Sports and Recreation


  • ATVs:
    • All-Terrain Vehicle Safety by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are among the most popular recreational vehicles in the nation today, but along with popularity comes increased risk and sometimes carelessness.
      • ATV Safety Institute
      • Motorcycle Safety by the U.S. Department of Transportation. (NHTSA). "Born to be wild" may be an anthem for a generation of motorcycles enthusiasts but the accident rates are a sobering reminder that there's more to riding than the romance of the open road.
      • Snowmobiling Safety by the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA). Make sure you get back to the lodge safely.
      • Safe Riders! Snowmobile Safety Awareness Program. This program has been produced through a partnership between the American Council of Snowmobile Associations (ACSA), the International Association of Snowmobile Administrators (IASA), and the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA) with financial assistance from the Recreational Trails Program administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation — Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
  • Accessible Gaming
    • AbleGamers Charity Combating Social Isolation Through Play. Creates opportunities that enable play in order to combat social isolation, foster inclusive communities, and improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. Get Help. Give Help.
    • Accessible Gaming Quarterly. Accessible Gaming Quarterly is a zine devoted to accessibility and disability within the tabletop RPG space. Each issue features articles and art by disabled contributors, but the zine isn't only for people with disabilities. It's full of articles designed to bring together disabled and non-disabled gamers alike.
    • The Secret World of Disabled Gamers | MIT Technology Review. By Emerging Technology from the arXivarchive page, July 3, 2018. By some estimates, as many as 2.6 billion people take part in digital gaming, a significant fraction of the global population. There is much ongoing study by games makers and researchers into why and how people play: for fun, for the challenge, to relax, to engage with friends, and so on. And yet one group of people are conspicuous by their absence in this research: people with disabilities. There is growing anecdotal evidence that many disabled people enjoy gaming and are increasingly involved in it. But little is known about who these people are, what games they play, and what challenges they face. And that is a significant barrier to improving access for the disabled.
    • Can I Play That? is a hobby site to a destination for players and developers alike that provides all forms of accessibility information on video games and the industry. Reviews, news stories, and features at CIPT exclusively report on the ever-growing presence and adoption of accessibility features within the gaming industry. Can I Play That? works to share stories that influence game updates, inform disabled players, educate and entertain players and developers, and provide a voice for one of the largest player bases in the industry. They have also developed professional workshops that tackle topics such as diversity, equity, and inclusion, and accessible community management. These workshops are available for studios to book.
    • The Rise of Accessible Gaming
    • How game-makers are catering to disabled players Hardware and software solutions open gaming to a wider audience than ever. By Meagan Shelley, 8/29/2021, 5:20 PM. (Download the PDF.)
    • The Conversation, It's designers who can make gaming more accessible for people living with disabilities, Published: January 17, 2019 2.13pm EST, By Ben Egliston, PhD candidate in Media and Communications, University of Sydney. (Download the PDF.)
    • Combating Social Isolation Through Play
    • Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) Accessible Gaming. CPF worked with Microsoft to develop the Xbox Adaptive Controller that let's us all play Xbox!
    • "Game accessibility" article by Wikipedia
  • Disability Sports:

