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chapter 28 Winter Sport Activities Luke E. Kelly Winter Sport Activities Need for year-round activities Benefits of winter sports Fitness Social Competition options Common Winter Sports Downhill skiing (alpine) Snowboarding Cross-country skiing (Nordic) Ice skating Ice picking

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chapter 28
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Winter Sport Activities

Luke E. Kelly

winter sport activities
Winter Sport Activities
  • Need for year-round activities
  • Benefits of winter sports
    • Fitness
    • Social
    • Competition options
common winter sports
Common Winter Sports
  • Downhill skiing (alpine)
  • Snowboarding
  • Cross-country skiing (Nordic)
  • Ice skating
  • Ice picking
  • Sledding
  • Hockey
  • Curling
skiing
Skiing
  • Benefit: Increased mobility for many individuals with disabilities
  • Preparations
    • Start with a conditioning program
    • Work on basic skills on dry land first
    • Proper clothing for conditions
    • Use appropriate equipment
    • Use appropriate assistive devices
skiing instruction
Skiing Instruction
  • Basic skills
    • Independence with equipment
    • Using lifts
    • Falling and standing
    • Moving forward
    • Stopping
    • Turning
  • Make it fun and successful!
common assistive devices
Common Assistive Devices
  • Ski-bra
  • Canting wedges
  • Outriggers
    • Three-track
    • Four-track
  • Sit-skis
  • Kayak-type poles
snowboarding
Snowboarding
  • Can be learned by most individuals with disabilities
  • Consult qualified instructor
    • Selecting and fitting equipment
  • Competition
    • USASA
    • USDSSA
cross country skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
  • Great recreational and fitness activity
    • Minimizing the effect of gravity
  • Relatively inexpensive to participate
    • Skis (waxless vs. wax)
    • Poles
    • Shoes
    • Gaiters

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cross country skiing continued
Cross-Country Skiing (continued)
  • Instruction
    • Use a track on flat terrain
    • Stress the push and glide technique
    • Dress in layers
    • Monitor for fatigue
    • Make initial instruction fun and successful
ski organizations and competitions
Ski Organizations and Competitions
  • Disabled Sports, USA
    • Classification system
    • Events
  • Special Olympics
    • Classification system
    • Events
  • United States Association of Blind Athletes
    • Classification system
    • Events
ice skating
Ice Skating
  • Inexpensive and readily accessible
  • Proper fitting equipment and extra padding
  • Use skating aids
  • Make initial attempts successful and fun
  • Ice picking
special olympics skating events
Special Olympics Skating Events
  • Classifications
    • Novice
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Figure skating
    • Singles
    • Pairs
    • Ice dancing
  • Speed skating
    • 100, 300, 500, 800, 1,000, 1,500 meters
curling
Curling
  • Popular international sport and in Olympics
  • Terms
    • House
    • Stone
    • Heads
  • Modifications
    • Rules, weights, distances, and boundaries
    • Learn and practice on non-ice surfaces
other winter activities
Other Winter Activities

Sledding, tobogganing

  • Inexpensive.
  • Good social recreational activities.
  • Wear proper clothing for conditions.
  • Use extra padding.
  • Make initial activities fun and successful.
  • Monitor fatigue.
hockey
Hockey
  • Great recreational and fitness activity
  • Can modify equipment and boundaries to match the ability of the players
  • Stress safety (use extra padding)
  • Sledge hockey
  • Hockey organizations and competitions
inclusion
Inclusion
  • Winter sport activities can easily be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • Many winter sport activities provide individuals with orthopedic impairments unique experiences such as speed!
  • Many students will require extra instruction and practice to be successful.
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