Acta Paediatrica

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Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.974

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 38/122 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227

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Exercise reduces symptoms of ADHD

July 2014: Exercise reduces symptoms of ADHD

This review summarises research studies on the effects of different types of exercise on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 7- to 13-year-old children. Although a wide variety of exercises were employed in the feature studies, all showed that exercise reduce the symptoms of ADHD and lead to improved social behaviour, motor skills, strength and neuropsychological parameters without any undesirable side effects. See article by Carolin Friederike Kamp et al (pp. 709-714) See also viewpoint article by Laura Batstra et al who explore five debatable assumptions on ADHD (pp. 696-700). Read the full article for free here:
Exercise reduces the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and improves social behaviour, motor skills, strength and neuropsychological parameters

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