• Slobodan PAVLOVIĆ Faculty of Teacher Education University of Kragujevac
  • Vladan PELEMIÅ  Faculty of Teacher Education University of Belgrade
  • Dragan Martinovic Faculty of Teacher Training, Belgrade, Serbia Faculty of Pedagogycal Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina


polygon, motor coordination, primary school.


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of the sports activity polygon application on motor coordination of children. The participants (aged: 10.5±0.5 years; body mass: 38.2±7.1 kg; body height: 145.7±6.1 cm) were randomly assigned to the experimental (EG; n= 35) and control group (CG; n= 30). Motor coordination was assessed by the complex movement task polygon. After initial testing, 10-week sports activity polygon program was implemented. At the end of the treatment the final testing took place. The results of the paired T-test indicated that the EG improved significantly (p=.000) in measured motor coordination abilities. The sports activity polygon appears to be an effective way of improving children’s coordination performance. Teachers could use this information to plan and improve the process of physical education.

Author Biography

Dragan Martinovic, Faculty of Teacher Training, Belgrade, Serbia Faculty of Pedagogycal Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina



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