There are a few interesting sidebars in the article.
- Christine Mattheis summarizes some scholarly articles on the cognitive benefits of riding (as well as other regular exercise) in Your Brain on Cycling
- Bruce Barcott describes exercise as a tool to combat ADHD in The Exercise Option: Who Knew?
- Mattheis also reviews Michael Wendt's research suggesting the possibility of controlling ADHD with exercise in The Drug-Free Drug
For More Information
- Barcott, Bruce. Riding is My Ritalin. Bicycling, November 2009, pp.52-59, 93.
- Conant-Norville, D.O., Tofler, I.R. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Psychopharmacologic Treatments in the Athlete. (2005) Clinics in Sports Medicine, 24 (4 SPEC. ISS.), pp. 829-843.
- Ratey, John and Eric Hagerman. Spark : The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. New York : Little, Brown, 2008.
- Wendt, Michael Stephen. "The Effect of an Activity Program Designed with Intense Physical Exercise on the Behavior of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Children." Dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2000.