Papers included in the collection will describe the development and use of assistive technology in sports included in the 2020 Paralympics, considerations regarding access to assistive technology, training and resources, and more.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Design for sports assistive technology
  • Smart materials for advanced assistive technology
  • Advanced manufacturing and personalized sports assistive technology
  • The role of power assist in Paralympic Sports.
  • Psychological and sociological impacts of participating in ParaSports
  • Accessibility to specialised sports assistive technology and training in developing countries

Manuscript Deadline: April 15, 2022

Lead Guest Editor:

Kath Bogie
Case Western Reserve University, USA

Co-Guest Editors:

Rory A. Cooper
University of Pittsburgh, USA

Brian L. Davis
Cleveland State University, USA

Laurence Kenney
University of Salford, UK

Raymond Tong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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