psychomotor development


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Noun1.psychomotor development - progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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An inverted U-shaped association was reported between maternal blood manganese at delivery and mental and psychomotor development scores among 232 6-mo-old Korean infants with no known exposure source (Chung et al.
Common clinical features are growth retardation, intellectual disability, delayed psychomotor development, microcephaly, and dysmorphic facial features.
Psychomotor development in the important objectives pursued are: development of perceptual, sensory acuity (kinesthetic), visual and auditory memory, oculomotor coordination.
Data on newborns/children included term/mode of delivery, Apgar score, body weight, body height, and early psychomotor development.
He explains how this book, which combines theory and practical activities, is useful and accessible for Kindergarten teachers, but suggests that activities targeting more than one of the seven components of psychomotor development would make it even better.
Numerous studies have suggested that lead exposure can be particularly dangerous for children, with the potential to harm their cognitive, language, and psychomotor development and to increase antisocial and delinquent behavior.
Differences in effect in the BSID subscales were reported with DHA and/or EPA associated with increased psychomotor development index, and DHA + AA associated with increased mental development index.
She added that it is not ideal for the child to remain for such a long period of time in the hospital, as this is at the expense of his psychomotor development.
It was observed that nine patients with satisfactory response showed normal psychomotor development and normal weight gain.
2) Atypical signs reported in trisomy 9 patients include hemivertebra, (3) holoprosencephaly, (4) sex reversal, (5) an unexpectedly normal psychomotor development, (6) no evident external or internal congenital anomalies and congenital leukemia.
stated in their review that in a 30-day follow-up of the children those who were given iron therapy because of the IDA there was no convincing evidence to show any effect on psychomotor development or cognitive functioning.
The progressive acquisition of skills concerning both mental and motor activities is defined as psychomotor development.