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Reliability of Accuracy and Precision Tests for Elite Para Table Tennis Players

Szymon Galas, Marcin Andrzejewski, and Beata Pluta

activity practiced by person with a disability, both physical and educational ( Sheng et al., 2021 ; Yam et al., 2021 ). The players with impairment who compete table tennis are divided into two groups: wheelchair and standing players. Currently, only two eligible impairments are distinguished in Para

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Comparative Strength and Endurance Parameters of the Craniocervical and Cervicothoracic Extensors and Flexors in Females With and Without Idiopathic Neck Pain

Shaun O’Leary, Carlijn Hoogma, Øystein Molland Solberg, Sara Sundberg, Ashley Pedler, and Luke Van Wyk

Impaired muscle function is thought to contribute to the high prevalence 1 and recurrence 2 of idiopathic neck pain. 3 Several studies have shown deficits in maximal strength 4 – 10 and endurance 4 , 11 – 13 of the cervical muscles in individuals with idiopathic neck pain when compared with

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Accelerometer Calibration: The Importance of Considering Functionality

Scott J. Strath, Taylor W. Rowley, Chi C. Cho, Allison Hyngstrom, Ann M. Swartz, Kevin G. Keenan, Julian Martinez, and John W. Staudenmayer

were individuals who were wheelchair reliant or assistive device reliant, and those with uncontrolled hypertension with a blood pressure greater than 160/100 mmHg at the initial visit, who had a known history of cognitive impairment inability to follow study procedures, and had a history of amputation

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External Match Loads of Footballers With Cerebral Palsy: A Comparison Among Sport Classes

Javier Yanci, Daniel Castillo, Aitor Iturricastillo, Tomás Urbán, and Raúl Reina

. Classification based on the impairments and sport classes (FT) of footballers with CP is a key point in this population, among other para-sports. 10 Footballers with CP (FT5–FT8) are eligible to compete in national and international competitions. After the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, each team must field at

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What’s in a Sport Class? The Classification Experiences of Paraswimmers

Kirsti Van Dornick and Nancy L.I. Spencer

Parasport 1 has grown significantly over the past 60 years, with the Paralympic Games becoming the second largest multisport event on Earth ( Steadward & Peterson, 1997 ). To gain access to competitive parasport, athletes with physical, sensory, and intellectual impairment are classified based on

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Wheelchair Basketball Athletes’ Perceptions of the Coach–Athlete Relationship

Lara Pomerleau-Fontaine, Gordon A. Bloom, and Danielle Alexander

Over 1 billion people across the globe have reported living with an impairment ( World Health Organization, 2021 ), which has the potential to affect functionality on an intellectual (e.g., Down syndrome) and/or physical (e.g., amputation) level ( International Paralympic Committee, 2016 ). As a

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Physical Activity Promotion for Persons Experiencing Disability: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Research and Practice

Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Joonkoo Yun, Jooyeon Jin, Jeffrey A. McCubbin, and Robert W. Motl

disabilities categorically based on medical diagnoses (e.g., multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy). The functional model emphasizes functional limitations arising from impairments and focuses on improving functioning with rehabilitation. Social models view disability not as an attribute of the person, but as an

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Balance Control in Individuals With Visual Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Hamed Zarei, Ali Asghar Norasteh, Lauren J. Lieberman, Michael W. Ertel, and Ali Brian

). When one of these systems involved in postural balance is deactivated, balance control will be deficient ( Seidler et al., 2015 ). Individuals with visual impairment (IwVI) are deprived of the first and most widely utilized sense in humans, vision. The visual system is of particular importance in motor

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Mental Fatigue Impairs Physical Performance in Young Swimmers

Eduardo Macedo Penna, Edson Filho, Samuel Penna Wanner, Bruno Teobaldo Campos, Gabriel Resende Quinan, Thiago Teixeira Mendes, Mitchell Robert Smith, and Luciano Sales Prado

); however, its effects on physical performance have only recently been investigated. The empirical evidence gathered to date suggests that mental fatigue does not impair short-duration activities requiring all-out strategies ( 18 ). However, mental fatigue has been shown to affect athletic performance in

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Exploring Shared Effects of Multisensory Impairment, Physical Dysfunction, and Cognitive Impairment on Physical Activity: An Observational Study in a National Sample

Megan J. Huisingh-Scheetz, Li Li, Kristen E. Wroblewski, L. Philip Schumm, Martha K. McClintock, and Jayant M. Pinto

Ninety-four percentage of adults >57 years have at least one sensory deficit, making the burden of sensory impairment enormous ( Correia et al., 2016 ; Crews & Campbell, 2004 ; Murphy et al., 2002 ; Welge-Lüssen, 2009 ; Wickremaratchi & Llewelyn, 2006 ). Multisensory loss greatly reduces health