Assessment of balance using bot-2 in age group 5-15 year school going children
Keywords:Balance, Bruiniks-Oseretsky, Motor development
Introduction: Motor development is the gradual process by which child gain balance and coordination of the large muscle of legs trunk and arm and small muscle of the hand. The bruininks-Oseretsky test of motor proficiency Test that uses engaging, goal-directed activities to measure a wide array of motor skills in individuals ages 4 through 12.Material and method: In this study cross sectional analytical study design was used study setting was in Pimpri chinchwad municipality, Pune. Sample population was 5-15 year school going male and female, multistage stratified sampling method was used, sample size was 516, inclusion criteria was 5-15 year children male and female and exclusion criteria was neurological trauma or deficit, visual problem and other diagnosed medical condition. Required material was ruler, marker, measuring tap, stop watch and balance beam of bot kit. Outcome measure was balance total point score and descriptive category. Conclusion: The study concludes that there is slight difference in population male and female. But male performance is better than female in balance. According to age groups, 1, 3, 4, 5 is consistently increasing, age group 2 has more good performance.
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