Short-Term Exercise Might Boost Young People's Self-Control

Study findings, if confirmed, may have relevance for treating ADHD, autism

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However, she cautioned, "if these effects are not sustained, then they are probably not that meaningful."

The review findings should be a wake-up call that investigations of chronic exercise are needed, Weinstein added. "If the acute exercise effects are replicated in chronic exercise investigations, then we have really found something that can enter recommendations for everyone," she said.

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