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Who can participate?

Who can participate?. 2013-11-26 02:16.


To be eligible as a wheelchair rugby player , individuals must have a disability that affects the arms and legs. Most players have spinal cord injuries with total or partial paralysis of the legs and / or partial paralysis of the arms. Other groups of people with disabilities include cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, amputation, sequelae of poliomyelitis and other neurological diseases . It is a sport for men and women.


Fitness sessions are physical, and recreational activities for people with all types of disabilities. Through sport, these sessions allow people with disabilities to achieve physical and psychological re- adaptation , establishing social contact with other people from different types of disabilities . With the practice of this activity , the person feels recognized and respected as a citizen with equal opportunities to combat social barriers.