World Para Powerlifting launches Webinar Series

Online courses to be hosted by world-leading experts in different languages across a wide range of topics 11 Sep 2020
A female powerlifter competing being observed by a man in a chair
ⒸHiroki Nishioka for World Para Powerlifting
By World Para Powerlifting

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).

To gain access to the Webinar Series, please complete the form clicking here.

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)


More information on other World Para Powerlifting development initiatives can be found here.