Autism

Do you know of someone that has Autism? Whether it be a family member, a colleague or a friend. Exercise has been shown to help with Autism. What is Autism? Autism is a complex neurobiological, developmental disorder that is typically diagnosed in childhood and often lasts throughout a person's lifetime. The characteristics of autism include an impaired ability to communicate and relate to others socially, a restricted range of activities, and repetitive behaviours such as following very specific routines. What has the research shown? It has been shown that vigorous or strenuous exercise is associated with decreases in stereotypic (self-stimulatory) behaviours, hyperactivity, aggression,...