Structured observation of motor performance (SOMP-I) applied to neonatally healthy fullterm infants at the ages of 0-10 months.

@article{Persson1995StructuredOO,
  title={Structured observation of motor performance (SOMP-I) applied to neonatally healthy fullterm infants at the ages of 0-10 months.},
  author={Kristina M S Persson and Bo Str{\"o}mberg},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={1995},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={127-43}
}
A new protocol for structured observation of motor performance in infants, SOMP-I, was applied to 72 neonatally healthy fullterm infants at 0, 2, 4, 6 and 10 months of age. It contains 13 items, formed as ascending scales, consisting of detailed descriptions of motor performance in different body positions and body parts. The observed motor performance is assessed regarding level of development (progress), and degree and type of deviation from the described performance (quality). When observed… CONTINUE READING