Profile Classification

Profile 4

Profile 4

A person with almost no use in all four limbs, but with good trunk control. Able to push a wheelchair in some way.

Profile Group: G1

Functional Description: A person with almost no use in any limb.

Medical Description: All four limbs affected.

  • Has good trunk control.
  • Can propel a wheelchair in some way.
  • A person with severly impaired limbs. Quite often independant by using teeth to full function.
  • May need electronic aid to record.
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Severe deformity, weakness or absence Less affected Severe deformity weakness or absence
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Dysmelia affecting all four limbs. Muscular dystrophy.
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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