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Research in Dance and Physical Education - Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.17-25
ISSN: 2586-1034 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Jun 2020
Received 05 Nov 2019 Revised 30 Apr 2020 Accepted 15 Jun 2020

Designing the Physical Activity Program for Children with Disabilities
Eun Hye Kwon*
Texas A&M University - San Antonio, Assistant Professor, USA

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The level of the physical activity (PA) of children with disabilities are lower than children without disabilities. Based on the studies, there are several barriers to participate in the physical activity for people with disabilities in the aspects of personal, social, environmental, and program (Frey, Stanish, & Temple, 2008; Sheilds, Synnot, & Barr, 2012). To promote the PA level for people with disabilities, the holistic approach needs to be implemented to design PA program for children with disabilities. The purpose of this article is providing an example of a theory-driven PA program for the successful participation of children with disabilities into the PA program.

Keywords: Physical activity for children with disabilities, Theory-driven Physical Activity Program, PA participation for children with disabilities

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