handicap


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handicap

1. Sport
a. a contest, esp a race, in which competitors are given advantages or disadvantages of weight, distance, time, etc., in an attempt to equalize their chances of winning
b. the advantage or disadvantage prescribed
2. Golf the number of strokes by which a player's averaged score exceeds the standard scratch score for the particular course: used as the basis for handicapping in competitive play
3. any physical disability or disadvantage resulting from physical, mental, or social impairment or abnormality
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The new CONGU manual is in the process of being published and is the culmination of a four-year review cycle with the aim of assisting club members to have handicaps which truly reflect their playing ability.
15pm - Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle 2m 2f.
Aug 2: Seniors 4bbb Stableford Handicap allowance: Va Handicap limit: 24 Qualification over 55 years Entrance fee: pounds 25 per couple
Vocational handicaps secondary to a disabling condition can cause a reduction in physical or cognitive capabilities and psychological functioning that can compromise career development.
Maher (1986), the court held that the relationship between the handicapping condition and misbehavior must be significant if the misbehavior is determined to be a manifestation of the handicap and does not exist in instances where there is only an attenuated relationship.
July 30: Men's 4bbb Stableford 3/4 handicap Handicap limit: 24 Entrance fee: pounds 30 per couple
Included in our survey was the Hearing Disability and Handicap Scale (HDHS) developed by Hetu et al.
First, it seeks to familiarize the reader with the concepts of impairment, disability, handicap, functional limitations, functional capacities, and functional assessment, and to discuss the professional benefits of incorporating the client's functional limitations and capacities into the rehabilitation diagnosis and planning process.
Major handicap was defined in part by a Bayley score of less than 50--the type of score that would be expected from a functionally very limited 4-year-old with the cognitive development of a 2-year-old.
David Dickinson, responsible for handicapping 2m hurdlers, said: "It was the most embarrassing handicap of the year from my point of view, as three horses we had not fully handicapped, as they were ex-French, finished first, second and fourth.
The Grade I event over 1 1/4 miles on the Lakeside Turf Course has drawn a stellar field, which also includes multiple graded stakes winner King's Drama, two-time San Juan Capistrano Handicap winner T.