Covers a broad range of topics by researchers from several countries, including Canada, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The selection of papers reflects current research trends and applications at the intersection of disability and health. The book contains disability-related topics stretching across the life span from childhood obesity and the assessment of health and function in older adults. It is a core principle of 'Disability and Health' publications to combine the expertise of researchers from various disciplinary backgrounds including psychology, sociology, public health, health services research, health policy, disability studies, medicine, and rehabilitation research.
Focus on Disability