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dc.contributor.author Onyewadume, I.U.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-22T13:06:02Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-22T13:06:02Z
dc.date.issued 2006-07
dc.identifier.citation Onyewadume, I.U. (2006) Fitness of black African early adolescents with and without mild mental retardation, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly (ADAPT PHYS ACTIVITY Q), Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 277-292. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0736-5829
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/709
dc.description.abstract This study compared the fitness of Black African early adolescents with and without mild mental retardation. Participants included 30 purposively selected early adolescent Black Africans with mild mental retardation aged 11-14 from three schools for children with mild mental retardation in Southern Botswana and 30 randomly selected early adolescents of similar ages without mental retardation. Participants were assessed on a number of standard fitness variables including the Rockport Walk Test. In general, when compared to participants without mental retardation, participants with mild mental retardation exhibited low levels of fitness. Based on study results, the Ministry of Education is called upon to urgently put in place policies and programs that would reverse the low level of fitness among adolescents with mild mental retardation. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Human Kinetics http://www.humankinetics.com en_US
dc.subject Physical fitness en_US
dc.subject Adolescence en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mental retardation en_US
dc.title Fitness of black African early adolescents with and without mild mental retardation en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US
dc.rights.holder Human Kinetics en_US
dc.link http://journals.humankinetics.com/apaq-back-issues/APAQVolume23Issue3July/FitnessofBlackAfricanEarlyAdolescentsWithandWithoutMildMentalRetardation en_US


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