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Nur Azis Rohmansyah1

1Universitas PGRI Semarang, Department of Physical Education, Semarang, Indonesia

Challenge-based games’ impact on manipulative motor skills, direction-following, and body awareness in children with mental disabilities

J. Anthr. Sport Phys. Educ. 2022, 6(4), Ahead of Print7-9 | DOI: 10.26773/jaspe.221002


Children with mental disorders have a variety of barriers to social behavior and physical function, which causes many disruptions in motor activities. The purpose of the current study is to show how manipulative basic movement, directions, and body awareness in mentally challenged people are affected by the application of development games. Children with mild mental disabilities will receive treatment using the five basic games. The major conclusions of this study point to the effectiveness of the game model developed for strengthening the manipulative fundamental movement abilities, directions, and body awareness of mildly mentally impaired individuals.


Manipulative movement, Directions and body awareness, Mental disabled

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