Exercise and Physical activity

Middle-aged adults with ID are more likely to have higher BMI

Kelly Hsieh, PhD Read More...

90 minutes/week of vigorous physical activity may improve fitness among adolescents with Down syndrome

Rocio Izquierdo-Gomez, PhD Read More...

Overweight and Obesity Reduced as a Result of a Multicomponent Program for Adults with ID

Fermin Martinez-Zaragoza, PhD Read More...

Physical activity program improves health in adults with ID

Guillermo Oviedo, PhD Read More...

Physical activity promotion/obesity prevention efforts for children with SHCN are inadequate

By Juhee Kim, MS, Sc.D.
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Program for both caregivers and adults with ID improves work routines and physical activity

By: Helena Bergström, MS, PhD(c)
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Direct-service providers should be involved in planning and implementation of physical activities

By James Luiselli, EdD, ABPP, BCBA-D
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Leisure participation among people with DD is affected by environmental factors

By Marta Badia, PhD
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Taekwondo training improves knee muscle strength in children

By Shirley S.M. Fong, RPT, B.Sc. Physio., Prof. Dip. Acup., M.Sc., Ph.D.
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Three tests can be used to measure balance, fitness, and independent function in people with I/DD

By Joyce Maring, PT, EdD
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Messages to the brain that control blood pressure during exercise are decreased in people with ID

By Konstantina Dipla, PhD
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Exercise and healthy eating strategies for people with ID are needed

By Amanda Casey, PhD
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Exercise training may improve nervous system function in people with Down syndrome

By Gonçalo Mendonça, PhD
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School physical activity and nutrition program improves health

By Eva Flygare Wallén
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Eight physical fitness tests can be used with adults with ID

By Thessa Hilgenkamp
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Built environment instruments need to be specific-disability-focused

By Jennifer Gray, PhD
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Hippotherapy improves balance in youth with ID

By Paraskevi Giagazoglou
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Integrated sports are good for everyone

By Marie Grandisson, PhDc,
Sylvie Tétreault, PhD
and
Andrew Freeman, PhD
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Pedometer may measure physical activity levels in older adults with ID

By Thessa Hilgenkamp
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Peer-guided exercise program encourages exercise participation of youth with ID

By Heidi I. Stanish and Viviene A. Temple
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Youth with Down syndrome do not get enough physical activity

By Phil Esposito, PhD
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