Improving concept of healthy habits in children sixth grade through a body expression’s programme
Antonio Som Castillo
Manuel Delgado Fernández
Jesús Medina Casaubón
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Som Castillo, A., Delgado Fernández, M., & Medina Casaubón, J. (2007). Improving concept of healthy habits in children sixth grade through a body expression’s programme. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 90, 12-19.
It has been carried out an intervention for the conceptual improvement of healthy habits through the body language in 6th primary students. This study was carried out during 10 sessions that were applied to the experimental group (EXP.G) using the investigation as main technical of teaching, as well as a complementary work sheet about the developed conceptual content in the session. The control group (CNT. G) carried out the predicted in the approved class curriculum programme in the educational project of the school. The conceptual knowledge about healthy habits was assessed with a 57 question questionnaire. The results show a highly significant increase in the knowledge level of EXP. G (p<0.0001) to change from 34.366.23 in the pre-test to 48.864.26 in the post-test and to remain 48.142.68 in the re-test. However, the CNT. G. also increased significantly (p<0.01) from 33.793.70 in the pretest to 37.713.50 in the post-test and decreased to 34.793.59 in the re-test. The obtained results corroborate the suitability of the assistance programme. In conclusion, body language can be an adequate content to improve the knowledge about healthy habits.
Published: October 1, 2007
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