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THE EFFECT OF TRAINING ON EDUCABLE MENTAL RETARDED CHILDREN’S SOME MOTOR ABILITY

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Author(s): Mustafa KARAHAN | Rıfat DEMİR | İbrahim Şahin | Emin SÜEL

Journal: Beden Egitimi ve Spor Bilimleri Dergisi
ISSN 1307-6477

Volume: 1;
Issue: 2;
Date: 2007;

Keywords: Educable Mental Retarded | training | motor ability

ABSTRACT
This study was planned to investigate with purpose the effects of training on Educable Mental Retarded (EMR) children’s some motor ability. The mean values of EMR eleven male children participated in this study that is old, height and IQ were 14 year, 154 cm, 59.1 point respectively. Some motor ability tests were applied to EMR children before and after three days from training program which have been suggested by Hastad and Lacy (1989) and Vannier and Fait (1975). The training program that’s three times of the week and ten week period were applied to EMR children The differences between pre and post tests were analyzed with nonparametrik Wilcoxon test.According to the results of study, it was no founded statistically the findings of balance and reaction time. But it was statistically significant differences in values of medicine ball throwing, sprint 25 yard, general body flexibility, standing long jumping and touching of discs.In conclusion, it was found that has a significantly effect on EMR children’s some motor ability in this research when they were practiced training programs systematically.
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