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Rafael E.A. Muchaxo, Sonja de Groot, Lucas H.V. van der Woude, Thomas W.J. Janssen and Carla Nooijen

, 2010 ), and the sport has been part of the Paralympic Games since 2004 ( IPC Sport Data Management System, 2018 ). Handcycling competition revolves around two main types of events: road races and time trials. According to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) manual ( Union Cycliste Internationale

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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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Doo Jae Park, Na Ri Shin, Synthia Sydnor and Caitlin Clarke

to colonial history. The team performed Holo Arirang including the part of Dokdo before the Olympics. However, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games (POCOG) submitted a statement that the ice dance team should eliminate the part of lyrics that expressed the

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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

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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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Shona L. Halson, Louise M. Burke and Jeni Pearce

the incidence of illness was noted between Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympic Games ( Soligard et al., 2017 ), but lower incidences were reported for the 2016 Paralympic Games ( Derman et al., 2018 ). The 2017 World Athletics Championships in London experienced a norovirus problem in some accommodation

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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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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