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World Para Powerlifting launches free webinar series

A male powerlifter competing being observed by a man in a chair
Photo: Hiroki Nishioka/IPC

World Para Powerlifting has launched a series of free webinars hosted by world-leading experts, researchers and educators.

The webinar series is aimed at different stakeholders in the Para powerlifting community (coaches, athletes, administrators, technical officials and classifiers) and will feature diverse topics, delivered in different languages.

The webinars are completely free and offer a Certificate of Participation for each session attended (if registration is completed and feedback is provided).

The first Webinar (“Force production and muscle activation during partial vs. full range of motion in Paralympic powerlifting”) will be hosted in Spanish and is scheduled to 24 September at 7:00 PM (CET, Central European Time).

The series will continue through the following months including a wide range of topics such as anti-doping, equipment, sport psychology and competition hosting.

The schedule of the first four online sessions can be found below.

World Para Powerlifting Webinar Series 

24 September – 7:00 PM  (CET)  

Force production and muscle activation during partial vs. full range of motion in Paralympic powerlifting.

Tanise Pires Mendonça and Felipe José Aidar Martins (in Spanish)

26 September – 2:30 PM (CET)

Socio-cultural power dynamics and coping functions: a narrative case report of a female Paralympian

Anaurene Roy (in English)

8 October – 7:00 PM (CET)

The influence of warm-up on body temperature and strength performance in Brazilian national level Paralympic powerlifting athletes

Marcelo Aquino Resende, Roberta Barreto Vasconcelos and Felipe José Aidar Martins (in Spanish)

22 October – 7:00 PM (CET) 

Effects of ibuprofen intake in muscle damage, body temperature and muscle power in Paralympic powerlifting athletes

Guacira Silva Fraga and Felipe José Aidar Martins (in Spanish)

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