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  • At least two other research studies exist on the positive links between ADHD and exercise. The first one 17 children in Grade 3 who exhibited at least four symptoms on the Disruptive Behavior Disorders Rating Scale. They participated in around 30 minutes of physical activity at school every day for eight weeks. Between 64 and 71 percent of the children showed general improvement, and there were marked changes in the inhibition field.

    At least two other research studies exist on the positive links between ADHD and exercise. The first one 17 children in Grade 3 who exhibited at least four symptoms on the Disruptive Behavior Disorders Rating Scale. They participated in around 30 minutes of physical activity at school every day for eight weeks. Between 64 and 71 percent of the children showed general improvement, and there were marked changes in the inhibition field.

  • The evidence is mostly anecdotal for now — not much research has been done yet on the exact link between ADHD and exercise — but some studies suggest that , regulate hyperactivity, and improve concentration in people with ADHD. Outdoor exercise in particular is associated with milder symptoms overall, and workouts such as ballet and tae kwon do, which require individuals to really zero in on their bodies, may teach better focus.

Exercise for Children With ADHD - WebMD