Profile Classification

Profile 18

Profile 18

Able to walk, but one leg severely impaired.

Profile Group: G4

Functional Description: Able to walk.

Medical Description: Two lower limbs affected.

  • One leg severely impaired.
  • Other leg less impaired.
  • May use a walking aid.
  • May use a wheelchair for long distances.
  • May use sports chair to access some sporting activities.
  • Independent for activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Not affected Not affected Severe weakness, spasticity, athetosis, deformity or absence in one limb. Moderate to slight impairment in the other limb
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Spina bifida, 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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