Sport Performance Measures in Youth Wheelchair Basketball Athletes
Conners, R. T., Rodebaugh, K. L., Bosheers, A., Kane, B., Kyle, D., Light, J., Quick, M. C., & Whitehead, P. N. (2021). Sport Performance Measures in Youth Wheelchair Basketball Athletes. Palaestra, 35(2), 55–61.
This study was designed to determine the baseline sport performance metrics for youth basketball players who were wheelchair-bound (WCB). Based on a study sample of 16 WCB youth players, performance metrics studied included maximal pass distance, springing with a basketball, spot-shot accuracy, etc. These metrics helped to provide feedback to coaches and enabled a comparison between elite WCB athletes and other junior players.