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Nutritional intake in high-performance para athletes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.) [Nutrition] 2023 Dec; Vol. 116, pp. 112168. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jul 21.

Abstract: Objective: This study aimed to describe the eating habits of para-athletes who attended a specialized training center in Brazil.Methods: Participants were recruited from the Sports Training Center at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. En...

Humid Heat Equally Impairs Maximal Exercise Performance in Elite Para-Athletes and Able-Bodied Athletes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Medicine and science in sports and exercise [Med Sci Sports Exerc] 2023 Oct 01; Vol. 55 (10), pp. 1835-1844. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 May 22.

Abstract: Purpose: This study aimed to compare the impact of hot-humid environmental conditions on performance outcomes, thermoregulatory responses, and thermal perception during exercise between elite para- and able-bodied (AB) athletes.Methods: Twenty elite pa...

Mental health, sleep, and pain in elite Para athletes and the association with injury and illness-A prospective study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation [PM R] 2023 Sep; Vol. 15 (9), pp. 1130-1139. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Feb 14.

Abstract: Introduction: The interest in the health of Para athletes continues to increase. Still, there are few studies that have evaluated health parameters beyond injury and illness in this athlete population.Objective: To assess (1) the weekly proportion of e...

Force-velocity profiling of elite wheelchair rugby players by manipulating rolling resistance over multiple wheelchair sprints.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports [Scand J Med Sci Sports] 2023 Aug; Vol. 33 (8), pp. 1531-1540. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 May 14.

Abstract: This study investigated the effect of increased rolling resistance on wheelchair sprint performance and the concomitant force-velocity characteristics. Thirteen wheelchair rugby (WCR) athletes completed five 15 s wheelchair sprints in their own rugby w...

Intermediate-Level Diet Quality of Brazilian Paralympic Athletes Based on National and International Indexes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nutrients [Nutrients] 2023 Jul 17; Vol. 15 (14). Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jul 17.

Abstract: Diet quality indexes are used to characterize the dietary patterns of individuals and populations. The objective of this study was to compare two specific diet quality indexes, namely the Brazilian Healthy Eating Index Revised (BHEI-R) and the Global D...

"It gives me a wake up call"-It is time to implement athlete health monitoring within the Para sport context.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports [Scand J Med Sci Sports] 2023 May; Vol. 33 (5), pp. 776-786. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 21.

Abstract: Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore elite Para athletes' and coaches' perceptions of experiences of athlete health monitoring.Materials and Methods: This study used a qualitative design, applying a phenomenographical approach. Thirteen ath...

Energy Availability and Nutritional Intake during Different Training Phases of Wheelchair Athletes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nutrients [Nutrients] 2023 May 31; Vol. 15 (11). Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 May 31.

Abstract: Optimizing nutritional intake and timing helps athletes to improve performance and long-term health. Different training phases can require varying nutritional needs. In this study, we conducted a descriptive assessment of dietary intake, energy availab...

Stakeholders' Consensus to Guide the Minimum Impairment Criteria in Wheelchair Basketball.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of sports medicine [Int J Sports Med] 2023 May; Vol. 44 (5), pp. 361-368. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 21.

Abstract: The International Paralympic Committee athlete classification code mandates sports to have defined minimum impairment criteria, describing the minimum level of an eligible impairment an athlete must possess, to be able to participate in that sport. The...

Infographic. Prehospital management of exertional heat stroke at sports competitions for Paralympic athletes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British journal of sports medicine [Br J Sports Med] 2023 Apr; Vol. 57 (7), pp. 433-434. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 29.

Abstract: Competing Interests: Competing interests: None declared.

Title IX's Unintended Consequences: The Female Athlete Triad and the Need for Special Treatment.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American journal of law & medicine [Am J Law Med] 2023 Mar; Vol. 49 (1), pp. 59-80. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jun 28.

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Abstract: This Note examines the effects of Title IX's equal treatment framework on female collegiate athletes in the context of the female athlete triad. It describes the shortcomings of Title IX's equal treatment approach and its deleterious effects on the hea...

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