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Jalilishi Shavan A, Sadeghian N. The Effect of Yoga Therapy As a Supplement in the Management of Students With Dyscalculia: A Clinical Trail Study. PTJ 2023; 13 (2) :105-112
URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-572-en.html
1- Department of Sport Psychology, Research Institute of Sport and Health Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of General Psychology, Payam Noor University, Tabriz, Iran.
Abstract:   (323 Views)
Purpose: Mathematics is a complex subject that includes language, quantity, and space. Students with dyscalculia have difficulty in learning and memorizing numbers, they cannot remember the basic facts related to numbers, and they are slow and inaccurate in calculating. This research aims to investigate yoga therapy as a supplement in the management of students with dyscalculia in Tabriz city, Iran.
Methods: This study is a randomized clinical trial;. a total of 30 male students were initially allocated to either a yoga group (YG, n=15), who underwent a 8-week yoga exercise program, or to a control group (CG, n=15), who did not receive any intervention. The data collection tools are: Visual perception questionnaire, visual and auditory processing questionnaire, spatial visualization questionnaire) and learning disability questionnaire. We performed ANCOVA for data analysis using in level significance 5% by SPSS software, version 25.
Results: The results of ANCOVA showed between-group differences for visual processing (F(1, 18)=19.01, P=0.01), visual perception, and spatial visualization (F(1, 18)=30.132, P=0.001), and spatial visualization (F(1, 18)=5202.86, P=0.001).
Conclusion: It can be concluded that yoga therapy can reduce the amount of math learning disorder in students with dyscalculia.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2023/05/5 | Accepted: 2023/05/17 | Published: 2023/04/25

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