Everyone knows exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But did you know that exercise can be especially important for people with ADHD? Exercise can improve attention, working memory and executive function.
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The 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth states that regular exercise can help creativity and social functioning in ADHD and Autistic children. Even a small burst of exercise before a test can produce stronger brain function.
However, the report states, “Only 35% of 5- to 17- year-olds are reaching their recommended physical activity levels. On average, kids are still sitting too much and moving too little to reach their full...