23 relations: Amputee sports classification, Disabled sports, Discus throw, Earle Connor, Epicondylitis, Heinrich Popow, Impingement syndrome, International Paralympic Committee, Javelin throw, Kelly Cartwright, Martina Caironi, Paralympic athletics, Richard Whitehead (athlete), Rotator cuff tear, Scott Reardon, Shot put, T40 (classification), T43 (classification), T44 (classification), T45 (classification), T46 (classification), Vanessa Low, Wojtek Czyz.
Amputee sports classification is a disability specific sport classification used for disability sports to facilitate fair competition among people with different types of amputations.
Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
The discus throw is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors.
Earle Connor (born July 30, 1976) is a Canadian Paralympic amputee sprinter.
Epicondylitis is a type of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation of an epicondyle.
Heinrich Popow (born 14 July 1983) is a German sprinter.
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.
The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about in length, is thrown.
Kelly Cartwright, (born 22 April 1989) is an Australian athlete.
Martina Caironi (born 13 July 1989) is an Italian Paralympic athlete.
Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.
Richard Whitehead MBE (born 19 July 1976) is a British athlete.
A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder.
Scott Peter Reardon (born 15 May 1990) is an Australian Paralympic leg amputee sprinter and water skier.
The shot put (pronounced) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible.
T40 is disability sport classification for disability athletics, specifically athletes of short stature.
T43 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics (track and jump events only), applying to athletes with "Double below knee amputation (or combined arm/leg amputation) or similar disability." It includes ISOD classified athletes from the A4 and A9 classes.
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.
T45 is disability sport classification for disability athletics.
T46 and F46 are disability sport classification for disability athletics.
Vanessa Low (born 17 July 1990) is a German-born Australian Paralympic athlete competing in T42 sprint and long jump events.
Wojtek Czyz (born July 30, 1980) is a German Paralympic athlete from Polish part of Silesia.