International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part B
Analysis of locomotor skills between urban and rural school children
AUTHOR(S): M Raseetha and Dr. S Sethu
The purpose of the study was to analyse the locomotor skills between urban and rural School Children. A total of sixty (n=60) school children from rural and urban schools were selected. The subjects age ranged between 6 to 8 years. Thirty subjects each from urban school i.e., Vivekananda Vidhyashram Matric Higher Secondary School, Tirunelveli and rural school i.e., The Panjayat Union School, Thenpathu, Tirunelveli. The selected locomotor skills for this study are running and sliding abilities. The selected locomotor skills were assessed by using the standardized test manual for gross motor development Edition- (TGMD-2). The collected data on the selected variables were treated with independent “t” test at 0.05 level of significant. The results of the study indicate that there was significant difference on locomotor skills. It was found that the rural school children were better in locomotor skills when compared with urban school children.
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M Raseetha, Dr. S Sethu. Analysis of locomotor skills between urban and rural school children. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(2):66-67.