Wheelchair Basketball Resources

Wheelchair Basketball ResourcesIn 2013, Move United formed a task force of 15 national adaptive sports organizations to increase school sports opportunities for students with disabilities. These tools and guidelines assist coaches, athletic directors, and administrators to create inclusive sports programs at their…

Basketball

Basketball   Wheelchair Basketball 101In the beginning you had to have a spinal cord injury in order to play wheelchair basketball. But that, much like the game itself, has come a long way since 1946. Today, in order to be…

Adaptive Sports: Wheelchair Basketball

Adaptive Sports: Wheelchair BasketballWheelchair basketball is one of the most iconic sports for the disabled in the world. When people mention events such as the paralympics or handicapped sports, wheelchair basketball is very likely one of the first things they think of. First…

Dr Andrea Woodson-Smith

Dr Andrea Woodson-SmithAndrea Woodson-Smith, is a Professor at North Carolina Central University specializing in Adapted Physical Activity and Sports and Physical Education Pedagogy. Prior to her professorship, Dr. Woodson-Smith was a Division I basketball athlete of James Madison University who spent three…

Kari Miller-Ortiz

Kari Miller-OrtizFormer US Army Sergeant Kari Miller lost both her legs when a car she was in was hit by a drunk driver while she was on leave from military duty in 1999. She discovered sitting volleyball after playing other wheelchair…

Alfredo Lopez

Alfredo LopezIf you talk with Move United Warfighters Ambassador Alfredo Lopez, you can sense his passion for cycling. That wasn’t always the case. Growing up, he did like to cycle and he also played tennis, tried football, and other sports. But…

How To Balance Safety and the Return to Sport

How To Balance Safety and the Return to SportHow To Balance Safety and the Return to Sport While the question of if your team is allowed to return to sport will likely be determined by municipal government and school board regulations, how you return to sport may be…

Hillsborough County Adaptive Sports (Tampa)

Hillsborough County Adaptive Sports (Tampa)Chapter Hillsborough County Adaptive Sports Address: 6105 E. Sligh Ave Tampa, FL 33617 Email: calesm@hillsboroughcounty.org Web: hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/recreation-and-culture/sports-and-athletics/hc-adaptive-sports Phone: (813) 416-0467 Activities: Archery Badminton Baseball Basketball/Wheelchair Basketball Boccia Cycling Equestrian Fishing Football Golf Kayaking Power Lifting Soccer/Power Soccer Softball Strength Training…