The effect of swimming in meltdown reaction among children with autism / Maisarah Mohd Saleh … [et al.]

Mohd Saleh, Maisarah and Abd Hamid, Siti Fadhillah and Abd Razak, Fatin Aqilah and Sabadri, Saidatul Nur Syuhadah and Mohd Rafi, Nur Natasya Nadeeya (2019) The effect of swimming in meltdown reaction among children with autism / Maisarah Mohd Saleh … [et al.]. Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation, 15 (2). pp. 12-19. ISSN 1823-3198

Abstract

This study conducted to identify the effect of swimming in reducing meltdown in children with autism in Pusat Akuatik Darul Ehsan. The study focused on effect of before and after swimming towards children with autism at Pusat Akuatik Darul Ehsan. There were 25 children with autism aged between 4 to 7 years old were involved. The instrument used in this study was The Multidimensional Assessment of Preschool Disruptive Behavior (MAP-DB) questionnaire. The parents with autism kids were asked to answer the questionnaires before swimming class and after 2 months of swimming classes to evaluate their children. Paired t-test was used to identify the differences effect between before swimming and after swimming. The result showed that all the components of the MAP-DB questionnaire have significant effects in reducing meltdown towards autism (p=0.000). In a nutshell, this study implied that that swimming had significant effect for autism kids in reducing meltdown.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohd Saleh, Maisarahsarahms@uitm.edu.my
Abd Hamid, Siti FadhillahUNSPECIFIED
Abd Razak, Fatin AqilahUNSPECIFIED
Sabadri, Saidatul Nur SyuhadahUNSPECIFIED
Mohd Rafi, Nur Natasya NadeeyaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Games and amusements
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Sports > Relation to psychology. Sports psychology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Sports > Aquatic sports. Water sports
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
Journal: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
ISSN: 1823-3198
Volume: 15
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 12-19
Official URL: https://mjssr.com/journal
Item ID: 30243
Uncontrolled Keywords: Autism, Swimming, Meltdown
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/30243

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