Competitive Adapted Sports for Impaired Older Adults

Authors

  • Mary D'Urso
  • Gary Logue

Keywords:

Functionally Impaired, Adapted Sports, Adult Day Care

Abstract

Physical activity is important for functionally the impaired elderly to maintain/improve their physical functioning. A pilot program of competitive adapted sports was developed and implemented in adult day health care facilities in Northern Virginia. This article describes the development and implementation of this program with suggestions for future development.

Published

1988-10-01

Issue

Section

Regular Papers