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What recreational and competitive sports programs are available for people with a spinal cord injuries?

What recreational and competitive sports programs are available for people with a spinal cord injuries?

Jennifer Piatt, PhD

Recreational Therapist/Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Public Health, Indiana University

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One of the biggest programs in the country right now is the Paralympics sports movement. The US Paralympics has developed an entire program where most communities—they’re still in urban areas predominantly—where there’s Paralympics sport club... Show More

One of the biggest programs in the country right now is the Paralympics sports movement. The US Paralympics has developed an entire program where most communities—they’re still in urban areas predominantly—where there’s Paralympics sport clubs where you can get hooked up with recreational and competitive athletes. If you say you want to do sports recreationally, or you say, “No, I want to go the competitive route.” Most big cities do have Paralympic sport programs. The best thing to do is every rec therapist in the rehabilitation hospital has the information, or on the web just looking up Paralympics.

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What recreational and competitive sports programs are available for people with a spinal cord injuries?

Jennifer Piatt, PhD

Recreational Therapist/Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Public Health, Indiana University

More Videos by Jennifer Piatt
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One of the biggest programs in the country right now is the Paralympics sports movement. The US Paralympics has developed an entire program where most communities—they’re still in urban areas predominantly—where there’s Paralympics sport clubs where you can get hooked up with recreational and competitive athletes. If you say you want to do sports recreationally, or you say, “No, I want to go the competitive route.” Most big cities do have Paralympic sport programs. The best thing to do is every rec therapist in the rehabilitation hospital has the information, or on the web just looking up Paralympics.

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