Physical Activity

The relationship between physical activity facility proximity and leisure-time physical activity in persons with spinal cord injury

Kelly P. Arbour, Ph.D., Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Ph.D., The SHAPE-SCI Research Group Department of Kinesiology, Centre for Health Promotion and Rehabilitation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1 Disability and Health Journal,  July 2009 Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 128–135 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.01.003 Abstract Background Within the general able-bodied population, proximity of one’s home to physical activity […]

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A review of social and environmental barriers to physical activity for adults with intellectual disabilities

Amy E. Bodde, M.P.H., Dong-Chul Seo, Ph.D. Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA Disability and Health Journal, April 2009 Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 57–66 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.11.004 Abstract Background There is a higher prevalence of sedentary behavior among adults with intellectual disability (ID) compared to the general population. The majority of research on […]

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Parents’ physical activity−related perceptions of their children with disabilities

Jeffrey J. Martin, Ph.D., Yun Seok Choi, Ph.D. Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2009 Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 9–14 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.09.001 Abstract Background Parental support of children’s physical activity is important, especially for young children with disabilities, given their low rates of physical […]

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Measurement and description of physical activity in adult manual wheelchair users

Catherine A. Warms, Ph.D., R.N., C.R.R.N., JoAnne D. Whitney, Ph.D., R.N., C.W.C.N., F.A.A.N., Basia Belza, Ph.D., R.N. Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195-6157, USA †This project was supported by NIH Research Grants 5 P20 NR008351-04 and NR008360-04 funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research and the […]

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