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.Click here for the article
Competitive sports with and without disabilities: Alone instead of together?
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.Click here for the article
"Sailing is the most inclusive sport"
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
"We expect fewer injuries of blind and visually impaired swimmers from our pool wall warning system"
Together strong at the Special Olympics