Part of the esteemed IOC Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, this new volume on Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete will be athlete-centred with each chapter written for the practical use of medical doctors and allied health personnel.

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The debrief into the Rio 2016 Paralympics concluded in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday (30 November) with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) stressing that despite the success of the Games there are many lessons to learn for future organisers.

IPC Alpine Skiing and the International Ski Federation (FIS) have announced that young Para alpine skiers will race at six FIS able-bodied youth competitions for the first time in 2017.