Physical activity in children and adolescents with autism assessed by triaxial accelerometry
Memari, A. H., Ghaheri, B., Ziaee, V., Kordi, R., Hafizi, S. and Moshayedi, P.
Objective - This study aimed to examine physical activity (PA) patterns in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as to address PA determinant factors by employing triaxial accelerometry.
Conclusions - Given the limited objective assessment of PA in children with ASD, our findings stressed the need for improving PA programmes, particularly for girls and older children with ASD. This study also provided important information for counselling clinicians, families and school policy-makers about health issues in ASD.
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