Check the effect of ball handling basketball training on the growth of manipulative skills in 7 to 11 years old girls with developmental coordination disorder (DCD)
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1Tehran University of Science and Research
2استادیار پژوهشگاه تربیت بدنی و علوم ورزشی
Abstract
Introduction: The aim of this study was to check the effect of ball handling basketball training on the growth of manipulative skills and eye-hand coordination in 7 to 11 years old girls with developmental coordination disorder (DCD).
Methodology: The research method is semi-experimental. The research design is as pretest-posttest with the control group. The statistical population includes 7-11 years old from elementary school of Iman in the academic year of 2016-2017 in Tehran that among them, 24 students with developmental coordination disorder with a score of less than 16 in the MABC 2 test were selected as the statistical sample of the study. After the individuals, subjects were evaluated as the pre-test by the test of gross motor skills (Ulrich Second Edition) and eye-hand coordination test. After evaluating the pretest, subjects of the experimental group participated in ball handling basketball training for 20 session and each session 40 minutes. During this period, the control group did regular school activities and didn’t other regular and effective exercise activity. Upon completion of the training period, all subjects by the test of gross motor skills (Ulrich Second Edition), MABC 2 test and eye-hand coordination test in the same environment, the same way as the pre-test, post-test was performed. To investigate the effect of the intervention on each subscale of the object control and eye-hand coordination was used analysis of covariance and t-test. All data analysis was performed by using SPSS version 20.
Results: Results indicated that ball handling basketball on the growth of manipulative skills and eye-hand coordination have significant impact apart from agility skills.
Discussion: Therefore, we conclude that ball handling basketball training as a new training method, have necessary charm and dynamism to motivate and reward children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and could greater positive impact on improving the performance of manipulative skills and eye-hand coordination of developmental coordination disorder children.
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