Participant-Reported Benefits of Involvement in an Adaptive Sports Program: A Qualitative Study.

@article{Lape2018ParticipantReportedBO,
  title={Participant-Reported Benefits of Involvement in an Adaptive Sports Program: A Qualitative Study.},
  author={Emma C Lape and Jeffrey N. Katz and Elena Losina and Hannah M. Kerman and Marissa A Gedman and Cheri A. Blauwet},
  journal={PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation},
  year={2018},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={507-515}
}
BACKGROUND Although participation in adaptive sports offers numerous benefits for persons with disabilities, a substantial number of eligible persons do not take part. Previous studies have identified personal and environmental factors that promote or inhibit adaptive sports participation. However, these studies have considered a relatively narrow range of factors. OBJECTIVE To use qualitative research techniques to identify novel factors that influence participation in a community-based… CONTINUE READING