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International Paralympic Committee Position Stand -Background and scientific rationale for Classification in Paralympic Sport
  1. Sean M Tweedy1,*,
  2. Yves C Vanlandewijck2
  1. 1 University of Queensland, Australia;
  2. 2 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to: Sean M Tweedy, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Q4072, Australia; seant{at}hms.uq.edu.au

Abstract

The Classification Code of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), inter alia, mandates the development of evidence based systems of classification. This paper: provides a scientific background for classification in Paralympic sport; defines evidence-based classification; and provides guidelines for how evidence-based classification may be achieved.

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