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 A. Wolff served as Editors for this Special Issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 4.7mb) […]

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, 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 development of physical […]

Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions (Editorial)

Ian Brittain1, Eli A. 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 […]

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, Australia 2 Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia 3 School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Australia Citation: Smith, L., Wegwood, N., Llewellyn, G., Shuttleworth. R. Sport in the Lives of Young People with […]

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 1 Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relation, Coventry University, UK 2 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Coventry University (Carnival Project), Brazil Citation: Mataruna, L., Range, D., Guimaraes, A., Melo, T. Rio 2016 and disability – an analysis of the Sport-For-Development discourse and the legacies […]

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

Anjali J. Forber-Pratt1 1 Vanderbilt University, Department of Human & Organizational Development, USA 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 life […]

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, USA 2 Southern New Hampshire University, School of Business, USA 3 University of Denver, School of Psychology, USA 4 Sam Houston State University, Department of Health and Kinesiology, USA Citation: Cottingham, M., Blais, D., Gearity, […]

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

Joao Taborda Lopes1 1 Coimbra Hospital and Universitary Centre, Pediatric Department, Portugal 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 constantly […]