Paralympic classification: conceptual basis, current methods, and research update.

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Paralympic classification systems aim to promote participation in sport by people with disabilities by controlling for the impact of impairment on the outcome of competition. Valid systems of classification ensure that successful athletes are those who have the most advantageous combination of anthropometric, physiological, and/or psychological attributes… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.04.013

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@article{Tweedy2014ParalympicCC, title={Paralympic classification: conceptual basis, current methods, and research update.}, author={Sean Michael Tweedy and Emma M Beckman and Mark James Connick}, journal={PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation}, year={2014}, volume={6 8 Suppl}, pages={S11-7} }