Promoting The Participation For People With Disabilities

1333 WordsAug 17, 20156 Pages
Welfare Committee Promoting the participation for people with disabilities in physical activities, and sports Forum: Special Assembly Issue: Promoting the participation for people with disabilities in physical activities, and sports Student Officer: Michael Schmid Introduction Physical activities, and sports are beneficial for all ages, and especially give people with disabilities, a chance to participate in a team, and give them a sense of inclusion. People with disabilities are often marginalized, and by participating in physical activities they gain countless benefits, including optimization of physical functioning, and enhances overall well being. Also since people with disabilities generally have lower levels of fitness, and higher levels of obesity, due to lack of physical activities, and sports. This evidently shows that promoting the participation for people with disabilities in physical activities, and sports is a necessity Definition of Key Terms Disability: a physical or mental condition that limits a person 's movements, senses, or activities. Physical Activity/Sport: an activity involving physical exertion, and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others. Obesity: the condition of being grossly fat or overweight. Paralympics: an international athletic competition for athletes with disabilities, held every four years. General Overview Physical activities are a necessity in the lives
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