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Iowa State University

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2003

Health and human performance

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The Influence Of Early Physical Activity: Sampling In Adhd Males And Physical Education Teaching Majors , Omar Suleiman Hindawi Jan 2003

The Influence Of Early Physical Activity: Sampling In Adhd Males And Physical Education Teaching Majors , Omar Suleiman Hindawi

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Two studies examined early physical activity (PA) influence on adult PA. PA reduces health risk; thus, identifying precursors to PA are important.;PA engaged time, sampling and the person who influenced children to initiate an activity was compared in college males who had been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and matched controls. The ADHD group spent significantly more hours in PA as children and adults than the controls. Sampling during childhood was correlated with adult PA, and both sampling and PA engaged time were relatively stable across the years of age from 6 through 17 and to the ...