Who can play Para Badminton?
Players in this class requires a wheelchair to play badminton. Players in this Sport Class usually have impairment in both lower limbs and trunk function. A player in this class could have impairment in one or both lower limbs and minimal or no impairment of the trunk.
What does SH6 mean in Paralympics?
What qualifies you to be a Paralympian?
The Paralympic Movement offers sport opportunities for athletes with physical, vision and/or intellectual impairments that have at least one of the following 10 eligible impairments: impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, muscle tension, …
What is the meaning of para-badminton?
Para-badminton is a variant of badminton for athletes with a range of physical disabilities. Badminton World Federation (BWF) is the main governing body for para-badminton starting from June 2011.
What are the qualifications to be a Paralympian?
– Impaired Muscle Power. … – Impaired Passive Range of Movement (ROM) … – Limb Deficiency. … – Leg Length Difference. … – Short Stature. … – Hypertonia. … – Ataxia. … – Athetosis.
What are the categories of Paralympics?
The categories are impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment. These categories are further broken down into various classifications.
What is difference between badminton and para-badminton?
Like badminton, para-badminton is played on a rectangular court separated by a net with a shuttle. The aim of para-badminton is to, using a racquet, pass the shuttle from one side of the net to the opposing team on the other attempting to force an error in the opposition thus winning a point.
What is SU5 category?
SU5 (Standing/upper limb impairment)
What is SL4 category?
SL4 (Standing/ lower limb impairment/severe)
What is a T46 disability?
T46 and F46 are disability sport classification for disability athletics. People in this class have a single below or above the elbow amputation. The amputee sports equivalent class is ISOD the A6 and A8 classes. People in this class can have injuries as a result of over use of their remaining upper limb.