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College of Professional Studies



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The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the three major components of self-determination theory (autonomy, relatedness, and competence) within a structured exercise program on the exercise performance of an adult with a disability. The study was conducted in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) with accessibility to the field house and the gym at Cal Poly Humboldt during a 6 week program. This study measures the total walking distance performed within 6 mins, as well as the number of push-ups, and the number of sit-ups performed in separate 1-minute opportunities.



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