International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Effect of Fine Motor Skill Training on Decoding Skills in School Going Children

Jasneet Kaur | Preeti Gazbare


Abstract: Objectives To find the effect of fine motor skill training on decoding skills in school going children between the ages of 4 to 9 years and to compare its effect between both the genders. Study design An Experimental study on 30 school going children between the ages of 5-9 years, was conducted in Pune, India. The Abecedarian Reading Assessment for decoding skills. The children underwent fine motor skill training for a period of 2 weeks, three times per week for 45 minutes, which included, weight bearing exercises, theraputty exercises, theraband exercises, activities using different textures and ADL activities. Paired T test was used for statistical analysis. Results A total of 30 children with a mean age of 7 years were included. Paired T test showed statistically significant improvement in post training decoding skills (t=16.9, p=<0.0001) in male children (28.55, 39.55) of age 6 years (23.60, 34.80). Conclusion Fine motor skill training was found to be effective in improving decoding skills.


Keywords: fine motor skill training, decoding skills, Abecedarian Reading Assessment, school going children


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 470 - 473

Effect of Fine Motor Skill Training on Decoding Skills in School Going Children


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Jasneet Kaur, Preeti Gazbare, "Effect of Fine Motor Skill Training on Decoding Skills in School Going Children", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173264, Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, 470 - 473, #ijsrnet

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