Cybercycling Effects on Classroom Behavior in Children With Behavioral Health Disorders: An RCT

09 Jan 2017April Bowling, James Slavet, Daniel P. Miller, Sebastien Haneuse, William Beardslee, Kirsten Davison

Aerobic cybercycling physical exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders. This school-based exercise intervention may significantly improve child behavioral health without increasing parental burden or health care costs, or disrupting academic schedules.

Randomized Controlled Trial
3 effects
3 months
103 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Maternity outcome
Decreased risk of Attention deficit hyp...
Maternity system

Moderate evidence

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Learning Ability Brain outcome
Increased risk of Learning Ability
Brain system

Moderate evidence

Moderate Exercise Selfcare risk & protective factor

Irritability And Anger Brain outcome
Decreased risk of Irritability And Anger
Brain system

High evidence