An initial evaluation of a long-term, sustainable, integrated community-based physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability.

@article{Lante2011AnIE,
  title={An initial evaluation of a long-term, sustainable, integrated community-based physical activity program for adults with intellectual disability.},
  author={Kerrie A Lante and Jeff Whenan Walkley and Merrilyn Gamble and M Vassos},
  journal={Journal of intellectual & developmental disability},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={197-206}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) programs for adults with intellectual disability (ID) have positive impacts, at least in the short term. No research has been reported on the effect of long-term engagement in PA programs for adults with ID. This paper explores the physical and psychosocial benefits gained by two individuals with mild ID who participated in… CONTINUE READING