23/06/2017As part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the Airports Council International (ACI) EUROPE last year, the EDF run the Accessible Airports Award. This is a yearly award that aims to honour the best airport in Europe in terms of its level of accessibility as well as the range and the quality of the assistance services that it offers.
16/06/2017Owning a dog may help older adults to meet physical activity levels recommended by the World Health Organisation, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. Health professionals could encourage dog ownership or shared care of a dog to motivate older adults to be more physically active, researchers suggest.
29/05/2017"What makes an athlete tick?" is the question at the heart of clockwork design for the World Para Athletics Championships medals of this years event, which takes place in London.
22/05/2017A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury.
15/05/2017PUSH Living, a magazine geared toward wheelchair users, conducted a social experiment after receiving a message from a subscriber regarding her friend’s insecurities that her disability would prevent her from dating again.