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A6 (classification)

Index A6 (classification)

A6 is an amputee sport classification used by the International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD).for people with acquired or congenital amputations. [1]

9 relations: Amputee sports classification, Epicondylitis, Impingement syndrome, International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation, LC1 (classification), LW6/8, Paralympic Games, Rotator cuff tear, S4 (classification).

Amputee sports classification

Amputee sports classification is a disability specific sport classification used for disability sports to facilitate fair competition among people with different types of amputations.

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Epicondylitis

Epicondylitis is a type of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation of an epicondyle.

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Impingement syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome, also called subacromial impingement, painful arc syndrome, supraspinatus syndrome, swimmer's shoulder, and thrower's shoulder, is a clinical syndrome which occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles become irritated and inflamed as they pass through the subacromial space, the passage beneath the acromion.

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International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation

The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) is an international sports organisation that governs sports for athletes with physical impairments.

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LC1 (classification)

LC1 is a para-cycling classification.

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LW6/8

LW6/8 is a para-Alpine and para-Nordic standing skiing sport class, a classification defined by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for people with an upper extremity issue who have paralysis, motor paresis affecting one arm, a single upper arm amputation or CP8 classified cerebral palsy.

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Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.

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Rotator cuff tear

A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder.

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S4 (classification)

S4, SB3, SM4 are disability swimming classifications used for categorising swimmers based on their level of disability.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A6_(classification)

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