InfoQuest Spring 2009

Article Highlights:
  • Power Chair Sports
  • Exercise and Wheelchair Sports
  • Travel Aids for Disabled
by Quest Staff on April 1, 2009 - 4:25pm

QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2

You'll find resources on power chair sports, exercise and travel aids.

See “Are Power Sports Really Exercise?

Empowering Wheelchair Users
Written by Bill Miller, a quadriplegic, the blog focuses heavily on power bowling — Miller’s preferred sport — but he invites readers to comment and share their own power wheelchair stories.

Manufacturing Genuine Thrills
(813) 684-5786

Perpetual Blogging Co.
A blog written by Zak Schmoll, an 18-year old student from Vermont. Diagnosed with SMA, Schmoll is active in his state's sole power soccer team and frequently discusses his experiences with the sport.
(813) 679-2570

United States Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association
(763) 535-4736

United States Power Soccer Association
(866) 928-9009

See “Wear and Tear on the Chair.”

Adapted Sports Foundation
(970) 259-0374

BlazeSports America
(770) 850-8199

Challenged Athletes Foundation
(858) 866-0959

Disabled Sports USA
(301) 217-0960

Far West Wheelchair Sports
(408) 369-6438

National Ability Center
(435) 649-3991

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
(800) 900-8086

National Sports Center for the Disabled
(970) 726-1540

U.S. Paralympic Team
(719) 866-2030

Wheelchair Sports Federation
(917) 519-2622

See “To Boldly Go – Travel Aids for Your Next Adventure.”

Broadened Horizons
(877) 644-674327
Comfort Carrier transfer sling

Go! Mobility Solutions
(866) 363-8244
Commode, shower and tub chair

(800) 542-5076
Portable grab bars

Haseltine Systems
(240) 476-7837
Protective wheelchair and scooter case called the Haseltine Flyer

(800) 300-5671

(888) 962-5631
Wide range of travel products from luggage locator to instant soap

Maxsa Innovations
(703) 495-0661
Motion-activated LED light and Comfy Cruise heated travel blanket

(888) 288-5653
Travel shower/commode chair

Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality
(212) 447-7284

(714) 892-9200
UV disinfectant scanner

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