This section of Living made easy lists a range of non-standard equipment for a variety of games and sports.
It includes equipment for cycling and swimming, games equipment and personal fitness equipment. Also included is orientation equipment such as maps, guides and GPS devices.
If you would like advice and equipment ideas about games or sports, you could try the hobbies and leisure section of AskSARA. AskSARA is the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)'s free online self assessment tool. AskSARA will ask you questions about yourself and your situation and then offer relevant advice, product suggestions and supplier details.
Participating in games or sports can have positive benefits for people with disabilities. As well as the health benefits of physical activity such as lowering high blood pressure, maintaining a healthy weight and boosting the immune system, exercise through games or sports can also help you feel good, increase your self-confidence and provide an opportunity for social interaction and friendship.1,2
It is recommended that you consult your GP or medical professional before you participate in games or sports, especially if you have not done so before.
'Doing Sport Differently' is a guide written by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions and covers the benefits of sport and fitness, how disabled people can get involved, whether playing, watching or coaching. Doing Sport Differently
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