n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Striving for fairness in Paralympic sport : support from applied sport science
|Article Title||Striving for fairness in Paralympic sport : support from applied sport science|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jul 2008|
|Pages||335 - 338|
In 1948, Sir Ludwig Guttmann organised a sports competition involving World War II veterans with spinal cord injuries in Stoke Mandeville, England. Dr Guttmann worked towards rehabilitating World War II soldiers by involving them in competitive sports. Four years later, competitors from the Netherlands joined the games and an international movement was born.
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