Profile Classification

Profile 9

Profile 9

A wheelchair user with good use in arms, but with poor trunk control.

Profile Group: G2

Functional Description: A wheelchair user.

Medical Description: Lower limbs and trunk affected. Unable to balance when sitting unsupported.

  • Good use in arms.
  • Poor trunk control causing instability in sitting.
  • Some assistance required in activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Not affected Severe weakness, spasticity athetosis or deformity Severe spasticity, athetosis or deformity
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Spinal cord injury (Paraplegia).
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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