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Why sport matters so much for disabled people

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Research shows far fewer disabled people take part in sport than the rest of the population. Yet, for those who do, the impact can be transformative.

Whether it’s wheelchair basketball or rugby, those disabled people who play sport say it brings them far more than fitness. It can improve both physical and mental health.

Hayley Jones has been to meet players, coaches and experts to find out why sport matters so much for disabled people and what can be done to inspire more of them to participate.

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