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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).
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.