The effect of an educational program using mental practice to developing the cognitive abilities and offensive skills of handball for students

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Asst .Prof. Dr. Mateen Sulaiman Salih, Asst .Prof. Dr. Ali Abdulaleem Mohammed Saber , Asst. Lec. Manal Mohammed Ahmed

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The handball game is one of the group games that arose as a comprehensive college and was practiced as a team game, then it was divided into parts under the name of basic skills for the purpose of facilitating the learning process. Therefore, the reliance of some teachers in the faculties of physical education when learning group games on partial principles led to the separation of the basic skill from its total content within and for this game and the isolation of the learner from the unity of the overall picture that exists inside the stadium, The researchers noted that there is a deficiency in the outcome of skill and cognitive abilities, so the researchers decided to develop an educational program using mental practice in developing the cognitive abilities and offensive skills of students with handball as an attempt to solve them. The research aims to: Preparing an educational program using mental practice in developing the cognitive abilities and offensive skills of students with handball , preparing a measure of cognitive abilities for students in handball, and knowing the effect of the educational program using mental practice in developing the cognitive abilities and offensive skills of students in handball. The researchers used the experimental approach and identified the research community with students of the third school stage / Al Qalam University College / Department of Physical Education for the academic year (2021-2022), numbering (122) students distributed over the morning and evening studies, and 42 students were deliberately selected from the morning study, divided into Two divisions (A - B). The researchers chose from them (42) students in a random manner, one of them representing the experimental group and the second representing the control group. The most important conclusions were: The training program prepared by the teacher contributed to the development of cognitive abilities and offensive skills in handball and for the educational program using the best mental practice in the development of cognitive abilities and offensive skills in handball.

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