Athletic Performance and Social Behavior as Predictors of Peer Acceptance in Children Diagnosed With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

@inproceedings{LopezWilliams2005AthleticPA,
  title={Athletic Performance and Social Behavior as Predictors of Peer Acceptance in Children Diagnosed With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder},
  author={Andy Lopez-Williams and Anil Chacko and Brian T. Wymbs and Gregory A. Fabiano and Karen E. Seymour and Elizabeth M. Gnagy and Andrea M. Chronis and Lisa Burrows-Maclean and William E. Pelham and Tracy L. Morris},
  year={2005}
}
Sixty-three children between ages 6 and 12 who were enrolled in a summer treatment program for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) participated in a study designed to measure the relationship between social behaviors, athletic performance, and peer acceptance. Children were assessed on sport-specific skills of three major sports (basketball,soccer,and softball),general fitness tests (i.e., 50-yard dash and sit-ups), and social behavioral measures. Predictors were… CONTINUE READING

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