31 May 2013

Benefits of sport for people with disabilities

Being involved in a sport can improve the health, well-being and quality of life of any person with a disability.

 The road to good health does not stop when a person with a disability is discharged from hospital. Even though his life may have been saved, his medical condition has stabilised and he has been issued with a wheelchair or prosthesis, this does not mean this person’s rehabilitation is complete. 

The healthy side of sport

Beeton suggests that people interested in taking part in a sport look at the official Paralympics website for more information.


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