非體育項目
Non-sports


 
健康運動員計劃
Healthy Athletes
   
 

健康運動員計劃是專為參加特奧比賽之運動員而設,旨在改善運動員的健康及體能,提高他們的整體健康以豐富其運動經驗。香港的健康運動員計劃包括了以下六項:健視之窗 (眼睛檢查)、健康微笑 (口腔檢查)、健聽之聲 (聽力檢查)、健體有營 (健康訊息推廣)、健體多紛 (體適能評估) 及健步知足 (足部健康檢查)。

計劃的主要目標為:

1) 藉著健康檢查,改善特奧運動員的健康狀況;

2) 培訓在學/在職醫護專業人士,讓他們透過服務瞭解智障人士的需要,啟發他們對智障人士的關注;

3) 藉著數據的收集及分析,交流有關智障人士健康狀況和需要的信息;

4) 為智障人士爭取更完善的醫療政策。

為使運動員在比賽中有更好的發揮,每屆世界賽都會舉行健康運動員計劃。

Designed especially for Special Olympics athletes, Special Olympics Healthy Athletes aims to improve the health and fitness of athletes so as to enrich their sporting experience. Healthy Athletes in Hong Kong includes six disciplines: Special Olympics-Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes (vision), Special Olympics Special Smiles (dental), Special Olympics Healthy Hearing (hearing), Special Olympics FUNfitness (physical therapy and nutritional advice), Special Olympics Health Promotion (general health and fitness) and Special Olympics Fit Feet (podiatry).

Its objectives include:

1) Improving the health of Special Olympics athletes through health exams;

2) Training healthcare professionals and students in the healthcare sector to have a better understanding and awareness of the needs of persons with intellectual disability;

3) Collecting, analyzing and disseminating data on the health status and needs of persons with intellectual disability;

4) Advocating for improved healthcare policies and programs for persons with intellectual disability.

To better prepare athletes for the competition, Healthy Athletes is held during every World Games.