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Naeem Mohammed Hben
Samir Mohammed Hben


The researcher conducted this study to determine the magnitude of the influence of including recreational games in enhancing the proficiency of overhead handling in handball. The study sought to investigate the impact of including recreational games on the acquisition of aerial handling skills in handball. To elucidate the disparities between acquiring knowledge through recreational games and the conventional educational approach employed in schools for the mastery of aerial ball handling in handball. Regarding hypotheses, there are notable disparities in the pre- and post-measurements between the control and experimental groups, favoring the experimental group. The research methodology focused on the field procedures conducted within the student community of the second intermediate grade at the Great Majar al-Kabir High School for Outstanding Students in Misan Governorate during the academic year 2021/2022. The total number of students in this community was 58, and all of them were included in the research sample. The sample was further divided into a basic sample of 34 students and an exploratory sample of 20 students. The researcher utilized the statistical application SPSS to do appropriate statistical analyses on the research data. The researcher concluded that the experimental group, which used instructional units with recreational games, performed better than the control group that used the traditional technique when learning recreational games in learning the skill of handling from above in handball. The researcher suggests incorporating recreational games as a method for teaching fundamental abilities in handball based on these findings.

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Naeem Mohammed Hben, & Samir Mohammed Hben. (2024). THE EFFECT OF USING RECREATIONAL GAMES IN LEARNING THE SKILL OF HANDLING FROM ABOVE IN HANDBALL. Galaxy International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 12(5), 23–32. Retrieved from


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