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Scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury

These exercise guidelines provide minimum thresholds for achieving the improved cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength, and improved cardiometabolic health. WhellPower strongly advise that you obtain the advice and guidance from your GP or Medical Consultant before dong any exercises.

Maintaining your sports wheelchair

To ensure that your sports wheelchair maximises your performance and to reduce the chance of the wheelchair becoming unusable when you need it most, maintenance is vital. As part of a regular maintenance schedule you should regularly check your tyre wear and pressure and the condition of your...

Our Impact - 2019

What an extraordinary year 2019 was for WheelPower and for disability sport as we continued our passion for sport and physical activity and provided many opportunities for disabled people to lead healthy active lives. Sport can develop confidence and improve fitness but it’s also a great way to...

Wheelchair Slalom

Wheelchair Slalom is a fun, fast paced and exciting sport with the overall aim of navigating through a course with challenging obstacles. It has previously been an international event at the Paralympic Games with its inclusion in the event programme from Tokyo 1964 to Seoul 1988. Due to the many...

Inclusive Communications

We know from previous research that psychological barriers are the most significant in preventing disabled people from being active. Language can act as a barrier when it is negative and misrepresents disabled people and their lives. Negative language can also create stigmas and disempowers people...

Our Impact

What an extraordinary year 2018 was for WheelPower and for disability sport as we continued our passion for sport and physical activity and provided many opportunities for disabled people to lead healthy active lives. Download our Impact Report to see the difference our work makes.
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