Media Archive

Adaptive Sports & Mental Health

Adaptive athletes discuss mental health at the University of Michigan

United States Paralympic hopeful Leo Merle joins Michigan ASAF

Leo Merle is the current U23 national record holder in the 5k for his para-athletic classification.

“We’re not going away”: Michigan’s Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program and the fight for access

Despite a near complete lack of institutional support, the program has been able to grow rapidly.

Michigan's Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program: An opportunity to be a part of history

Michigan is building its Adaptive Sports programs to compete with top schools for recognition.

On his Journey to the top, Chris Kelley paves the road for those behind him

Chris Kelley climbed the ranks of men's wheelchair tennis.

‘Disability is not inability’: Michigan’s Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program strives to assert itself

Michigan's Adaptive Sports strives to be an elite program for athletes with disabilities.

2020 Community Forum - Adapted Sports and Recreation Panel

American Academy for CP and Developmental Medicine discusses adaptive sports.

Community Advisor - Cathryn Gray

Cathryn Gray's mission in life is to be an advocate for people with cerebral palsy.

‘Disability is not inability’: Michigan’s Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program strives to assert itself

Michigan's Adaptive Sports strives to be an elite program for athletes with disabilities.

A step towards gold: Caiden Baxter’s story

In October of 2016, Caiden Baxter’s life changed in an instant.

A step towards gold: Feranmi Okanlami’s story

Dr. Feranmi Okanlami has made it his life mission to help others with disabilities.

Wheelchair takes Clearfield High basketball player around the globe

Spencer Heslop took his love of basketball — and a wheelchair — halfway around the globe.

Masco grant funds two U-M adaptive tennis players

The recent grant launches U-M's Adaptive Scholar Athlete Program.