29 January 2020

Special Announcement

To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, the Hong Kong Sports Institute will temporarily suspend all the Community Sports Programme until further notice. Refund will be arranged for those people who enrolled in Batch 120 and A20WJ. Please visit our website for the latest information about the Community Sports Programme.

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Practical Considerations When Working With Athletes With Physical Disabilities

By Dr. Stephanie Hanrahan

How can sport psychology techniques assist athletes with disabilities to achieve optimal performance? Can imagery help a blind athlete? What effect does a prosthetic have on an athlete's body awareness? Can imagery help this athlete's performance? Does it make any sense to apply the technique of abdominal breathing when working with a quadriplegic athlete who has no abdominal muscle function?These and other questions will be discussed in this presentation targeted at coaching and support staff and, of course athletes themselves.

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