Effect Of Physical Exercise Programme On Object Control Skills In Preschool Children


  • Chewang Doma Bhutia,
  • Dr. Usha Sujit Nair


Physical exercise, Object control skills, preschool


The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of physical exercise programme on object control skills in preschool children. Thirty children (3- 5 years old) from Trivandrum district of Kerala were selected randomly and assigned to two groups, an experimental group (n=15) and control group (n=15). Both the groups were tested in Gross Motor Development -2 Ulrich, 2000 before and after twelve weeks of training period. The experimental group underwent physical exercise   programme three times a week for twelve weeks. Paired t- test and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) revealed significant improvement in the experimental group in object control skills while no changes were seen in the control group. It may be concluded that physical exercise programme introduced in early childhood can improve object control skills.


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Chewang Doma Bhutia, & Dr. Usha Sujit Nair. (2016). Effect Of Physical Exercise Programme On Object Control Skills In Preschool Children. Research Inspiration: An International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 1(III), 09–17. Retrieved from http://researchinspiration.com/index.php/ri/article/view/32