides a global overview of the prevalence, benefits, and promotion policies for physical activity for people living with disabilities (PLWD). PLWD are 16–62% less likely to meet physical ac

Source: Loughborough University July 21

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/research/phc/thescienceofwheelchairrugby/

 

The Inaugural International Wheelchair Rugby Federation Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2021 in partnership with the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (Loughborough University) – will bring together practitioners, coaches, medical staff and students interested in sports science, medicine, physiotherapy, strength and conditioning and coaching.

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