fine motor coordination

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fine mo·tor co·or·di·na·tion

(FMC) (fīn mō'tŏr kō-ōr'di-nā'shŭn)
Ability to perform delicate manipulations with the hand requiring steadiness, muscle control, and simultaneous discrete finger movements.
Synonym(s): dexterity, fine coordination, fine motor control.
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Language disorders, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, or disorder of executive function are typically present as relatively isolated impairments, or as part of a constellation of deficits of attention, executive function, language, and fine motor control.
In achieving positive outcomes for children in writing, early years teachers need to give due consideration to the interaction between the complexity and relevance of the writing task and the child's level of foundation writing skills and fine motor control.
Andrews integrates some Alexander Technique with sections about circulatory aspects, equilibrium, voluntary and involuntary nerve pathways, fine motor control, reflexes and breathing.
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In stressful situations, fine motor control is impaired, contributing to the possibility of accidental discharges with traditional single-action triggers found on many autos and revolvers.
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It was fate that rendered his guitar and piano playing more difficult, thanks a diagnosis of essential tremor, a neurological disorder than affects the fine motor control in Crandell's hands.
Military applications will be enormous if the technology can be developed as a glove, much like a bicycling glove, that won't impede fine motor control," he said.
They could step consistently and had better fine motor control and coordination.
Contracted or mini-keyboards are applicable for consumers with fine motor control but limited range of motion; the keys are compacted to fit in a smaller area.
These deficits may involve fine motor control problems similar to well-known mild deficits seen among children with developmental problems.
Remember too that any physical task requiring fine motor control goes out the window as your heart rate approaches 140 beats per minute.