Sport, Disability and Media: How Are the Paralympic Games Covered?

Nancy Quinn head shotWith the 2016 Paralympic Games rapidly approaching in Rio de Janeiro from September 7 to 18, writer Alyson Musial sat down to chat with Nancy Quinn (pictured), a sport physiotherapist and University of Toronto Masters graduate who researches the intersection of sport, disability and media. Nancy is a veteran of six Paralympic Games and has received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her contribution to the Paralympic movement in Canada. Alyson also spoke to Nancy’s advisor, Department of Physical Therapy Professor Dr. Karen Yoshida, about how Paralympic athletes are represented in the media.

Check out the Faculty of Medicine News for the full Q&A!