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Javier Yanci, Daniel Castillo, Aitor Iturricastillo, Tomás Urbán and Raúl Reina

, international tournaments are organized by the IFCPF (ie, Continental championships, World tournaments, and U-19 championships) and by the International Paralympic Committee or its regional organization (ie, Paralympic Games, Parapan American Games, ASEAN Para Games, or European Para Games). Considering this

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Inhyang Choi, Damian Haslett, Javier Monforte and Brett Smith

represented South Korea in international-level Para-sport games (e.g., PyeongChang Paralympic games 2018, Rio Paralympic games 2016, and Indonesia 2018 Asian Para games) or planned to represent South Korea in Tokyo Paralympic games 2020. Disabled elite athletes were purposively selected based on activism

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Jeffrey Martin, Mario Vassallo, Jacklyn Carrico and Ellen Armstrong

gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Rio Paralympic games. Our first predictor of how athletes would emotionally respond, at the immediate completion of their races, was based on the medal they won with an expectation that gold medalists would express the most happiness followed by silver medalists

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Brody J. Ruihley and Bo Li

Marathon, and golf’s The Masters Tournament were all postponed. Alongside the cancellation or suspensions of recreational, high school, college, and professional sport activities around the world, including the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, there has been a litany of fan reaction, alternative sport

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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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Erik L. Lachance and Milena M. Parent

development programs (e.g.,  Taks, Green, Misener, & Chalip, 2014 ); organizational capacity (e.g.,  Wicker & Breuer, 2013 ); and event legacies (e.g.,  Misener, Darcy, Legg, & Gilbert, 2013 ), as well as contexts such as the Paralympic Games (e.g.,  Darcy, Dickson, & Benson, 2014 ) and Special Olympics World

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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 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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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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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