ERIC Number: EJ413324
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Effects of Exercise and Diet on Body Composition and Cardiovascular Fitness in Adults with Severe Mental Retardation.
Croce, Ronald V.
Education and Training in Mental Retardation, v25 n2 p176-87 Jun 1990
The study evaluated the effects of an aerobic fitness program and dietary intervention with external control components on three obese adults with severe mental retardation. Results indicated severely retarded adults respond to a program of progressive aerobic exercise and caloric restriction much the same way as nonretarded persons. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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