Media portrayal of elite athletes with disability – a systematic review

  title={Media portrayal of elite athletes with disability – a systematic review},
  author={Leanne Rees and Priscilla Robinson and Nora Shields},
  journal={Disability and Rehabilitation},
  pages={374 - 381}
Abstract Background: The media plays an important role in shaping society’s beliefs about disability and sport. The aim of this systematic review is to identify how elite athletes with disability are portrayed in the media. Method: Six electronic databases were searched from 2001 to March 2017 for quantitative or qualitative content analysis of media coverage of elite athletes with disability: SportsDiscus, CINAHL, PsychInfo, Medline 1996-, Embase, and Proquest. Quality assessment and data… 

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