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Rachael C. Stone, Shane N. Sweet, Marie-Josée Perrier, Tara MacDonald, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung

. The International Paralympic Committee aspires to leverage Paralympic sport as means of creating a more inclusive society by challenging stereotypes of and attitudes toward disability ( International Paralympic Committee, 2015 ). This aspiration is predicated, in part, on the assumption that people

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Kirsti Van Dornick and Nancy L.I. Spencer

). Assessing muscle strength for the purpose of classification in Paralympic sport: A review and recommendations . Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 20 ( 4 ), 391 – 396 . PubMed ID: 27692576 doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2016.08.010 10.1016/j.jsams.2016.08.010 Brittain , I. ( 2016

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Annemarie M.H. de Witte, Monique A.M. Berger, Marco J.M. Hoozemans, Dirkjan H.E.J. Veeger and Lucas H.V. van der Woude

Wheelchair basketball is a Paralympic sport characterized by fast-paced defensive and offensive actions that include specific wheelchair maneuvers like starting, stopping, and turning ( Wang, Chen, Limroongreungrat, & Change, 2005 ). Next to the functional abilities of the athlete, the movement

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Danielle Peers

.1123/apaq.31.1.1 Braye , S. ( 2014 ). Meet my exes: Theological reflections on disability and paralympic sport—A continuum of ephemeral deaths and eternal resurrection . Journal of Disability & Religion, 18 ( 2 ), 127 – 141 . doi:10.1080/23312521.2014.898391 10.1080/23312521.2014.898391 Bredahl , A

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

current study enabled their children to participate in parasport by providing transportation and emotional encouragement, the current coaches appeared to rely more heavily on the parents than the coaches working in Paralympic sport settings. This finding is indicative of the different dynamics between

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Krystn Orr, Katherine A. Tamminen, Shane N. Sweet, Jennifer R. Tomasone and Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos

intracollegiate and intercollegiate sport are available in both Olympic and Paralympic sport with the opportunity to add alternative sport; thus, exposing England children and youth to disability sport. These types of programs may also assist in raising awareness of parasports among typically developing peers