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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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