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Kendra R. Todd and Kathleen A. Martin Ginis

occur with the aid of a power wheelchair, manual wheelchair, orthotics, canes, crutches, or even nothing at all. Globally, studies suggest a prevalence rate of 490–526 SCIs per million population among developed countries, and 440 per million for nondeveloped countries. The current global incidence rate

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April Henning and Jörg Krieger

reservations about the change, including those worried that focusing on professionals would stall amateur track-and-field participation in developing countries, Diack saw it differently. In his view, the IAAF was not an organization with athletes as its mission. Rather, the IAAF “is a Federation of Federations

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Karin Lobenius-Palmér, Birgitta Sjöqvist, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf and Lars-Olov Lundqvist

 al., 2009 ), indicating that low PA and high sedentary time in youth with disabilities is a widespread phenomenon, at least in developed countries. Although youth with disabilities were less active than youth with TD in almost all PA variables, there were some exceptions. There was, for instance, no

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Annette J. Raynor, Fiona Iredale, Robert Crowther, Jane White and Julie Dare

care (RAC) facilities in developed countries such as Australia, it is important to promote physical activity in RAC settings ( Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine, 2014 ). To date, the limited amount of exercise-based research in RAC facilities has tended to focus on the effect of

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Alejandra Jáuregui, Selene Pacheco-Miranda, Armando García-Olvera and Emanuel Orozco-Núñez

(policy and practice related), and inclusion of least developed countries and small island developing states. A total of 5 countries were initially identified (Fiji, Zambia, Mexico, South Africa, and Tunisia), of which only 4 accepted to participate (Fiji, Zambia, Mexico, and South Africa). Each of the 4

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Carrie W. LeCrom, Brendan Dwyer and Gregory Greenhalgh

. Thompson , K. , Boore , J. , & Deeny , P. ( 2000 ). A comparison of an international experience for nursing students in developed and developing countries . International Journal of Nursing Studies, 37 ( 6 ), 481 – 492 . PubMed ID: 10871658 doi:10.1016/S0020-7489(00)00027-4 10.1016/S0020

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Shane Pill, Brendon Hyndman, Brendan SueSee and John Williams

sport by this principal is also unsurprising, given that sport is the main movement form within PE in most developed countries ( Tinning, Macdonald, Wright, & Hickey, 2001 ). Chris does not comment about how using digital game design principles is likely to be perceived by other members in his school PE

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Ray M. Merrill

activity. Research has shown that smokers have more shortness of breath, more injuries, and require more time to recover. 40 In addition, heavy smokers have higher body weight than light smokers. 55 – 57 In developed countries, there tends to be a clustering of smoking and obesity, which may be because

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Pierre Lepage, Gordon A. Bloom and William R. Falcão

The World Health Organization ( 2017 ) recently estimated that over 1 billion individuals have reported a disability. Within this population, 180–220 million are youth, 80% of them living in developed countries ( United Nations, 2016 ). For example, the United States has over 5 million youth

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Diana Castaneda-Gameros, Sabi Redwood and Janice L. Thompson

the present study. As the UK and other developed countries become increasingly diverse, it is important to ensure the health and well-being of migrant groups. While some women may be comfortable in using PA services already available for older adults (e.g., walking clubs, mixed facilities), many