neuromotor delay

neuromotor delay

Failure of a newborn to meet developmental milestones, often caused by hypoxic encephalopathy during labor and delivery.
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Central nervous system involve-ment in nocturnal enuresis: evidence of general neuromotor delay and specific brain-stem dysfunction.
(3,4) The Cochrane meta-analysis reported that the therapy reduced the risk of neuromotor delay, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and abnormal MRI results (TABLE).
Treadmill interventions with partial body weight support in children under six years of age at risk of neuromotor delay. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011; 7: CD009242.
The study, "Treadmill Responses and Physical Activity Levels of Infants at Risk for Neuromotor Delay" appears in the journal Pediatric Physical Therapy.
According to Rosa Angulo-Barroso, associate professor of movement science at the U-M School of Kinesiology, prenatal injuries can often result in self-correcting or fixable neuromotor delays, but sometimes toddlers get a more serious diagnosis, such as cerebral palsy.
To reach the conclusion, Angulo-Barroso and colleagues followed 15 infants at risk for neuromotor delays for two years and tested their changes in physical activity and treadmill-stepping in their homes.
They found that kids with neuromotor delays using the treadmill were on the same improving trajectory as normal kids.
Five infants initially had hypsarrhythmia, indicating highly disorganized brain activity, and had spasms and neuromotor delays. These 5 infants subsequently had a multifocal epileptiform pattern.
(11) found that male gender is associated with cognitive and neuromotor delays in preschoolers, whereas Ozkan et al.