Supporting Physical Activities for Children with Disabilities

Funding and Collaboration Strategies to Support Leisure and Physical Activities for Children and Youth with Disabilities: A Rapid Review

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)


Funding Source(s)

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance

Project Objectives

To describe existing models and frameworks for developing (1) funding strategies for the promotion of physical and leisure activities for children with disabilities; and (2) collaborative networks and collaboration strategies for sharing best practices amongst organizations and policy makers working on health promotion and physical and leisure activity promotion for children with disabilities.

Research Approach

Rapid Review

Project Lead(s)

Annie LeBlanc

Position: Laval University, Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Annie LeBlanc is a clinical epidemiologist, Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Investigator in the Research Center of the Quebec Institute of Primary Healthcare and Social Services, Quebec, Affiliate Investigator, Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, USA, and Interim Director, Capacity Building & Professional Development Core, Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Quebec SUPPORT Unit, Quebec.

Dr. LeBlanc’s research centers around the translation of comparative effectiveness research into practice through the design, evaluation, implementation, and sustainability of patient-centered interventions and their impact on patient important outcomes. She lives in Quebec City with her husband and two children.

Annie LeBlanc

Laval University, Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Annie LeBlanc is a clinical epidemiologist, Associate Professor in the...