In an effort to further the knowledge between injury rate, the support system and identification of any causation relationship arising from the disability, Ms. Gina Hopkins is conducting an online survey to be completed by competitive disabled athletes. This will form Gina’s MSc dissertation and therefore will be a comprehensive investigation.

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This study suggests that wrestling is a safe, positive sport for limb-deficient individuals, that it fosters competitive equality between impaired and nonimpaired participants, and that it has a positive impact on health and quality-of-life. The incidence of residual limb complications warrants monitoring.