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A Special Report: For Many With Autism, Running is A Sport That Fits

April 26, 2017

As opportunities for training and racing grow, runners and their families are seeing results they never anticipated. Research is beginning to confirm some of the things the family has noticed. At the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy’s Section on Pediatrics 2016 Annual Conference last November, researchers from Achilles International and New York Medical College presented the promising results from one of the largest studies on autism and running to date.

NYMC Faculty: Referring to research done by Susan L. Ronan, P.T., D.P.T., P.C.S., assistant professor of clinical physical therapy and Janet P. Dolot, P.T., D.P.T., Dr.P.H., OCS, assistant professor of clinical physical therapy

Source: Runner's World