Racerunning for young children with a severe physical disability
The name of the racerunner has just been adjusted in Framerunner.
Increasing physical activity, especially in young children with severe physical disabilities, is complicated. The racerunner is a novel device that is appealing to children and can support them in engaging in physical activity and thus has the ability to promote participation.
The main aim is to develop a toolbox for PPTs to promote physical activity with the racerunner in children with severe physical disabilities (2-8 years). We will furthermore examine the facilitators and barriers for using the racerunner in young children, their parents and PPTs.
- Toolbox, with written and video instructions, that supports promoting PA with the racerunner.
- Symposium for pediatric physical therapists including workshops to facilitate the use of the toolbox.
- Short movie clips containing information about RaceRunning.
- Knowledge about the facilitators and barriers for using the racerunner.
01 January 2021 - 20 November 2022
We will develop a toolbox using a co-design approach, involving children with severe physical disabilities, parents, pediatric physical therapists, RaceRunning Netherlands, designers and researchers. To assess facilitators and barriers, the toolbox semi-structured interviews will be conducted with children, parents and PPTs.