Magazines and Periodicals

  • Ability Magazine
  • Access World® from the American Foundation for the Blind
  • Accessible Gaming Quarterly. Accessible Gaming Quarterly is a zine devoted to accessibility and disability within the tabletop RPG space. Each issue features articles and art by disabled contributors, but the zine isn't only for people with disabilities. It's full of articles designed to bring together disabled and non-disabled gamers alike.
  • Acupuncture in Medicine
  • ADDitude is a resource for people with ADD or AD/HD or people who have children with ADD or AD/HD
  • Journals of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM); Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM); Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach; Video Journal of Sports Medicine.  Updated
  • Arthritis Today Magazine
  • Trends in Biotechnology
  • Blind Skills Dialogue Magazine. A World of Ideas for Visually Impaired People of All Ages.
  • Careers & the DisABLED magazine
  • Currents in Electronic Literacy an electronic journal for the scholarly discussion of issues pertaining to electronic literacy such as the use of electronic texts and technologies in reading, writing, teaching, and learning in fields including but not restricted to: literature (in English and in other languages), rhetoric and composition, languages (English, foreign, or ESL), communications, media studies, and education.
  • Current Orthopaedic Practice – A Review and Research Journal aims to help clinicians and researchers keep up-to-date in a systematic way with the vast amount of information published in orthopaedics.
  • Disability and Rehability: Assistive Technology journal
  • Disabled Dealer Magazine
  • Disability Horizons — Giving You a Voice. Disability Horizons magazine is an online disability lifestyle publication that aims to give disabled people a voice. Founded by two disabled guys in 2011, Disability Horizons publishes articles on a wide variety of topics, all to support the aim of a world where disabled people live exactly as they choose to. You can sign up for our newsletter to get all our articles directly to your inbox, along with our Ultimate Disability Survival guide. All articles are sourced directly from our community of readers, making Disability Horizons a lifestyle publication about disabled people, for disabled people. Articles span topics from technology, relationships, sports, employment and travel.
  • Disability News and Information Service (DNIS), a fortnightly news service on the Indian disability sector. DNIS is maintained by the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP). NCPEDP is a cross-disability, non-profit organization, working as an interface between the government, industry, international agencies, and the voluntary sector towards the empowerment of persons with disabilities. [India]
  • Disability World Bimonthly e-magazine dedicated to advancing an exchange of information and research about the international independent living movement of people with disabilities.
  • Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ)
  • DownSyndromeToday magazine for families, by families.
  • e-Access Bulletin Live collects content from e-Access Bulletin, a free, monthly, text-only email newsletter on digital accessibility, assistive technology, and technology access by those with disabilities and older people.
  • Exceptional Parent Magazine
  • FOCUS on AFB newsletter of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
  • Harvard Health Reports over fifty subjects.
  • Harvard Health Online
  • Harvard Health Newsletter
  • Harvard Heart Letter
  • Inclusion Daily Express their mission is to provide disability advocates with the most up-to-date news, information and commentary about community inclusion, self-determination and disability rights, in a way that saves time and is easy to use.
  • Irked Magazine, founded by Sacha Vais in 2005, was committed to the basic idea that people improve when they know someone is paying attention. Founded by an agoraphobe¹, Irked was published in print and then online by three young writers who solicited stories from a large variety of writers. It ended publication in 2014. Here is how they attracted input: [Canada]

    Irked provides an outlet for the silent emotions to which we wish to give voice. We think that in each of us lies an artist, and that in each of us lies a story that is dying to be told…We believe that people everywhere can become less sad, or worried, or angry, or violent, or self-destructive simply by being given a forum to publish their work, and the dignity that comes with that sort of thing. We're interested in your story. Write about what propels you. Take photographs on your worst day. Make a documentary about how you are coping with the treacherous terrain that is your life.

  • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JB&JS), American volume
  • Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (JCSM) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
  • Journal of Sleep Research
  • Journal Sleep SLEEP® is a peer-reviewed, international journal of sleep and circadian science, and is the official publication of the Sleep Research Society (SRS).
  • Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness is the essential professional resource for information about visual impairment. The international peer-reviewed journal of record in the field, it delivers current research and best practice information, commentary from experts on critical topics, news, and events.
  • Lupus Living™ magazine
  • Masters Track and Field News (formerly GeezerJock) covers the new and active way of growing old in America. No longer are people settling for shuffleboard. Or mall walking. Or deep knee bends. They are running track, playing baseball – yes, hardball! – and even surfing well into their 60s and beyond. In print and online, Masters Athlete celebrates the regenerative power of sports, activity and competition.
  • National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) at the University of Minnesota.
  • Trends in Neurosciences
  • Paraplegia News (PN) magazine for better wheelchair living
  • Review of Disability Studies (RDS)
  • Sleep and Biological Rhythms English language journal of the Japanese Society of Sleep Research
  • Speech Technology Magazine
  • Sports ‘n Spokes is a sports and recreation online media source for people living with spinal cord injury and disease, spina bifida, MS and amputations. Our primary mission is reporting adaptive sports news, feature stories and recreation and lifestyle content through rich photos, video and compelling content.
  • The Physician and Sportsmedicine Online is a peer-reviewed monthly journal serving the practicing physician's professional and personal interests in the medical aspects of exercise, sports, an fitness.
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • Vision is an international scientific peer-reviewed open access journal on vision published quarterly online by the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI).
  • Your Health Magazine health education articles

1. Agoraphobia definition: anxiety or abnormal fear that there's no easy way to escape a situation or get help, or fear of being in a situation from which escape may be embarrassing. Most people develop agoraphobia after having one or more such panic attacks causing them to worry about having another attack and to avoid places where it may happen again such as open spaces, crowded places, public transit, shopping centers, or simply being outside their home.