The Lure (and Benefits) of Exercise and Sports for ADHD Kids
Jeff Copper, MBA, PCC, PCAC, CPCC, ACG
Are exercise and participation in sports beneficial to those with ADHD? In this presentation, Jeff Copper, founder of DIG Coaching Practice, looks at the impact of sports and exercise on ADHD. He shares insights around many variables an individual with ADHD should consider when participating in sports, including the pros and cons of individual sports and team sports — on both competitive and recreational levels. He explores different characteristics associated with each sport to provide a direct path to finding a better sport or type of exercise that is suited for someone with ADHD.
Jeff Copper, MBA, PCC, PCAC, CPCC, ACG, is an attention coach and expert on attention issues. He founded DIG Coaching Practice and is host and founder of Attention Talk Radio and Attention Talk Video. He coaches individuals with ADD/ADHD symptoms who are seeking personal and business results by helping them realize their potential. As someone who has had to learn to manage attention and deal with his own challenges, Jeff helps his clients understand themselves and how their minds work. To this end, Jeff developed his anatomy of attention construct to help them regain control of their attention and move past barriers so they can achieve what they are capable of faster and with less stress. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree from Indiana University, an MBA from University of Tampa, professional designations from International Coaches Federation (ICF), Professional Association for ADHD Coaches, and certification programs at ADD Coach Academy and Coaches Training Institute. Jeff is a member of Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), CHADD, ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO), Professional Association for ADHD Coaches (PAAC), ADD Resources, and the International Coach Federation.