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Amputee sports classification is a disability specific sport classification used for disability sports to facilitate fair competition among people with different types of amputations.
An ankle brace is a garment that is worn around the ankle to protect it or for immobilization while allowing it to heal from sprains and other minor injuries.
Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
Epicondylitis is a type of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation of an epicondyle.
F55 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics for people who compete in field events from a seated position.
F56 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics for people who compete in field events from a seated position.
Hemiparesis, or unilateral paresis, is weakness of one entire side of the body (hemi- means "half").
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.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
Gold in London in 2012 María de los Ángeles Ortíz Hernández (18 February 1973 in Comalcalco, Tabasco) is a paralympian athlete from Mexico competing mainly in category F57/58 shot putt events.
Nassima Saifi (born 29 October 1988) is a Paralympian athlete from Algeria competing mainly in category F58 throwing events.
Orla Barry (born 21 September 1989) is an Irish discus thrower.
Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.
The peroneus muscles (also called fibularis muscles or peroneals or peronæus) are a group of muscles in the leg.
A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder.
A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while the wearer is doing various activities.
T44 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics, applying to "Single below knee amputation or an athlete who can walk with moderately reduced function in one or both legs." It includes ISOD A4 and A9 classes.
T54 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics in the track and jump events.
The 1984 International Games for the Disabled, canonically the 1984 Summer Paralympics were the seventh Paralympic Games to be held.
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.
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.
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.