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How do men with paraplegia choose activities in the light of striving for optimal participation?: a qualitative study, based on phenomenological-hermeneutical method

(2013) DISABILITY & SOCIETY. 28(5). p.645-659
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The objective of this study was to explore the experiences of men with paraplegia with regard to how they choose activities. The study involved a qualitative research design, based on a phenomenological-hermeneutical method. The findings revealed that the activities participants were choosing could be on a continuum between the individual's self and the influence from their environment. On this continuum, the choice to perform activities was influenced by two mediating factors: the individual's activities performed during their life-history, and their activity challenges for the future. We conclude that choosing activities is an individually constructed internal process of negotiation. Feelings of resignation and revolt appear in combination with feelings of justice and injustice when balance is not found. This knowledge provides a better understanding of the impact of spinal cord injury, sheds light on the development of distress after spinal cord injury and sheds new light on individuals' feelings of participation.
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SPINAL-CORD-INJURY, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, INTERNATIONAL-CLASSIFICATION, BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL MODEL, HEALTH, PEOPLE, EXPERIENCES, DISABILITY, BARRIERS, EXERCISE. participation, activity, spinal cord injury, self-concept, justice

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Van de Velde, Dominique, Piet Bracke, Geert Van Hove, Staffan Josephsson, and Guy Vanderstraeten. 2013. “How Do Men with Paraplegia Choose Activities in the Light of Striving for Optimal Participation?: a Qualitative Study, Based on Phenomenological-hermeneutical Method.” Disability & Society 28 (5): 645–659.
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Van de Velde, Dominique, Bracke, P., Van Hove, G., Josephsson, S., & Vanderstraeten, G. (2013). How do men with paraplegia choose activities in the light of striving for optimal participation?: a qualitative study, based on phenomenological-hermeneutical method. DISABILITY & SOCIETY, 28(5), 645–659.
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Van de Velde D, Bracke P, Van Hove G, Josephsson S, Vanderstraeten G. How do men with paraplegia choose activities in the light of striving for optimal participation?: a qualitative study, based on phenomenological-hermeneutical method. DISABILITY & SOCIETY. 2013;28(5):645–59.
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Van de Velde, Dominique, Piet Bracke, Geert Van Hove, et al. “How Do Men with Paraplegia Choose Activities in the Light of Striving for Optimal Participation?: a Qualitative Study, Based on Phenomenological-hermeneutical Method.” DISABILITY & SOCIETY 28.5 (2013): 645–659. Print.
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  author       = {Van de Velde, Dominique and Bracke, Piet and Van Hove, Geert and Josephsson, Staffan and Vanderstraeten, Guy},
  issn         = {0968-7599},
  journal      = {DISABILITY \& SOCIETY},
  keyword      = {SPINAL-CORD-INJURY,PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY,INTERNATIONAL-CLASSIFICATION,BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL MODEL,HEALTH,PEOPLE,EXPERIENCES,DISABILITY,BARRIERS,EXERCISE. participation,activity,spinal cord injury,self-concept,justice},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {645--659},
  title        = {How do men with paraplegia choose activities in the light of striving for optimal participation?: a qualitative study, based on phenomenological-hermeneutical method},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2012.728795},
  volume       = {28},
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