Disability Exercises: Exercising for Persons with Disabilities Document List

Summary: Our library below features 62 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Exercising with Disability category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Exercising with Disability Publications

New Research Reveals Exercise Enhances Cognitive Health for Individuals with Down Syndrome
Light, regular exercise can improve the cognitive, as well as physical, health of adults with Down syndrome (Research Study Analysis).
Publish Date: 2023/11/29

Is it Best to Exercise a Bit Daily or a Lot a Few Times a Week
Exercising is important, but is it better to do a little every day, or a lot a few times a week.
Publish Date: 2022/08/15 - Updated: 2023/01/04

HealthPedal: Pedal Powered Mobility and Fitness Wheelchair Device
HealthPedal is an indoor and outdoor pedal powered wheelchair that can be used for mobility, freedom, fitness, and strength building.
Publish Date: 2019/07/19 - Updated: 2020/03/18

Climbing Stairs Lowers Blood Pressure and Strengthens Leg Muscles
Study demonstrates stair climbing not only lowers blood pressure but also builds leg strength, especially in postmenopausal women with estrogen deficiencies who are more susceptible to vascular and muscle problems.
Publish Date: 2018/02/15

Exercise May Improve Thinking Ability and Memory
American Academy of Neurology guideline shows exercising twice a week may improve thinking ability and memory in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Publish Date: 2017/12/27 - Updated: 2018/03/15

Seniors Who Exercise Regularly Lower Chance of Severe Mobility Problems
Study reveals exercise may help adults prevent or delay disabilities that interfere with independent living.
Publish Date: 2017/02/09

Wheelchair Exercising Book: Zero Assistance Resistance Training by Dan Highcock
Paralympian launches bespoke wheelchair-based workout book to help chair users become fitter, healthier stronger and more independent.
Publish Date: 2016/10/03 - Updated: 2020/09/23

Wheelchair Fitness: Invictus Active Trainer
The Invictus Active Trainer is an exercise device designed specifically for wheelchair users.
Publish Date: 2015/10/07 - Updated: 2018/05/01

Criptaedo: Martial Arts for People with Disabilities
Criptaedo is a martial art designed to educate the community of people with disabilities on self-defense and fitness.
Publish Date: 2015/03/12 - Updated: 2021/08/26

Benefit of Hospital Based Arthritis Exercise Programs
Study finds seniors experienced less pain, reduced stiffness and less fatigue after participating in a hospital exercise program.
Publish Date: 2014/12/17 - Updated: 2017/02/20

Exercise Pamphlet for People with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
How-to guide for home-based exercise program offers a way for people with MS to stay more physically active.
Publish Date: 2014/12/14 - Updated: 2020/11/07

YMCAfit - Training Courses to Promote Exercise and Disability
YMCAfit qualification and Instructability course designed to support disabled people to become gym instructors at REPs level 2 and 3.
Publish Date: 2014/06/12

Chronic Disease Related to Inactivity in Disabled Adults
Inactive adults with disabilities are 50 percent more likely to report at least one chronic disease.
Publish Date: 2014/05/30 - Updated: 2021/07/10

Maintaining Mobility in Seniors with Exercise
Study proves physical activity can help elderly people maintain their mobility and dodge physical disability.
Publish Date: 2014/05/28 - Updated: 2021/07/11

Health Benefits from Low Intensity Activities
Study findings demonstrate importance of minimizing sedentary activities and replacing some of them with light-intensity activities.
Publish Date: 2014/01/25 - Updated: 2021/09/11

New Elliptical Exercise Device Promotes Activity While Seated
Compact elliptical device lets you exercise and helps keep the weight off while sitting at a desk or watching TV.
Publish Date: 2014/01/22

Rehabilitation: Exercising at Home
Feasibility study of interval training both in a clinical context and in home-based cardiac rehabilitation.
Publish Date: 2013/12/14

Senior Center Exercise Programs Help Reduce Pain and Improve Mobility
Hospital for Special Surgery study shows exercise programs help reduce arthritis pain for senior participants.
Publish Date: 2013/11/06

Physical Therapy Gymnastics and People with Disabilities
Information relating an adaptation of mainstream gymnastics that can be recreational or lead to competitive opportunities for people with a disability.
Publish Date: 2013/08/16 - Updated: 2021/08/30

