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Title: Valutazione funzionale delle capacità fisiche nel giocatore di basket in carrozzina d'alto livello
Authors: D'Ottavio, Stefano
De Pasquale, Daniela
Keywords: classification
Parole chiave: classificazione, capacità residue, volume di azione, sport di squadra-disabili,
residual ability
volume of action
disabled team sports
wheelchair sports
Issue Date: 6-May-2010
Abstract: Thesis aims to help all those involved in thereparation of this sport by laying down useful guidelines for a methodical approch to ascertain the biomechanical and neuromuscolar requirements of wheelchair basket ball. An evaluation was made testing both male and female Italian national players with a points classification of 1; 2; 3; 4 and 4.5. In wheelchair basketball points are attributed by the classification commission (one medical and one technical), in relation to the degree of physical disability and the functional capabilities of the athlete, as demonstrated on court during play. Research evaluation used the following tests: (i) a 20 metre sprint (to asses the ability to accelerate), (ii) tossing a weighted ball from the head or chest (to asses strength), (iii)performing a figure of eight (with and without a ball) , ( to asses the players technical ability to drive the wheel chair) ; (iv)throwing within the bell zone (to asses technical ability to shoot for goal),...
Description: 22. ciclo
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2108/1272
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