780 Two Great Adapted Sport Program Models

Saturday, April 4, 2009: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
Tampa Convention Center: 14
AAPAR/Adapted Physical Activity Council
This session will examine two adapted sport program. The first features a community-based program model developed by BlazeSports America to deliver sport, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle programs to people with physical disabilities and visual impairment. The second will examine how to organize, advertise, recruit, and implement a three-on-three wheelchair basketball tournament to promote awareness and participation in adapted sports will be presented.
Rollin' Round the Rim with the Rollin' Razorbacks Basketball Team
Shelia L. Jackson1, Shelia L. Jackson1 and Elizabeth E. Bowles2, (1)Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, (2)Middle Tennessee State University, Murphysboro, TN
Community-based Sports Model for Youth with Physical Disability
Jeff Jones and Jeff Jones, BlazeSports America, Atlanta, GA