motor skill

(redirected from Motor skills)

motor skill

a co-ordinated pattern of movements acquired through practice involving the ability to execute movements effectively to achieve intended outcomes. gross motor skill movement involving the co-ordinated use of large muscle groups, such as when kicking a ball. fine motor skill movement involving the ability to manipulate small objects.
References in periodicals archive ?
M2 PHARMA-February 14, 2018-Study Suggests Autism Due to De Novo Mutations Exhibits Greater Reduction in Cognitive Function and Motor Skills than Autism Due to Inherited Factors
To help families through their toy purchasing decisions, EP's editors have compiled a selection of some new products as well as some classic choices, each of which offer fun ways to improve motor skills, balance, stength or social skill buliding.
WOMEN who do not get enough vitamin D in pregnancy may have children with poorer social and motor skills, according to new research.
In the motor domain, the Motor Learning, it is the field of research that more provides theoretical subsidy on this process, investigating the problems related to the acquisition of motor skills and the factors that influence it.
Physical therapists are evidenced based health care professionals who assist individuals in learning or relearning motor skills.
Objective: Fine motor skills, such as singing or playing an instrument, require precise neural control of the musculature that executes the task.
This study investigated the links between children's motor performance using the Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency, Second Edition (BOT-2), with the perceptions of children, parents, and teachers of children's motor skills.
The goal is to demonstrate improved upper body motor function and fine motor skills.
Fine Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals, 3rd Edition
Synopsis: Now in a thoroughly updated and significantly expanded third edition "Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals" describes how the characteristics of Down Syndrome can impact the acquisition and progression of fine motor skills.
We found a strong connection between their grades and academic scores, on the one hand, and the fine motor skills when they were in pre-K classes.
YOUNGSTERS with a need for speed put their motor skills to the test as part of a school project.