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Wheelchair Basketball


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1.5

2

2.5

3

3.5

4

4.5

Movement affected to a high degree in the trunk and legs.

Movement highly affected in the mid-trunk and legs, with one arm also mildly affected.

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

Movement or coordination mildly affected throughout the whole body.

Movement and coordination moderately affected in the mid-trunk and legs.

Movement and coordination moderately affected in the lower trunk and legs.

The movement of one leg affected to a high degree.

Absence of one lower leg from the knee.

 


Team Example


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1.5

3

3.5

4.5

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= 14 Points

Wheelchair Basketball players are given points based upon their amount of available movement. Players with the least movement score lower than those with more.

A team is made up of five players that can be in any combination as long as their points total does not exceed a total of 14.


 Wheelchair Basketball is a competition class at the Tokyo Paralympics



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