The barriers encountered by Deaf people within the sporting environment
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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Within the sporting environment there are many barriers a Deaf person may encounter. However, there is an inadequate amount of literature available that actually determines the specific factors that may hinder or deter Deaf participants in reaching their full sporting potential, or causing the Deaf individual to stop participating in sport altogether. A series of interviews were carried out to find out whether barriers are encountered by Deaf people when participating in the sporting environment. This also enabled the study to discover the extent to what provisions are available for Deaf individuals in terms of Physical Education and Deaf sports opportunities. The key findings were that Deaf participants who attended mainstream schools were more likely to excel in sport performance as they were participating with hearing children in physical education lessons, whereas children who attended schools for the Deaf concentrated on the social aspect as they were able to communicate far better with one another. This also relates to the evidence that shows sport providers in mainstream schools and facilities, such as leisure centres, are ill equipped to deal with Deaf sport participants needs. Furthermore, the results highlighted the increasing social aspect that sport brings to the Deaf community and the specific barriers that have been found present in both primary and secondary research
DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) SPORT DEVELOPMENT
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