Exercise Programming for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recommendations for Strength and Conditioning Specialists
Byrne, Paul J.
Lloyd, Rhodri S.
National Strength & Conditioning Association
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The purpose of this article is to introduce strength and conditioning specialists to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to identify the many benefits of delivering exercise programs to children with ASD. Additionally, the manuscript aims to inform strength and conditioning specialists on how to minimize some of the inherent challenges associated with the delivery of such programs by highlighting critical issues for practitioners to consider when designing and implementing exercise programs for children with ASD.
Strength and Conditioning Journal;
Coffey, C., Carey, M., Kinsella, S., Byrne, P.J., Sheehan, D. and Lloyd, R.S. (2020) 'Exercise Programming for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recommendations for Strength and Conditioning Specialists', Strength and Conditioning Journal. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000599
Article published in Strength and Conditioning Journal, available at https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000599
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
Craig Coffey and Marie Carey are currently receiving a grant from the Institute of Technology Carlow.
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