Le Cong Bang

Department of Physical Education, Thu Dau Mot University, Binh Duong, Vietnam

  • Research Article   
    Using Physical Activities Helps Improve Children's Mild Mental Retardation's Intentional Attention and Physical Fitness
    Author(s): Luu Thien Suong, Le Cong Bang and Dao Chanh Thuc*

    The study identified 04 criteria to evaluate intentional attention status and 06 tests to assess the physical fitness of children with mild mental retardation of 6 - 9 years old in Mekong Delta Vietnam, at low and near - medium levels. Thereby, the study applied experimentally 16 physical activities belonging to 2 groups. Group 1 is physical fitness (including exercises on basic motor skills), Group 2 is the movement games exercise, which has applied the exercises into practice to improve the children's ability of intentional attention and physical fitness. Study on applying selected physical activities according to specific programs for children aged 6 - 9, mild mental retardation at some specialized schools in Mekong Delta for 10 months. The results show that: The intentional attention of children aged 6 - 9, mild mental retardation has a positive change, children have a signifi.. View More»

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