Esperienze motorie, sportive e disabilità
The present study aimed to investigate the role of sport practice on physical self-description in individuals
with motor disability. Sport practice may contribute to develop a positive physical selfdescription
in persons with disability.
Sports practice seems to be able to contribute to the construction of a positive concept of one's
own corporeality in people with disabilities, because the body, through its movement and its free
expression, can rediscover itself, its energy, but above all it can stimulate creativity and allowing
the subject to free himself, to open up to new spaces and new imaginations, overcoming, sometimes,
Good relationship with your body, with feelings and experiences, allows you to perceive a sense
of integrity, the entirety of your body, perception of your space and volume, with the sense of
exist, stay and have continuity in change.