ERIC Number: EJ372793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Special Problems of Handicapped Skiers: An Overview.
Leonard, Ellen; Pitzer, Neil L.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v16 n3 p77-82 Mar 1988
Skiing is a rewarding form of exercise for the disabled, including amputees, the blind and deaf, parapalegics, and those with neuromuscular disorders and spinal cord injuries. The article discusses equipment adaptation for the disabled, as well as training techniques for and special considerations in instructing handicapped skiers. (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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