Department of Nursing, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to investigate the effects of a psychomotorik program on the self concept, sociability and aggression in preschoolers.
METHOD: The research design was a nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design. There were 34 subjects in the experimental group and 34 in control group among 68 preschoolers in a nursery in the city of G. The experimental group received an 12 weeks psychomotorik. The out come variables were measured before and after the program.
Collected data were analyzed by Fisher's exact test, t-test, chi-square-test, repeated measures ANOVA & ANCOVA using the SPSS 15.0 program.
RESULT: After psychomotorik program, self concept, sociability were increased and aggression decreased in the experimental group.
CONCLUSION: Psychomotorik program was effective in increasing self concept and sociability and decreasing aggression. The program should be effective in psychological development of preshoolers.