Friday, August 04, 2006

AUTISM: Children with autism benefit from individual sports

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Experts say the rhythmic movements of vigorous exercise can help people with autism cope with sensory overload without social consequences. Highly structured adaptive sports program aim to help children with autism develop fitness skills for life. The New York Times (free registration) (8/3)

Study: Vigorous activity linked to better grades:

Taking physical education classes did not help sixth-graders improve their marks, but participating in vigorous physical activities at least three times a week resulted in a 10% increase in core subject grades, finds a new study in this month's journal of the American College of Sports Medicine. News-Medical.Net (8/3)

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