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Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 11:30-13:00
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Chair: Ms. Judith Ziv, Israel Special Olympics
Special Olympics Development in Israel
Reuven Astrachan, Judith Ziv*
Special Olympics Israel, Israel
11:30-11:45
Special Olympics Mini-Symposium: Improving Communication and Quality of Life in Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities
Mariusz Damentko*, Miroslaw Krogulec
Special Olympics Europe-Eurasia, Poland
11:45-12:00
Special Olympics Unified Sports® Football: Empowering Girls and Women on and off the Pitch
Sabine Menke, Martha Jo Braycich, Miroslaw Krogulec*
Special Olympics Europe Eurasia, Germany
12:00-12:15
Concurrent Validity and Reliability of the Six-Minute Walk Test for Special Olympics Athletes
Kendal F. Alston*, Jaymie Elder, Lynneth Stuart-Hill, Viviene A. Temple
University of Victoria, Canada
12:15-12:30
Physical Fitness of Individuals with ID Who Have Special Olympics Experience
Pauli Rintala*1, Piritta Asunta1, Jukka Lahti1, Michael Loovis2
1University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, 2Cleveland State University, USA
12:30-12:45
Profile of Czech Special Olympians - Cross Country Skiers: Health Related and Fitness Variables
Hana Válková*, Katerina Sevcikova, Kamila Bartkova
Faculty of Sport Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
12:45-13:00