Welcome to the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport.
Our mission is to improve knowledge about Paralympic sport and to promote the substantial health and quality of life benefits that can be gained through participation in disability sport and physical activity. The centre is heavily involved in research, in addition to providing sport science support to a number of GB squads.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Announce Line up for the Return of King Power Quad Nations Tournament
Following the huge success of the inaugural King Power Quad Nations tournament in 2018, which saw over 5000 supporters watch Paralympic Gold, Silver and Bronze medallist teams from around the globe compete in Leicester, Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby have announced their players for the 2019 tournament in a line up which includes athletes who have previously represented their country in the Paralympic Games.
29 January 2019
This project is intended to add to the body of evidence-based research that can help improve Wheelchair Rugby classification.
4 October 2018
EIS Performance Lifestyle Advisers add to research in Psychology of Sport and Exercise Journal
21 June 2018