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motor coordination

the harmonious functioning of body parts that involve movement, including gross motor movement, fine motor movement, and motor planning.
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MS generally begins in early to mid-adult life, with attacks of neurological dysfunction, including visual blurring, double vision, loss of sensory and motor coordination, and disturbances of the bowel or bladder.
Therapy center specializing in autism, attention deficit & auditory processing disorders, developmental delays, fine & gross motor coordination deficits, language/ speech disorders, muscular/ neurological-based disorders, oral /motor/feeding &swallowing disorders.
The new brush is the only toothbrush targeted at the elderly population with motor coordination difficulty and caregivers assisting with brushing, Moore says.
1 Geslak, this book contains a wealth of innovative exercises to boost body image, motor coordination, posture, muscular and cardiovascular fitness and overall health and wellbeing in children and teens on the autism spectrum, and is ideal for use at home or at school.
Training yourself to "prep" the trigger like this may be fine for the range, where stress is minimal and the targets are not alive, but in an actual confrontation, when stress skyrockets and fine motor coordination deteriorates, this technique is a disaster waiting to happen.
anxiolytic activity (elevated plus maze test), locomotor activity (open field test) and motor coordination (Rotarod test).
Washington, June 20 ( ANI ): Diapocynin, a synthetic molecule derived from a naturally occurring compound (apocynin), protected neurobehavioral function in mice with Parkinson's Disease symptoms by preventing deficits in motor coordination, according to a study.
Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behavior, such as watching television and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers, reveals a study in the American Journal of Human Biology.
The Yale researchers found no difference between the obese and non-obese children in tests of fine motor coordination.
Kimbo Educational offers two lively music CDs that promote physical activity and fine motor coordination in young people.
Different cognitive components, such as visual-processing, visuospatial processing, working memory, and also partially speed, influence successful motor coordination (Tirre, & Raouf, 1998).
The brain chemical tested in the experiment was dopamine because of its key involvement in feelings of pleasure and motivation, as well as in motor coordination.