Social Integration of 6-7 Year-Old Children in a Handball Initiation Group

  • Irina Sburlan NUPES Bucharest, 140, Constantin Noica. 060057, Romania
  • Gloria Rață „Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău, Calea Mărăşeşti 157, 600115, Romania


This study is observatory and aims at approaching the training process in 6-7-year-old children in handball in terms of socialization and its main objective is the creation of interpersonal relationships between the team players. By using the bibliographic study, sociometric test, analysis and interpretation of the data collected from 20 children (10 girls and 10 boys aged 6-7 years) who were enrolled in a training program in which the group formation was intended to be achieved, we managed to validate the hypothesis according to which if we use in a 6-7-year-old group of children exercises for teaching handball, the level of social integration is improved. The conclusion emphasizes that the results to the second test prove the efficiency of the means of a collective nature.

How to Cite
SBURLAN, Irina; RAȚĂ, Gloria. Social Integration of 6-7 Year-Old Children in a Handball Initiation Group. GYMNASIUM, [S.l.], v. XVIII, n. 1, aug. 2017. ISSN 2344-5645. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 31 oct. 2020. doi:

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