The movement assessment battery for children: similarities and differences between 4- and 5-year-old children from Flanders and the United States.

@article{Waelvelde2008TheMA,
  title={The movement assessment battery for children: similarities and differences between 4- and 5-year-old children from Flanders and the United States.},
  author={Hilde van Waelvelde and Wim Peersman and Matthieu Lenoir and Bouwien C M Smits Engelsman and Sheila E. Henderson},
  journal={Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={30-8}
}
PURPOSE To explore the possibility that 4- and 5-year-old Flemish children would perform differently from children of the same age in the US standardization sample of the Movement Assessment Battery for Children (M-ABC). PARTICIPANTS Two hundred sixty-seven 4-year-old and 239 5-year-old Flemish children without known impairments, from regular schools, took part in the study (260 boys, 246 girls). METHODS All children were individually assessed using the M-ABC. RESULTS : The total M-ABC… CONTINUE READING
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