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Dustin A. Hahn

. Communication Research Reports, 29, 333 – 342 . doi:10.1080/08824096.2012.723646 10.1080/08824096.2012.723646 Cheong , J. , Khoo , S. , & Razman , R. ( 2016 ). Spotlight on athletes with a disability: Malaysian newspaper coverage of the 2012 London Paralympic Games . Adapted Physical Activity

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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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Joseph Peters, Ian Rice and Tyson Bull

, Rintala, Clearman, & Hart, 1993 ; Mutsuzaki et al., 2014 ; Regan et al., 2009 ; Shimizu et al., 2017 ). For example, at the 2012 Paralympic Games, approximately one fifth of all sport-related complications were related to skin breakdown ( Derman et al., 2013 ). Extrinsically, PU development can

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Johanna S. Rosén, Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey, Keith Tolfrey, Anton Arndt and Anna Bjerkefors

Para Vaʼa is a canoeing sport performed in a Polynesian outrigger canoe, propelled by a single-blade paddle on flat or open water, by athletes with physical impairments. Para Vaʼa makes its debut as a Paralympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee

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Andrew Hammond, Ruth Jeanes, Dawn Penney and Deana Leahy

). ‘A mockery of equality’: An exploratory investigation into disabled activists’ views of the paralympic games . Disability & Society, 28 ( 7 ), 984 – 996 . doi:10.1080/09687599.2012.748648 10.1080/09687599.2012.748648 Brittain , I. ( 2016 ). The paralympic games explained ( 2nd ed

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Brian P. McCullough, Madeleine Orr and Timothy Kellison

to reduce sport’s environmental impact. Some lines of research have focused on a top-down approach, in which major sporting leagues or governing bodies like the International Olympic Committee initiate sustainable action. Given the size and scope of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, much attention

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Rosanna Gilderthorp, Jan Burns and Fergal Jones

Athletes with intellectual disabilities (ID) were re-included into the London 2012 Paralympics games. There has been much debate surrounding the rules of the Paralympic games, as all participants with ID compete against each other in the same class, ( Burns, 2017 ), despite the vast range of

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Danielle Peers, Timothy Konoval and Rebecca Marsh Naturkach

, walking and wheeling” (p. 2). Throughout the document, every clause is made relevant to para-athletes (e.g., the “Olympic/Paralympic Games,” p. 6). Although the trickle down of this plan through Athletics Canada’s website and those of its affiliate PSOs and clubs leaves much to be desired, Athletics

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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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Paul E. Yeatts, Ronald Davis, Jun Oh and Gwang-Yon Hwang

doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2013.08.023 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.08.023 Gold , J.R. , & Gold , M.M. ( 2007 ). Access for all: The rise of the Paralympic Games . Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, 127 ( 3 ), 133 – 141 . PubMed ID: 17542426 doi:10.1177/1466424007077348 10