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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The children participated in a battery of standardized tests when they were 5 and 7 to assess their attention, fine motor coordination and IQ (verbal comprehension, perceptual reasoning, working memory and processing speed).
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Part I of the Crawford Small Parts Dexterity Test (CSPDT), assessed fine motor coordination and hand-eye coordination.
Baby Gym is aimed at helping babies develop muscles strongly to be able to properly walk with the main focus being to slowly develop fine motor coordination and enhance their attention span.