Paracanoe Conference - Presentations

Please find below what was presented during the 2018 Paracanoe Conference, held in Stockholm, 5-7 OCtober 2018


Paracanoe: Why, How and the Future (Opening Presentation)

By John Edward – ICF Chair of the Paracanoe Committee


The Inclusive Philosophy of Handi-Kayak in France and adding ICF Paracanoe

By Jean-Christophe Gonneaud – FFCK


Recreational Canoeing for Persons with Impairments in Sweden

By Mats-Erik Bjerkefors – RG Aktiv Rehabilitering - Boson Sport Center Sweden

And Charlotte Sjöberg and Martin Bretz – recreational paddlers


Paracanoe Development in Italy - Part 1

Paracanoe Development in Italy - Part 2

By Diego Doga - FICK


Inclusive Paracanoe Development in Japan at the Participation level

By Hiroshi Tsuchiya - Japan Paracanoe Association


Programme Development in the UK

By Clarisse Smith – British Canoeing


The Polish START organization & Paracanoeing for ALL & Sport

By Roumauld Schmidt – START – Poland


Adaptive Paddling in the USA

By John MacDonald - ACA


Special O canoeing at the World Games

By Rosa Zaranska - Special Olympics Poland


A proposed conceptual framework aimed at assistive technology development for Paracanoeing

By Dr. Bryce Dyer - Bournemouth University, UK


The Contribution of a Lower-Limb prosthesis on Paracanoeing performance: a case study

By Dr. Bryce Dyer - Bournemouth University, UK


Positive Effects of Kayak Ergometer Use by Paraplegics

By Dr. Anna Bjerkefors - Swedish Sports Confederation


Research in Paracanoe for Kayaking & Va’a

By Johanna Rosén - PhD candidate at The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences (GIH)


Classification processes in Paracanoe

By Fatima Fernandes - ICF Head of Classification


The effect of a multidisciplinary intervention program on a Portuguese Paracanoe athlete

By Nuno Januario - Lisbon University


Didactic and Methodology aspect on the Teach-Learning/Training Process in Paracanoe Sport

Ivo Quenda - Lisbon University


Methods for assessment of exercise capacity in paracanoeing

By Michael Starczewski 


Differences in performance of KL1, KL2 & KL3 Athletes in Competition

By Luis Santos - Brazilan Paralympic Committee