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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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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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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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Ben T. Stephenson, Christof A. Leicht, Keith Tolfrey and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

 = 1) volunteered to participate in this study. All provided written informed consent and the procedures were approved by the Loughborough University Ethical Advisory Committee. All participants regularly competed at an international level for 2 to 7 years with 9 athletes racing in the 2016 Paralympic

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James M. Rhodes, Barry S. Mason, Thomas A.W. Paulson and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

athletes at the 2008 Paralympic Games with regard to player classification . Hum Mov . 2010 ; 11 : 29 – 36 . doi:10.2478/v10038-010-0002-6 25. Morgulec-Adamowicz N , Kosmol A , Molik B , Yilla AB , Laskin JJ . Aerobic, anaerobic, and skill performance with regard to classification in

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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

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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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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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David S. Haydon, Ross A. Pinder, Paul N. Grimshaw and William S.P. Robertson

3.5-point players at the 2016 Paralympic Games had limb deficiencies, representing a large proportion of this classification. For 3.5-point players with limited trunk function but good arm and hand function, the trends discussed may not be evident. Conversely, low-point players have a similar

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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