This page contains the ParaVolley-specific documents developed by and available from the World ParaVolley Medical Department.
Each of the below tools has been written with consideration given to indoor and beach volleyball risk mitigation strategies. However, sitting volleyball and beach paravolley require their own set of discipline-specific strategies, which have been developed by ParaVolley experts from World ParaVolley’s Medical, Technical, Referees, and Rules of the Game Commissions, and are included in these tools.
- World ParaVolley Risk Assessment and Competition Mitigation Checklist Tool (Excel)
- Return to ParaVolley Sport Event Hosting Guidelines (PDF)
- Bouncing Back: Safe Return to ParaVolley Sport – Guidelines (PDF)
World ParaVolley Risk Assessment and Competition Mitigation Checklist Tool
This checklist has been developed by Dr. A. Marshall, Medical Advisor to World ParaVolley, in collaboration with the Medical Director, World ParaVolley Technical Commission, Referees Commission, Beach ParaVolley Commission, and Rules of the Game Commission.
If movement restrictions (regional, local) and physical distancing measures remain in place, the Risk Assessment may not apply as public health restrictions (e.g. maximum number of people together, quarantine post movement, etc.) take precedence and by their very nature may preclude any training or competition.
Return to ParaVolley Sport Event Hosting Guidelines
This document has been developed to support the safe return to ParaVolley sport activities, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidelines contained within this document are intended to support event organizers and stakeholders with the delivery of ParaVolley events. This document is not meant to provide an exhaustive list of mitigation measures, and organizations must take responsibility for considering all issues, including those not specifically listed, but that may be required due to the local or national situation.
Bouncing Back: Safe Return to ParaVolley Sport – Guidelines
These guidelines have been developed to assist ParaVolley member organizations mitigate the ongoing risk of
contracting and spreading the COVID-19 virus. The guidelines provide some key principles to observe in order to reduce
the likelihood of spreading the COVID-19 virus as nations allow return to sport, and ParaVolley activities resume. They
are not intended to be a reference guide for LOCs hosting ParaVolley events. Please refer to the World ParaVolley Event
Hosting Guidelines and World ParaVolley Risk Assessment Tool for more information regarding events.
IPC Resource: IPC Classification hygiene and infection control guidelines during COVID-19
This document has been develpoed to support safe return to classification activities, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These guidelines are intended to support event organisers and classification stakeholders with the delivery of classification.
This document contains both COVID-19 specific recommendations as well as general recommendations on hygiene and infection control. ONce a situation changes with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic this document will be revised accordingly.
This document relates to classification for athletes with a physical, vision or intellectual impairment.