Climbing & High Ropes

*ADAPTIVE CLIMBING*
Certifications
Paradox Sports Adaptive Climbing Course
USA Climbing Coach Certification
Organizations
IFSC-International Federation of Sport Climbing
Move United
Team RWB
USA Climbing

*CLIMBING*
Certifications
AMGA Climbing Instructor
PCGI- Professional Climbing Guides Institute
USA Climbing Coach Certification
Sport Organizations
IFSC-International Federation of Sport Climbing
USA Climbing
Groups
Brown Girls Climb
Brothers Of Climbing
Climb Like A Woman
Climbing Resources for POC
Climbers of Color
Flash Foxy
LGBTQ Outdoor Group Map
LGBTQ Outdoor Summit
Melanin Base Camp
No Man’s Land Film Festival
The Adventure Gap– An American Mountain Film
The Outbound

*CHALLENGE COURSE*
Association for Challenge Course Technology

*RESEARCH*

Bohm, H., Rammelmayr, M. K., & Döderlein, L. (2015). Effects of climbing therapy on gait function in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy-A randomized, controlled crossover trial. European Journal of Physiotherapy, 17(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.3109/21679169.2014.955525

Christensen, M. S., Jensen, T., Voigt, C. B., Nielsen, J. B., & Lorentzen, J. (2017). To be active through indoor-climbing: An exploratory feasibility study in a group of children with cerebral palsy and typically developing children. BMC Neurology, 17(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-017-0889-z

Cordle, J., Van Puymbroeck, M., Hawkins, B., & Baldwin, PhD, E. (2016). The Effects of Utilizing High Element Ropes Courses as a Treatment Intervention on Self-Efficacy. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 50(1). https://doi.org/10.18666/TRJ-2016-V50-I1-6439

Crawford, J.J, Vallence, J.K., Holt, N.L., Bell, G.J., Steed, H., Courneya, K. S. (2017). A pilot randomized, controlled trial of a wall climbing intervention for gynocologic cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 44(1), 77–86. https://doi.org/10.1188/17.ONF.77-86

Dorscht, L., Karg, N., Book, S., Graessel, E., Kornhuber, J., & Luttenberger, K. (2019). A German climbing study on depression: A bouldering psychotherapeutic group intervention in outpatients compared with state-of-the-art cognitive behavioural group therapy and physical activation-study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 19(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-019-2140-5

Ewert, A., Davidson, C., & Chang, Y. (2016). The Body Doesn’t Lie. Journal of Leisure Research, 48(4), 327–337. https://doi.org/10.18666/JLR-2016-V48-I4-6807

Jolk, C., Dalgas, U., Osada, N., Platen, P., Marziniak, M. (2015). Effects of sports climbing on muscle performance and balance for patients with multiple sclerosis: A case series. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 22(8), 371–376.

Luttenberger, K., Stelzer, E. M., Först, S., Schopper, M., Kornhuber, J., & Book, S. (2015). Indoor rock climbing (bouldering) as a new treatment for depression: Study design of a waitlist-controlled randomized group pilot study and the first results. BMC Psychiatry, 15(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-015-0585-8

Steimer, J., & Weissert, R. (2017, December 19). Effects of sport climbing on multiple sclerosis. Frontiers in Physiology, Vol. 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.01021

Stemberger, M., Schmit, E., Kurnik, K., & Spannagl, M. (2015, November 1). Motivational effects of top-rope climbing therapy under individualized prophylaxis: A pilot study in young adults with severe haemophilia. Haemophilia, Vol. 21, pp. e504–e507. https://doi.org/10.1111/hae.12773