Profile Classification

Profile 16

Profile 16

One upper limb is severely impaired.

Profile Group: G3 or G5

Please note: Players classified under Profile 16 without orthosis / appliances will be assigned to participate in Group 3. Alternatively players with orthosis / appliances will be assigned to Group 5.

Functional Description: One arm has little or no use.

Medical Description: One upper limb affected.

  • Arm or prosthesis may be used for anchoring objects.
  • Independent for activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Severe weakness, spasticity, athetosis, deformity or absence of one limb Not affected Not affected
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Single above elbow amputation, brachial plexus lesion.
Inclusion Spectrum – modified, parallel, disability sport, separate.

This toolkit was taken from the Activity Alliance Profiling Toolkit Resource (http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/how-we-help/resources?utf8=%E2%9C%93&filter=Classification#article_count). The toolkit is based on the Activity Alliance Profile System designed by Dr Christine Meaden M.C.S.P., Ph.D. For any further information on the profile system or toolkit please contact Activity Alliance online or call them on 01509 227750.

In agreement with Activity Alliance, WDBS has revised each profile to suit snooker and billiards.

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