Effect of progressive time delay procedure on gross motor skill completion duration of participants with mental retardation

Shihui CHEN

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Abstract

Presents a study in which progressive time delay (PTD) procedure was used in teaching motor skills to moderately to severely mentally handicapped individuals taking part in adapted physical activity. Participants were male, and had a an average age of 35.5 years. Results indicated that the PTD method, which uses verbal prompts as well as physical assistance, helped the subjects make faster and more accurate responses in the process of learning selected gross motor skills. Copyright © 2003 Challenge Publications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8, 58
JournalPalaestra
Volume19
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Citation

Chen, S. (2003). Effect of progressive time delay procedure on gross motor skill completion duration of participants with mental retardation. Palaestra, 19(3), 8, 58.

Keywords

  • Disabilities-Mental retardation
  • Motor ability

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