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Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
High walkability of the living environment provides opportunities for physical activity in old age.
Impact of Sports and Recreation Participation on Psychosocial Outcomes in Disabled Veterans
Participation in adaptive sports, exercise, and recreation has a positive influence on self-esteem and quality-of-life in individuals with disabilities.
Dance and Movement Program Improves Quality-of-Life Measures in Breast Cancer Survivors
A dance movement program that addressed the physical and emotional needs of women following treatment for breast cancer substantially improved a breast cancer-specific quality-of-life measure.
Participation in a creative arts project can foster hope in a hospice day centre.
Participants in the creative arts program expressed enjoyment, enthusiasm, excitement, pride, achievement, satisfaction, sense of purpose, mutual support and permanence.
The Spiritual Benefits of Leisure
Significant positive relationships were found between spiritual well-being and overall leisure activity participation, as well as, engagement in the leisure activity categories of personal...
Wheelchair Sports as Social Interaction
In 1998, New York HERO, Inc. reported that: ” Social Benefits Which May Result from Wheelchair Sport Participation do exist. “” A majority of administrators in universities with wheelchair sports...
Fitness for Individuals who are Visually Impaired, Blind, and Deafblind
In 2006, the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability reported on research stating: ” Fitness for Individuals who are Visually Impaired, Blind, and Deafblind ... showed that regular...