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psychomotor

 [si″ko-mo´tor]
pertaining to motor effects of cerebral or psychic activity.
psychomotor test a test that assesses the subject's ability to perceive instructions and perform motor responses often including measurement of the speed of the reaction.

psy·cho·mo·tor

(sī'kō-mō'tŏr),
1. Relating to the psychological processes associated with muscular movement and to the production of voluntary movements.
2. Relating to the combination of psychic and motor events, including disturbances.
[psycho- + L. motor, mover]

psychomotor

(sī′kō-mō′tər)
adj.
Of or relating to movement or muscular activity associated with mental processes, especially affects, as in psychomotor slowing associated with depression.

psy·cho·mo·tor

(sī'kō-mō'tŏr)
1. Relating to the psychological processes associated with muscular movement, and to the production of voluntary movements.
2. Relating to the combination of psychic and motor events, including disturbances.
[psycho- + L. motor, mover]

psy·cho·mo·tor

(sī'kō-mō'tŏr)
Relating to psychological processes associated with muscular movement and to production of voluntary movements.
[psycho- + L. motor, mover]
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In the study group, a multivariate analysis showed that maternal level of education, gender of the child, maternal weight gain during pregnancy and maternal smoking status during pregnancy and after delivery were significant confounders of the association between the duration of breastfeeding and 1-year-old child psychomotor development. As opposed to several studies [3-9] the association between the duration of breastfeeding and 1-year-oldchild psychomotor development was not confirmed.
The main goal of this study was to determine the association between gender, IVH grade and neurodevelopmental outcome in toddlers born at gestational age [greater than or equal to]36 weeks and to present the psychometric properties of screening by use of the psychomotor development test.
Age-adjusted scores from the Mental Development Index (MDI) and the Psychomotor Development Index (PDI) were used as the primary outcomes.
Previous studies have investigated the effects of macro and micronutrient deficiencies on cognitive and psychomotor development. Protein-energy malnutrition reduces IQ levels, cognitive function, and school achievement and is associated with greater behavioral problems [12, 35-38].
Karaoli said the child receives a lot of care at the hospital and he is provided with everything he needs for his psychomotor development, until he goes to a foster family or he is adopted.
Study of milestones in post Kasai patients showed delayed psychomotor development in all patients with partial response and therapeutic failure and in two patients with satisfactory response.
Iron therapy for improving psychomotor development and cognitive function in children under the age of three with iron deficiency anaemia.
Based on these facts, this study aimed to investigate the influence of a structured and oriented physical education plan on the psychomotor development of three-year-old preschool students by identifying, describing and comparing the psychomotor skill variations of an experimental group against a control group.
The psychomotor development of children with CP was also correlated with these factors.
(2011) conducted a longitudinal study aimed at assessing the relationship between maternal iodine and thyroid status during all three trimesters and the psychomotor development of their offspring.
Following this statement, this research is focused on generating specific guidelines for the development of interactive educative tools for psychomotor development of early childhood in children between 3 and 5 years old, which where validated through an experimental prototype called "Playing while taking my first steps".
The children of the mothers whose intake was over 5,000 had an increased risk of psychomotor development delay compared to the other children studied.