International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences Vol. 8(6A), pp. 16 - 21
DOI: 10.13189/saj.2020.080703
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Locomotor Basic Movement Levels in Improving the Health of Elementary School Students


Eka Fitri Novita Sari 1,*, Rekha Ratri Julianti 2, Nofi Marlina Siregar 1, Sukiri 1
1 Department of Physical Education, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Jln Pemuda 10 Rawamangun Jakarta Timur, Indonesia
2 Department of Physical Education, Universitas Singaperbangsa Karawang, Jl. H.S. Ronggowaluyo Telukjambe Timur Karawang Barat Jawa Barat, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

Children's health could be monitored through basic motion skills, for example, running, walking, jumping, sliding, galloping, skipping, hopping, and leaping. Children could be determined as healthy if they can perform those movements properly aligning with their development phase. This study is a part of research development in order to develop test instruments of basic locomotor skills through puzzle-based activity. This study aims to describe elementary school students' health levels through 8 basic locomotor skills measured by the test instruments. The data were collected through a descriptive approach. The participants consisted of 60 students in a class, Ciracas, East Jakarta. The study shows that 35 students (58,33%) received a good score in walking, 29 students (48,33%) received a good score in running, while 38 students received a good score in jumping, hopping, leaping, galloping, skipping, and sliding. According to the results, students' health levels in this study varied as 25 students (42%) received overall good scores, 20 students (33%) received overall average scores, while 15 students (25%) received an overall bad score.

KEYWORDS
Locomotor Movement, Elementary Students, Physical Activity

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Eka Fitri Novita Sari , Rekha Ratri Julianti , Nofi Marlina Siregar , Sukiri , "Locomotor Basic Movement Levels in Improving the Health of Elementary School Students," International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 6A, pp. 16 - 21, 2020. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2020.080703.

(b). APA Format:
Eka Fitri Novita Sari , Rekha Ratri Julianti , Nofi Marlina Siregar , Sukiri (2020). Locomotor Basic Movement Levels in Improving the Health of Elementary School Students. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 8(6A), 16 - 21. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2020.080703.