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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 Trial Study. PTJ 2023; 13 (2)
URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-572-en.html
1- Sport Psychology Dep., Research Institute of Sport and Health Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Payam Noor University, Tabriz, Iran.
Abstract:   (53 Views)
Background and 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. The purpose of this research was to investigate yoga therapy as a supplement in the management of students with dyscalculia in Tabriz city.
Method: 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 (Gardner, 1996), Visual and Auditory Processing Questionnaire (Razold et al.,1956), Spatial Visualization Questionnaire(University of Minnesota, USA, 1930) and Learning disability questionnaire(Wilcott et al., 2011). We performed ANCOVA for data analysis using in level significance 5% by SPSS-25 software version
Findings: Results of the 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.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2023/05/5 | Accepted: 2023/05/17 | Published: 2023/04/25

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