Participation in Physical Play and Leisure in Children With Motor Impairments: Mixed-Methods Study to Generate Evidence for Developing an Intervention
Niina Kolehrnainen, Craig Ramsay, Lorna Mckee, Cheryl Missiuna, Christine Owen, Jill Francis
PHYSICAL THERAPY | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2015
BACKGROUND: Participation in physical play/leisure (PPP) is an important therapy goal of children with motor impairments. Evidence for interventions promoting PPP in these children is scarce. The first step is to identify modifiable, clinically meaningful predictors of PPP for targeting by interventions. OBJECTIVE: The study objective was to identify, in children with motor impairments, body function and structure, activity, environmental, and personal factors related to PPP and modifiable by therapists. DESIGN: This was a mixed-methods, intervention development study. The World Health Organization framework International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health was used. METHODS..View full abstract
Awarded by UK Medical Research Council
Awarded by Medical Research Council
The study was funded by the UK Medical Research Council (ref: G0902129). Professor McKee and Professor Ramsay are funded by the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government Health Directorates.