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Grad Chat - 20th December 2016

Grad Chat - 20th December 2016

This week on Grad Chat: Celina Shirazipour - Health Promotion, Kinesiology & Health Studies, supervised by Dr Amy Latimer-Cheung

Research Topic: "Quality physical activity participation for military Veterans with a physical disability"

Overview: Physical activity has become a prominent method for promoting the physical and psychosocial recovery of military Veterans following an injury resulting in disability. Research has often focused on the outcomes of military Veterans’ physical activity participation; however, as programs continue to be developed, and participation continues to be encouraged, it is important that participation itself be examined. Specifically, we must consider whether Veterans with a physical disability are having quality physical activity experiences not just whether they are participating. My research seeks to fill this gap by exploring the physical activity participation experiences of military Veterans with a physical disability: what elements constitute a qu