THE EFFECTS OF SELECTED EDUCATIONAL GAMES WITH OR WITHOUT BALL IN MORNING AND EVENING SHIFTS ON HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER OF MALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF MIANDOAB TOWN, IRAN

Mostafa Mostafa pour, Soraya Balekanian, Vadoud Shoshtary, Auoub Izadi, Yousef Esmayilian, Mohammad Bakamal

Abstract


Today, this is an undeniable truth that the children in lower ages not only need physical care but also need attention to all dimensions of their existence such as social, emotional, personal and intelligence development. The objective of present study is to examine the effects of selected educational games with and without ball on hyperactivity disorder of students. It is a semi-experimental study with control group. The statistical population and sample of present study includes all male students of elementary schools studying in region 1 of Miandoab Town studying during educational year of 2016-2017. As a result, 500 questionnaire forms are distributed and among the 300 returned formed, 60 individuals with highest levels of hyperactivity disorder are purposefully selected. The data-collection instrument of present study is Child Symptom Inventory developed based on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of Mental Disorders. The descriptive statistics of direction, frequency distribution, mean, standard deviation and the inferential statistic of independent t are used. The results show that educational games with and without balls in morning and evening shifts have significantly positive effects upon reduction of symptoms of hyperactivity disorder. 

 

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educational game, with (out) ball, disorder, hyperactivity

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v0i0.844

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