Brain activation associated with motor skill practice in children with developmental coordination disorder: an fMRI study

@article{Zwicker2011BrainAA,
  title={Brain activation associated with motor skill practice in children with developmental coordination disorder: an fMRI study},
  author={Jill G. Zwicker and Cheryl Missiuna and Susan R. Harris and Lara A. Boyd},
  journal={International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={145-152}
}
Children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) have difficulty in learning new motor skills. At present, it is not known whether these children employ a different set of brain regions than typically developing (TD) children during skilled motor practice. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we mapped brain activity associated with skilled motor practice of a trail‐tracing task in 7 children with DCD and 7 age‐matched controls (aged 8–12 years). We indexed change in motor… Expand
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