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Physical activity for women with disabilities

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A disability may make it harder to stay active, but it shouldn't stop you. In most cases, people with disabilities can improve their flexibility, mobility, and coordination by becoming physically active. Even though you have a disability, you should still aim to meet the physical activity goals listed in Types of physical activity.

Talk to your health care provider about your personal needs. For more information, visit our Illnesses and disabilities section.

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Content last updated: June 17, 2008.

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