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

Para Va'a 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 Va'a makes its debut as a Paralympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee

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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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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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Sara M. Campbell, Ashley Fallaize and Paul Schempp

2020 as they prepare for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Each year, 12–18 national- or regional-level coach developers are selected to participate. The 10-month programme is composed of online modules and 2-week long residential workshops (see Figure  1 ). During the residential workshops

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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

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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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Christoph Szedlak, Matthew J. Smith, Bettina Callary and Melissa C. Day

level (i.e., Formula One, World/European Championship, Olympic/Paralympic Games, National Hockey League, and County Championship Division One) and (b) accredited by the UK Strength and Conditioning Association or a certified S&C specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. This