Rise Of Inclusive Sports In The UK


In general, the environment for disabled athletes is on an improving trend. Paralympic sport has enjoyed a 70-year long journey – beginning as a rehabilitation method for wounded soldiers to now being a respected sport, with Paralympians competing on the grandest stage, broadcasted to hundreds of countries around the world. The “paralympic effect”, which resulted from the popularity of 2012′s Paralympics, helped to drastically increase awareness for athletes competing with disabilities, and Sport England has made an increase in inclusive sport for adults one of its priorities going forwards. +