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Physical Education Could Be Key to Improving ADHD

The number of children taking medication for ADHD has increased in recent years, but new research suggests that physical activity has the potential to improve mental focus, memory and cognitive flexibility.

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With attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affecting students’ academic performance and social skills as early as second grade, finding early interventions for the disorder is of the utmost importance. The number of children taking medication for ADHD has increased in recent years, but new research suggests that physical activity has the potential to improve mental focus, memory and cognitive flexibility. (Education News)

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