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The Good , the Bad , and the Ugly of Evidence-Based Practice 1

  title={The Good , the Bad , and the Ugly of Evidence-Based Practice 1},
  author={M. Bouffard},
The evidence-based practice (EBP) movement has been extremely influential over the last 20 years. Fields like medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, psychology, and education have adopted the idea that policy makers and practitioners should use interventions that have demonstrated efficiency and effectiveness. This apparently straightforward idea is beginning to affect adapted physical activity; however, researchers and practitioners in our field often appear to be unaware of… Expand


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