Tetsuo Suyama*, Fumihiro Tajima, Akihisa Torii, Miho Kikuchi and Keiichi Takei
Many Paralympic athletes have complications of and disorders of motor-organs and viscera with symptoms accompanying impairments. For this reason, medical care for the said athlete during the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games will especially be important. Japanese Para-Sports Association has been holding lecture classes on medical management for the Paralympic athletes since 2005. Physicians authorized by The Association are to be dispatched to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games as members of the medical team for the Games.
In this report, we would like to mention that the legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games is the promotion of symbiotic society which socially influences not only the persons with impairments but also those without impairments considering the improvement of competitiveness of athletes and the influence on the whole society.
Published Date: 2021-08-16; Received Date: 2021-08-27