able-bodied


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having a strong healthy body

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I have been inspired by a great many able-bodied athletes, though.
If no one else makes it through to the able-bodied event, then the Paralympics becomes something for those people who don't make it.
Add an able-bodied partner for putting, and two-person ``Chucker'' teams can enjoy much of the ambience that provides so much of the attraction of golf.
Wheelchair user Mr Clarke said he was singing Birmingham City chants but able-bodied Liverpool fans abused him and for the rest of the game he felt intimidated.
It is the only show in the Tees Valley which gives disabled and able-bodied horse riders a chance to compete against each other in the same classes.
28] The guardians recognized that men would not earn enough to support large families, but when they proposed outrelief or taking a couple of children into the workhouse, the commissioners indignantly responded, "this would almost seem to involve an admission of t he principle that an able-bodied man cannot be expected to maintain more than 4 or 5 children .
The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports creates inclusive sports TEAMS; using the powerful platform of sports to bring together the disabled and able-bodied communities.
Proud dad John said: "The occasion was well supported by the Great Britain able-bodied squad and at least one Paralympics gold medallist.
SIR - In your report 'Pressure grows to cut legal abortion limit to 20 weeks' (June 30), Dr Tony Calland implied that the time limit for abortion for disability was and would be the same as that for able-bodied babies.
In response to the letter from Carol Ellis of St Mellons on July 30, being able-bodied myself I know of at least three people with disabled badges that do not require the use of any sticks, crutches or wheelchairs.
Very rarely can I park there because able-bodied people displaying blue badges park there.
The firm started with a workforce of eight people with disabilities and three able-bodied employees.
Each team has three players - one woman, one quad, and one able-bodied person who must play in a wheelchair.
Indeed, while the movie ultimately carries an upbeat, inspirational message about Homer's future, he is more likely to inspire feelings of pity, and even to some extent of fear and aversion, than of equality of capabilities and common humanity in the able-bodied audience.
For the able-bodied participants, volunteers and sponsors, it is an opportunity to not only show support for these servicemen/women, but also to be inspired by them and to welcome them as teammates on this journey.