Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Abdulla, Ali Talal


The Effect Of A Rehabilitation Program For People With Paralysis (Partial) Using The Water Medium And Exercise To Develop The Qualities Of Strength And Endurance Of Leg Muscles For A Group Of Basketball Players On Wheelchairs

Ali Talal Abdulla

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 1678-1683

The rehabilitation process for the handicapped or those with special needs has become an
important aspect of physical education and one of the goals of physical education, where
both the medical staff and the sports coach work side by side with the purpose of meeting
the requirements of the process of rehabilitation of the handicapped and those with
injuries that hinder their physical or movement capabilities, and from these injuries It is
partial paralysis due to an injury to the spinal cord and the spine and limits movement to
parts of the body (lower extremities), as the injured were exposed to various accidents in
the vertebrae of the spine and the spinal cord injury led to this injury, and as a result of the
injured losing their normal movement status and the inability to walk Correctly, which
forced them to use wheelchairs permanently, and these injured persons are wheelchair
basketball practitioners, so the researcher decided to prepare a set of exercises in the form
of an integrated rehabilitation program to help the injured to develop their motor
performance and also to overcome the movement difficulties they face due to Physical
weakness as a result of injury. The researcher used the water medium and physical
exercises inside and outside the water in the program Eligible to get the maximum benefit
from motor performance and activate the largest possible muscle group while performing
more exercises and movements in the aqueous medium