The benefits of a proposed exercise program for populations living with mental retardation : [an honors thesis (HONRS 499)]
The benefits of physical activity and exercise have been the topic of research for decades. With the variety of results supporting the importance of exercise in the general population, research needs to be conducted to discover whether exercise provides the same benefits for the mentally retarded population. A review of past research was conducted in order to develop and propose a program for understanding the benefits of various types of exercise. The benefits of conducting the proposed research is also discussed along with any limitations that apply.