Targeted physical activity messages for parents of children with disabilities: A qualitative investigation of parents' informational needs and preferences.

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Research in developmental disabilities, ISSN: 1873-3379, Vol: 64, Page: 37-46

Publication Year:
2017
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PMID:
28334638
DOI:
10.1016/j.ridd.2017.02.016
Author(s):
R. L. Bassett-Gunter; R. J. Ruscitti; J. L. Fraser-Thomas; A. E. Latimer-Cheung
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Psychology
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article description
Physical activity (PA) has myriad benefits for children with disabilities (CWD). Information and messaging campaigns can promote PA among CWD. The overall purpose of the study was to gain an understanding of the development of PA information and messages targeting parents of CWD. The specific objectives were to identify parents' preferences regarding PA information and messaging content and preferred methods and sources of communication.