The relation between measures of cognitive and motor functioning in 5- to 6-year-old children.

@article{Stckel2016TheRB,
  title={The relation between measures of cognitive and motor functioning in 5- to 6-year-old children.},
  author={Tino St{\"o}ckel and Charmayne M. L. Hughes},
  journal={Psychological research},
  year={2016},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={543-54}
}
Specific relations between executive functions (working memory capacity, planning and problem-solving, inhibitory control) and motor skill performance (anticipatory motor planning, manual dexterity) were examined in 5- to 6-year-old children (N = 40). Results showed that the two motor skill components were not correlated. Additionally, it was found that response planning performance was a significant predictor of anticipatory motor planning performance, whereas inhibitory control and working… CONTINUE READING