Motor coordination and kinaesthesis in boys with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Piek1999MotorCA,
  title={Motor coordination and kinaesthesis in boys with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Jan Patricia Piek and Thelma M Pitcher and David A. Hay},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={159-65}
}
In the current study, movement ability and underlying kinaesthetic processes of boys with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were compared with a group of control children. Two groups of 16 boys with either predominantly inattentive subtype ADHD (ADHD-PI) or combined subtype ADHD (ADHD-C) were compared with 16 control boys matched on age and verbal IQ. The findings demonstrated that the children with ADHD had significantly poorer movement ability than the control children. A high… CONTINUE READING