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motor neuron

[′mōd·ər ′nu̇r‚än]
(neuroscience)
An efferent nerve cell. Also known as motoneuron.
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The five areas of functioning were approaches to learning, social and emotional development, physical well-being and motor development, cognition and general knowledge as well as language development.
Haywood and Getchell introduce the study of motor development, explaining how to observe changes in movement across the life span, and sort out why and how these changes occur.
The Gross Motor Development area, on the other hand, is intended to develop a child's physical skills which involve body movements.
Engineering Services Technical equipment HLS for the general refurbishment of the promotion center for physical and motor development in Aschaffenburg-Schweinheim Energy restoration, fire protection adjustment, elimination of safety defects, rehabilitation HLS - ELT, service of engineers, performance phase 3-4, 5-9 55 HOAI Commissioning of the Performance phases in sections, optional with fire protection concept BGF 4973 m2, NF 2632 m2 - (old building 1504 m2 - new construction 1127 m2) - BRI 18840 m3.
Motor development of the neonates was evaluated by means of the Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP) that was performed when the babies reached 34 weeks of gestational age.
Part I presents ideas on motor development, including a brief history of dance pedagogy and early theories of motor development.
While the study indicates that prolonged prenatal exposure to SSRIs was associated with delayed motor development at age 3 years, the association was very weak, and only a few children had clinically significant impairment in motor development.
Aim: This study is aimed to investigate differences between cognitive, language and motor development of high-risk infants related to birth weight and gestational age.
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.
Topics covered include how to increase children's vocabulary through conversations and storybook time, working with developmentally delayed infants, exercises to aid fine motor development in preschoolers as a precursor to writing skills, how to work poetry and nonfiction into the classroom, and much more.
Lincoln oseretsky motor development scale is designed to assess the motor skills of children aged five to 14 years old.
In order to sit up, a baby must pass through a series of stages of motor development. Each acts as a building block for co-ordination in later life.