Technology in Paralympic sport: performance enhancement or essential for performance?

  title={Technology in Paralympic sport: performance enhancement or essential for performance?},
  author={Brendan J. Burkett},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={44 3},
BACKGROUND People with disabilities often depend on assistive devices to enable activities of daily living as well as to compete in sport. Technological developments in sport can be controversial. OBJECTIVES To review, identify and describe current technological developments in assistive devices used in the summer Paralympic Games; and to prepare for the London 2012 Games, the future challenges and the role of technology are debated. METHODS A systematic review of the peer-reviewed… CONTINUE READING
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