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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Mutation in ATAD3A is said to cause a series of diseases such as delayed psychomotor development, intellectual disabilities, truncal hypotonia, spasitcity, peripheral neuropathy, congenital cataract, joint stiffness, difficulties in breathing and feeding and seizures, the links for which might not always be obvious.
Many studies report positive associations between breastfeeding and child neurodevelopment [3-7] and suggest that longer duration of breastfeeding benefits child psychomotor development [8,9].
Today, it is known that IVH can lead to delay in psychomotor development and reduction of motor repertoires, both in preterm and term neonates.
The results revealed children that consumed the supplement experienced better growth and psychomotor development, as well as significantly improved iron status.
At 21 months of age, she was referred for genetic assessment because of delayed psychomotor development, generalized hypotonia, low height, and hypertrichosis.
She, however, noted that Ghanaian educational system focused too much on examination, grades and certificates and that much energy is being spent on the cognitive at the expense of the affective and the psychomotor development, while many teachers were no longer passionate about their professional responsibilities.
Growth and psychomotor development were normal (weight: 50th percentile, height: 75th-90th percentile, head circumference: 25-50th percentile).
His neuromotor development was compatible with nine months in the psychomotor development test performed at the chronologic age of 29 months before transplantation.
Sleep assessment during infancy presents an opportunity to study the impact of sleep on the maturation of the central nervous system (CNS), overall functioning of the physiological systems, and psychomotor development. [1] Thus, the relationship between the two is vital, as the control of sleep--wake cycles are regulated by the CNS.
Early psychomotor development was normal, although mild mental retardation was suspected at school.
Common clinical features are growth retardation, intellectual disability, delayed psychomotor development, microcephaly, and dysmorphic facial features.