The relationship between functional potential and field performance in elite female wheelchair basketball players

  title={The relationship between functional potential and field performance in elite female wheelchair basketball players},
  author={Y. Vanlandewijck and C. Evaggelinou and D. Daly and J. Verellen and S. Van Houtte and Vanessa Aspeslagh and Robby Hendrickx and Tine Piessens and Bjorn Zwakhoven},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  pages={668 - 675}
  • Y. Vanlandewijck, C. Evaggelinou, +6 authors Bjorn Zwakhoven
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • The functional classification system for wheelchair basketball is based on an analysis of the players' functional resources through field-testing and game observation. Under this system, players are assigned a score of 1 to 4.5. The aim of this study was to determine if the wheelchair basketball player classification system reflects the existing differences in performance of elite female players. During the World Championship for Wheelchair Basketball in Sydney 1998, eight teams were videotaped… CONTINUE READING
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