Adapt-A-Bull: Adaptive Exercises for Athletes Using Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs can make daily movements far more challenging for some individuals, but that doesn't mean that these athletes are not capable. Athletes in wheelchairs can improve their lower body strength and mobility by performing supine, tall-kneeling, and quadruped exercises on the ground. In addition, using equipment like bands can allow for a lot of new … Continue reading Adapt-A-Bull: Adaptive Exercises for Athletes Using Wheelchairs

Adapt-A-Bull: Exercising With Cerebral Palsy

What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy is the most common motor disability found in children. The disability originates in a fetus when there is abnormal brain development or when a brain injury damages the motor cortex before, during, or soon after birth. Although the effects of cerebral palsy are non-progressive, the damage is irreversible. Cerebral … Continue reading Adapt-A-Bull: Exercising With Cerebral Palsy

Adapt-A-Bull: Introduction to our Program

What: Adapt-A-Bull is a program intended for practicing inclusive recreation at the University of South Florida’s Recreation & Wellness facility. It is a program for individuals with disabilities, both cognitive and physical, to participate in recreational sports and fitness through training with certified coaches to meet their goals. This program includes group and one-on-one training … Continue reading Adapt-A-Bull: Introduction to our Program