TEENAGER STATIC BALANCE AND LEARNING ACHIEVEMENTS IN CONTEXT OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
1 Rezekne Academy of Technologies (LATVIA)
2 Rezekne State Gimnazium No.1 (LATVIA)
About this paper:
Conference name: 10th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 16-18 November, 2017
Location: Seville, Spain
Abstract:Nowadays physical activity level of student’s are decreasing and lack of movements affect many children development indicators negatively. The aim: to research static balance and learning achievements depending on level of physical activities of teenagers.
The research examines the analysis of scientific literature, teenager’s static balance testing, survey and research of learning achievements reflective documents. Results showed that static balance of examined group of teenagers conform certain limit values, but evaluating separately each tested individual teenager’s balance parameters, it is concluded that 15% of examined teenagers has one or more balancing test parameters that are worse than average data. According to learning achievements analysis, regular physical activity of teenagers contributes a better body stability and teenagers who regularly are doing physical activities have higher learning achievements.
Keywords: Learning achievements, physical activity, static balance, sway index.