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Development of a Wheelchair Basketball Club at Brunel University London

Funder: Sport England
Duration: July 2015 -

This project has three main aims; to raise awareness of inclusive sport; encourage physical activity; promote inclusion across the University; and train future leaders in inclusive sport. The project includes the purchase of wheelchairs and the initial training required for the trainers.


Name Telephone Email Office
Dr Mellissa Prunty Dr Mellissa Prunty
Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
(Principal investigator)
T: +44 (0)1895 268843
+44 (0)1895 268843 Mary Seacole 301


Prunty, M., Norris, M. and Lim, KH. (2018) 'OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES OF WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL AS A FORM OF INTER-PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY'. [Poster] Exhibited at. World Federation of Occupational therapy Conference 23 5 2018


Prunty, M., Norris, M. and Lim, K. (2018) 'An Evaluation of a Community Based Cycling Group for Children with DCD: a model for Health Care Professionals and Students'.Royal College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference. Belfast.Open Access Link

Conference paper