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F56 (classification)

Index F56 (classification)

F56 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics for people who compete in field events from a seated position. [1]

11 relations: Angela Madsen, Disabled sports, Epicondylitis, Impingement syndrome, International Paralympic Committee, Nadia Medjemedj, Paralympic athletics, Rotator cuff tear, 2004 Summer Paralympics, 2012 Summer Paralympics, 2016 Summer Paralympics.

Angela Madsen

Angela Madsen (born May 10, 1960) is an American Paralympian sportswoman, in both rowing and track and field.

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Disabled sports

Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.

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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 Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.

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Nadia Medjemedj

Nadia Medjmedj (born 20 March 1974) is a Paralympian athlete from Algeria competing mainly in category F56 shot put and discus throw events.

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Paralympic athletics

Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.

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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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2004 Summer Paralympics

The 2004 Summer Paralympics (Θερινοί Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), the 12th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Athens, Greece from 17 September to 28 September 2004.

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2012 Summer Paralympics

The 2012 Summer Paralympics, the 14th Summer Paralympic Games, and also more generally known as the London 2012 Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), that took place in London, United Kingdom from 29 August to 9 September 2012.

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2016 Summer Paralympics

The 2016 Summer Paralympics, the 15th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F56_(classification)

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