A Functional Movement Screening on 6th Grade Students of a Caribbean Elementary Laboratory School

International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports

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Title A Functional Movement Screening on 6th Grade Students of a Caribbean Elementary Laboratory School
Creator Betancourt, José E
Betancourt, Jean Pierre
Estrada, Luis
Ortiz, Ismara
Santiago, Desmond
Description The purpose of this study was to examine the functional body movement of sixth- grade students of a Caribbean Elementary Laboratory School. A total sample of 39 students, including special education, participated in the study. The Functional Movement Screening Test was used to identify the functional movement body profile of the students and the strength and areas to be improved in their body movement after completing a Physical Education Program K- 6. The participants completed a series of movement exercises (Deep Squat, Hurdle Step, Inline Lunge, Shoulder Mobility, Active Straight-Leg Raise, Trunk Stability Pushup, and Rotary Stability) of seven different skills of the Functional Movement Screening (FMS). An independent t-test analysis and descriptive data was used to analyses the collect data. The findings of the study show that 87.3% students from the Elementary Laboratory School of the University of Puerto Rico scores 14 points or more on the Functional Movement Test. The results of the study reflect that students of laboratory school that experiences different learning practices in Physical Education Program benefits their body functional movement
Publisher Eleyon
Date 2015-03-30
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Identifier https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/135
Source International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports; Vol 4 No 1 (2015): Volume 4, Issue 1, Year 2015; 1-16
Language eng
Relation https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/135/132

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