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JOEC 2018, 18(1): 85-96 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Braitonic Exercise on the Motor Skills of Educable Children with Intellectual Disability
Jalal Dehghanizade Mr *, Masoud Rahmati arani Mr, Mandana Heydari Mrs
Urmia University
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Objective: The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of Braitonic exercise on the gross motor skills of educable boys with intellectual disability. Method: In this quasi-experimental study, from among educable male students with intellectual disability, 30 participants with the chronological age of 7-10 years who were free of any disease or movement limitation were selected. After matching based on age, height, and weight, they were randomly divided into two homogeneous groups: experimental (n=15) and control (n=15). Exercises were performed in three 60-minute sessions per week for 8 weeks. Ulrich’s Test of Gross Motor Development was used as pre- and posttest. Results: The results showed that there is no significant difference between the two groups on pretest, while significant differences were observed in the scores of the experimental group from pre- to posttest. In fact, the effect of Braitonic exercise the gross motor skills was confirmed. Conclusion: Based on findings, it seems that Braitonic exercise can help improve the motor skills of children with intellectual disability.

Keywords: Braitonic Exercises, Intellectual Disability, Motor Skill
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/02/23 | Accepted: 2018/04/25 | Published: 2018/07/29
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Dehghanizade J, rahmati arani M, Heydari M. The Effect of Braitonic Exercise on the Motor Skills of Educable Children with Intellectual Disability . JOEC. 2018; 18 (1) :85-96
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