Effect of Body Mass Index on the Level Development of Early Childhood Locomotors Capabilities in Children Aged 5 to 6 Years
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- Body Mass Index, Locomotor Ability Level
This study aims to look at the effect of Body Mass Index on the level of development of children’s locomotor abilities. The population in this study were all students in Early Childhood Education aged 5 to 6 years in Padang Pariaman Regency. A random sampling technique chooses the sample with the total sample is 42 children. The instrument used to obtain data on the Body Mass Index of children aged 5 to 6 years is to perform anthropometric tests measuring height and weight. In contrast, the locomotor ability of the child is obtained by using the Test of Gross Motor Development-2 (TGMD-2). Based on the results of the research conducted, there is the influence of Body Mass Index on the level of development of children’s locomotors abilities with a value of r count 0.426> r table 0.304 and a significant value (Sig) of 0.005 is smaller than the probability of 0.05. The results of this study indicate that their Body Mass Index influences the level development of locomotors abilities possessed by the children from age 5 to 6 years old in Padang Pariaman Regency.
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TY - CONF AU - Zainul Johor AU - Muhammad Rizky Mezra AU - Khairuddin AU - Nirwandi AU - Oktarifaldi AU - Irfan Oktavianus AU - Syahrial Bakhtiar PY - 2020 DA - 2020/08/06 TI - Effect of Body Mass Index on the Level Development of Early Childhood Locomotors Capabilities in Children Aged 5 to 6 Years BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Physical Education (ICPE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 208 EP - 211 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200805.057 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200805.057 ID - Johor2020 ER -