Keila R G Pereira

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BACKGROUND In recent years, yoga programs in childhood have been implemented in schools, to promote the development for children. AIM To investigate the effects of yoga program in physical education classes on the motor abilities and social behavior parameters of 6-8-year-old children. METHODS The study included 16 children from the 1(st) grade of a(More)
BACKGROUND Whereas considerable work has been published regarding biological factors associated with infant health, much less is known about the associations of environmental context with infant development - the focus of the present cross-sectional study. METHODS Data were collected on 561 infants, aged newborn to 18 months. Measures included the(More)
BACKGROUND Infant developmental delays have been associated with several risk factors, such as familial environmental, individual and demographic characteristics. The goal of this study was to longitudinally investigate the effects of maternal knowledge and practices, home environment and biological factors on infant motor and cognitive outcomes. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION The lack of Brazilian norms restrains the use of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) to precisely categorize infant motor development and discriminate infants with motor difficulties from typically developing infants. OBJECTIVE This study investigated reference values for the AIMS for Brazilian infants. METHODS Descriptive,(More)
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