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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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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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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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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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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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Janet M. Boekhout, Brenda A.J. Berendsen, Denise A. Peels, Catherine A.W. Bolman and Lilian Lechner

to 19% of the younger adults ( WHO, 2010b ). Among specific subpopulations of older adults, this lack of PA is even more prevalent, such as single older adults ( Masi, Chen, Hawkley, & Cacioppo, 2011 ; Toepoel, 2013 ) and adults with physical impairments ( WHO, 2011 ). Several studies have shown

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Keishi Soga, Keita Kamijo and Hiroaki Masaki

impaired the recollection processing, whereas the familiarity process remained unaffected. Neuroimaging studies have shown that the hippocampus selectively supports the recollection process, whereas adjacent cortex in the medial temporal lobe supports the familiarity process ( Cansino et al., 2002

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Ali Brian, Sally Taunton, Lauren J. Lieberman, Pamela Haibach-Beach, John Foley and Sara Santarossa

, DeMartelaer, Samaey, & Andries, 2008 ), which was the original intent of its developers ( Ulrich, 1985 , 2000 ). Given the frequency and severity of gross motor delays for individuals with visual impairments ( Haegele, Brian, & Goodway, 2015 ; Haibach, Wagner, & Lieberman, 2014 ; Houwen, Hartman

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Barry S. Mason, Viola C. Altmann and Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey

Paralympic sports, a classification system exists in order to minimize the impact of impairment on the outcomes of competition. 2 Classification in WR is largely dependent on the physical assessment of trunk and arm function. Point scores between 0 and 1.5 are awarded to represent trunk function. Both arms

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Ryan McCann, Kyle Kosik, Masafumi Terada and Phillip Gribble

Key Points • Patients with a lateral ankle sprain often sustain recurrent injuries after return to play. • Impairments and activity limitation persist beyond return to play from a lateral ankle sprain. • It remains unknown how these outcomes contribute to recurrent lateral ankle sprains. Athletic