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Radford University faculty member helps find answers to Paralympic racers' nutritional needs ahead of Rio games »
Radford University Health and Human Performance Associate Professor J.P. Barfield was part of a research team this spring that examined the nutritional needs of Paralympic athletes ahead of the summer games in Rio de Janeiro.
As soccer players glided up, down and across a gymnasium floor in their power wheelchairs, trying to direct a ball into the opposing team's net, a group of Radford University students observed from the sideline.
HHP Associate Professor J.P. Barfield traveled to Buenos Aires in August to train health care professionals to classify athletes with physical disabilities for sports.