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Yuhei Inoue, Mikihiro Sato and Kevin Filo

Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games’ official motto of “United by Emotions,” which underscores “the power of sport to bring together people from diverse backgrounds . . . to connect and celebrate in a way that reaches beyond their differences” ( International Olympic Committee, 2020 , para. 1). TSSR

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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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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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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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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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Jamile S. Codogno, Henrique L. Monteiro, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Romulo A. Fernandes, Subhash Pokhrel and Nana Anokye

-8910.2015049005650 Blauwet , C. , Lexell , J. , Derman , W. , Idrisova , G. , 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

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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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Claudio M. Rocha

de Janeiro starts June 2012 BRT system starts running July 2012 Barra da Tijuca Olympic Park construction starts Second August 2012 2012 London Olympic Games end August 2012 Rio Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games launches August 2013 Olympic Stadium Nilton Santos renovation

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Andrea Schlegel, Rebecca Pfitzner and Joerg Koenigstorfer

. , Chatziefstathiou , D. , & Dowse , S. ( 2009 ). A systematic review of the evidence base for developing a physical activity and health legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games . Canterbury, UK : Centre for Sport, Physical Education & Activity Research, Canterbury Christ Church University

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Peter Olusoga, Marte Bentzen and Goran Kentta

Swedish Sport Confederation. He is also an adjunct professor at the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. He has attended a number of Olympics and Paralympic Games as a sport psychologist. His research, academic role and applied practice has a strong connection to elite sport and high