Objective: The main purpose of the study was to compare on kinesthetic perception and coordinating ability in relation to emotional and behavioural problems among santal students.
Study Area: The subject was selected from rural areas of Purulia district under the state of West Bengal.
Subjects: Total 60 (sixty) male santal students (20 under 12yrs, 20 under 14yrs and 20 under 16yrs) were selected randomly for the purpose of the present study. The age of the subjects were ranged between 12-16 years.
Variables: Coordinative ability, kinesthetic perception, emotional and behavioural problems were considered as the variables for the present study and measured by ‘Eye hand coordination test’ (Ball transfer), ‘Distance perception jump’ test and Adult Self Report (ASR) checklist.
Statistics: Mean, SD and one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) were employed as statistical measures for formulation of result.
Findings: The result of the present study showes that there are significant differences found in respect of coordinative ability and kinesthetic perception among santal students. And also no significant negative relationship is found between coordinative ability and kinesthetic perception with emotional and behavioural problems.
Implementation: If emotional and behavioural problems increasing contributing factors are minimized then psycho motor ability may be developed and healthful santal culture may be created.Conclusion: Significant increments are observed on coordinative ability and kinesthetic perception in respect of chronological growth of students. The increasing growth of the emotional and behavioural problems of santal students negatively correlates (not significantly) the psycho motor ability to develop.