Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Funzione sociale dello sport, diversabilità e tutela della personalità

Maria Cimmino


Sport is a mass phenomen. Today the European Law recognize the social model of sport activity and it is possible conceive the sport a fundamental human right. Also, the legislation on disability provide for the right sport for people with disability. The general goal is to overcome, as much as possible, the disability's effects and to enable the disabled to participate in all areas of society, and in community life

This article examine the social role of sport and physical activity  in promoting equal rights for the disabilities,

It identifies the positive actions and the law developments that can be adopted to provide equality of opportunity and access to sport and recreation for disabled people, and some of the initiatives that have already been introduced.

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