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Physical and psychosocial benefits of modified judo practice for blind, mentally retarded children: a pilot study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1608729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A modified form of judo training was practiced by a class of 7 blind, mentally retarded children with associated neuropsychiatric disturbances. The biweekly training program lasted for 6 months. Analysis indicated improvements in physical fitness, motor skills, and psychosocial attitude. The authors concluded that a modified form of judo can be used as a therapeutic, educational, and recreational tool for multiply handicapped children.
Authors:
J M Gleser; J Y Margulies; M Nyska; S Porat; H Mendelberg; E Wertman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-23     Completed Date:  1992-07-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  915-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Mental Health, Ministry of Health, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blindness / psychology,  rehabilitation*
Child
Female
Humans
Israel
Male
Martial Arts / psychology*
Mental Retardation / psychology,  rehabilitation*
Physical Fitness / psychology*
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