Resources: Research and Insight

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.

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...

Talk About Taking Part

Wheelchair users call for sport providers to offer more local accessible opportunities There is a clear need for sports providers to offer more local sport and physical activity opportunities, which are accessible for wheelchair users, new research reveals. The findings in a new report by...

Understanding sport and physical activity as a therapy choice for young disabled people

This report aims to understand sport and physical activity as a therapy choice for young disabled people. In partnership with the English Federation of Disability Sport, Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists, Cerebral Palsy Sport and WheelPower, it explores the paediatric...