New horizons in sport for athletes with a disability. Proceedings of the International VISTA '99 Conference Cologne, Germany, 28 August - 1 September 1999. Vol. I

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Title translated into German:Neue Horizonte im Behindertensport. Beiträge der Internationalen VISTA Konferenz '99 in Köln vom 28. August bis zum 1. September 1999. Bd. 1
Editor:Doll-Tepper, Gudrun; Kröner, Michael; Sonnenschein, Werner
Published:Oxford: Meyer & Meyer (Verlag), 2001, XI, 480 S., Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Book
Media type: Print resource
Document Type: Anthology
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Identification number:PU200201000255


"New horizons in sport for athletes with a disability" maps out the developmental perspectives of Paralympic sport. The proceedings of the second edition of the International Paralympic Committee's innovative VISTA Conference series comprise 62 contributions by renowned international experts. The topics are: I. Sport performance - exercise physiology. 1. Bhambhani, Y.: Bridging the gap between research and practice in Paralympic sport. 2. Schmid, A.: Glucose, insulin, corisol and catecholamines in trained and untrained spinal cord injured persons at rest and during exercise. 3. Bernardi, M.;Cesare, A. di;Marchettoni, P.;Amoni, L.;Maccallini, A.;Olmeda, C.;Quattrini, F.M.;Marchetti, M.: Importance of maximal aerobic power in wheelchair basketball. 4. Abel, Th.;Platen, P.;Peters, Ch.: Performance and health assessment in quad rugby. 5. Peters , Ch.;Lötzerich, H.;Schulz, Th.;Mucha, Ch.; Michna, H.: The influence of exercise on the immune system in athletes with a spinal cord injury. II. Sport performance - advances in training techniques. 6. Quade, K.: Training and performance. 7. Bradbury, T.: Athletes doing it for themselves: self-coaching guidelines for elite athletes. 8. Daly, D.;Malone, L.A.;Vanlandewijck, Y.;Steadward, R.D.: Race analysis of paralympic swimmers: information for coaches and implications for classification. 9. Heine, T.;Innenmoser, J.: Video-feedback control training elite physically disabled swimmers: changes in individual swimming techniques and their optimization processes. 10. Yabe, K.;Ikegami, Y.;Sakurai, S.;Nunome, H.;Doyo, W.;Terashima, T.: Kinematic analysis of the 100m sprint start of ice sledge racing at the 1998 winter paralympic games in Nagano. 11. Zimmermann, S.;Innenmoser, J.: Variability characteristics of motion sequences in racing wheelchair propulsion - identification of active arm, shoulder and back muscles and their relationship to data of a corresponding motor analysis system. 12. Schaar, B.;Kneile, K.;Kröner, M.;Platen, P.: A marathon training programm for hand cyclists. 13. Friedrich, Th.;Schüle, K.: Biathlon for the disabled - aspects of efficiency and trends. III. Sport performance - technical developments/equipment. 14. Breukelen, K. van: Wheelchair and performance. 15. Woude, L.H.V. van der;Dallmeijer, A.J.;Janssen, Th.W.J.;Veeger, D.: Wheelchair sport performance - some recent research developments: alternative modes of ambulation. 16. Vanlnadewijck, Y.;Spaepen, A.;Daly, D.;Theisen, D.: Understanding handrim wheelchair propulsion. 17. Cooper, R.;Van Sickle, D.P.;Boninger, M.L.: Instrumentation for recording wheelchair perfomance. 18. Forner, E.;Primsch, J.: Ariadne, an innovative track guide to enable blind athletes to move independently along a racetrack. 19. Bohn, Ch.;Shan, G.;Attermeyer, R.;Nicol, K.: Is it feasible to use an everyday above-knee prothesis in mass sport? A motion analysis. 20. Tinker, B.: Breaking down the barriers. IV. Sport performance - sport medicine. 21. Ferrara, M.: Injuries to athletes with a disability: the state of the art. 22. Riding, M.: Boosting in paralympic sport - some ethical considerations. 23. Riding, M.: Doping - a paralympic perspective. V. Classification. 24. Strohkendl, H.: Implications of sports classification systems for persons with disabilities and consequences for science and research. 25. Lorincz, N.: The classification of the elite athlete in disability sport - an athlete's "holistic" perspective. 26. Innenmoser, J.: Results of motor behaviour oriented research projects in track and field and in swimming - do they give adequate answers to some of the problems in classification. 27. Brunner, Ch.;Mattes, H.;Zäch, G.: Classifying track athletes with and without damage to the sympathetic nervous system. 28. Molik, B.;Kosmol, A.: In search of objective criteria in wheelchair basketball player classification. 29. Worms, L.: People with a mental disability in sports - an approach to the current considerations about eligibility in Germany. 30. Davis, R.W.: Organization and administration of the classification process for the paralympics. VI. Ethics. 31. Chow, Y.: Ethical issues in the paralympics - what is right and what ist fair?. 32. Wheeler, G.D.: Ethical relativism in able-bodies sports: implications and directions for the paralympic movement. 33. Wheeler, G.D.: Institutional responsibilities and the athlete in transition: What happens to athletes with a disability when they retire and what responsabilities do we have with regard to the athlete during and after transition from elite sport? 34. Le Clair, J.: High performance swimming: equity or political correctness. Inhaltsverzeichnis