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The Effect of a Physical Fitness Program on the Level of Musculoskeletal Fitness of Male Students with Visual Impairment or Blindness

Institute of Physical Education and Sports, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Mohamed Boudiaf, USTO-MB, BP 1505, El M’naouer, 31000 Oran, Algérie.
Institute of Physical Education and Sports, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Mohamed Boudiaf, USTO-MB, BP 1505, El M’naouer, 31000 Oran, Algérie.
Institute of Physical Education and Sports, Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Mohamed Boudiaf, USTO-MB, BP 1505, El M’naouer, 31000 Oran, Algérie.
Musculoskeletal fitness push-ups sit ups flexibility person with visual impairment or blindness

Abstract

The present research aims to know how much impact the physical fitness program may have on the level of musculoskeletal fitness of blind male students (15-18 years old). The experimental method was used on a sample of 18 students with visual impairment or blindness at the Visually Impaired Center. These students were chosen randomly, we used various tests, namely the push-ups, sit ups tests and sit and reach test, and the results obtained indicated that there are statistically significant differences between the pretests and posttests, in favor of the posttests, for the level of musculoskeletal fitness of students with visual impairment or blindness.

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How to Cite

Yaaqoub, C., Sefiane, Z., & Ibrahim, O. (2019). The Effect of a Physical Fitness Program on the Level of Musculoskeletal Fitness of Male Students with Visual Impairment or Blindness. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 8(1), 33-37. https://doi.org/10.26524/ijpefs1914