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Relationship Between Fundamental Movement Skills and Body Mass Index in 7-To-8 Year-Old Children

@inproceedings{Siahkouhian2011RelationshipBF,
  title={Relationship Between Fundamental Movement Skills and Body Mass Index in 7-To-8 Year-Old Children},
  author={M. Siahkouhian and H. Mahmoodi and M. Salehi},
  year={2011}
}
Purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between fundamental movement skills (FMS) and body mass index (BMI) of the 7-to-8 year-old children. We used randomized study design to answer the study questions. Eight Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) of 200 children were assessed; four locomotor skills (run, gallop, hop, horizontal jump) and four object control skills (striking a stationary ball, catch, kick, overhand throw) using the Test of Gross Motor Development-2 (TGMD-2). BMI… Expand
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