Over 2,200 live and on-demand sessions hosted by Move United and partners since 1st April 2020.
Participants included from all 50 states in the USA, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The virtual programs are free of charge to all participants.
Move United also created an #AdaptAtHome Fitness Kit. The #AdaptAtHome included
- ball, exercise band,
- cordless jump rope, and
- other resources so individuals can exercise wherever they are.
Up to now, nearly 1,800 fitness kits have been distributed free of charge and support sessions (live and recorded) on how each item can be used. 65 different organizations are part of the #AdaptAtHome initiative, providing online programming in 50 different parasports
According to the Move United website https://www.moveunitedsport.org/2200-virtual-programs/
“Participants in the virtual programs included adaptive athletes, disabled veterans, youth and adults with disabilities, adaptive sports coaches, program volunteers and staff, health providers, and others. 90% of participants agreed that the programming helps increase the overall level of physical fitness and 97% agree participating in virtual adaptive sports improves their mood and mental health.”
Move United has curated a resource library through the #AdaptAtHome page on its website. To learn more, visit http://www.moveunitedsport.org/adaptathome.