The relationship between indicators of physical growth and motor and intellectual abilities with seven- year- old children


  • Danica DZINOVIĆ Faculty of Teacher Training, University


physical readiness, anthropometric dimensions, anthropomotor functions


In this research we investigated and evaluated the
anthropometric and the anthropomotor status complexity of
the children of the first grade of the first grade of primary
school. The relationships between anthropometric
dimension indicators and anthropometric abilities of
children were estimated, on the one hand, and indicators of
Type 1 test, as the test of composite type of general abilities
tests, on the other hand. Indicators of children’s physical
growth, including the anthropometric dimensions and
anthropomotor functions were in most of the cases linked
with the indicators 135 determined by the standard method
for investigation of general nature, actually readiness of
children for school enrolling. This result suggests that
physical growth is a component of the general growth that
should not be neglected during this evaluation of the
maturity level for seven- year-old children.


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