Individuals with disabilities can gain benefits from physical activity, such as enhancing the functioning and health of their heart, lungs, muscles and bones. Flexibility, mobility and coordination can be improved, lessening the negative effects of some conditions or slowing the progression of others. Physical activity is fun and provides a chance to meet people and…Read More of "Physical Activity"
Health & Wellness / Recreation
Health—physical, mental and emotional—is important for everyone. People with disabilities can be impacted by poorer overall health due to various barriers, including health care and increased rates of chronic diseases. Secondary conditions (i.e. pain, fatigue, weakness and depression) are often associated as well. Many of these conditions can be prevented or alleviated with lifestyle modifications and preventive care. People with disabilities are…Read More of "Health & Wellness / Recreation"