Document Type : Research Paper


1 . M.S Student, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, Imam Khomeini International University, Ghazvin, Iran


Autism is one of the major developmental disabilities which make visual imbalance for those who are vulnerable. Research has shown that vision has a key role in all those activities which focus on aiming task. The aim of this study was to investigate the visual focus on improvement of a throwing task of autistic children. 24 boys at the age of 10 were randomly assigned into two experimental and control groups. Independent t-test and ANVA were used to analyze the data. The results suggested that there was a significant difference between pretest scores in acquisition (p≤0.05). On the other hand, the in experimental group had a better performance in retention phase. . The results suggested that there was a significant difference between pretest scores in acquisition (p≤0.05). On the other hand, the experimental group had a better performance in retention phase. It was concluded that visual affects the throwing task.


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