Relationship between BMI, physical fitness, and motor skills in youth with mild intellectual disabilities

@article{Frey2006RelationshipBB,
  title={Relationship between BMI, physical fitness, and motor skills in youth with mild intellectual disabilities},
  author={Georgia Frey and Blanda Chow},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={861-867}
}
Introduction:The negative impact of obesity on physical fitness and motor abilities has been documented in youth of various ages; however, this issue has not been explored in youth with mild intellectual disabilities (ID). Youth with ID are considered more overweight, less physically fit, and less motor proficient than peers without ID, so it is important to determine if these variables are associated in this population. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between body… CONTINUE READING