Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-385) and index.
1. Introduction -- 2. Historical context of disability and sport -- 3. History of disability sport -- 4. Structure and organizations for disability sport -- 5. Competitions and sport opportunities for athletes with disabilities -- 6. Sport and disability : a world view -- 7. Sports for athletes with disabilities -- 8. Coaching and training athletes with disabilities -- 9. Sports medicine and athletic training for athletes with disabilities -- 10. Sport equipment -- 11. Event management -- 12. Challenges and controversies in disability sport -- 13. Female athletes with disabilities in sport -- 14. The future of disability sport -- App. A. Chronology and significant milestones of disability sport -- App. B. List of abbreviations -- App. C. Outdoor recreation activities for individuals with disabilities -- App. D. Selected international disability sport organizations -- App. E. Selected U.S. and Canadian disability sport organizations -- App. F. Paralympic committees by region.
"Students and professionals can use Disability Sport, Second Edition, as a springboard to further research; as an up-to-date reference; and as a tool in working with, or preparing to work with, all athletes with disabilities."--BOOK JACKET.