Special Issue on The Contributions of an Interdisciplinary Team to the Performance of Athletes with Cerebral Palsy

Submission Deadline: Feb. 25, 2020

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Luiz Carlos Marçal
      Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Guest Editor
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    • Rosane Costa
      Department of Psychology, Estácio de Sá Univerity, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Elza Lobosque
      Department of Psychology, Estácio de Sá Univerity, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    • Fernanda Silva
      Psychiatric Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
    • Alexandra Rodrigues
      Department of Psychology, Salgado de Oliveira University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Wladimir Rodrigues
      Department of Psychology, University Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil
    • Fábio André Castilha
      LABIMH Laboratory, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Introduction

    Paralympic Games consist of a sporting event, which consists of competitions between high level athletes, from handicapped people, whether sensory or physical. The resemblance to the Olympics does not end there: the Games take place in the same place as the traditional Olympics, but they start shortly after they end. The Paralympic sport has grown in the national scenario, but still presents few studies that contributed to the increase of the performance in athletes for Olympic. For this reason, in this issue we will focus on studies that provide results that contribute to health and increased performance of athletes with cerebral palsy. Even the restricted literature points to the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary team, so it was decided to contemplate studies with different science professionals that integrated can contribute to health and increased performance of athletes of CP.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Diagnóstic
    2. Psychiatrical
    3. Neuropsichological
    4. Evaluation
    5. Scale
    6. Evidence Validity

  • Guidelines for Submission

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  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.