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Temple, V. A., Achtem, E., Sangret, H., Bouthillier, S., Stuart-Hill, L. (in press). A formative evaluation of an inclusive introductory equestrian vaulting camp. PALAESTRA.

Temple, V. A., Alston, K. F., Elder, J. J., & Stuart-Hill, L. (2019). The effect of a pacer versus no-pacer on submaximal fitness test results among Special Olympics athletes. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, 12, 5 doi: 10.5507/euj.2019.005

Rozak, K., Foley, J. T., MacDonald, C., Bryan, R., Lloyd, M., & Temple, V. A. (2018). Physical activity frequency of Special Olympic athletes aged 8-18 across economic status. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, 10(2), 14-19.

Lloyd, M., Foley, J. T., Temple, V. A. (2018, Jan). Maximizing the use of Special Olympics International’s Healthy Athletes Database: A Call to Action Research in Developmental Disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 73, 58-66.

Temple, V. A., Purves, P. L., Misovic, R., Lewis, C., & DeBoer, C. (2016). Barriers and facilitators for generalizing cycling skills learned at camp to home. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 33, 48 – 65. doi.org/10.1123/APAQ.2015-0040

Hundza, S., Quartly, C., Kim, J. M., Dunnett, J., Dobrinsky, J., Loots, I., Choy, K., Chow, B., Hampshire, A., & Temple, V. A. (online 2016, Jan). Similar barriers and facilitators to physical activity across different clinical groups experiencing lower limb spasticity. Disability and Rehabilitation. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2015.1101789

Temple, V. A., Foley, J. T., & Lloyd, M. (2015). Body Mass Index of Adult Special Olympians by Country Economic Status. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12123

Lloyd, M., Foley, J. T., & Temple, V. A. (2014). Body Mass Index of children and youth with an intellectual disability by country economic status. Preventive Medicine, 69, 197-201.

Foley, J. T., Lloyd, M., Vogl, D., & Temple, V. A. (2014). Obesity trends of 8-18 year old Special Olympians: 2005-2010. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(3), 705-710. 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.12.005

Foley, J. T., Lloyd, M., & Temple, V. A. (2013). Body Mass Index trends among adult United States Special Olympians, 2005 – 2010. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 30(4), 373-386.

Nasuti, G., Stuart-Hill, L., & Temple, V. A. (2013). The six-minute walk test for adults with intellectual disability: A study of validity and reliability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 38(1), 31 -38. doi: 10.3109/13668250.2012.748885. PMID: 23244742.

Temple, V. A., Foley, J. T., & Lloyd, M. (2013). Body mass index of adults with intellectual disability participating in Special Olympics by world region. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. doi: 10.1111/jir.12011. PMID: 23331860.

Stanish, H. I., & Temple, V. A. (2012). Exercise behaviors of youth with intellectual disabilities under two conditions at the Y. World Leisure Journal, 5 (3), 280-287. DOI: 10.1080/04419057.2012.702457.

Lloyd, M., Temple, V. A., Foley, J. T. (2012). International BMI comparison of children and youth with intellectual disabilities participating in Special Olympics. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33(6), 1708-1714. PMID: 22699244.

Stanish, H. I., & Temple, V. A. (2012). Efficacy of a peer-guided exercise program for adolescents with intellectual disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00668.x.

Lloyd, M., Temple, V. A., Foley, J. T. (2012). International BMI comparison of children and youth with intellectual disabilities participating in Special Olympics. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33(6), 1708-1714.

Gibson, J. C., Anhold, J., Temple, V. A., & Gaul, K. (2011). Nutrition needs assessment of young Special Olympics participants. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 36(4), 264 – 268.

Rhodes, R.E., Temple, V. A. & Tuokko, H.A. (2011). Evidence-based risk assessment and recommendations for physical activity clearance: Cognitive and psychological conditions. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 36: S113-S153.

Temple, V. A., & Stanish, H. I. (2011). Using a peer-guided exercise model to overcome barriers to participation in exercise for youth with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 15, 209-217, doi:10.1177/1744629511422137.

Temple, V. A. (2010). Objectively measured physical activity of people with intellectual disability: Participation and contextual influences. Physical Therapy Reviews, 15(3), 183 – 196.

Temple, V., Freeman, A., deBoer, C., & Southward, J. (2010). Waking the dragon and making it fly: Dragon boating for children with special needs. PALAESTRA, 25, 26-29, 60.

