The effects of assisted cycling therapy (ACT) and voluntary cycling on reaction time and measures of executive function in adolescents with Down syndrome.
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA. [email protected]
- Published Article
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2016
These and previous results support the hypothesis of increased neuroplasticity and prefrontal cortex function following ACT and, to a smaller extent, following VC. Both ACT and VC appear to be associated with cortical benefits, but based on current and previous results, ACT seems to maximize the benefits.
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