ERIC Number: ED115062
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The Perceptual- and Gross-Motor Ability of Mentally Retarded Children.
Geiger, William L.
Compared were the perceptual and gross motor abilities of 30 mentally retarded and 25 nonretarded 10- to 12-year-old children. Performance data on such motor tasks as the agility run, 20-yard dash, obstacle course, and target hop were recorded, with separate data for the retarded Ss on the basis of etiological classification (Down's Syndrome, cultural-familial, and other). Among findings were significant differences between the performances of nonretarded and retarded groups and among the etiologically classified groups. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant.
Note: Paper presented at the Mid-West AHPER Convention (Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1975)