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Resistance Training for People with Down Syndrome

This study evaluates an at-home resistance training program for individuals with Down Syndrome delivered via videos streamed online. "Join Brad, Amy, April and Jeremy for a series of fun workouts."

Remote Resistance Training in Adults with Down Syndrome


Hypermobility Characterization of Adults with Down Syndrome Attending an Instructor-led Exercise Program. (Poster presentation at SWACSM 2019)

Physical Activity Interventions in Individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome (HAPPY! - Early Discoveries)

This study evaluates the use of a home-based physical activity program in young children with and without Prader-Willi Syndrome called HAPPY - Early Discoveries (Home-Based Active Play for Parents and Youth).

Muscular strength and balance regulation in Prader-Willi syndrome 

This study evaluates which factors contribute to muscle force, balance and walking characteristics in adults with and without Prader-Willi syndrome.

Nutritional and Exercise Aspects of Prader-Willi Syndrome and Childhood Obesity

This study evaluates the hormonal and metabolic effects of endurance and resistance exercise in youth with and without Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Family-based Exercise Intervention for Children and Adolescents with Prader-Willi Syndrome (Active Play @ Home)

This study evaluates the effectiveness of a home-based physical activity program that includes playground and interactive console-based games for youth with and without Prader-Willi Syndrome. In addition, the study also evaluates the use of a decision-making program using a personal assistance device in parents of youth with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Last, this study further characterizes sensory motor integration and motor proficiency in youth with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Physical Activity Interventions in Individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome (Motor Proficiency Study)

This study evaluates different aspects of movement abilities and difficulties in young children diagnosed with Prader-Willi Syndrome. 

Energy Expenditure in Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome while Walking on a Treadmill

This study evaluates the energy that is expended during three different walking speeds on a treadmill in children diagnosed with Prader-Willi Syndrome, as well as lean and obese nonsyndromal children.


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