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Exercise as Potential Treatment Option for those with ADHD

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posted on 15.11.2021, 18:51 authored by Sydney Gruntmeir
The purpose of this paper is to analyze and assess the need for exercise as a potential long term treatment for those suffering with ADHD. ADHD is difficult to treat long term as stimulant medication gives adverse side effects and psychosocial treatment is difficult to adhere to. This paper analyzed research in the field of exercise and psychology to identify the positive benefits of using exercise as a treatment for those with ADHD. Based on the results of the studies and the analysis of the information at hand, it can be concluded that more research is necessary to definitively prescribe exercise as an ADHD treatment, but studies in the field are promising at showing the positive benefits of exercise on those suffering from ADHD.

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LaCount, Patrick Hartung, Cynthia

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eng

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English

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University of Wyoming. Libraries

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Honors Theses AY 17/18

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  • Library Sciences - LIBS

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