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):

Spinal cord injury (Paraplegia).


Inclusion Spectrum – modified, disability sport, parallel, separate.