Motor and perceptual-motor competence in children with Down syndrome: variation in performance with age.

@article{Span1999MotorAP,
  title={Motor and perceptual-motor competence in children with Down syndrome: variation in performance with age.},
  author={Marcello Span{\^o} and Eugenio Mercuri and Teresa Rand{\`o} and T. Pant{\'o} and Antonella Gagliano and Scott H Henderson and Francesco Maria Guzzetta},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
The aim of this study was to determine whether perceptual-motor competence in school-age children with Down syndrome was generally delayed or varied as a function of type of action. Twenty-two children with Down syndrome (13 males, 9 females), aged between 4.5 and 14 years were assessed on two standardized tests, the Movement Assessment Battery for Children (Movement ABC), a test of motor competence assessing gross and fine motor coordination, and on the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor… CONTINUE READING

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