IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr.U.Ganapathy Sankar, Dr.A.Prema
The purpose of this study was to refine Gravitational Insecurity (GI) assessment among Indian Children. GI assessment (original version) was examined with 28 children with GI and matched typically developing children. The results revealed that that 9 items (Jumping, height jump, Stand on chair, jumping off chair with eyes closed, forward roll, backward roll, tilt board step, Supine ball-active and supine on ball – passive) were correctly discriminate GI children from typically developing children than the other six items (broad Jump, stick jump, Jump off chair with eyes open, prone on ball, swinging ball, bounced ball catch) . These 9 items were included in revised version of GI assessment. Revised version of GI assessment required 30-40 minutes for administration.