Year of Publication

2002

Date of Thesis

03-2002

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Occupational Therapy

Subject Categories

Relaxation--Physiological aspects; Skiing for people with disabilities--Psychological aspects; Sports--Psychological aspects; Flow State Scale

Abstract

This study examined the flow experience of participants in adaptive skiing programs to determine if individuals with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments are able to experience flow. This study also attempts to examine the flow experience to determine if flow is motivating to participants and what factors, specific to adaptive skiing, influence a person's ability to achieve a state of flow.

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