Game is a module of human activities that follows an individual since his/her earliest development. Games are also first level of children’s active function and includes many elementary ways of movements (walking, running, jumping…). Games are activities familiar to children and while playing, they are spontaneously discovering new things. Proper body posture is a sign of good health, regular growth and development so it is important to emphasize body posture from the earliest age by applying different ways of physical activity. Aim of this research is to determine influence of games as activities to components of body posture of school children. This research was done to determine role of games within prevention of correct body posture of primary school students. Research samples were 62 class teachers employed in 5 primary schools (Municipalities: Breza, Vareš, Ilijaš, Visoko). Data which defined role of games within prevention of correct body posture of primary school students was gathered by filling anonymous survey containing six different questions. After data was collected, theoretical method, descriptive-analytical method and empiric-no experimental method (survey) was used. Analysis of the results have shown that games mostly influence regular growth and development of students in lower grades since then games are the most frequent type of activities, 21 teachers (33,87%) recognized game as being the most important factor on regular development from first to fifth grade students. The same number of teachers recognized that games mostly influence development of first graders and contributes to regular and normal growth of child’s organism. Such regular development can be seen in physical, psychological, social and emotional aspect. 59 teachers (95,16%) think that games influence all body segments and as such influences correct body posture of students in lower grades of primary school. Basis of this research was to determine role of games in prevention of regular body posture in primary school students. Based on teachers’ opinions, games have preventive impact on regular body posture within students from 1st to 5th grade of primary school.
Key Words: movement, psych motoric capabilities, profilax, posture