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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part E

The professionalization of disable athletes of Boccia


Author(s): Rosangela Guimarães Romano, Raquel Daffre de Arroxellas, Waldemar Manassero, Beatriz Regina Pereira Saeta and Vinicius Barroso Hirota

Abstract: The aim of this study was to verify the use of the athletes adapted boules make the athlete scholarship and correlate it with the laws governing the Brazilian sport. They interviewed 17 athletes adapted boules mode (11 men and 6 women) aged between 19 and 55 years. The questionnaire consisted of 9 questions. All athletes are affiliated to any club and any athlete exercises gainful occupation exceeding the sport. Regarding the use of the money received by the athlete bag was identified that it is mainly for the purchase of new sports equipment or repair of old (17), payment of personal accounts (16) and help in family expenses (15). The possibility of social interaction it was cited by 15 athletes as one of his greatest motivations for participation in competitions. Soon after, 13 athletes, positioned to maintain or acquire athlete scholarship, indicate it. The practice of adapted boules mode is for these athletes, not only the possibility of increasing social interaction, but also an opportunity to establish themselves in an activity, which are capable of being successful. Thus, it is possible to defend in the legal profession towards the professionalization of the adapted Boccia athletes.

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How to cite this article:
Rosangela Guimarães Romano, Raquel Daffre de Arroxellas, Waldemar Manassero, Beatriz Regina Pereira Saeta and Vinicius Barroso Hirota. The professionalization of disable athletes of Boccia. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(3): 482-484.
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