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Sentences with the adjective able-bodied

4 examples:

His bespoke joint will allow him to ride a bike like an able-bodied person.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Wearers of the robotic leg could walk on a treadmill almost as fast as an able-bodied person.
(Science Daily - News, )

And sometimes those stories involve an able-bodied person participating at the Paralympics, either in the background, or right out font.
(Blair Sanderson in CBC News - Health, )

It is hard not to notice all the able-bodied men among the asylum-seekers flooding into Europe, but the diverse crowds are also made up of women, small children, the elderly and people with physical challenges.
(Nahlah Ayed in CBC News - World, )


1 example:

Is it right that I should have to pay more than able-bodied passengers because of my disability?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Other sentences

35 examples:

He's able-bodied, so he's gonna join the army.

Luke David has a fear unimaginable to any able-bodied person.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Paralympic gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate will aim to compete among able-bodied swimmers in 2013.
(BBC Sport - Swimming, )

Paralympic swimming champion Jessica-Jane Applegate qualifies for an able-bodied event for the first time.
(BBC Sport - Swimming, )

She suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, where able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Paralympian Markus Rehm won the able-bodied German long-jump trials - one day soon, he hopes, selection will follow.
(BBC Sport, )

Britain's Paralympic swimming champion Jessica-Jane Applegate qualifies for an able-bodied event for the first time.
(BBC Sport - Swimming, )

You needn't be disabled to play wheelchair basketball and as able-bodied athletes know, it's a great sport in itself.
(Lesley Evans Ogden in The Independent - Sport, )

Australia has made a strong start to the opening day of able-bodied racing at the Canoe World Championships in Moscow.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Paralympic long jumper Markus Rehm tells BBC Sport about his desire to jump against able-bodied athletes at the Olympics.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock says running in able-bodied events helps him deal with pressure at the start of a race.
(BBC Sport, )

Bethany Firth is enjoying the Commonwealth games as Northern Ireland's first Paralympian to compete in an able-bodied event.
(BBC Sport - Swimming, )

Two-time Paralympic champion Danielle Brown wins her first able-bodied British title at the ArcheryGB National Series finals.
(BBC Sport, )

John Maclean, wheelchair-bound for the last 26 years, will take on the Nepean Triathlon as an able-bodied competitor this weekend.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Paralympian Melissa Tapper would love it if her story of qualifying for the able-bodied Commonwealth Games table tennis team inspired.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Paralympian Markus Rehm was the shock winner of the able-bodied German long-jump trials - one day soon, he hopes, selection will follow.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

If Nicolas Hamilton was able-bodied, his debut last weekend in the British Touring Car Championship at Croft would have been acceptable.
(The Independent - Motor Racing, )

This cross-sectional study investigated correlations of muscle and bone in spinal cord-injured subjects compared with able-bodied subjects.
(BoneKEy Reports, )

Oscar Pistorius was the "Blade Runner," the miracle man and the Paralympic athlete that could take on the very best able-bodied competitors.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Food pantries expect to be inundated as states apply a policy that could strip food stamp benefits from a million childless, able-bodied adults.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The man responsible for sending able-bodied basketball players to the 2000 Paralympics, where they won a gold medal, was fined by a Spanish court.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Disabled people pay "a financial penalty" on everyday living costs, spending an average of £550 a month more than able-bodied people, according to a report by charity Scope.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

An able-bodied 58-year-old woman, Chloe Jennings-White fantasizes about being a paraplegic and wants to undergo spinal surgery to make her legs stop working, The Sun reported.
(Fox News - Health, )

Ex-leader stunned experts by describing himself as a 'true friend to Muslims' during his trial for the Srebrenica massacre, which aimed to kill 'every able-bodied male' in the town.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The team reports that it has calculated the ideal torque that a prosthetic knee should produce, given the mass of the leg segments, in order to induce able-bodied kinematics, or normal walking.
(Science Daily - News, )

Large sections of Baghdad and southern Iraq’s Shiite heartland have been swept up in a mass mobilization, energized by a fatwa urging able-bodied Iraqis to take up arms against Sunni extremists.
(The New York Times - World News, )

For highly trained Paralympic athletes with cerebral palsy, bone mineral density and other measures of body composition are similar to those of able-bodied adults of similar age, reports a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Markus Rehm, a world-class German long jumper who uses a prosthetic blade, now finds himself in the same arena of confusion as Oscar Pistorius over how the line is drawn between able-bodied and disabled athletes.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

For unemployed labourers like Keegan Edwards, overdue rent and missed chances back home take him to Williston, North Dakota, where a surging fracking industry promises high-paying jobs for anyone able-bodied enough.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

A Grade 12 student at Ottawa's Merivale High School says she's shocked but pleased about the online reaction to her tweet in response to a photograph of able-bodied TV star and model Kylie Jenner posing in a wheelchair.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A Republican congressman renewed his call Sunday for Congress to require able-bodied adults on food stamps to work or volunteer in order to keep receiving the benefits, as the rolls of the welfare program have grown to a record 47 million people.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Adolescents with cerebral palsy face multiple challenges, but they rate their quality of life (QoL) on a par with their able-bodied peers, according to new research reporting on how adolescents with cerebral palsy from nine European regions feel about life.
(Science Daily - News, )

Able-bodied men from the Nigerian town of Chibok have taken to the dangerous Sambisa Forest to search for more than 100 abducted girls and young women whom the military claimed to have freed from their Islamic extremist kidnappers, an education official said Thursday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The South African sprinter, whose heroic effort to compete against able-bodied athletes had seen him take part in the Olympics the month before, responded to his first defeat in a 200m final by rounding on the man who had beaten him. "We aren't racing a fair race," he complained.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Once they learn it is part of ObamaCare, is partially paid for by reductions in payments in Medicare, largely is for able-bodied childless adults, could increase their own health care costs and will crowd out spending on other public priorities, they often flip their support and become strongly opposed to expansion.
(Forbes - Business, )

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