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The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Academic Engagement in Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

5 monthes ago   |   By Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose:
To determine whether participation in aerobic exercise before classroom activities improves academic engagement and reduces stereotypic behaviors in young children with autism spectrum disorder.
Methods:
This study employed a within-subjects crossover design, using a treatment condition and a control condition, across 4 classrooms. The treatment condition included 15 minutes of running/jogging followed by a classroom task. The control condition included a classroom task not preceded by exercise. The number of stereotypic behaviors, percentage of on-task behavior, and...
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ALTERNATIVE SEATING DEVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH ADHD: EFFECTS ON CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR

5 monthes ago   |   By Pediatric Physical Therapy

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