Profile Classification

Profile 8

Profile 8

A wheelchair user with good control of trunk and slightly weak hands.

Profile Group: G2

Functional Description: A wheelchair user.

Medical Description: All four limbs affected.

  • Good control of trunk.
  • Slightly weak hands or slight lack of control in arms.
  • Trunk control enables activities of daily living (ADL) to be carried out efficiently.
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Minimal weakness, spasticity or athetosis Intrinsic muscles of the hand may be severely affected May or may not be affected Moderate weakness, spasticity or athetosis
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Cerebral Palsy (Quadraplegia).
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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