Feasibility of Motor Imagery Training for Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder – A Pilot Study

@inproceedings{Adams2017FeasibilityOM,
  title={Feasibility of Motor Imagery Training for Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder – A Pilot Study},
  author={Imke L J Adams and Bouwien C. M. Smits-Engelsman and Jessica Mireille Lust and Peter H. Wilson and B. Steenbergen},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2017}
}
Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) experience movement difficulties that may be linked to processes involved in motor imagery (MI). This paper discusses recent advances in theory that underpin the use of MI training for children with DCD. This knowledge is translated in a new MI training protocol which is compared with the cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance (CO-OP). Children meeting DSM-5 criteria for DCD were assigned to MI (n = 4) or CO-OP (n = 4… CONTINUE READING