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Xavier García-Massó, Isaac Estevan, Roberto Izquierdo-Herrera, Israel Villarrasa-Sapiña and Luis-Millan Gonzalez

body composition in children with and without visual impairments . Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81 ( 3 ), 290 – 299 . PubMed ID: 20949849 doi: 10.1080/02701367.2010.10599677 Hsu , Y.-S. , Kuan , C.-C. , & Young , Y.-H. ( 2009 ). Assessing the development of balance function

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Juliana S. Oliveira, Leanne Hassett, Catherine Sherrington, Elisabeth Ramsay, Catherine Kirkham, Shona Manning and Anne Tiedemann

/ischemic heart disease/heart attack, congestive heart disease, hypertension, Parkinson’s disease, atrial fibrillation, stroke/transient ischemic attack, peripheral vascular disease, diabetes mellitus, upper gastrointestinal disease, depression, cognitive impairment, anxiety/panic disorder, visual impairment

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Loriane Favoretto, Zach Hutchison, Claire M. Mowling and Melissa M. Pangelinan

processing, etc.) and physical limitations (e.g., arthritis, balance problems, visual impairments, etc.) to reap the same degree of benefit as younger adults. Lastly, additional studies are necessary to examine the effects of each of the different behavioral supports implemented in the present study (video

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Lauren M. Robins, Ted Brown, Aislinn F. Lalor, Rene Stolwyk, Fiona McDermott and Terry Haines

visual impairment, severe arthritis or marked tremor ( Tuijl, Scholte, de Craen, & van der Mast, 2012 ; Upadhyaya, Rajagopal, & Gale, 2010 ). Previous studies have demonstrated a cut-off of 13 on this scale to have good sensitivity (64–79%) and high specificity for identifying cognitive impairment (92

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Wesley J. Wilson, Luke E. Kelly and Justin A. Haegele

.1080/07303084.2011.10598641 Lieberman , L.J. , Houston-Wilson , C. , & Kozub , F.M. ( 2002 ). Perceived barriers to including students with visual impairments in general physical education . Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 19 ( 3 ), 364 – 377 . PubMed ID: 28195757 doi: 10.1123/apaq.19.3.364 Nichols , C. , Block

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Meltem Dizdar, Jale Fatma Irdesel, Oguzhan Sıtkı Dizdar and Mine Topsaç

weakness, visual impairment, and concomitant chronic diseases in addition to balance disorders ( Van Schoor, Smit, Pluijm, Jonker, & Lips, 2002 ). A proportion of hip fractures due to falls are also caused by muscle weakness in the lower extremities ( Sandler & Robinovitch, 2001 ). The weakness in muscle

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Rosanna Gilderthorp, Jan Burns and Fergal Jones

sensory deficits, such as auditory and visual impairments ( Hatton, 2012 ; McLaren & Bryson, 1987 ). In addition to primary health conditions, lifestyle limitations and choices put people with ID at risk of developing secondary health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity ( Emerson

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Fatemeh Azadinia, Ismail Ebrahimi-Takamjani, Mojtaba Kamyab, Morteza Asgari and Mohamad Parnianpour

deformities, a history of spinal surgery, systemic infections, neurological diseases, diabetes, pregnancy, uncorrectable visual impairment, vestibular disorders, respiratory disorders, lower limb length discrepancy, and lower limb musculoskeletal disorders and those who had used sedatives or drugs affecting

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Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, Caroline S. Blaum, Tisha Moore, Roger Brown, Andrzej Galecki, Debra Strasburg, Shu Chen and Neil B. Alexander

several comorbidities and T2DM-related problems, such as visual impairment. Future studies should also include an objective physical activity measure, such as accelerometry, which seems to correlate better than CHAMPS with physical activity determined by gold standard doubly labeled water studies. 18 An

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Jaehun Jung, Willie Leung, Bridgette Marie Schram and Joonkoo Yun

with hearing impairments were active, while 26% of youth with physical disabilities and 27% of youth with visual impairment were active. Age may also be an important biological factor influencing physical activity levels of youth with and without disabilities ( Baldursdottir, Valdimarsdottir, Krettek