psychomotor development


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psychomotor development

the progressive attainment by the child of skills that involve both mental and muscular activity, such as the ability of the infant to turn over, sit, or crawl at will and of the toddler to walk, talk, control bladder and bowel functions, and begin solving cognitive problems. The mean chronological ages at which certain psychomotor skills are attained by most children follow.
12 weeks Looks at own hand 20 weeks Able to grasp objects voluntarily 24 weeks Able to roll from back to front at will 11 months Creeps with abdomen off the floor and imitates speech sounds 15 months Able to walk without help 24 months Has a vocabulary of 300 or more words and uses pronouns 30 months Able to jump with both feet 3 years Able to ride a tricycle and to feed self well 4 years Able to hop and skip on one foot, catch and throw a ball; is independent, boasts, tattles, and shows off 5 years Able to tie shoelaces and cut with scissors, tries to please, interested in facts about world, gets along more easily with parents
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Based on the scores recorded, a psychomotor development profile (PDP) was created for each student.
The psychomotor development of children with CP significantly differed from that of the control group.
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At the first presentation, the age, gender, age at presentation, follow-up period, prenatal and postnatal histories, psychomotor development stages, physical and neurological examinations, spasm forms, cranial imagings and laboratory findings of the subjects were examined.
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Considering the above, the present study proposes two objectives: The first was to complete cognitive, emotional, behavioral and academic assessments of a sample of 7-year-old boys and girls who were born high-risk in the year 1999 at Hospital Universitario San Cecilio in Granada, and who were evaluated using the Brunet-Lezine psychomotor development test at 6, 12, 18 and 24 months-old at the Early Follow-up and Stimulation Unit.
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This statement was first documented by Koopman-Esseboom and co-authors (1996), who set out to evaluate the effects of in utero and lactational exposure to PCBs on mental and psychomotor development of Dutch infants (discussed earlier).
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