Active living and sports

Which sport is right for me?

Numerous factors play a role when it comes to choosing a sport. We differentiate between team sports and individual sports. We’ve also compiled information for parents who want to help their child find a suitable sport.

Summary

Nowadays, even people who use prostheses or wheelchairs can engage in a wide range of sports. Most sports for people with disabilities are closely based on their conventional counterparts. As a result, many such sports are played in the same manner and with the same rules. A large number of sports clubs even offer inclusive sports programmes in which people can participate regardless of their type of disability.

Not every activity is suitable for everyone, of course – but when it comes to choosing your sport, restricted mobility is playing an increasingly minimal role. This is due in part to the huge technological advances in sports equipment. You don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from this.

On the following pages, you will find an overview of team sports and individual sports as well as ways for children with disabilities to develop a love of movement through sports. Regardless of whether you use a prosthesis, a wheelchair or some other device, there’s definitely at least one sport out there which is perfect for you and worth giving a try!

Team sports

When you join a team, you connect with other people and forge contacts that can enrich your life in all areas. This is true for everyone – whether you have a disability or not.

Team sports

Individual sports

People who engage in an individual sport can train alone or in a group. You play a greater role in your success than you would as part of a team.

Individual sports

Sports for children with disabilities

Sports can play a vital role in promoting children’s physical and mental development. The fun and joy of movement they experience when playing sports lasts a lifetime.

Sports for children with disabilities

Sports products

Whether you’re a newcomer, amateur or Paralympic gold medal winner – our Sportsline products aim to make you faster, happier and more agile.

Sports products