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a talent or ability; dexterity or expertise.
coping s's the identification and management of stress and related reactors, a performance component in occupational therapy.
coping s's (omaha) in the omaha system, a target definition in the intervention scheme, defined as the ability to deal with or gain control of existing problems, including family tasks, illness, and employment.
functional s's tasks that are necessary to care for oneself; see also activities of daily living.
skillAdeptness of performance; mastery.
skillVox populi Adeptness of performance. See Cognitive skill, Social skill.
1. The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement on demand or desire repeatedly.
2. Motor patterns developed as a result of practice, performed with maximum efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., playing a guitar, shooting foul shots in basketball).
skillthe learned ability to competently and consistently co-ordinate a complex pattern of behaviours in order to accomplish a task with minimum effort and maximum effect. closed skill a skill executed in an environment that is stable and predictable, such as a floor routine in gymnastics. open skill a skill executed in an environment that is variable and unpredictable, such as dribbling the ball past an opponent in soccer. See also ability, performance.
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.
n the practical knowledge of an art, science, profession, or trade and the ability to apply it properly in practice.
n the skill that is ordinarily possessed and exercised by persons of similar qualifications engaged in the same employment or profession.