Understanding predictors of low physical activity in adults with intellectual disabilities

Janet Finlayson, Alison Jackson, Sally-Ann Cooper, Jillian Morrison, Craig Melville, Elita Smiley, Linda Allan, Dipali Mantry

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Lack of regular physical activity is globally one of the most significant risks to health. The main aims of this study were to describe the types and levels of regular physical activity undertaken by adults with intellectual disabilities, and to investigate the factors predicting low activity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)236-247
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2009



  • intellectual disabilities
  • physical activity
  • exercise

Cite this