Photo: Table tennis player; © Messe Düsseldorf
Photo: Archery at REHACARE; © Messe Düsseldorf

Sports
The Rehabilitation and Sports Association of People with Handicaps in North-Rhine Westphalia invites visitors to the REHACARE Sports Center in hall 7a to inform themselves about the variety of disabled sports and to try out different types of sports directly on site.

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Exhibitors in the field of SPORTS

• Bicycles, handbikes, tricycles Click here for exhibitors

• Sport wheelchairs and allterrain wheelchairs Click here for exhibitors

• Sport equipments, winter sport equipments Click here for exhibitors

• Tandems Click here for exhibitors

• Schwimmimg aids Click here for exhibitors

• Toy devices, gymnastic equipments Click here for exhibitors

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BASKETBALL in the Sports Center:

• Friday, 10:30 am: Basketball tournament, 1st game

• Friday, 12:20 pm: Cheerleading with Specials Needs, WfMmB Duisburg, afterwards basketball tournament, 2nd game

• Friday, 01:30 pm: Basketball tournament, 3rd game

• Friday, 02:45 pm: Basketball tournament, final game

• Saturday, 12:55 pm: Show wheelchair basketball with celebreties and professionals

• Saturday, 02:20 pm: Basketball inklusive – BSG Oberhausen-Sterkrade

Photo: Basketball in the Sports Center; © Messe Düsseldorf  
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TABLE TENNIS in the Sports Center:

• Wednesday, 02:15 pm: Department table tennis BRSNW
• Wednesday, 04:00 pm: Department table tennis BRSNW
• Thursday, 04:25 pm: Department table tennis BRSNW
• Friday, 13:15 pm: Department table tennis BRSNW

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SITTING VOLLEYBALL in the Sports Center:

• Saturday, 10:20 am: Tournament, 1st game
• Saturday, 11:15 am: Tournament, 2nd game
• Saturday, 12:30 pm: Tournament, 3rd game
• Saturday, 01:40 pm: Tournament, final game

Foto: K. Bruhn, M. Rehm; © privat/Ralf Kuckuck, DBS-Akademie

Inclusion in competetive sports?

Is a prosthesis an advantage? Researchers at Bournemouth University in England try to answer this question. During the past few months, the "Markus Rehm case" has attracted a great deal of attention – and criticism in Germany.

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Photo: Kirsten Bruhn; © private REHACARE Magazine Competitive sports with and without disabilities: Alone instead of together?

Photo: Heiko Kröger in his boat; © Ainhoa Sanchez/Audi

Inclusion in sailing

As a Paralympic discipline, sailing is being dropped. The decision of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to eliminate sailing from the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games is not just a bitter pill to swallow for athletes.

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Photo: Heiko Kröger in his boat; © Ainhoa Sanchez/Audi REHACARE Magazine "Sailing is the most inclusive sport"

Photo: Prof. Ulrich Hartmann; © Universität Leipzig

Interview with Prof. Ulrich Hartmann

Professor Ulrich Hartmann, Director of the Institute of Movement and Training Science II, Faculty of Sports Science, University of Leipzig and scientist Alexandra Wippich monitor a research project on a pool wall warning system for blind swimmers. Click here for the interview

Photo: Prof. Ulrich Hartmann; © Universität Leipzig REHACARE Magazine "We expect fewer injuries of blind and visually impaired swimmers from our pool wall warning system"

Photo: Soccer team; linked to a video REHACARE TV Together strong at the Special Olympics


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JUDO in the Sports Center:

• Wednesday, 11:00 am: Judo presentation with Judokan Hünxe
• Wednesday, 12:20 pm: Encounter on the mat – Judokan Hünxe
• Thursday, 10:00 am: Judo tournament

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Further sports in the Sports Center:

• Wednesday, 03:45 pm: Women's soccer, Lebenshilfe Bocholt
• Friday, 03:40 pm: Badminton
• Saturday, 11:35 am: Kids – Fit for the trampoline

Photo: Wheelchair dance; © Messe Düsseldorf

The Stage Program (only in German) in the Sports Center in hall 7a offers lots of variety and fun for the visitors.

Photo: Final show; © Messe Düsseldorf

On Saturday at 3 pm there will be a huge and colorful final show on stage in the Sports Center.

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