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motor neuron

[′mōd·ər ′nu̇r‚än]
(neuroscience)
An efferent nerve cell. Also known as motoneuron.
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FE[micro]rderschule physical and motor development Homburg
The authors focus on the 'what' and 'how' of motor development and descriptions of motor development from conception through to emerging adult, comparing how children acquire their changing and growing repertoires of movement with the resources that they have.
Movement and motor development in ELBW infants at 1 year is related to cognitive and motor abilities at 4 years.
With the normative data, motor development abnormalities can now be diagnosed at an early stage and therapeutic measures initiated.
Outcomes indicate that the Children's Activity and Movement in Preschool Study Motor Skills Protocol is an appropriate tool for assessing the motor development of 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old children in field-based settings that are consistent with large-scale trials.
Motor Development and Movement Activities for Preschoolers and Infants with Delays: A Multisensory Approach for Professionals and Families, Second Edition
The study, which was supervised by Universite Laval researchers and published in the Journal of Pediatrics, reveals DHA consumed during the last months of pregnancy boosts an infant's sensory, cognitive, and motor development.
At baseline, as compared with age-matched controls, PKU patients had low concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids in plasma phospholipids and a poorer mean performance on a measure of body coordination and fine motor skills (Rostock-Oseretzky Scale motor development index, 107 vs.
Physical Activities for Improving Children's Learning and Behavior A Guide to Sensory Motor Development By Billye Ann Cheatum and Allison A.
Patricia Maude, from Tumble Tots, said: "Movement play provides access to both gross and fine motor functioning, so important for motor development and for becoming physically literate.
Iron-deficiency anemia in the formative years is linked with behavioral and cognitive delays in such areas as mental and motor development, learning, and school achievement.
10) The deficits in motor functioning were the result of alcohol exposure and not secondary to alcohol-induced alterations in maternal behaviour because infants whose mothers drank heavily but weaned their infants early, had significantly higher scores on motor development than those who were weaned at an older age.