Project CHEER is an exciting effort focusing on accessibility of health promotion activities for individuals with varying levels of abilities with the intent of improving health and quality of life for a population that is often excluded from health programming and typically experiences worse health outcomes and greater health disparities.
CHEER Adaptive Exercise Videos
CHEER Adaptive Exercise Introduction Video
Oblique Side Bends
Leg Lifts, Wall Sits, and Planks
Adaptive Gym Equipment
Adaptive Gym Equipment – Crank Cycle
The link below takes you to another series of adaptive exercise videos produced by the Health and Wellness Initiative at HDI in 2016. These videos show volunteers with a wide range of disabilities demonstrating how they adapt and perform different exercises. The exercises in these videos were scripted and decided upon the self-advocates and actors of the video. Check out how you can make any exercise work for any type of ability!
Below are links to some additional exercise videos and resources
This is a free online program provided by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) for individuals with mobility limitations. The program is personalized based on the individual’s physical activity and nutrition needs.
This guide provided by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) contains useful tips and information on accessible exercise equipment.