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This lecture provides an analysis of the emergence of the Paralympic Movement, from its origins at the Stoke Mandeville Games to the agreement between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that has shaped

Barcelona: l'herència dels Jocs (1992-2002)

Miquel de Moragas; Miquel Botella (eds.) (2002): Barcelona: l'herència dels Jocs (1992-2002). Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olímpics (UAB), Ajuntament de Barcelona, Editorial Planeta.


 
The book Barcelona: l’herència dels Jocs (1992-2002) offers

International Review for the Sociology of Sport

Article written by David EJ Purdue and P David Howe from the Loughborough University, UK. "In this paper components of Bourdieu’s sociological theory will be utilized to systematically outline key constituents, and the interrelated power struggles, which shape Paralympic

Journal Sport Social Issues

Article written byAndrea Bundon and Laura Hurd Clarke from Loughborough University, UK, and The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. "Drawing on interviews with 25 athletes with disabilities and para-sport participants (coaches, volunteers, and supporters), and on posts and

Journal Sport Social Issues

Article written by David Legg, Ted Fay, Eli Wolff and Mary Hums from Mount Royal University, Canada, State University of New York at Cortland, Brown University and University of Louisville, USA. "The inclusion of athletes with a disability into

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Work by Richard Giulianotti, Gary Armstrong, Gavin Hales and Dick Hobbs at Journal of Sport and Social Issues published 14 April 2014. This article examines the diverse forms of public opposition, protest, criticism, and complaint in the United

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Prior to the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, new statistical methods had to be developed for the enhanced syndromic surveillance during the Games. Different methods were developed depending on whether or not historical data were available. Practical solutions were needed to cope with the required daily reporting and data quality issues. During the Games, nearly 4800 signals were tested on average each day, generating statistical alarms that were assessed to provide information on areas of potential public health concern and reassurance that no major adverse incident had occurred.

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