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Physical performance of individuals with intellectual disability: a 30 year follow up.
Physical performance of Finnish adolescents (33 females, 44 males) with moderate intellectual disability (ID) was studied over a 30 year period. This study is an extension of Lahtinen's previous workExpand
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Physical fitness and physical activity in adolescents with asperger syndrome: a comparative study.
While physical activity is beneficial for youth with developmental disabilities, little is known about those individuals' fitness profile and levels of activity. Therefore the purpose of this studyExpand
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Physical Activity Among Adolescents With Long-Term Illnesses or Disabilities in 15 European Countries.
Physical activity (PA) is an important health-promoting behavior from which adolescents with long-term illnesses or disabilities (LTID) can benefit. It is important to monitor differences acrossExpand
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Association of poverty and social exclusion with body mass index among Special Olympics athletes in Europe
ObjectivesTo examine the association of a risk of poverty and social exclusion (AROPE), age, and gender with the body mass index (BMI) status of European Special Olympics athletes.MethodsBMI recordsExpand
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Fundamental movement skill proficiency and body composition measured by DXA in eight-year-old children
Objective: The main aim was to examine the association between fundamental movement skills (FMS) and objectively measured body composition using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). Methods: StudyExpand