Background: Early childhood education, care and preschool care at kindergartens in the Czech Republic is geared towards acquiring key competencies in the area of health promotion and the prevention of civilization diseases. Effects of the curricular documents are formulated by the expected outputs. The aim of the submitted partial research is to determine the level of gross motor skills of pre-school age children and to analyze the level of their acquired movement skills in the context of the curriculum documents. Material and methods: The research group consisted of 115 pre-school children. The level of learned motor skills was monitored by the TGMD-2 test. The Mann-Whitney test was used to determine the significance of differences in the motor skills of pre-school age girls and boys. Results: In terms of Gross Motor Development Quotient level 63.48% of children (63.38% of boys, 63.77% of girls) in the research group reached a higher average and average level, which we consider to be a positive result, given the valid curriculum of pre-school education. Conclusions: The results point to the need for regular monitoring of the effects of the education, education and care of a preschool child in nursery schools (kindergartens) in this area.
Miklankova L, Pugnerova M, Rechtik Z. Pedagogical aspects of child health promotion in the context of pre-school education. Balt J Health Phys Act. 2019; Suppl (2): 9-15. doi: 10.29359/BJHPA.2019.Suppl.2.02