Motor imagery development in primary school children.

@article{Caeyenberghs2009MotorID,
  title={Motor imagery development in primary school children.},
  author={Karen Caeyenberghs and Jenny Tsoupas and Peter H. Wilson and Bouwien C. M. Smits-Engelsman},
  journal={Developmental neuropsychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={103-21}
}
Motor imagery provides a unique window on the integrity of movement representation. How this ability unfolds during development remains unknown, however. It was the aim of this cross-sectional study to chart the development of movement imagery over childhood using validated measures, and to examine its relationship to movement skill. A sample of 58 children aged 7-12 years were recruited from Australian primary schools. Motor imagery ability was assessed using the Radial Pointing Task and a… CONTINUE READING