IMPROVEMENT OF THE HEALTH OF PEOPLE WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER BY EXERCISE

MELHORIA DA SAÚDE DE PESSOAS COM TRANSTORNO DO ESPECTRO DO AUTISMO POR MEIO DE EXERCÍCIOS FÍSICOS

MEJORA DE LA SALUD DE LAS PERSONAS CON TRASTORNO DEL ESPECTRO AUTISTA MEDIANTE EL EJERCICIO FÍSICO

Weihua Jia Jinghong Xie About the authors

ABSTRACT

Introduction

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a typical neurological development disorder of the brain, exhibiting social communication and communication disorders, narrow interests, and repetitive, stereotyped behaviors. Movement development is an important evaluation index for the development of early motor function in children, so exercise intervention in children with ASD is of great significance.

Objective

This article conducts exercise intervention on children with ASD to stimulate their exercise ability and improve their self-care ability.

Methods

The article randomly grouped 24 children with an autism spectrum disorder. The experimental group received exercise intervention, and the control group had regular classes. After the experiment is completed, the influence of exercise intervention on children with autism is analyzed.

Results

The motor skills of the two groups of children were different after the intervention. The motor skills of the experimental group improved more significantly.

Conclusion

Exercise intervention can significantly improve the motor skills of children with an autism spectrum disorder. To evaluate whether the large-muscle motor skill learning of children with ASD and its influence on basic motor skills can be transferred to provide a reference for related motor intervention. Level of evidence II; Therapeutic studies - investigation of treatment results.

Autism Spectrum Disorder; Exercise; Motor Skills

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