Research on physical activity and disability: an emerging national priority.

@article{Rimmer1996ResearchOP,
  title={Research on physical activity and disability: an emerging national priority.},
  author={James H Rimmer and David L Braddock and Kenneth H. Pitetti},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1996},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1366-72}
}
Despite the voluminous amount of research that has been published in the field of exercise science over the past three decades, there remains a paucity of information on the activity patterns and physiological responses to exercise in persons with disabilities. In an era when physical activity has grown to new heights in terms of its importance in promoting health and preventing disease, many questions pertaining to how it affects the lives of individuals with physical disabilities remain… CONTINUE READING

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