Category Social Issues & Ethics

Exploring the Realm of Para-Athletes: The Intersection of Sports and Superhuman Strength

When it comes to the world of sports, a certain segment often gets overlooked - the para-athletes. These extraordinary individuals defy the odds, showcasing exceptional strength, resilience, and determination in the face of physical impairments. Let's shed a little light on the extensive sport knowledge required to understand these athletes' journey, their classification, and the pathway to becoming a Paralympian. Para-athletes are, in essence, athletes who have a health condition that results in some form of disability. However, their impairments don't hinder their sportsmanship spirit but rather, adds a new dimension to it. The world of para-sport is a testament to how the human spirit can triumph over physical constraints.

Enhancing Sport Knowledge: Well-Being and Quality-of-Life in Para Athletes

Sport Knowledge plays a crucial role in understanding the dynamics of different sports, including para-sports. The mental health of athletes, particularly those participating in para-sports, has been a topic of growing interest and concern in recent years. Let’s take a peek at the current state of research on well-being and quality of life in people with disabilities engaged in sports, athletes with disabilities, and para-athletes.

4 Questions for 4 Leaders Edition 2: Youth Development and Child Protection

Ju'riese Colon, Jasmine Ching, Kathering Anderson, and Joao Tralhao each share their perspective on a series of topics surrounding youth sports and Covid-19. Each leader shares their insight about the impact Covid-19 has had on youth sport development, as well as some of the way their respective organizations are addressing youth development and child safety in sport.