Poster Session
Issue Date: July 01, 2015
Published Online: February 09, 2016
Updated: June 13, 2018
Use of Exergaming to Improve Physical and Mental Fitness for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Author Affiliations
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   July 01, 2015
Use of Exergaming to Improve Physical and Mental Fitness for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520176. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO3095
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520176. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO3095
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

This presentation describes findings of improved response speed, executive function, and motor skills in a pilot study examining the effects of participating in the Makoto Arena (an exergame) on 17 high-functioning, school-age children with autism spectrum disorder.