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Comparison of Physical Activity Levels Between Adults With and Without Mental Retardation Georgia

  title={Comparison of Physical Activity Levels Between Adults With and Without Mental Retardation Georgia},
  author={Claudia Frey},
Background: Adults with mental retardation (MR) have been identified as being more sedentary than those without disabilities based on (a) proxy reports of physical activity (PA) and (b) physiological measures such as body composition or cardiovascular fitness. However, there exist no objective, direct comparisons of PA levels between adults with and without MR. The purpose of this study was to compare physical activity (PA) levels between adults with and without MR using accelerometry. Methods… 

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