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Development of a Barriers To Physical Activity Questionnaire for People with Mobility Impairments
The measurement of barriers to physical activity has been a growing body of research. However there are two fundamental limitations for barrier questionnaires: they do not measure barriers from an ecological perspective ...
Exploring How Spirituality Shapes Conceptualizations of and Feelings About Disability
Disability is a common theme among many religious texts. The Christian Bible in particular displays disability in a negative way. In spite of this, Christian people with disabilities often use their spirituality as a tool ...
Disability Determination in Social Security and Veterans Affairs: A Comparative Analysis of Convergence
The Social Security Administration has experienced a substantial growth of disability beneficiaries, whereas the Department of Veterans Affairs faces a substantial backlog of disability compensation claims. Though both ...
Negotiating Identity and Masculinity Among Men with Early Onset Physical Disability
Current research on masculinity and disability focuses on the ways in which disability interacts with masculinity, but there is a lack of research on the ways in which masculinity interacts with specific impairment types. ...
The Competencies of Fitness Professionals: View from the Disability Community
Research has found that one of the many barriers to physical activity for people with disabilities is the knowledge of fitness professionals. It has been acknowledged that people with disabilities often feel that fitness ...