Physical fitness of children and adolescents with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities.

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Summary of "Physical fitness of children and adolescents with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities."

Low levels of physical fitness are associated with low physical and mental health. The aims of this study were to assess the health-related physical fitness of children with intellectual disability (ID), and study the association of physical activity and motor development with physical fitness.


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Name: Disability and rehabilitation
ISSN: 1464-5165
Pages: 1-11


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