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Sport and people with a disability

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One of the three visions of Sport 21, the national strategy for sport in Scotland, is to develop “a country where sport is more widely available to all” (Scottish Sports Council, 1998). Part of this vision is the targeting of particular population groups, in order to increase the numbers participating in sport by 2003. One focus is people with a disability.

The main aim of this research was to provide direction for increasing access to sport amongst people with a disability in Scotland. This remit includes the wide spectrum of sports participation, from the ‘elite’ sports person to someone taking part in light physical activity for recreational purposes.



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Editor's comments - [  The work, like much commissioned by Sportscotland has a theoretical analytical framework, in this case based on Prochaska and DiClemente’s (1993) model of behaviour change. This provides an interesting comparision with Sport England’s (often more descriptive) “desk” studies.  ]  Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>

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Reference : Scott Porter Research. (2001). Sport and people with a disability. Edinburgh: Sport Scotland

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