Nasuti, G., & Temple, V. A. (2010). The risks and benefits of snow sports for people with disabilities: A review of the literature. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 33(3), 193 to 198. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0b013e32833638a5.

Temple, V. A., Walkley, J. W., & Greenway, K. (2010). Body mass index as an indicator of adiposity among adults with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 35, 116-120, DOI 10.3109/13668251003694598.

Temple, V. A. (2010). Disability and Public Health. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 27, 258-259. [Book Review].

Temple, V. A. (2010). Healthy Athletes: Strong Bones – Strong Athletes. Special Olympics Victoria May 2010, Newsletter, p2.

Mazzoni, E. R., Purves, P. L., Southward, J. K., Rhodes, R. E., & Temple, V. A. (2009). Effect of indoor wall climbing on self-efficacy and self-perceptions of children with special needs. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 26, 259-273.

Lynnes, M. D., Nichols, D., & Temple, V. A. (2009). Fostering independence in health-promoting exercise. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 13, 143 – 159. doi: 10.1177/1744629509340815

Temple, V. A. (2009). Factors associated with high levels of physical activity among adults with intellectual disability. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 32, 89-92.

Temple, V. A., & Stanish, H. I. (2009). Pedometer measured physical activity of adults with intellectual disability: Predicting weekly step counts. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 114, 15-22.

Lynnes, M. D., & Temple, V. A. (2008). Inclusive artificial wall climbing. Physical and Health Education Journal, 74, 6 – 11.

Temple, V. A., & Lynnes, M. D. (2008). Peer tutoring for inclusion. ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 55, 11-21.

Frey, G. C., & Temple, V. A. (2008). Promotion of health for people with intellectual disabilities in Latin America. Salud Pública de México, 50, S167-S177.

Frey, G. C., Stanish, H., & Temple, V. A. (2008). Physical activity of youth with intellectual disability. Review and research agenda. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 25, 95-117.

Temple, V. A., & Stanish, H. I. (2008). Physical Activity and persons with intellectual disability: Some considerations for Latin America. Salud Pública de México, 50, S185-S193.

Temple, V. A. (2007). Barriers, enjoyment, and preference for physical activity among adults with intellectual disability. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 30, 1 – 7.

Temple, V. A., & Walkley, J. W. (2007). Perspectives of constraining and enabling factors for health promoting physical activity. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 32, 28-38.

Mazzoni, E. R., Southward, J. K., Temple, V. A., Rhodes, R. E., Virji-Babul, & Purves, L. P. (2006). Effect of indoor rock climbing on self-efficacy and self-perceptions of children with special needs: A pilot project. ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 53, 10-16.

Temple, V. A., Stanish, H. I., & Frey, G. C. (2006). Physical activity of adults with mental retardation. Review and research needs. American Journal of Health Promotion, 21, 2 – 12.

Stanish, H. I., Temple, V. A., & Frey, G., &. (2006). Health-promoting physical activity of adults with developmental disabilities. Mental retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 12, 13 to 21.

Temple, V. A. (2006). Minor adjustment can have a major impact. Physical activity and children with special needs [editorial]. ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 53, 3,30.

Frey, G., Temple, V. A., & Stanish, H. I. (2006). Introduction: Preventive health and individuals with mental retardation. Mental retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 12, 1 to 2.

Strickland, J., Temple, V. A., & Walkley, J. W. (2005). Peer tutoring as an instructional design methodology to improve fundamental movement skills. ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 52, 22-27.

Temple, V. A., & Walkley, J. W. (2003). Physical activity of adults with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 28, 332-334.

Temple, V. A., & Walkley, J. W. (2002). Effect of group size on the participation of students with mild intellectual disability in physical education. ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 49, 26 – 31.

Foster, B., Temple, V., & Walkley J. (2001). An examination of the bone mineral density of women with an intellectual disability. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 18, 49-59.

Temple, V. A., Anderson, C., & Walkley, J. W. (2000). Physical activity levels of individuals living in a group home. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 25, 327-341.

Holland, B., & Temple, V. (2000). Physical education inclusion practices in Victorian primary and secondary schools. ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 47, 9-13.

Temple, V. A., & Walkley, J. W. (1999). Academic learning time – physical education of students with mild intellectual disability in regular Victorian schools. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 16, 64-74.