There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.
Tag: Adapted Physical Activity
OSU’s Extension Service adapted its Walk With Ease exercise program to make classes more accessible and help a wide range of adults build confidence in being physical active.
To best help kids with autism maintain healthy rates of physical activity, interventions should be targeted during the ages of 9 to 13, when kids show the biggest drop in active time.
Parents can make a big difference by modeling and supporting physical activity in daily life, especially with younger children.
Winston Kennedy, a third-year PhD student in the kinesiology program, discusses his research.
For the first month and a half after receiving a modified toy car designed for children with disabilities, the kids and their families seemed motivated to use driving as a means of exploration and socialization. But in the month and a half after that, most kids’ driving time fell off to almost nothing. Sam Logan, […]