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Badminton

WH1


Movement and coordination highly affected down one side.

Movement highly affected in the mid-trunk and legs.

Movement mildly affected in the trunk and arms and highly affected in the legs.

Absence of one leg, mid-thigh.

Absence of legs from mid-thigh.

 


WH1 is for players with movement affected to a high degree on one side of the body, to the mid-trunk and legs with some also affected at a low level in the trunk and arms, or the absence of limbs.

They play on a half-width court and may hold onto wheelchair with one hand when playing a shot for balance. These players maintain a sitting position by holding the rim of the wheelchair with the non-playing hand.