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Physical Condition, Performance and Health: Focus on the People with Disabilities

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Disabilities".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (26 October 2023) | Viewed by 247

Special Issue Editors


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Society, Sports and Physical Exercise Research Group (GIKAFIT), Physical Education and Sport Department, Faculty of Education and Sport, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, 01007 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Interests: physical activity/sports and people with disabilities

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Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Education and Sport, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, 01007 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Interests: physical activity; sports science; exercise; physical education
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Physical condition, performance, and health are important aspects of well-being for everyone, including people with disabilities. However, individuals with disabilities may face additional challenges in maintaining their physical health due to mobility issues and limited access to resources. To maintain physical condition, individuals with disabilities can engage in physical activity that is tailored to their abilities, such as adaptive or regular sports. A healthy diet and getting enough sleep are also crucial for physical health. Regular exercise and physical activity can improve physical performance, and individuals can set achievable goals for themselves to track their progress. Thus, individuals with disabilities should prioritize their physical health by engaging in regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy diet, and getting enough sleep. By focusing on their physical well-being, individuals with disabilities could lead fulfilling and healthy lives.

Physical condition, performance, and health are crucial aspects of overall well-being that affect everyone, including individuals with disabilities. Despite facing additional challenges, such as mobility issues and limited access to resources, it is important for people with disabilities to prioritize their physical health in order to lead fulfilling and healthy lives. Physical activity, healthy diet, and adequate sleep could be key components of maintaining physical condition, performance, and health.

Dr. Aitor Iturricastillo
Dr. Javier Yanci-Irigoyen
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2500 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • physical activity
  • adapted sports
  • quality of life
  • mobility
  • access to resources

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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