CPISRA is proud to help facilitate and promote research into exercise and sport for CP and related conditions. This helps to benefit individual sports through improved techniques, training, equipment and impairment classification. Research enhances understanding and therefore assists health professionals, sporting bodies etc to encourage recreation and sport development.
Graham Condie – Research Officer
CPISRA were fortunate to have Graham Condie as a Research Officer until 31st January 2019. Graham conducted a survey in to the demand for recreation and sport camps, as well as researching Cerebral Palsy participation in sport. Two of his published articles are available to download below, as well as results of the survey conducted.
Edinburgh University and Queen Margaret University (both located in Edinburgh, Scotland) have commenced research projects into RaceRunning in partnership with CPISRA. These projects have two strategic roles, the first being to address the research required by the IPC in evaluating RaceRunning as a future IPC athletics event and the second to be a catalyst for CPISRA facilitating research into CP exercise and sport.
RaceRunning Presentation at the 2019 European Academy of Childhood Disability Conference
Click the file below for the abstract of a presentation given on ‘The Perceived Effects of Taking Part in RaceRunning on Health and Wellbeing’ at the 2019 EACD Conference. If you would like more information, please contact the author, Marietta van der Linden, on MVanDerLinden@qmu.ac.uk
van der Linden ML, Verheul MH, Tennant N, Von Walden FDownload
RaceRunning Presentations at the 2019 IPC Vista
Marietta van der Linden, Nicola Tennant, Orla Corrigan, Martine VerheulDownload
Martine Verheul, Marietta van der Linden, Nicola Tennant, Rianne RavensbergenDownload
Latest Research News
- Survey Confirms Demand for a CPISRA Family Camp
- SAVE THE DATE for the inaugural CPSIRA Conference
- Physiological and Biomechanical Determinants of RaceRunning Performance
- The Effect of RaceRunning on Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Factors and Functional Mobility…
- Can high velocity training cause muscle adaption in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP?)