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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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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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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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Glynn M. McGehee, Armin A. Marquez, Beth A. Cianfrone and Timothy Kellison

new stadium to be constructed in nearby Cobb County. Turner Field was originally built in advance of the 1996 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Atlanta and was repurposed into a baseball stadium for the Braves in 1997. Many hoped that the stadium would spur development in surrounding neighborhoods

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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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Murray G. Phillips and Gary Osmond

Indigenous sportspeople—male and female—are prominent Australian identities. Many of these people have national profiles in all of Australia’s football codes and are successful athletes on the international stage at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as competing at the highest level in

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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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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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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