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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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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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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

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Pamela Wicker and Paul Downward

Measurement of volunteering and analysis Bradford et al. ( 2016 ), United Kingdom London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; n  = 20 volunteers Skill development as well as social and cultural capital Volunteering not explicitly measured (qualitative study); interviews and focus groups; and thematic analysis

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Christopher M. McLeod, Haozhou Pu and Joshua I. Newman

Traffic Control Measures from the Beijing-bound non-Beijing-registered motor vehicles during the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games . Beijing, China : Beijing Traffic Management Buraeu . Retrieved from www.bjjtgl.gov.cn/english/Notices/206268/index.html Billings , A.C. , & Easterman , S

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Laura Misener, Landy Di Lu and Robert Carlisi

? Research Context The 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games were hosted by Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Pan/Parapan American Games function on a model similar to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, where the able-bodied event precedes the disability sport

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Alan J. McCubbin, Bethanie A. Allanson, Joanne N. Caldwell Odgers, Michelle M. Cort, Ricardo J.S. Costa, Gregory R. Cox, Siobhan T. Crawshay, Ben Desbrow, Eliza G. Freney, Stephanie K. Gaskell, David Hughes, Chris Irwin, Ollie Jay, Benita J. Lalor, Megan L.R. Ross, Gregory Shaw, Julien D. Périard and Louise M. Burke

. , & Daanan , H.A.M. ( 2019 ). Ambient conditions prior to Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games: Considerations for acclimation or acclimatization strategies . Frontiers in Physiology, 10, 414 . 10.3389/fphys.2019.00414 Girard , O. , Brocherie , F. , & Bishop , D.J. ( 2015 ). Sprint

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Lea-Cathrin Dohme, David Piggott, Susan Backhouse and Gareth Morgan

Paralympics Games . London, UK : Department of Health . Weinberg , R. , Butt , J. , & Culp , B. ( 2011 ). Coaches’ views of mental toughness and how it is built . International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 9, 156 – 172 . doi:10.1080/1612197X.2011.567106 10.1080/1612197X.2011

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Bård Erlend Solstad, Andreas Ivarsson, Ellen Merethe Haug and Yngvar Ommundsen

.H. Hoyle (Ed.), Handbook of structural equation modeling (pp.  361 – 379 ). New York, NY : Guilford . Cheon , S.H. , Reeve , J. , Lee , J. , & Lee , Y. ( 2015 ). Giving and receiving autonomy support in a high-stakes sport context: A field-based experiment during the 2012 London Paralympic