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Resources

Muscular Dystrophy Association:  http://mda.org/

Physical Activity Guidelines for People with Disabilities:  http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines/Chapter7.aspx

References

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  15. Severe respiratory and skeletal muscles involvement in a carrier of dysferlinopathy with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Giovanni Balzano, Salvatore Fuschillo, and Yvan Torrente. Respiratory Care. 55.8 (Aug. 2010) p1091.
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