Chapter 28. The Young Athlete with a Motor Disability

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Patricia E. Longmuir

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch28

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Longmuir, P. E. (2007) The Young Athlete with a Motor Disability, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • motor disability;
  • young athlete;
  • participation;
  • mobility skills;
  • paralympians


This chapter contains section titled:

  • A concept of disability for the 21st century

  • Abilities-Based Approach

  • Understanding Childhood Motor Disabilities and Sport

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • References