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Experience of people with spinal cord injury about participant in sports as a leisure activity in Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed

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dc.contributor.author Banik, Tumpa
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-08T04:41:55Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-08T04:41:55Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/194
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2015 en_US
dc.description.abstract Abstract Background: As the spinal cord is responsible for conducting afferent and efferent stimuli between the periphery and the brain, when this organ is injured, organic structures and functions are compromised, resulting in limitations to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). Sports participation as a leisure could have substantial benefits on the physical and psychosocial well-being of people with SCI. Objective: The objectives were to identify the perception about sports as a leisure activity, to identify the preference of leisure activity as an inclusive sport, to recognize new idea from service user about inclusive sports. Methodology: This study was a conducted by using qualitative content analysis approach of phenomenological qualitative research design to collect in-depth information of participants‟ perception. Participants were selected by using convenient sampling. Data was collected using face to face interview with a semi-structured questionnaire. Data was analyzed by using content analysis. The Researcher was study completed in Spinal cord injury Unit at Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP), Savar, Dhaka. Sample of this study was Persons who has the SCI at CRP inpatient unit and also involve their leisure activity like as sports activity. Researcher was selected people with SCI patient by the use of random selection procedure. For this type of study the sample size was ten who met the inclusion criteria was selected. Result and Discussion: After analyzing data, it was founded that in CRP inpatient unit; most of the SCI patient understood about sports and most of the participant are satisfactorily to involve this kind of leisure activity. They also added some recommendations. Most of the participants wish that to include some different type of leisure activity. Some of the participant opinion about the purpose of inclusive sports as a leisure activity in CRP is to improve physical balance, give inspiration, therapeutic purpose, refreshment and social participation etc. Conclusion: The results of this study was indicate that participation in sports as a leisure activity after SCI is associated with increased community integration; reduce depression and quality of life. Participation in inclusive sports should be recognized as an adjunct to current SCI rehabilitation programs, with the potential to contribute to improved rehabilitation outcomes. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (The academic institute of CRP), University of Dhaka en_US
dc.subject Spinal cord injury en_US
dc.subject Inclusive sports en_US
dc.subject Leisure en_US
dc.subject Social inclusion en_US
dc.title Experience of people with spinal cord injury about participant in sports as a leisure activity in Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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