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Danielle Peers, Timothy Konoval, and Rebecca Marsh Naturkach

with more diverse or complex disabilities someone else’s problem” (p. 11). Howe ( 2007 ) offered the most notable analysis of parasport integration in Canada, focusing on the NSO in charge of the para-athletic sport he competed in (i.e., track and field). Para-athletics was one of the first

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Yetsa A. Tuakli-Wosornu, Xiang Li, Kimberly E. Ona Ayala, Yinfei Wu, Michael Amick, and David B. Frumberg

The World Para Athletics (track and field) classification system serves two primary purposes: to determine who is eligible to compete in Para athletics competitions and to separate athletes into evidence-based sport classes to ensure equitable competition ( Tweedy et al., 2016 ; Tweedy

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Shana E. Harrington, Sean McQueeney, and Marcus Fearing

the literature for Para swimmers and able-bodied swimmers. One assumption that may be made is that athletes with physical impairments do not train in similar durations to able-bodied counterparts, but our data reveal that this is not always the case. Regarding Para cycling and Para athletics, we were

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Tomás T. Freitas, Pedro E. Alcaraz, Ciro Winckler, Santiago Zabaloy, Lucas A. Pereira, and Irineu Loturco

. Paralympic sprint performance between 1992 and 2012 . Int J Sports Physiol Perform . 2015 ; 10 ( 8 ): 1052 – 1054 . PubMed ID: 25710327 doi:10.1123/ijspp.2014-0560 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0560 25710327 3. International Paralympic Committee . World para athletics: results, rules, and regulations 2020

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Mohsen Shafizadeh, Nicola Theis, and Keith Davids

.1111/j.1469-8749.1998.tb15369.x World Para Athletics . ( 2016 ). RaceRunning. Enhancing athletes with high support needs participation in world para athletes . CPISRA . Retrived from www.cpisra.org

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

. Results Sport Career Athletes were involved in a variety of sports, including boccia ( n  = 3), Para archery ( n  = 11), Para athletics ( n  = 22), Para badminton ( n  = 13), Para cycling ( n  = 33), Para ice hockey ( n  = 4), Para snowboard ( n  = 1), Para swimming ( n  = 14), Para table tennis ( n  = 28

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Nima Dehghansai, Ross A. Pinder, and Joseph Baker

Sport Nature of impairment Impairment type Sport N Age SD AIA SD C PA A EA AD VI SCI/SB CP/ABI Amputee Other Boccia 3 28.10 15.73 2 1 2 Para archery 11 44.53 15.06 38.5 12.77 4 1 5 1 4 1 4 Para athletics 22 31.78 12.77 17.71 11.28 10 2 4 1 3 5 4 6 5 Para badminton 13 31.88 16.13 25.17 18.72 5 2 1 3 5 1

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Iván Peña-González, Alba Roldan, Carlos Toledo, Tomás Urbán, and Raúl Reina

). 3 That functional classification system, which also applied to para-athletics for runners with HAA, led to the so-called cut point problem, where classifiers had to decide a para-athlete’s sport class according to impairment severity. In the new classification scenario, CP football developed

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Janet A. Lawson, Jennifer Turnnidge, and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung

Sport Coach Disabilit* 8 Educat* 14 Goalball Coach Resourc* 4 Hearing Impaired Sport Coach 7 Intervention 1 Para Athletics Coach Resourc* 3 Para Nordic Coach Resourc* 2 Para Soccer 7 A Side Coach Resourc* 2 parasport Coach Interpersonal 0 parasport Coach Intrapersonal 0 parasport Coach Maltreatment 0

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Marte Bentzen, Danielle Alexander, Gordon A. Bloom, and Göran Kenttä

Paralympic Games, making up 2.8% of the total athlete population ( World Para Athletics, 2012 ). Despite the small number of athletes, we encourage future parasport researchers to include coaching athletes with intellectual disabilities (see Hassan, Dowling, McConkey, & Menke, 2012 ; MacDonald, Beck