Parenting and Fundamental Movement Skills

Eka Fitri Novita Sari


This study aimed to determine differences between permissive and authoritarian parenting in play activities motion against the fundamental movement skills on second grade of elementary school students. This study used ex-post facto method that collects data through questionnaires and tests the appearance of motion. In order to collect data related to parenting types, indicators consisting three levels of scale using a range of up to three were used to measure the shape of the patterns of parenting in motion play activities at home. Test battery consisting of tests run, jump, kick, catch, throw, balance and, flexibility was used to measure the fundamental movement skills. The research was carried out in 5 villages at Rawamangun Elementary School in East Jakarta. The population consists of 183 students however 36 students were selected. The analysis found that there were significant differences in fundamental movement skills of second grade elementary school students between permissive parenting and authoritarian parenting. The results show that the fundamental movement skills of permissive parenting are better than the fundamental movement skills of authoritarian parenting.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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