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Social Work and Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
“Physical inactivity is the biggest public health problem of the 21st century”, (ACSM, 2011). The elderly population plus individuals with even one disability is estimated at over 77 million, a large percentage of whom do not exercise due to limitations of adaptive mobility equipment (ACSM). AFARI™ fitness support equipment was therefore designed to meet this critical need.
University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
7th Annual CUGR Academic Showcase, UMaine
disability, exercise, assistive device
Equipment and Supplies | Rehabilitation and Therapy
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Bechard, A. (2016, April). Usability study of Afari, an aesthetically designed outdoor fitness device (PDF). Poster presented at the 7th Annual CUGR Academic Showcase, UMaine. Bangor, Maine.