Η επίδραση διαφορετικών προγραμμάτων άσκησης στη στερεότυπη συμπεριφορά ατόμου με αυτισμό
Stavroula Ignatidou: The effects of different exercise programs in stereotypical behavior in people with autism. (Under the supervision of Sophia Batsiou, Assistant Professor) The purpose of this investigation was to study the effect of different exercise programs in the behavior of individuals with autism during the course, which followed physical education. The study consisted of a 16 years old boy who was in the association "Life Care", in Thessaloniki. The video took place during the
... e during the intervention program with a camera, type Samsung SMX-C10GP/EDC. It was recorded the time of attachment to inanimate objects, the retrograde motion and hyperactivity, the aggressive behavior and the self-inflicted injuries. The intervention program included a combination of activities. These were: a) high-intensity cycling, trampoline, shooting and walking a block, b) moderateintensity cycling, trampoline, shooting and walking a block, c) cycling high intensity, moderate intensity and walking a block, d) cycling high and moderate intensity, trampoline and e) cycling high and moderate intensity and shooting. The study results showed that the behaviors they observed reduction were: 1) hyperactivity, after exercise d and e, 2) retrograde motion, after exercise a and e, 3) inanimate in object, after exercise c and d and 4) aggressive, after a and b. Considering that the behaviors that create particular problems in the functioning of the group is aggressive and hyperactivity, the conclusion of this investigation was that the suitable programs are those which contain aerobic activities (cycling, trampoline etc.) and a variety of recreational activities (shooting, walking a block). This study may provide useful guidance for both teachers and parents to motivate their children to engage in sport activities, with the ultimate aim of managing the unwanted behaviors.