Paralympic sport: an emerging area for research and consultancy in sports biomechanics.

@article{Keogh2011ParalympicSA,
  title={Paralympic sport: an emerging area for research and consultancy in sports biomechanics.},
  author={Justin W. L. Keogh},
  journal={Sports biomechanics},
  year={2011},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={234-53}
}
The Paralympic Games are the pinnacle of sport for many athletes with a disability. The overall purpose of this paper is to highlight the role that the field of sports biomechanics specifically (and sports science in general) may play in improving performance in various summer Paralympic sports through research and consultancy. To achieve this broad aim, this review provides some history and background on the Summer Paralympic Games, discusses the eligibility and classification rules, describes… CONTINUE READING