Physical Activity and Physical Fitness of School-Aged Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders

@inproceedings{Tyler2014PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical Activity and Physical Fitness of School-Aged Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Kiley Tyler and Megan MacDonald and Kristi Menear},
  booktitle={Autism research and treatment},
  year={2014}
}
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by impairments in social communication deficits and the presence of restricted and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities. Literature comparing the physical activity and fitness of children with ASD to typically developing peers is in need of attention. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the physical activity and fitness of school-aged children with ASD (N = 17) in comparison to typically developing peers (N = 12… CONTINUE READING

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