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Research Study: Exploring perceptions and utility of physical activity campaigns among individuals with a disability

Researchers and Master’s students from Queen’s University are seeking individuals ages 16+ who self-identify as a women or girl with a disability to take part in an upcoming research study. The purpose of this research is to examine how women and girls with a disability perceive Para sport campaigns and… Read More

Research Study: Sport Specialization in Disability Sport

Sport Specialization in Disability Sport: A Retrospective Narrative Approach Early sport specialization in childhood and early adolescence continues to gain in popularity despite its well-known physiological and psychosocial health risks. However, the vast majority of this research has been conducted in able-bodied sport, while less is known about the developmental… Read More

Job Opportunity: Executive Director

The Ontario Para Network is seeking a highly-collaborative, innovative team leader who is adept at building partnerships, strengthening community relationships, and inspiring staff and stakeholders alike to fulfill the role of Executive Director. Position: Executive Director Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Location: Toronto, Ontario Reports to: Ontario Para Network… Read More

Research Study: Exploring Experiences in Parasport

The Canadian Disability Participation Project (CDPP) and researchers from the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University are working on a project regarding understanding safe sport from a parasport perspective, and are seeking study participants. They are seeking a broad range of perspectives, including: Athletes Coaches Program coordinators/managers… Read More