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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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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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Priscila Tamplain, E. Kipling Webster, Ali Brian and Nadia C. Valentini

Motor Development-3 for children with visual impairments . Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 35 ( 2 ), 145 – 158 . PubMed ID: 29523021 doi: 10.1123/apaq.2017-0061 Brown , T. ( 2019 ). Structural validity of the Bruininks-Oseretsky test of motor proficiency– Second edition brief form (BOT-2

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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

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Jeffrey Martin, Mario Vassallo, Jacklyn Carrico and Ellen Armstrong

 = 46), and bronze ( N  = 46) medals. Athletes were classified according to their eligible impairments as noted in the Paralympic database as follows: visual impairment, n  = 37; impaired muscle power from neurological or musculoskeletal impairments, n  = 24; upper limb deficiency (e.g., amputee), n

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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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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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Madhura Phansikar and Sean P. Mullen

, Hughes, Mohs, & Heyman, 1991 ). The task requires participants to recall as many words as possible, in no particular order, from a list of 10 words that is presented to them 8–10 min prior to the recall task. The list of 10 words is presented one at a time on a computer screen (for those with visual

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focuses on the differences between PMC and MC between Belgian and Australian adolescent girls. The last presentation is centered on the performance of Latvian and U.S. children with special needs (visual impairments) on several variables (PA, PMC e MC).The discussant will focus on the importance of