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Research published in the Journal of Leisure Studies highlighted the importance of physical activity and adaptive sports for people with disabilities.

Study: Adapted Sport Events Total Nearly $78 Million Annually

The total economic impact of adapted and para sport-related events nationwide totals approximately $77.8 million annually, nearly reaching pre-COVID levels, according to a benchmark economic impact study released at the Adapted Sport Leadership & Business Symposium presented by All In Sport Consulting on October 19–20. The study showed that the economic impact of the 34 […]

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Adapted Sport LABS 2022 Announces Full Speaker Lineup

The third annual Adapted Sport Leadership & Business Symposium (LABS), presented by All In Sport Consulting, will have a full lineup of sessions and speakers for the two-day virtual conference on October 19–20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. MT each day. LABS 2022 keynote speakers Dr. Roberta Kraus from the Center for Sport Psychology […]

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The USA Wheelchair Football League will bring its exciting brand to Grayslake, Illinois, August 13–14.

USA Wheelchair League Event Headed to Grayslake, Illinois

The USA Wheelchair Football League will host the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association’s first home tournament on August 13–14 at College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois. The USAWFL is a program of Move United that is made possible by support from the National Football League and Bob Woodruff Foundation partnership, which is part of […]

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Letter From Iowa: The State Games, the Dew Tour and the Power of Sports

Sports play a vital economic role for destinations looking to attracting visitors. They also, in their finest moments, provide inspiring examples of humanity at its best. Over the weekend of July 29–30 in Ames and Des Moines, Iowa, two events — one amateur, one professional — spoke to each of those aspects. They also served […]

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Research published in the Journal of Leisure Studies highlighted the importance of physical activity and adaptive sports for people with disabilities.

Study Shows Importance of Sports and Physical Activity for People With Disabilities

The University of Illinois and Move United have partnered to show the importance of physical activity and sports for people with disabilities. In December 2020, Move United, the national leader in community adaptive sports, partnered with a research team at the University of Illinois Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism to conduct a study with […]

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Sixth day of Move United 2021 Junior Nationals, morning track session. (Photo by Reed Hoffmann) NIKON Z 50, Aperture Priority, SUNNY white balance, ISO 400, 1/1600 at f/6.3 in multi-segment metering, 0.0 EV, Nikkor VR Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens at 110mm. Photo copyright Reed Hoffmann.

Move United Selects Hoover, Alabama, as Host for 2023 Nationals

Move United, the national leader in community-based sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities, will have its 2023 Move United Nationals in Hoover, Alabama, as the event will expand to include adults as well as youth athletes with a physical, visual, and/or intellectual disability. Move United Nationals is the largest and longest-standing national championship event […]

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Move United Brings Education Conference to Colorado Springs

Move United, the organization of community-based sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities, will host its annual Education Conference May 9–11, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The conference theme will be “Challenging Ableism Through Sport: Awareness, Access, & Action,” and will aim to provide tools and training to address stigma and stereotypes specific to disability in […]

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Canada Wins 2025 Hosting Rights for Invictus Games

The Invictus Games 2025 has been awarded to Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, in partnership with True Patriot Love Foundation. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and founding patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, also announced the 2025 Games will be the first to incorporate winter adaptive sports in addition to some of the core sports from previous […]

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Paralympian Kari Miller-Ortiz Joins Move United Staff

Move United, the community-based sports and recreation organization for individuals with disabilities, has named Paralympian Kari Miller-Ortiz as the organization’s director of people and culture. Miller-Ortiz will lead the adaptive sports organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs and oversee a variety of internal and external DEI programs. She will also lead the organization’s […]

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Adaptive Sports Center Unveils New Adventure Equity Initiative

The Adaptive Sports Center has introduced a new Adventure Equity Initiative that will allow those who want to enjoy an adaptive outdoor adventure the chance to do so at a reduced cost. For the remainder of the winter season, the initiative will lower the cost of a full day adaptive ski or snowboard lesson, equipment […]

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