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Christopher J. Stevens, Megan L.R. Ross, Amelia J. Carr, Brent Vallance, Russ Best, Charles Urwin, Julien D. Périard and Louise Burke

, Sluijter R , Daanen HAM . Ambient conditions prior to Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games: considerations for acclimation or acclimatization strategies . Front Physiol . 2019 ; 10 : 414 . PubMed ID: 31068829 doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00414 31068829 13. Daanen HAM , Racinais S , Periard

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James M. Rhodes, Barry S. Mason, Thomas A.W. Paulson and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

athletes at the 2008 Paralympic Games with regard to player classification . Hum Mov . 2010 ; 11 : 29 – 36 . doi:10.2478/v10038-010-0002-6 25. Morgulec-Adamowicz N , Kosmol A , Molik B , Yilla AB , Laskin JJ . Aerobic, anaerobic, and skill performance with regard to classification in

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Raúl Reina, Aitor Iturricastillo, Rafael Sabido, Maria Campayo-Piernas and Javier Yanci

(see Table  1 ). All the participants had an international competition level background: 27.1% of the participants have competed in London 2012 Paralympic games and the rest had competed in international level tournaments. A group of 39 players without CP was also included in the study as a control

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Peter Olusoga, Marte Bentzen and Goran Kentta

Swedish Sport Confederation. He is also an adjunct professor at the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. He has attended a number of Olympics and Paralympic Games as a sport psychologist. His research, academic role and applied practice has a strong connection to elite sport and high

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Andrea Schlegel, Rebecca Pfitzner and Joerg Koenigstorfer

. , Chatziefstathiou , D. , & Dowse , S. ( 2009 ). A systematic review of the evidence base for developing a physical activity and health legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games . Canterbury, UK : Centre for Sport, Physical Education & Activity Research, Canterbury Christ Church University

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Claudio M. Rocha

de Janeiro starts June 2012 BRT system starts running July 2012 Barra da Tijuca Olympic Park construction starts Second August 2012 2012 London Olympic Games end August 2012 Rio Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games launches August 2013 Olympic Stadium Nilton Santos renovation

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Olivia Wohlfart, Sandy Adam, Jorge García-Unanue, Gregor Hovemann, Berit Skirstad and Anna-Maria Strittmatter

sport organizations. According to the authors’ knowledge, the beginning of sport management in Spain can be placed after the FIFA World Championship in 1982 and the official application for the 1992 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in 1984. In the period between 1986 and 1996, more than 40% of the existing

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Margaret C. Morrissey, Michael R. Szymanski, Andrew J. Grundstein and Douglas J. Casa

increase their risk of heat-related illnesses ( Hopman & Binkhorst, 1997 ). This is of particular interest in individuals with spinal-cord injuries who participate in wheelchair-bound sports. Participation in wheelchair-bound sports is growing rapidly, and many sporting venues such as the Paralympic games

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Pierre Lepage, Gordon A. Bloom and William R. Falcão

Paralympic sports represented at the Paralympic games (24 sports) do not have their own coaching certification. The present results could be used to address the current barriers to knowledge acquisition faced by parasport coaches and perhaps find ways to enhance the development of youth parasport coaches. In

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Tiago Duarte, Diane M. Culver and Kyle Paquette

held, with Canada having participated in every edition. The Wheelchair Curling National Championships started in 2004, whereas the Canadian NTP was created during the 2005–2006 season in preparation for the sport’s debut at the 2006 Paralympic games. Once the coaches entered the WC landscape, their