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2023, Vol. 10, Issue 1, Part F

Comparative study of development of flexibility of mentally challenged girls 0f 10-12 years


Author(s): Dr. Archana S Giri

Abstract:
The aims of the research study were to Compare Development of Flexibility among Mentally Challenged Girls of 10-12 years old by using adapted Physical and Therapeutic Exercises Programme. The need of this study was, Researcher feels that mentally challenged children are most neglected population in the society. They struggle very hard to meet their daily routine of the day. The subjects were selected from different schools in mentally challenged school children (girls). To have the difference of data for assessing the development it was decided to impart training and organize the test on subjects and the same subjects to be evaluated after a gap of six months with periodical evaluation for alteration in training The Flexibility Standard testes which are applicable for Mentally Challenged children a) Shoulder rotation test for Shoulder flexibility. b) Forward bend and reach for Trunk flexibility c) Side split test for Hip joint flexibility were selected for evaluating the development of Flexibility. Researcher hypothesized that there will be significant difference in flexibility in mentally challenged girls. Imparted six month training program in which Selective adapted physical education exercises and various therapeutic exercises were included. After Six Months training period the tests were administered individually under standard conditions applicable for specific tests and the time period required between two tests is amply considered. Every subject is allotted with a code and a separate self-contained form for training as well as for test results. Mean, Standard deviation and T-test were applied for statistical findings. From statistical data interpretation it can be stated that there is insignificant difference appeared in the development in Flexibility after adapted physical education exercises hence the hypothesis was rejected.

DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2023.v10.i1f.2807

Pages: 386-388  |  301 Views  144 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Archana S Giri. Comparative study of development of flexibility of mentally challenged girls 0f 10-12 years. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2023;10(1):386-388. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2023.v10.i1f.2807

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