We would like to welcome The Montgomery County Center for Athletic Inclusion and encourage you to explore their:

"EXECUTIVE FUNCTION ENHANCEMENT INITIATIVE"



A Proud Partner

A Proud Partner

When we work with our students, the goal is never to enforce adherence to structure, but to allow activities to be the vehicle that teaches it. Additionally, our students and parents are instilled with the knowledge that while exercise has always been good for the body and heart, we now know that its fuel for the brain; we now know the possibilities are endless for developing Executive Function through physical activity.



ADHD and Exercise

"Studies show that even half an hour a day can help kids function better and feel better."

By: Rae Jacobson

The notion that physical activity has a positive impact on ADHD isn’t new, but a recent study showing regular physical activity decreased the severity of ADHD symptoms and improved cognitive functioning in children has a lot of people talking about the future of exercise as a treatment for ADHD.


The Exercise Effect

"Evidence is mounting for the benefits of exercise, yet psychologists don’t often use exercise as part of their treatment arsenal. Here’s more research on why they should."

By: Kirsten Weir


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25 Studies Confirm: Exercise Prevents Depression

"How many studies does it take to convince you that moderate exercise will make you happier? If you need one more reason to start being more physically active, professors from the University of Toronto have compiled and analyzed over 26 years’ worth of scientific research which concludes that even moderate levels of physical activity—like walking for 20-30 minutes a day—can ward off depression in people of all ages."

By: Christopher Bergland


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Sports, Exercise, and the Benefits of Physical Activity for Individuals with Autism

“Besides improving fitness, motor function, and behavior in individuals with autism…physical activity can promote self-esteem, increase general levels of happiness, and can lead to positive social outcomes…”

Authors: Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks and Michael Rosanoff, MPH, Assistant Director of Research and Public Health, Autism Speaks
 


 

 

To discover how we can work together inquire below or email us directly:

inclusioncenter@montcogym.com

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