The CNP ADHD and Exercise Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between child and adolescent ADHD and exercise.
To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).
Impact of physical exercise on childrenwith attention deficit hyperactivity disorders: Evidence through a meta-analysis
Swimming training improves mental health parameters, cognition and motor coordination in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Effects of exercise on cognitive performance in children and adolescents with ADHD: potential mechanisms and evidence-based recommendations
Sweat it out? The effects of physical exercise on cognition and behavior in children and adults with ADHD: a systematic literature review
An Exercise Program Designed for Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder for Use in School Physical Education: Feasibility and Utility
Managing childhood and adolescent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with exercise: A systematic review