PARALYMPIC GAMES: HISTORY AND MODERNITY
It’s no secret that the more a person moves, the better his health. This truth applies to everyone without exception, and especially to people with disabilities. Indeed, often the state and other people do not pay them enough attention. For many people with disabilities, playing sports is one of the few ways to show everyone that they are the same as us. In addition, it is the most powerful factor for their rehabilitation.
They tried to include people with disabilities in the 19th century. This year, the first club for people with poor hearing was created in Berlin. Already in August 1924 the first competitions were held. The national teams of the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Poland, France and Czechoslovakia participated in them. Continue reading
GROWTH AND SPORT
Many of us will say with confidence that over the years and centuries a person is becoming higher. However, having traced the stages of evolution, it can be noted that man did not always grow. The acceleration stages lasted for an average of 500-600 years, and then suddenly people became smaller again. Archaeological excavations have repeatedly shown that at different times a person could reach height from a meter with trifles to two or more meters. Moreover, these stages were not lined up chronologically, but, on the contrary, were random.
One of the main factors shaping growth is environmental conditions in a given period. Continue reading
Minigolf: what is it and how is it interesting
Mini golf game for Russia is new, unfamiliar and unusual. What is the difference between mini-golf and its “big brother”, where did it come from and what is it about it?
Minigolf is, in fact, older than a large golf course. There are different versions of its origin, the Scottish is considered the main one – the shepherds from boredom drove round stones into the rabbit holes with sticks.
Now mini-golf is 18 holes, at each following obstacles for the ball become more difficult and more difficult. Continue reading