Alicia M. Gal


Understanding The Science Of Para Ice Hockey

A Canadian researcher explains the unique biomechanical skills of para hockey athletes.

Niklas Ingvarsson of Sweden and Steve Arsenault of Canada in action during the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Photo by Joel Marklund/Olympic Information Service.

It brings me such joy and pride to watch the amazing and inspiring athletes at the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. As an avid sports fan, I’m cheering on Canada’s para ice hockey team. And as a biomedical engineer, I also have a fascination with how para athletes perform and how I can help to make them better.

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