Category archives for Volume 3, Issue 5

Volume 3; Issue 5 Published

Publication of Volume 3, Issue 5 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its fifth Issue, a Special Issue entitled Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions. Dr. Ian Brittain and Eli Wolff served as Editors for this Special Issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 4.7mb) JSFD’s […]

Developing Disability Sport: The case for a critical pedagogy

Aaron Beacom1, Gill Golder1 1 Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of St Mark & St John Corresponding author email: abeacom@marjon.ac.uk Citation: Beacom, A., Golder, G. Developing Disability Sport: The case for a critical pedagogy. Journal of Sport for Development. 2015; 3(5): 71-88. Download article as PDF Abstract As a key stakeholder in the […]

Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions (Editorial)

Ian Brittain1, Eli Wolff2 1 Coventry University, UK 2 Brown University, USA Citation: Brittain, I., Wolff, E. Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions (Editorial). Journal of Sport for Development. 2015; 3(5): 1-3. Download article as PDF Editorial Welcome to this special edition of the Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) entitled Disability Sport: Changing lives, […]

Sport in the Lives of Young People with Intellectual Disabilities: Negotiating Disability, Identity and Belonging

Louisa Smith1, Nikki Wedgwood2, Gwynnyth Llewellyn2, Russell Shuttleworth3 1 School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales 2 Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney 3 School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University Corresponding author email: nicole.wedgwood@sydney.edu.au Citation: Smith, L., Wegwood, N., Llewellyn, G., Shuttleworth. R. Sport in the Lives of Young People […]

Rio 2016 and disability – an analysis of the Sport-For-Development discourse and the legacies for disabled people

Leonardo Mataruna1, Daniel Range1, Andressa Guimaraes2, Thiago Melo2 1Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relation, Coventry University 2Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Coventry University (Carnival Project) Corresponding author email: mataruna@gmail.com Citation: Mataruna, L., Range, D., Guimaraes, A., Melo, T. Rio 2016 and disability – an analysis of the Sport-For-Development discourse and the legacies […]

The role of Special Olympics in promoting social inclusion: An examination of stakeholder perceptions

Chiaki Inoue1, Tanya Forneris1 1 School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa Corresponding author email: tanya.forneris@uottawa.ca Citation: Inoue, C., Forneris, T. The role of Special Olympics in promoting social inclusion: An examination of stakeholder perceptions. Journal of Sport for Development. 2015; 3(5): 23-34. Download article as PDF Abstract In recent years, there has been an […]

Paralympic Sport as a Vehicle for Social Change in Bermuda and Ghana

Forber-Pratt, A.J.1 1 Vanderbilt University, Department of Human & Organizational Development Corresponding author email: anjali.forber.pratt@vanderbilt.edu Citation: Forber-Pratt., A.J. Paralympic Sport as a Vehicle for Social Change in Bermuda and Ghana. Journal of Sport for Development. 2015; 3(5): 35-49. Download article as PDF Abstract Background: Sport for persons with disabilities provides health, psychosocial well-being, and quality of […]

A Qualitative Examination of Latin American Wheelchair Sport Practitioners’ Marketing Practices

Michael Cottingham1, Doug Blais2, Brian Gearity3, Kim Bogle2, Ryan Zapalac4 1 University of Houston, Department of Health and Human Performance 2 Southern New Hampshire University, School of Business 3 University of Denver, School of Psychology 4 Sam Houston State University, Department of Health and Kinesiology Corresponding author email: mcotting@central.uh.edu Citation: Cottingham, M., Blais, D., Gearity, […]

Adapted Surfing as a Tool to Promote Inclusion and Rising Disability Awareness in Portugal

Lopes, Joao Taborda1 1Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre, Pediatric Department Corresponding author email: joaotlopes@gmail.com Citation: Lopes, J.T. Adapted Surfing as a Tool to Promote Inclusion and Rising Disability Awareness in Portugal. Journal of Sport for Development. 2015; 3(5):4-10. Download article as PDF Abstract Adapted surfing is an outdoor activity that takes place in naturally and […]