The inaccessibility of exercise classes, difficulty of transit to them, and cost constraints can make it hard for people who are blind or low vision to participate in physical fitness. Gyms, sports arenas, and classrooms often do not have braille labels, accessible instructions, or standardized layouts. There are accessible exercises, including Goalball and Beep Baseball, but many people do not choose these sports or have access to these resources. Instead they may exercise on stationary equipment in the home, or not exercise at all. As a result, people who are blind or low vision are more likely to be…
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