Institute for Positive Psychology & Education

Nathanial Kapsal

Program of Study: PhD

Thesis: Outcomes and Antecedents of Sport Participation in Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities

Adolescents with intellectual disabilities are an underserved population. The aim of this thesis is to promote positive physical functioning within this population through an examination of their sport-related motivation, their physical self-concept, and the barriers they face to participating in sport.