Journal of the Paralympic Research Group Vol.18

Journal of the Paralympic Research Group Vol.18

The Paralympic Research Group publishes, seasonally in principle, a Journal which announces major results of the studies by the Group and by relevant researchers in order to share them with interested fellow researchers or students.

Vol.18(published in September 2022)


Contributed Articles

  • The Future of the Paralympic Games(PDF

David Legg  1
(Japanese Summary)17

  • Legacy Challenges and Opportunities: Comparing the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics(PDF

Lyusyena Kirakosyan 19
(Japanese Summary)44

  • Study of Volunteers Who Supported the Tokyo 2020 Games(Part 1):
    Achievements and Satisfaction of Games Volunteers(PDF

NINOMIYA Masaya 47
(English Summary)72

Research Articles

  • Development and Current Status of Sports for Persons with Disabilities in Ukraine(PDF

NOBORI Amiko 75
(English Summary)94

  • The Importance of Patents for Sports Prosthetics Manufacturers(PDF

(English Summary)108

  • Report on the Survey on the Awareness and Interest of the General Public in the
    Paralympics after the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan and in Some
    Selected Countries: The Relationship between Perceptions of Social Impacts of Hosting the Paralympic Games in One's Own Country and Behavior during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: From Trends in Three Countries(United Kingdom, Brazil, and Japan)(PDF

ENDO Hanae  111
(English Summary)131

  • Study on the Impact of Para sports on Inclusion Awareness(2):
     Comparison of the 2019 and 2022 Survey Result (PDF

NAKAMURA Masahiro  135
(English Summary)153

 Research Note

  • The Significance of Sports Competitions and Sports Activities for Veterans with Disabilities)(PDF

OGOURA Kazuo  155
(English Summary)176

Japanese Translations (tentative) of the Contributed Articles Published in the Journal of Paralympic Research Group Vol.17.

  • Diverse Aspects of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games(PDF

Gudrun Doll-Tepper  1

  • From Tokyo 1964 to Tokyo 2021, the Paralympic Games Seen through the Lens of Paris 2024: From the Celebration of Differences to Achievement Through Technical Progress(PDF

    Sylvain Ferez 23

  • Perspectives on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games(PDF

David Legg 47

  • Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Legacy, Disability and Japan - Muzukashi desu ne? (PDF

Ian Brittain 71


  • London, Rio, Tokyo: The Legacy of the Paralympic Opening Ceremony(PDF

KRIS Yoshie 263
(English Summary)283

  • Summary Report on the 41st Workshop (PDF


  • Authors(PDF