DOI: 10.14704/nq.2017.15.3.1098

Spark Motor Program to develop Psychomotor Skills in learning disorder Chinese students

Bo Deng

Abstract


The objective of the present study was to develop an effective motor program for developing speed and agility, bilateral coordination, balance and strength, and developed motor skills of preschool students with learning disorder. The sample consisted of 21 students of male and female from 4 preschool classes in China. We divided participants in two groups: a Spark group (11 students), with a 8-week motor program, and a routine exercise group (10 students). The findings demonstrated that Spark motor program has positive effects during the reading, writing and speaking. Further, we found significant differences between the groups. Motor skills and enjoyed physical activity increased in the Spark group, but not in the routine exercise group. Male students attained more significant differences than female students in the Spark and routine exercise groups. The outcome was that exercise programs such as Spark motor program develop psychomotor skills in students with learning disorder.

Keywords


Spark Motor Program, Psychomotor Skills, Learning Disorder, Developed Motor Skills

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