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Ben T. Stephenson, Sven P. Hoekstra, Keith Tolfrey and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

by paratriathletes in the heat. As paratriathletes display such significant thermoregulatory strain in the heat, event organizers must consider first aid provision at races with challenging environmental conditions, such as the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, 29 for the rapid treatment of potential

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Shona L. Halson, Louise M. Burke and Jeni Pearce

the incidence of illness was noted between Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympic Games ( Soligard et al., 2017 ), but lower incidences were reported for the 2016 Paralympic Games ( Derman et al., 2018 ). The 2017 World Athletics Championships in London experienced a norovirus problem in some accommodation

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Andressa Silva, Fernanda V. Narciso, Igor Soalheiro, Fernanda Viegas, Luísa S.N. Freitas, Adriano Lima, Bruno A. Leite, Haroldo C. Aleixo, Rob Duffield and Marco T. de Mello

-Paralympics period . Motriz Rev Educ Fis . 2015 ; 21 ( 2 ): 168 – 176 . doi:10.1590/S1980-65742015000200007 10.1590/S1980-65742015000200007 3. Silva A , Queiroz SS , Winckler C , et al . Sleep quality evaluation, chronotype, sleepiness and anxiety of Paralympic Brazilian athletes: Beijing 2008 Paralympic

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Anna Bjerkefors, Johanna S. Rosén, Olga Tarassova and Anton Arndt

to an increase in pelvis and trunk rotation and a higher power output. 1 Kayaking performed by people with physical impairment is called para-kayak and was introduced as an international competitive sport in 2009 and debuted in the Paralympic Games in 2016. In Paralympic sports, athletes compete in

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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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Ben T. Stephenson, Christof A. Leicht, Keith Tolfrey and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

 = 1) volunteered to participate in this study. All provided written informed consent and the procedures were approved by the Loughborough University Ethical Advisory Committee. All participants regularly competed at an international level for 2 to 7 years with 9 athletes racing in the 2016 Paralympic

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Jamile S. Codogno, Henrique L. Monteiro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Romulo A. Fernandes, Subhash Pokhrel and Nana Anokye

. , Kissick , J. , Stomphorst , J. , . . . Webborn , N. ( 2016 ). The road to Rio: Medical and scientific perspectives on the 2016 Paralympic Games . PM & R : The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, 8 ( 8 ), 798 – 801 . PubMed ID: 31774628 doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.004 Chief

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Barry S. Mason, Viola C. Altmann and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

.4.335 18955749 7. Morgulec-Adamowicz N , Kosmol A , Bogdan M , Molik B , Rutkowska I , Bednarczuk G . Game efficiency of wheelchair rugby athletes at the 2008 Paralympic Games with regard to player classification . Hum Movement . 2010 ; 11 ( 1 ): 29 – 36 . doi:10.2478/v10038-010-0002-6 10

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David S. Haydon, Ross A. Pinder, Paul N. Grimshaw and William S.P. Robertson

3.5-point players at the 2016 Paralympic Games had limb deficiencies, representing a large proportion of this classification. For 3.5-point players with limited trunk function but good arm and hand function, the trends discussed may not be evident. Conversely, low-point players have a similar