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Physical Activity Interventions For Children With Down Syndrome: A Synthesis Of The Research Literature, Maleda Funk
Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects
This synthesis highlights the available physical activity interventions/programs for children with Down syndrome. More specifically, the literature review examined evidence-based research in the areas of dance and movement, balance and stability, two-wheel bicycle, strength and agility and barriers and facilitators. The literature review used peer-reviewed and scholarly articles in order to examine the most effective physical activity intervention/programs for children with Down syndrome. Results showed that all physical activity interventions/programs can be effective for children with Down syndrome, especially when developmentally appropriate modifications and adaptations are incorporated. Dance and movement programs, balance and stability exercises using virtual ...
A Qualitative Analysis Of Barriers To And Facilitators Of Successful Weight Loss, Alyson Drooger
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Background: Along with the United States obesity epidemic comes extensive weight loss attempts. One way people are attempting to lose weight is through meal replacement programs. Much work has been done to study strategies of structured weight loss programs and examine their success. Limited work has been done to study the specific barriers and facilitators of the real life participants who join weight loss programs. The purpose of this study is to identify, through qualitative research methods, the barriers to and facilitators of weight loss while participating in a meal replacement program.
Methods: Twenty-nine members of a meal replacement program ...
The Effect Of Random, Blocked, And Transition Practice Schedules On Children’S Performance Of A Barrier Knockdown Test, Gregory C. Snider
Master's Theses and Project Reports
The Effect of Random, Blocked, and Transition Practice Schedules on Children’s Performance of a Barrier Knockdown Test
Gregory C. Snider
The purpose of this research was to examine whether a transition schedule of contextual interference facilitated learning in retention and transfer equal to or better than random and blocked schedules among children. The author selected participants from the central coast of California and from youth activity leagues. The author selected children between the ages of 10 to 13 with a mean age of 11.5. There were a total of 36 subjects, half male and half female. Unfortunately ...