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The number of movies, videos and radio clips with content related to polio in the early days is limited.

Due to advances in technology, the number of multi-media sources for polio and post-polio is constantly increasing.

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Post-Polio Wellness Retreat - Bowling

Part of a series of filmed interviews and activities from the 2009 Post-Polio Wellness Retreat at Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation in Georgia. Sponsored in partnership with the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) (http://www.ncpad.org/), the "Camp Dream" experience is recorded as polio survivors demonstrate and enjoy adaptive bowling. Filmed by videographer Barry Burman of NCPAD.

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Post-Polio Wellness Retreat - Kayaking

This is the first of a series of filmed interviews and activities from the 2009 Post-Polio Wellness Retreat at Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation in Georgia. Sponsored in partnership with the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) (http://www.ncpad.org/), the "Camp Dream" experience is recorded as polio survivors explain and demonstrate kayaking. Filmed by videographer Barry Burman of NCPAD.

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Post-Polio Wellness Retreat - Participant Feedback

Part of a series of filmed interviews and activities from the 2009 Post-Polio Wellness Retreat at Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation in Georgia. Sponsored in partnership with the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) (http://www.ncpad.org/), the "Camp Dream" experience is recorded as polio survivors share some feedback on the wellness retreat experience. Filmed by videographer Barry Burman of NCPAD.

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Post-Polio Wellness Retreat - Seated Exercises

Part of a series of filmed interviews and activities from the 2009 Post-Polio Wellness Retreat at Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation in Georgia. Sponsored in partnership with the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) (http://www.ncpad.org/), the "Camp Dream" experience is recorded as polio survivors take part in some seated exercises. Filmed by videographer Barry Burman of NCPAD.

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Review: Late Effects of Polio & Your Health

Presented at Promoting Healthy Ideas: PHI's 11th International Conference by Frederick M. Maynard, MD, this talk explores concepts of holistic health and categories of changes resulting from aging with paralytic polio sequelae that affect health and function.

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Ruth Frank on Rotary's Early Polio Eradication Efforts

In this 2013 video, produced by the Rotary E-Club of The Greater San Fernando Valley, polio survivor Ruth Frank discusses some of Rotary's early polio eradication efforts as well as her own experience of contracting polio.

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Second Research Symposium on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis (Audio)

September 5-7, 1986, Warm Springs, Georgia The proceedings of this conference were published as: Halstead, Lauro S., and David O. Wiechers, eds. Research and Clinical Aspects of the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes, 1987. PART I: CLINICAL ASPECTS

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Stretching Exercises and Exercise Manual [Portuguese w/English subtitles]

Dra. Tatiana Mesquita e Silva, a physiotherapist at the Instituto Giorgio Nicoli in São Paulo, Brazil, demonstrates some exercises that can improve the muscle strength of patients with Post-Polio Syndrome. She holds a degree in Physiotherapy from the Universidade Sao Judas Tadeu (2002). She is currently a physiotherapist at the Federal University of São Paulo.She has experience in the area of ​​Neurofunctional Physiotherapy, working mainly on the following topics: Post Polio Syndrome, hydrotherapy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, sleep and multiple sclerosis.

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Summers sweet and sour

On this 53-minute episode of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) show, "Living Out Loud," polio survivor Peter Kavanagh tells of catching polio as a baby in the epidemic of 1953 and how it's affected his life since then.

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Sunshine Coast Post-Polio Support Group

A brief report from Australia's Channel Seven News on the Sunshine Coast Post-Polio Support Group as they celebrated thier 20th anniversary in 2011.  Members discuss the late effects of polio and the need for recognition and assistance from the government.

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