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Supporting Coach Learning in Paralympic Sport: Rich Environments for Innovation

Georgia A. Askew, Ross A. Pinder, Ian Renshaw, and Adam D. Gorman

be very challenging for advocates ( Renshaw et al., 2022 ). However, we believe that practitioners working in complex systems such as Paralympic sport could be in the position to reframe such challenges and embrace the exciting opportunities they offer ( Pinder & Renshaw, 2019 ) to advance coach

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Examining the Influence of Impairment Type on the Development of Paralympic Sport Athletes

Nima Dehghansai, Veronica Allan, Ross A. Pinder, and Joe Baker

In their comprehensive study, Radtke and Doll-Tepper ( 2014 ) demonstrated the complexity of Paralympic sport (PS) athletes’ development and the importance of examining disability-related 1 factors to further our limited knowledge. This work was supported by Hutzler et al. ( 2016 ) opinion paper

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It’s a Long Way to the Top: Determinants of Developmental Pathways in Paralympic Sport

Jacqueline Martins Patatas, Jens De Rycke, Veerle De Bosscher, and Rafael Lima Kons

in Paralympic sport. Those include the disability-related 1 nuances, such as the classification system, different types of impairment (visual, intellectual, and physical), and nature of the impairment (acquired impairment [AI] or congenital impairment [CI]) that influence sport participation

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Individualising Coaching in Olympic and Paralympic Worlds: An Applied Perspective

Scott Simon and Pam Richards

The operationalisation of a high-performance vision in the context of professional elite sport, in which shared mental models (SMMs) are developed within Paralympic sport, refutes the claim that Paralympic sport is a microcosm of Olympic performance. Instead, the Paralympic landscape should be

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Coaches’ Use of Remote Coaching: Experiences From Paralympic Sport

Sarah Taylor, Ian Renshaw, Ross Pinder, Remco Polman, and Scott Russell

Opportunities to receive regular quality coaching is recognized as a significant barrier for athletes in Paralympic Sport, due to reduced access to coaching expertise ( Pinder & Renshaw, 2019 ; Wareham et al., 2019 ). Existing research has shown that coaches in disability sport have limited access

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Coach and Athlete Perspectives on Talent Transfer in Paralympic Sport

Nima Dehghansai, Alia Mazhar, and Joseph Baker

understanding the process of TT in Paralympic sport by understanding athletes’ and coaches’ experiences across this process may help to identify gaps and develop strategies to overcome the challenges Paralympic athletes face transferring between sports. To this end, the purpose of this project was to interview

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Pathways in Paralympic Sport: An In-Depth Analysis of Athletes’ Developmental Trajectories and Training Histories

Nima Dehghansai, Ross A. Pinder, and Joseph Baker

Given the relative immaturity of research programs in Paralympic sport (PS) compared with able-bodied (AB) sport ( Dehghansai et al., 2017a ), it is not surprising that many athlete development models are built on evidence from AB cohorts. However, considering the complexities associated with PS

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The Effect of Vision Impairment on Competitive and Technical–Tactical Performance in Judo: Is the Present System Legitimate?

Rafael L. Kons, Kai Krabben, David L. Mann, Gabriela Fischer, and Daniele Detanico

Judo for athletes with vision impairment (VI judo) is a Paralympic sport that follows the same rules as Olympic judo but with one main exception, as the match is initiated with athletes positioning their grips on the opponents’ jacket ( judogi ; International Paralympic Committee, 2018 ). This

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The Effectiveness of a 30-Week Concurrent Strength and Endurance Training Program in Preparation for an Ultra-Endurance Handcycling Challenge: A Case Study

Jonpaul Nevin and Paul Smith

physical disability. Therefore, the knowledge that stems from applied case studies provides valuable information to help guide best practices within this exciting and liberating Paralympic sport. While the majority of trained handcyclists compete in organized road races and time trials, others focus their

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A High-Intensity Warm-Up Increases Thermal Strain But Does Not Affect Repeated Sprint Performance in Athletes With a Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

Thomas J. O’Brien, Simon J. Briley, Barry S. Mason, Christof A. Leicht, Keith Tolfrey, and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

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