The effects of basketball training on the maladaptive behaviors of trainable mentally retarded children.

@article{Genz1997TheEO,
  title={The effects of basketball training on the maladaptive behaviors of trainable mentally retarded children.},
  author={Faruk Genç{\"o}z},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
  • Faruk Gençöz
  • Published 1997 in Research in developmental disabilities
The effects of basketball training on the maladaptive behaviors of 19 trainable mentally retarded children attending a special state school were investigated. Children in the experimental group took 7 weeks of basketball training (Special Olympics Inc.) designed for mentally retarded children, whereas the control group children engaged in free play activities with the ball. Both groups were assessed before the training and free play activity applications (preassessment), immediately after the… CONTINUE READING