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ERIC Number: EJ544427
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: The Effects of Exercise on the Self-Stimulatory Behaviors and Positive Responding of Adolescents with Autism.
Rosenthal-Malek, Andrea; Mitchell, Stella
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v27 n2 p193-202 Apr 1997
A study investigated the effects of aerobic exercise on the self-stimulatory behaviors and academic performance of five adolescent males with autism. Results found there was a significant decrease in self-stimulatory behavior following the physical exercise. Academic performance increased after the aerobic exercise as compared to classroom performance during academic exercises. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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