Features of Organizational Management of Russian Sport Federation of Physically Disabled (case of Russian Federation of sport for persons with physical impairments)

Features of Organizational Management of Russian Sport Federation of Physically Disabled (case of Russian Federation of sport for persons with physical impairments) – Theory and Practice of Physical Culture and Sport

The purpose of the study was to improve the organizational management of the Russian Federation of Sports for Persons with Physical Impairment (RFSPPI). So we defined the following objectives: to determine the specific features and main problems of the organizational management of the RFSPPI; to describe the organizational management of the RFSPPI and define the demands of athletes and trainers from the Paralympic National Teams of Russia for classifiers; to elaborate and justify measures on enhancement of the efficiency of the RFSPPI in the classification of disabled athletes.
Adjustment of the organizational structure of management of the RFSPPI (implication of the classifiers’ department) and formulation of documents that regulate the procedure of classification and training of classifiers in sports for people with physical impairments, was supposed to enhance the efficiency of the RFSPPI (increase the number of athletes with granted sport grade of the national level and the number of classifiers that objectively determine athlete’s sport grade).

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Eligible Impairment types of persons with disabilities in the Paralympic Movement

Eligible Impairment types of persons with disabilities in the Paralympic Movement – Adaptive Physical Education

The article is devoted to the history of the classification in adaptive sports, the transition from medically based classification system to the functional classification system and the impairment types eligible for participation in the Paralympic Movement competitions.

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