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Andrew G. Wood, Jamie B. Barker, Martin Turner and Peter Thomson

cardiac output by Finometer in patients with cirrhosis . Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging, 30 , 230 – 233 . doi:10.1111/j.1475-097X.2010.00932.x 10.1111/j.1475-097X.2010.00932.x Legg , D. , & Steadward , R. ( 2011 ). The Paralympic Games and 60 years of change (1948–2008): Unification

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Julia Allain, Gordon A. Bloom and Wade D. Gilbert

– 16 . doi:10.1123/iscj.2013-0008 10.1123/iscj.2013-0008 Ritchie , D. , & Allen , J. ( 2015 ). ‘Let them get on with it’: Coaches’ perceptions of their roles and coaching practices during Olympic and Paralympic Games . International Sport Coaching Journal, 2 , 108 – 124 . doi:10.1123/iscj.2014

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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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Rob Millington, Simon C. Darnell and Brad Millington

.A. , & Ponte , S. ( 2008 ). Better (red) TM than dead? Celebrities, consumption and international aid . Third World Quarterly, 29 ( 4 ), 711 – 729 . doi:10.1080/01436590802052649 10.1080/01436590802052649 Rio2016 . ( 2009 ). Candidature file for Rio de Janeiro to Host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic

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Göran Kenttä, Marte Bentzen, Kristen Dieffenbach and Peter Olusoga

Sciences and head of sport psychology for the 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

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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

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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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Sofie Morbée, Maarten Vansteenkiste, Nathalie Aelterman and Leen Haerens

: A field-based experiment during the 2012 London Paralympic Games . Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 19, 59 – 69 . doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.02.007 10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.02.007 Cheval , B. , Chalabaev , A. , Quested , E. , Courvoisier , D.S. , & Sarrazin , P. ( 2017 ). How

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Yoko Kanemasu

has a long history of Paralympic sports (its first Paralympic Games participation dating back to 1964) and most recently won its first gold medal (in high jump) in the 2012 Summer Paralympics, para-sport federations have historically faced financial challenges and lack of family/community support

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Brian Wilson and Nicolien VanLuijk

history of Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games and relevant controversies to date, the history of protest around sport and mega-events; and understandings of how mainstream press conventionally respond to protest and social movements, in particular contexts. Our feeling is that a hybrid approach that