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Effects of a modified football program in improving foot-eye | 17045
International Research Journals

Effects of a modified football program in improving foot-eye coordination among students with intellectual disability

Abstract

Wilson Tiu, Charrie Lee Salipot, Charissa Anna Maquiraya, Doris Maria Burkley, Michiko Castaneda and Marie Grace Gomez

Foot-eye coordination skill is important in football. In this study, the researchers developed and validated a modified football training program in improving foot-eye coordination in persons with intellectual disability (PID). The training program specifically focused on improving passing, dribbling and shooting skills. Passing accuracy and time were recorded as part of performance measures. Results show that there was improvement in foot-eye coordination skill. Results also suggest that the performance measure used in this program can help in assessing players for leveling purposes

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