Analysis of psychomotor development and level of physical activity of children with extracurricular physical activities

  • Maria Tereza Artero Prado Oeste Paulista University
  • Thais Masset
  • Deborah Cristina Gonçalves Luiz Fernani Oeste Paulista University
  • Caroline Mariana Albertin Veríssimo
  • Maelis de Souza Romanini
  • Talita Dias da Silva
  • Mayra Priscila Boscolo Alvarez Nove de Julho University
  • Carlos Bandeira de Mello Monteiro University of São Paulo. School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities

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Objective: The objective was to evaluate the psychomotor development in the areas of global motor skills, balance and body structure and level of school extracurricular physical activity. Method: The sample consisted of 30 individuals of both sexes from 6 to 10 years old, divided into two groups: Active Extracurricular Group and Sedentary Extracurricular Group. Data collection included the characterization of the subjects, anthropometric data, and the tests Development Scale Motor and the IPAQ short version. The variables were expressed as frequencies and proportions, the normality was tested with the Shapiro-Wilk test. Student t test was used to determine the statistical significance of normal data and Mann Whitney test for the non-normal data. Statistical significance was set at p0.05. Results: The classification of BMI / age of both groups was eutrophic (53.3%) and the remainder (46.6%) were overweight. The sedentary group had better results in overall motor development, and the active group in balance and body scheme. Conclusion: The children who engage in extracurricular physical activity showed better development in balance and body structure, when compared to those that do not

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2016-12-29
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Prado MT, Masset T, Fernani DC, Veríssimo C, Romanini M, Silva T, Alvarez M, Monteiro CB. Analysis of psychomotor development and level of physical activity of children with extracurricular physical activities. actafisiatrica [Internet]. 29dez.2016 [citado 19jul.2019];23(4):208-12. Available from: http://www.revistas.usp.br/actafisiatrica/article/view/137674
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