The Effect of Gobak Sodor and Engklek Games on Rude Motor Development and Cognitive Improvement in Class 4 Children SDN Pojok 1 Kediri


  • Yefi Purwasih Magister of Health Study Program of IIK STRADA Indonesia
  • Indasah IIK STRADA Indonesia
  • Nurdina IIK STRADA Indonesia


During childhood development of gross motor skills and cognitive runs optimally, it requires education that can provide stimulation and service to aspects of these developments, one of which is by stimulating traditional games of Sodor and Krlek carts. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of sodor and crankshaft games on gross motor development and cognitive improvement in 4th grade children at SDN 1 Corner 1 Kediri. The research design uses True Experimental Design. The population of this study were all 4th grade students at SDN Pojok 1 Kota Kediri as many as 38 students. With a sample of 24 students with simple random sampling. The independent variable is sodor and crankshaft and gross and cognitive motor dependent variable. The instrument uses the Test of Gross Motor Development (TGMD), analyzed using Anova test. Research result. The results of the study by testing the kruskal wall obtained sig. 0,000 which means that there is a significant increase between independent and dependent variables and from the results of Mann Whitney test results obtained are 0.001 in the Sodor and Krlek group, while the Sodor cart provides the highest motor increase. Giving counseling to parents about the importance of stimulation in childhood can improve the child's development process optimally