Physical Recreation among Immigrant Hispanic Families with Children with Disabilities
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Luis Columna, Jean Pyfer, Terry A. SennePhysical Recreation among Immigrant Hispanic Families with Children with Disabilities

The purpose of this study was to identify benefits, constraints, and strategies to active participation in physical recreation activities among Hispanic families of children with disabilities living in North Texas. Ten interviews were conducted with Hispanic parents (N = 12) of children with disabilities. Transcripts were analyzed through a constant comparative analysis. Three themes emerged from the data: (a) individual and familial benefits, (b) family constraints, and (c) administrative constraints. The findings revealed that Hispanic families of children with disabilities tend to participate in a wide variety of informal recreational activities and highly value the psychological


Author Luis Columna, Jean Pyfer, Terry A. Senne
Volume Vol 45, No 3 (2011)
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