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24-Hour Movement Behaviors Among US Adults With Functional Disabilities

Samantha M. Ross, Justin A. Haegele, Bridgette M. Schram, and Sean Healy

Adults with disabilities, which represents one in 4 US adults, are a priority population for health promotion. 1 , 2 Adults with disabilities represent a diverse group, experiencing a range of impairments, and activity limitations, that may interact with environmental barriers to result in

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Physical Activity Among Young Children With Disabilities: A Systematic Review

Leah G. Taylor, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Julia Yates, Rebecca L. Bassett-Gunter, Meagan Stanley, and Patricia Tucker

sufficiently active ( Aubert et al., 2022 ; Hnatiuk et al., 2014 ; Timmons et al., 2012 ; Tucker, 2008 ). What is less clear, are the PA patterns among young children with disabilities ( Aubert et al., 2021 ). Globally, 240 million children (i.e., aged 0–17) have one or more identified disabilities ( United

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Practical Considerations for Coaching Athletes With Learning Disabilities and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Rhys J. Thurston, Danielle M. Alexander, and Mathieu Michaud

Learning disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders are the most prevalent disabilities that affect student learning ( Cortiella & Horowitz, 2014 ). Learning disabilities are defined as the reduced capacity of an individual to develop new academic skills and knowledge associated with expressive

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Dance Programs for School-Age Individuals With Disabilities: A Systematic Review

Laura A. Prieto, Justin A. Haegele, and Luis Columna

Dance, as both a type of physical activity and art of self-expression, may provide a variety of physical, social, and psychological benefits for people with and without disabilities ( Bungay & Vella-Burrows, 2013 ; Burkhardt & Brennan, 2012 ; Zitomer, 2016 ). Akin to their peers without

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Theory of Planned Behavior in Research Examining Physical Activity Factors Among Individuals With Disabilities: A Review

T. Nicole Kirk and Justin A. Haegele

in the United States reported meeting these guidelines. Though it is clear that physical activity participation is a problem across all age groups, research indicates that in general, individuals with disabilities tend to be particularly inactive ( Buchholz, McGillivray, & Pencharz, 2003 ; Carroll

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Real World Tracking of Modified Ride-On Car Usage in Young Children With Disabilities

Samuel W. Logan, Christina M. Hospodar, Kathleen R. Bogart, Michele A. Catena, Heather A. Feldner, Jenna Fitzgerald, Sarah Schaffer, Bethany Sloane, Benjamin Phelps, Joshua Phelps, and William D. Smart

More than 30 years of research has demonstrated that young children with disabilities who use powered mobility devices for self-directed mobility experience developmental gains such as increased self-initiated social interactions and social skills, increased exploration of the environment, and

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Results From South Korean 2022 Para Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents With Disabilities

Jeongmin Lee, Kitaek Oh, Jihee Min, Seon-Young Goo, Eun-Young Lee, Kyoung June Yi, Jinmoo Heo, Joon-Sung Lee, Dong-il Kim, Wonsang Shin, Kwon-il Kim, Yeonsoo Kim, and Justin Y. Jeon

Engaging in regular physical activity (PA) improves physical, mental, and social health among children and adolescents ( Carson et al., 2016 ). Overall, physical inactivity is prevalent among children and adolescents globally ( Guthold et al., 2020 ). Children and adolescents with disabilities

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The Self-Efficacy of Physical Education Teachers to Teach Students With Disabilities: A Systematic Review of Literature

Lindsey A. Nowland and Justin A. Haegele

Students with disabilities are more likely to be educated in integrated 1 classes today than ever before ( USDE, 2021 ). For example, in the United States, 95% of students with disabilities ages 6–21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act were enrolled in integrated public

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Irish Para Report Card on Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents With Disabilities

Kwok Ng, Sean Healy, Wesley O’Brien, Lauren Rodriguez, Marie Murphy, and Angela Carlin

available data and translates results to grades for several key indicators at the individual, interindividual, and macrolevels ( Harrington et al., 2014 ). The exercise was repeated in 2016, whereby Harrington et al. ( 2016 ) noted minimal disability-specific data were available and called for addressing

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Results From Finland’s 2022 Para Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents With Disabilities

P. Asunta, K. Kämppi, K. Ng, A. Saari, and T. Tammelin

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (60/1991 ), the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ( CRPD, 27/2016 ), and the Finnish Non-Discrimination Act (1325/2014; “Nondiscrimination Act,” 2014 ) require that children and adolescents with disabilities (CAWD) be