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Perceptions of Physical Activity Participation Among Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Conceptual Model of Conditional Participation
Örebro University, School of Health Sciences. University Health Care Research Center; School of Health Sciences, The Swedish Institute for Disability Research (SIDR), Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden.
School of Health Sciences, The Swedish Institute for Disability Research (SIDR), Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden; Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, University of Gävle, Gävle, Sweden.
University Health Care Research Center; School of Health Sciences, The Swedish Institute for Disability Research (SIDR), Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6703-7575
2018 (English)In: Journal of autism and developmental disorders, ISSN 0162-3257, E-ISSN 1573-3432, Vol. 48, no 5, p. 1792-1802Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are less physically active compared to typically developing peers. The reasons for not being physically active are complex and depend on several factors, which have not been comprehensively described from the adolescent's perspective. Therefore, the aim was to describe how adolescents with an ASD perceive, experience and reflect on their participation in physical activity. Interviews with 24 adolescents diagnosed with high-functioning ASD, aged 12-16 years, were analysed with qualitative content analysis with an inductive approach. They expressed a variety of reasons determining their willingness to participate, which were conceptualized as: Conditional participation in physical activities. The present study presents an alternative perspective on participation in physical activity, with impact on intervention design.

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New York, NY, USA: Springer, 2018. Vol. 48, no 5, p. 1792-1802
Keywords [en]
Autism spectrum disorder; Adolescent; Physical activity; Participation
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Occupational Health and Environmental Health Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-63403DOI: 10.1007/s10803-017-3436-2ISI: 000429476300029PubMedID: 29236210Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85037992493OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-63403DiVA, id: diva2:1167681
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Funding Agencies:

Sunnerdahls Handikappfond  

Kempe-Carlgrenska fonden  

Region Örebro County, Sweden 

Available from: 2017-12-19 Created: 2017-12-19 Last updated: 2018-05-22Bibliographically approved

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