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Auxiliary means for professional sports

Dear Sir or Madam,

No matter if it is the monoski, the sports prosthesis or the rugby wheelchair - for people with disabilities, their aids are the most important sports equipment. But how much do they actually influence the performance of the athletes? And what is the difference between them and leisure models? Find out more about this in our current Topic of the Month July.

Have a nice week,

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team

Graphic: 26 - 29 September 2018, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany


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Adaptive sports equipment runs the gamut from custom adaptation to unauthorized modification

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Photo: A handbike on the street. The athlete standing beside of it. Only one leg can be seen; Copyright: Andi Weiland |
People with disabilities always have to be creative if they want to take part in aspects of life that many take for granted. And that’s no different when it comes to sports. Yet over the past few years, the assistive technology industry has come to realize that people with disabilities also love to move and exercise. Since then, lots of adaptive equipment to accommodate special disabilities and sports has been developed, while the choices and leisure sector options have likewise become more multifaceted.
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