ERIC Number: ED207309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Principles and Practices for Championship Performances in Wheelchair Field Events.
Practical Pointers, v3 n7 Jan 1980
The article discusses training and competing in wheelchair sports. General principles of training, including scheduling and content considerations, are listed. Principles for specific wheelchair events (shotput, discus, and javelin) are detailed. A final part addresses training for the wheelchair pentathlon, which includes archery, swimming, javelin, shotput, and sprinting. (CL)
Descriptors: Athletics, Competition, Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Skill Development, Track and Field, Training, Training Methods, Wheelchairs
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. Information and Research Utilization Center.