Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Adapted Physical Activity

Movement Development Clinic, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences. University of Otago in Dunedin

Publications related to Adapted Physical Activity

    Publications from The School of Physical Education

  • Harris, B., & Ross, B. (1979). Physical Education in New Zealand I. H. Schools. New Zealand Journal of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 12, 15-21.
  • Jones, G. C. (1985). Catering for the exceptional child in physical education. New Zealand Journal of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 18, 8-11.
  • Hanrahan, S. J. (1991). Mainstreaming in New Zealand Physical Education. New Zealand Journal on Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 24(2), 23-26.
  • Miyahara, M., Sleivert, G. G., & Gerrard, D. F. (1998). The relationship of strength and muscle balance to shoulder pain and impingement syndrome in elite quadriplegic wheelchair rugby players. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 19, 1-5.
  • Miyahara, M., Tsujii, M., Hanai, T., Jongmans, M., Henderson, S., Barnett, A., Hori, M., Nakanishi, K., Kageyama, H. (1998). The Movement Assessment Battery for Children: A preliminary investigation of its usefulness in Japan. Human Movement Science, 17, 679 - 697.
  • Miyahara, M., & Register, C. (2000). Perceptions of three terms to describe physical  awkwardness in children. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 21 (5), 367-376.
  • Adnan, Y., McKenzie, A., & Miyahara, M. (2001) Self-efficacy for quad rugby skills  and activities of daily living. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 18, 93-104.
  • Miyahara, M. (2001). Narrative representations of Moderate Physical Disabilities in the Specialist Education Services in New Zealand: The Process and the problems of the service delivery. New Zealand Journal of Disability Studies, 9, 80-92.
  • Miyahara, M., Möbs, I., & Doll-Tepper, G. (2001). Severity of hyperactivity and the comorbidity of hyperactivity with clumsiness in three sample sources: school, support group, and hospital. Child: Care, Health and Development, 27 (5), 413-424.
  • Miyahara, M., Möbs, I., & Doll-Tepper, G. (2001). Severity of hyperactivity and the comorbidity of hyperactivity with clumsiness in three sample sources: school, support group, and hospital. Child: Care, Health and Development, 27 (5), 413-424.
  • Miyahara, M., & Wafer, A. (2004). Clinical Intervention for Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A multiple case study. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 21(3), 281-300.
  • Vandevelde, L., & Miyahara, M. (2005). Impact of group rejections from a physical activity on physical self-esteem among university students.  Social Psychology of Education. 8, 65-81.
  • Miyahara, M., & Clarkson, J. (2005). Concurrent validity of selected movement skill items in the New Zealand Ministry of Education's Health and Physical Education Assessment. Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 5, 32-39.
  • Miyahara, M., Piek, J., & Barrett, N. (2006). Accuracy of drawing in a dual-task and resistance-to-distraction study: Motor or attention deficit? Human Movement Science, 25(1), 100-109.       
  • Licari, M., Larkin, D., & Miyahara, M. (2006). The influence of developmental coordination disorder and attention deficits on associated movements in children. Human Movement Science, 25(1), 90-99.
  • Miyahara, M., & Piek, J. (2006). Self-esteem of children and adolescents with  physical disabilities; Quantitative evidence from meta-analysis. Journal of  Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 18, 219-234.           
  • Miyahara, M., Piek, J., & Barrett, N. (2008). Effect of postural instability on drawing errors in children: A synchronized kinematic analysis of hand drawing and body motion. Human Movement Science, 27, 705–713.
  • Green, C., & Miyahara, M. (2008). Older adults and visual impairment: Lived experiences and a walking group, RE: view: Rehabilitation and Education for Blindness and Visual Impairment, 28(3), 91 – 112.
  • Miyahara, M. (2008). Social support for developmental disabilities: Theoretical framework, practice, and research agenda, New Zealand Journal of Disability Studies, 13, 14-23.
  • Miyahara, M., Butson, R., Cutfield, R., Clarkeson, J. (2009). A pilot study of Family Focused Tele-Intervention for children with developmental coordination disorder: Development and lessons learned. Telemedicine and e-Health, 15(7), 1-6.
  • Wilsmore , B. R., Cotter , J. D., Bashford, G. M.,  & Taylor, N. A. S.,  (2006). Ventilatory changes in heat-stressed humans with spinal-cord injury, Spinal Cord, 44, 160-164.
  • Wilson, L. C., Cotter, J. D., Fan, J. L., Lucas, R. A., Thomas, K. N., Ainslie, P. N. (2010). Cerebrovascular reactivity and dynamic autoregulation in tetraplegia. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 298, R 1035-1042.
  • Button, C., Moyle, S., & Davids, K. (2010). Comparison of below-knee amputee gait performed overground and on a motorised treadmill. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 27(2), 96-112.
  • Miyahara, M., Ginther-Shreiber, N., & Green, C. (2011). Associated movement reduction training for children with developmental coordination disorder.  International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 18 (6), 266-271.
  • Miyahara, M., & Baxter, D. G. (2011). Children with "dyspraxia": a survey of diagnostic heterogeneity, use and perceived effectiveness of interventions. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 23, 439-458.
  • Kluwe, M., Miyahara, M., & Heveldt, K. (2012). A case study to evaluate balance training with movement test items and through teaching observation: Beyond specificity and transfer of learning. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 17(5), 463-475.
  • Briggs, H., Kolb, A.,&  Miyahara, M. (2012). Able as anything: Integrated dance performance in New Zealand. Brolga, 37, 16-30.
    http://ausdance.org.au/articles/details/able-as-anything-integrated-dance-in-new-zealand
  • Doderer, L., & Miyahara, M. (2013). Critical triangulation of a movement test, questionnaires, and observational assessment for children with DCD. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 20 (9), 435-442.
  • Miyahara, M., Hillier, S. L., Pridham, L., & Nakagawa, S. (2014). Task-oriented interventions for children with developmental co-ordination disorder (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014(1), doi/10.1002/14651858.CD010914
  • Miyahara, M., Healey, D. M., &Halperin, J. M. (2014). One-week temporal stability of hyperactivity in preschoolers with ADHD during psychometric assessment. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 68, 120-126.

^ Top of page

Publications from outside The School of Physical Education

  • Gordon, B. (1990). Special physical education. Proceedings of the 9th Commonwealth and International Conference on Physical Education, Sport, Health, Dance, Recreation, and Leisure. Wellington: Association of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Wellington, New Zealand, 1, 78-81.
  • Lavender, J. (1990). The Dissolution of disability. Proceedings of the 9th Commonwealth and International Conference on Physical Education, Sport, Health, Dance, Recreation, and Leisure. Wellington: Association of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Wellington, New Zealand, 6, 163-168.
  • Jones, G. C. (1985). Catering for the exceptional child in physical education. New Zealand Journal of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 18, 8-11.
  • Donaldson, L. (1986-88). Physical education in schools for students with physical disabilities. New Zealand Crippled Children Society and Department of Education Joint Project. Unpublished report. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

^ Top of page

New Zealand Links

  • Parafed Canterbury
    A NZ page, Parafed Canterbury is a non-profit organisation, which was set up to help rehabilitate all people with a physical disability, using sport and recreation in conjunction with information services.
  • Ability Adventures

^ Top of page

Australian Links

^ Top of page

International Disability Sports Organisations

^ Top of page

Therapy Associations

  • Physical Therapy
    Online journal of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

^ Top of page

Resources for Specific Disorders

^ Top of page

Adapted Physical Activity New Zealand is complied by Motohide Miyahara.