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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part C

Effects physical exercises and minor games on speed in mild mentally challenged children


Author(s): S Jagadeeswari

Abstract: The intention of the study was to analysis the effects of physical exercises and minor games on Speed in mentally challenged Children. To achieve this purpose of the study 45 mild category mentally challenged Children were selected from SATYA Special School Puducherry. Children chronological age from 15 to 20 and their IQ ranged from 60% to 70%. They were divided into three groups physical exercise group (PEG) was considered as Group I, minor games group (MGG) considered as group II and control group (CG) considered as Group III. Group I and II undergone training for 18 weeks. The training was scheduled for three days in a week for an hour (4pm to 5 pm) and CG was not undergone the training. Random group design was used for this study. Speed is the criterion variable which was measured by 50 mts dash. The test was taken before and after the training period. The collected data were statistically analysed by Analysis Covariance (ANCOVA). All the data were analyzed using SPSS statistical package. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 level of significance. From the results of the study it can be concluded that there is no significant difference between CG and PEG on speed. Thus, the above result clearly indicates that the speed in the children belonging to the MGG has considerably improved in comparison to the PEG and CG.

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How to cite this article:
S Jagadeeswari. Effects physical exercises and minor games on speed in mild mentally challenged children. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(5): 135-138.
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