Exercise of Benefit to People with Type 2 Diabetes
Exercise induced fat reductions are of particular importance to people with type 2 diabetes many of whom are overweight or obese.
Publish Date: 2013/06/25

ChairMaster - Resistance Training and Cycling While Sitting
Innovative fitness chair combines low impact cycling with resistance training to provide a total body workout.
Publish Date: 2013/02/27 - Updated: 2013/06/06

Exergames Provide Cognitive Benefits for Seniors
Virtual reality-enhanced exercise, or exergames, combining physical exercise with computer-simulated environments and interactive video-game features, can yield a greater cognitive benefit for older adults than traditional exercise alone.
Publish Date: 2012/01/17 - Updated: 2022/04/15

Keeping Kids with Disability Active and Healthy
Parents with children with disabilities need to be a little extra creative sometimes to make sure that physical activities are part of their kids diet just like health foods.
Publish Date: 2012/01/07 - Updated: 2021/11/01

Manual Wheelchair Exercise and Calorie Burning
Article shows that people with disabilities in wheelchairs that they can obtain health enhancing benefits when they exercise moderately or vigorously.
Publish Date: 2011/10/29 - Updated: 2021/12/08

Symptom Specific Exercise for Parkinson's Disease
An array of exercises designed to target specific motor symptoms caused by Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2011/09/20 - Updated: 2017/06/12

AllTernative Gym for Persons with Special Needs
Fitness and therapy programs for those with special needs such as cerebral palsy autism and other neurological disorders.
Publish Date: 2011/05/05 - Updated: 2015/04/19

Tai chi Helps Depression in Seniors
When researchers combined weekly tai chi exercise class with standard depression treatment they found greater improvement in level of depression with improved quality of life better memory and cognition and more overall energy.
Publish Date: 2011/03/17

Flo Fusion Fitness System Combines Yoga, Pilates and Resistance Training
Flo Fusion Fitness is a new exercise program offering a refreshing powerful and energizing core body workout.
Publish Date: 2011/03/10

Stretching Before Running Does Not Prevent Injuries
Stretching before a run neither prevents nor causes injury according to a study.
Publish Date: 2011/02/19

Benefits of Outdoor Exercise Confirmed
Benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the natural environment.
Publish Date: 2011/02/04

Madonna to Open Hard Candy Fitness Center in Moscow
Madonna announced the opening of the second Hard Candy Fitness Center in Moscow which is projected to open in mid-March 2011.
Publish Date: 2010/12/09

Overexertion: Exercise Induced Rhabdo
Of the rhabdomyolysis causes one of the most common is overexertion brought on by exercise.
Publish Date: 2010/10/29

Madonna to Open Hard Candy Fitness Centers
Madonna announced establishment of Hard Candy Fitness global gyms which will open in major cities around the world.
Publish Date: 2010/10/25

American Adults Must Step it Up by Walking More
U.S. adults take thousands fewer daily steps than foreign counterparts.
Publish Date: 2010/10/04

Love Handles for Chair and Wheelchair Exercises
Love Handles RX is the First Exercise Product made for Wheelchairs and Chairs so You can get Cardio while Seated.
Publish Date: 2010/09/30 - Updated: 2014/12/12

BMI Increase in People Who Moved to be Closer to Outdoor Recreation
Study shows BMIs increased in those who chose to move to be closer to outdoor recreation.
Publish Date: 2010/09/24

Health Benefits of Swimming for Exercise
Swimming one of the best weapons to combat the obesity crisis that threatens our future generations.
Publish Date: 2010/09/16 - Updated: 2014/02/11

Walking Boosts Brain Connectivity and Function
Walking for 40 minutes three times a week can enhance the connectivity of important brain circuits associated with aging and increase performance on cognitive tasks.
Publish Date: 2010/08/26

Increased Lower Body Strength Promotes Independent Lives for Seniors
Research study suggests a significant number of residents living in retirement communities have deficits in lower body strength.
Publish Date: 2010/07/07

Fitness First Commits To Inclusion
Fitness First has been recognized for its determination to include disabled people.
Publish Date: 2010/06/23

