Profile Classification

Profile 17

Profile 17

Able to walk, but both legs are severely impaired.

Profile Group: G4

Functional Description: Able to walk.

Medical Description: Two lower limbs affected. Usually able to walk with crutches.

  • Both legs severely impaired.
  • May use a walking aid (crutches).
  • Uses a wheelchair for long distances.
  • May use a sports chair to access some sporting activities.
  • Full use of arms.
  • Independent for activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Not affected Not affected Severe weakness, spasticity, athetosis or deformity of both limbs
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Cerebral Palsy (Diplegia), Spina bifida, Spinal cord injury (Paraplegia), Double leg amputation.
Inclusion Spectrum – modified, disability sport, parallel, 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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