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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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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.
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.
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.
Bobby is a 1-year-old tuxedo male who was born with cerebellar hypo plasia, a neurological disorder that affects 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.
Other health effects of inhalant use include headache, nausea, vomiting, slurred speech, loss of motor coordination, and wheezing.
Then they tested the motor coordination of older rats, first by making them balance on a stationary, horizontal rod and later by making them remain upright on a rotating, slowly accelerating rod.
Dexamethasone-tended children also had poorer motor coordination, lower IQs, and more disabilities, the researchers report in the March 25 New England Journal of Medicine.