Journal of Sports Sciences, Volume 39, 2021, Issue sup1 | Evidence-Based Classification in Paralympic Sport

‘Evidence-Based Classification in Paralympic Sport’ is sponsored and supported by International Paralympic Committee (IPC)


Classifying the evidence for evidence-based classification in Paralympic sport
David L. Mann, Sean M. Tweedy, Robin C. Jackson & Yves C. Vanlandewijck
Pages: 1-6 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1955523

Research Article

Challenges and opportunities in wheelchair basketball classification– A Delphi study
Osnat Fliess Douer, Davidah Koseff, Sean Tweedy, Bartosz Molik & Yves Vanlandewijck
Pages: 7-18 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1883310

Conceptual model of sport-specific classification for para-athletes with intellectual impairment
Debbie Van Biesen, Jan Burns, Jennifer Mactavish, Peter Van de Vliet & Yves Vanlandewijck
Pages: 19-29 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1881280

Open Access
Expert opinion on classification for footballers with vision impairment: Towards evidence-based minimum impairment criteria
Oliver R. Runswick, Rianne H. J. C. Ravensbergen, Peter M. Allen & David L. Mann
Pages: 30-39 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1881301

Measures of impairment applicable to the classification of Paralympic athletes competing in wheelchair sports: A systematic review of validity, reliability and associations with performance
Michael J. Hutchinson, Jamie-Lee K. Phillips, Barry S. Mason, Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey & Emma M. Beckman
Pages: 40-61 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1815957

Open Access
Improving the objectivity of the current World Para Swimming motor coordination test for swimmers with hypertonia, ataxia and athetosis using measures of movement smoothness, rhythm and accuracy
Ana Carolina Maia, Luke Hogarth, Brendan Burkett & Carl Payton
Pages: 62-72 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1935114

Establishing the reliability of instrumented trunk impairment assessment methods to enable evidence-based classification in Para swimming
Rachel Smith, Mark Connick, Emma Beckman, Luke Hogarth & Vaughan Nicholson
Pages: 73-80 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1930699

Does sports-specific training improve measures of impairment developed for para sport classification? A multiple-baseline, single-case experiment
Paula J Wilson, Mark J Connick, Iain M Dutia, Emma M Beckman, Angelo Macaro & Sean M Tweedy
Pages: 81-90 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1883309

Validation of new measures of arm coordination impairment in Wheelchair Rugby
Viola C. Altmann, Brenda E. Groen, Sascha Groeneweg, Gonnie van der Weijde & Noël L.W. Keijsers
Pages: 91-98 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1882731

Open Access
Developing additional competition classes for athletes with intellectual impairments: Conceptual approach and efficacy of an ICF derived measure
Suzie Lemmey, Jan Burns & Fergal Jones
Pages: 99-108 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1881302

Performance analysis of Paralympic 2.4mR class sailing
Israel Caraballo, Carolina Cruz-Leon, Alejandro Pérez-Bey & José V. Gutiérrez-Manzanedo
Pages: 109-115 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1917871

The importance of pacing in basketball players with intellectual impairment: Input for evidence-based classification
M. Khudair, D. van Biesen, J. Pérez-Tejero & F. J. Hettinga
Pages: 116-124 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1881303

Effect of vision impairment on match-related performance and technical variation in attacking moves in Paralympic judo
Rafael Kons, Kai Krabben, David L. Mann & Daniele Detanico
Pages: 125-131 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1945776

Optimising classification of proximal arm strength impairment in wheelchair rugby: A proof of concept study
Barry S. Mason, Viola C. Altmann, Michael J. Hutchinson, Nicola Petrone, Francesco Bettella & Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey
Pages: 132-139 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1883291

Is impaired coordination related to match physical load in footballers with cerebral palsy of different sport classes?
Raúl Reina, Aitor Iturricastillo, Daniel Castillo, Alba Roldan, Carlos Toledo & Javier Yanci
Pages: 140-149 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1880740

Do visual fields need to be considered in classification criteria within visually impaired shooting?
Keziah Latham, David L. Mann, Rebecca Dolan, Joy Myint, Matthew A. Timmis, Donghyun Ryu, Steven Frisson & Peter M. Allen
Pages: 150-158 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1911425

Cluster analysis of impairment measures to inform an evidence-based classification structure in RaceRunning, a new World Para Athletics event for athletes with hypertonia, ataxia or athetosis
Marietta L. van der Linden, Orla Corrigan, Nicola Tennant & Martine H. G. Verheul
Pages: 159-166 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1860360

Exploration of the minimum visual disability criteria for Para nordic and Para alpine skiing using simulated vision impairments
Amritha Stalin & Kristine Dalton
Pages: 167-187 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1903685

Open Access
May the best-sighted win? The relationship between visual function and performance in Para judo
Kai Krabben, Evgeny Mashkovskiy, H. J. C. (Rianne) Ravensbergen & David L. Mann
Pages: 188-197 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1851899

Perspectives of a new sport-specific Para Shooting classification system for athletes with vision impairment
Peter M. Allen, David L. Mann, Ian van der Linde & Eldré W. Beukes
Pages: 198-208 | DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1851923

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