Core Muscles and Exercises for Core Muscle Groups
Examines the core muscles in the belly area and mid and lower back includes core muscle exercises.
Publish Date: 2010/06/02 - Updated: 2016/04/13

Green Exercise for Good Mental Health
Green exercise produces the greatest improvement in mood and sense of personal well-being.
Publish Date: 2010/05/01 - Updated: 2019/01/21

Mild Exercise Benefits Critically ill in Intensive Care
Sedatives reduced so mild exercise programs can be introduced to critically ill patients in intensive care.
Publish Date: 2010/04/09

No Time to Exercise? New Exercise HIT Involves Exercising Less!
Benefits of short term high-intensity interval training (HIT) as time-efficient safe alternative to moderate long term exercise.
Publish Date: 2010/03/12

What you Eat After Exercising Makes a Difference
Many health benefits of aerobic exercise are due to recent exercise sessions and benefits are affected by food we eat afterwards.
Publish Date: 2010/01/28

Using Exercise Stability Balls at Work
Using a stability ball as an office chair strengthens core muscles similar to use of a backless chair or stool.
Publish Date: 2009/11/08

Exercise Good for Lymphoma Patients
A healthy dose of exercise is good medicine even for lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy.
Publish Date: 2009/10/28

Abdominal Exercises for Back Pain and Psoas Muscles
To improve psoas functioning a different approach to abdominal exercises than the one commonly practiced is necessary.
Publish Date: 2009/09/05 - Updated: 2010/06/24

Physical Inactivity Poses Health Risk to Americans
Research has shown approximately 25 percent to 35 percent of American adults are inactive.
Publish Date: 2009/08/09

Effective Ways of Promoting Physical Exercise
Promoting physical activity through mass media campaigns are the most cost-effective in terms of the money spent.
Publish Date: 2009/07/14 - Updated: 2015/03/18

Safe Exercise for Migraine Sufferers
Exercise program that can improve fitness among migraine sufferers without aggravating this painful condition.
Publish Date: 2009/04/17

Walking and Biking to Work - Attitudes and Obstacles
Walking or biking to school or work can be an easy way to integrate physical activity into the daily exercise and fitness routine.
Publish Date: 2009/04/13

Knee and Hip Replacements - Exercises After Surgery
knee and hip exercises should take into consideration the date of surgery your overall medical condition and age.
Publish Date: 2009/04/04 - Updated: 2013/06/12

Exercises to Strengthen Pelvic Floor Muscles
Pelvic floor exercises that provide the correct exercise to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles to prevent incontinence.
Publish Date: 2009/03/24 - Updated: 2020/01/11

Exercise Reduces Depression Improves Self Esteem in Overweight Children
Less than an hour of daily exercise reduces depressive symptoms and improves self esteem in overweight children.
Publish Date: 2009/03/18

Moderate Intensity Walking Means 100 Steps per Minute
It is recommended that people engage in 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity physical activity.
Publish Date: 2009/03/17

Using an Exercise Ball for Fitness
Many people owe their fitness and health to exercise balls including people who suffer from muscular dystrophy and have balancing problems.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27 - Updated: 2012/07/12

Accessible Fitness Enhances Abilities
When he ventured out to the gyms again he found out that they were not accessible to a person in a wheelchair.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27 - Updated: 2013/06/06

Yoga Aerobics and Pilates Fitness Routines
Exercises and lessons in Yoga Aerobics and Pilates fitness routines for individuals with disabilities or chronic health conditions.
Publish Date: 2009/02/12 - Updated: 2017/06/25

Exercising Programs For People With Disabilities
The benefits of working a consistent exercise program and weekly routine are the same for the disabled as for anyone else.
Publish Date: 2009/02/10 - Updated: 2013/06/07

Older Runners Postpone Disability
Older men and women who exercise regularly less likely to suffer any form of disability than people who do not exercise.
Publish Date: 2009/02/10 - Updated: 2013/06/12

Wheelchair Exercises and Fitness Training
Regular wheelchair exercise will help increase strength flexibility improve mobility and strengthen heart and lungs plus help control your weight.
Publish Date: 2009/02/10 - Updated: 2021/12/08

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