Monday, 18 April 2016
ADHD and physical activity Cochrane review protocol published
Dr JackParker, TaCT theme manager and research associate at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) and colleagues at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have published a Cochrane review protocol to carry out a systematic literature review to determine the effects of physical activity interventions for children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger with a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The full review will be undertaken over the next six months and will be also be published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
Parker J, Martyn-St James M, Green MA, Lewis-Hanna L, Dias R, Morris B, Shibib S, Chalhoub N. Physical activity for improving the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012107. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012107.
The protocol can be accessed here.