Can exercise help with ADHD?
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects approximately 3-10% of children and 3-7% of adults [1, 2, 3, 4]. There are several treatment options for individuals with ADHD including medication, behavioural therapy, counseling, and parent training. Many people also report benefits of exercise to manage their symptoms, such as improving focus or limiting excessive movements, but what does the research say? We decided to explore t