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Promoting Physical Activity in Childhood-Onset Disabilities. Edition No. 1. Practical Guides from Mac Keith Press

  • ID: 5367789
  • Book
  • July 2021
  • 244 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Individuals with childhood-onset physical and developmental disabilities often have special needs around exercise and physical activity. However, most books on this topic are written for exercise science experts who may not always be the frontline service provider. The aim of this practical guide is to enable clinicians, and others involved in the provision of rehabilitation services to train and foster physical activity and physical fitness across the lifespan. It includes chapters on the principles of fitness testing and training,how to engage safely in physical activity, how to measure physical activity levels tracking progress and what to do if pain arises. It includes disorder-specific chapters that apply the general principles of physical activity training to specific diagnoses including autism, traumatic brain injury and juvenile arthritis.

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Chapter 1. Introduction, Désirée Maltais, Reidun Jahnsen

Chapter 2. Principles of health-related physical fitness assessment and training, Tim Takkens, Olaf Verschuren, H Hulzebos

Chapter 3. Safety considerations, Haken Dalen, Marte Undseth Hagen, Kristin, Kveeim Doenvik

Chapter 4. Principals of measuring physical activity, Carol Maher, Dot Mumuid

Chapter 5. How to promote a physically active lifestyle, Ine Wigernaes, Anne Ottestad, Kjersti Syvertsen, Berit Gjessing

Chapter 6. Cerebral Palsy, Desiree Maltais, Reidun Jahsen

Chapter 7. Developmental Coordination Disorder, John Cairney, Chantal Camden

Chapter 8. Traumatic Brain Injury, Brian Timmons, Bhanu Sharma

Chapter 9. Spinal Bifida and Childhood acquired Spinal Cord Injury, Ana Marie Rojas, Sue Mukherjee

Chapter 10. Childhood onset neuromuscular diseases (CO-NMD), Craig Campbell, Katy De Valle

Chapter 11. Intellectual Disability, Ann Stine Dolva, Roald Undlien, Kaja Giltvedt, Andreas Tho Sandfossen

Chapter 12. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Ine Wigaernaes, Ellen Kathrine Munkhaugen,

Chapter 13. Juvenile Arthritis, Brian Timmons, Joyce Obeid

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Désirée B Maltais
Reidun Jahnsen
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