Fitness and Physical Activity in Children and Youth with Disabilities

  • Fragala-Pinkham M
  • O'Neil M
  • Bjornson K
  • et al.
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The article focuses on an international forum of physical activity and fitness research. It reflects on World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (the ICF Model) that target variety of disability condition in childhood including cerebral palsy, motor disability, and neurodevelopment disorders. The article further reflects on the future research on fitness and physical activity in children and youth with disabilities.




Fragala-Pinkham, M. A., O’Neil, M. E., Bjornson, K. F., & Boyd, R. N. (2012). Fitness and Physical Activity in Children and Youth with Disabilities. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2012, 1–2.

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