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Kim Gammage, Rachel Arnold, Nicole Bolter, Angela Coppola, Thomas Curran, Lori Dithurbide, Karl Erickson, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Luc Martin and Kathleen Wilson

Invictus Games. To date, much of what we know from mass media images of parasport come from the Paralympic Games; thus, the present study sought to significantly extend current knowledge on media images of parasport by exploring the British Broadcasting Corporation coverage of the Invictus Games with

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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

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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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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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Margaret C. Morrissey, Michael R. Szymanski, Andrew J. Grundstein and Douglas J. Casa

increase their risk of heat-related illnesses ( Hopman & Binkhorst, 1997 ). This is of particular interest in individuals with spinal-cord injuries who participate in wheelchair-bound sports. Participation in wheelchair-bound sports is growing rapidly, and many sporting venues such as the Paralympic games

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Kristoffer Henriksen, Louise Kamuk Storm, Natalia Stambulova, Nicklas Pyrdol and Carsten Hvid Larsen

.1123/tsp.23.2.271 10.1123/tsp.23.2.271 Williams , D.E. , & Andersen , M.B. ( 2012 ). Identity, wearing many hats, and boundary blurring: The mindful psychologist on the way to the Olympic and Paralympic Games . Sport Psychology in Action, 3 , 139 – 152 . doi:10.1080/21520704.2012.683090 10