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As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport, in raising...
By Nigel Thomas
Examines the complex relationships between modern sport, disability and other aspects of wider society. This book presents an introduction and a critical exploration of the key issues surrounding disability sport in the twenty-first century. It is suitable for students, and professionals working in sport studies, and disability studies.