Call for Papers | Journal of Sport for Development Special Issue on Disability Sport

Special Issue Co-Editors:

  • Dr. Ian Brittain, Coventry University, UK
  • Eli Wolff, Brown University, USA

disability-cricketIn conjunction with the ‘Disability Sport: Changing lives, changing perceptions?’ conference being held at Coventry University, UK from 15th to 17th September 2014, the Journal of Sport for Development is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue around the use of sport to positively impact the lives of people with disabilities around the world. This special issue will be edited by Dr Ian Brittain (Coventry University, UK) and Eli Wolff (Brown University, USA) two leading researchers in the field of disability sport. It is open to submissions from anyone with an interest in the field, regardless of attendance at the Disability Sport conference. The four main conference themes are as follows:

  • Disability sport for peace and development
  • Disability sport and social inclusion
  • The recreational and psychological value of sport for people with disabilities
  • Sport and health for people with disabilities

Submissions are welcome under any of these themes. However, authors wishing to submit a manuscript related to disability sport but outside these themes are also welcome to do so. Further details can be found at

Further details of the conference can be found at:

Closing date for submissions is Friday 31st October 2014.

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