International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part X
Effect of movement oriented music therapy and yoga on cognitive domain among mentally challenged children
AUTHOR(S): Dr. J Samuel Jesudoss
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of movement oriented music therapy and yoga on Cognitive Domain among mentally challenged children. To achieve this purpose, forty mild (educable) mentally challenged children were randomly selected from Mithra School, Kilpauk, Chennai. The subjects who were adolescent boys and girls ranged 12 to 17 years of age. They were randomly divided into two equal groups. Experimental group 20 mild mentally challenged children and control group 20 moderate mentally challenged children. The subjects were trained for 12 weeks with movement oriented music therapy like yoga, aerobics, calisthenics, and music therapy. The Cognitive Domain (Memory and Attention focus) selected as a criterion variables were recorded prior, mid and immediately after the training program by test (identification and reading) through the special educators. The 2 way repeated measures of ANOVA were applied to find out the significant difference if any in the criterion variables between pre mid and post-tests. The result of the study revealed that there was significant differences on Cognitive Domain (Memory and Attention focus) after a training period of 12 weeks.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. J Samuel Jesudoss. Effect of movement oriented music therapy and yoga on cognitive domain among mentally challenged children. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1300-1301.