Blind/Low Vision

Self-reported physical activity using International Physical Activity Questionnaire in adolescents and young adults with visual impairment

Magdalena Wrzesińska, Ph.D. Anna Lipert, Ph.D., Beata Urzędowicz, M.D., Ph.D., Lucjan Pawlicki, M.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 20-30 DOI: Background Young people with visual impairment (VI) face many environmental barriers that influence physical activity. Objective The aims of the study were to assess the level of physical […]

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Human factors/usability barriers to home medical devices among individuals with disabling conditions: In-depth interviews with positive airway pressure device users

Constance H. Fung, M.D., M.S.H.S., Uyi Igodan, B.A., Cathy Alessi, M.D., Jennifer L. Martin, Ph.D., Joseph M. Dzierzewski, Ph.D., Karen Josephson, M.P.H., B. Josea Kramer, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, p86–92 Published online: June 30 2014 Abstract Background Evidence suggests that medical equipment often fails to accommodate the needs of […]

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Calibration and validation of the Physical Activity Barrier Scale for persons who are blind or visually impaired

Miyoung Lee, Ph.D., Weimo Zhu, Ph.D., Elizabeth Ackley-Holbrook, Ph.D., Diana G. Brower, M.S., Bryan McMurray, M.S. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 3, p309–317 Published online: February 24, 2014 DOI: Background It is critical to employ accurate measures when assessing physical activity (PA) barriers in any subpopulation, yet existing measures are not appropriate […]

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