In the Media

Dr. Krassioukov and his lab’s work in the Paralympics has been featured by various news outlets. A list of our ICORD news write-ups on Dr. Krassioukov and his Paralympic research can be found ib this page.

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Stories featuring Dr. Krassioukov’s comments include:
Fair play at the Paralympics. Canada Foundation for Innovation, 11 March 2104.
Researcher seeks to level playing field for Paralympians. University of British Columbia, 26 February 2014
Paralympic athletes face risky boost in competition. Vancouver Courier, 21 January 2014. 12:11 PM
Some paralympic athletes self-harm for competitive edge:Banned practice of “boosting” increases heart rate, blood pressure. CBC News. Aug 23, 2012 3:15 PM ET
Paralympic athletes who harm themselves to perform better. BBC News Magazine. 22 August 2012.
Why Paralympic Athletes Intentionally Mutilate Themselves Before Competing. Business Insider. Aug. 23, 2012, 10:21 AM
Fears Paralympians with spinal injuries will self-harm in bid to boost their performance during the Games. Mail Online:  PUBLISHED: 12:39 GMT, 23 August 2012
Canadian Researcher Works to Make Paralympic Games Safer:Performance enhancement among disabled athletes carries high risks.US Politics Today. 23 August 2012
Boosting, a cheating method used by athletes with spinal injures, is the Paralympics’ dirty little secret. Yahoo Sports (reprinted in many publications) . 23 August 2012