The relationship between motor coordination, executive functioning and attention in school aged children.

@article{Piek2004TheRB,
  title={The relationship between motor coordination, executive functioning and attention in school aged children.},
  author={Jan Patricia Piek and Murray J. Dyck and Ally Nieman and Mike Anderson and David Hay and Leigh M Smith and Mairead McCoy and Joachim F. Hallmayer},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 8},
  pages={1063-76}
}
Given the high level of comorbidity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and developmental coordination disorder (DCD), deficits in executive function (EF), shown to be present in children with ADHD, may also be implicated in the motor coordination deficits of children with DCD. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between EF and motor ability. A sample of 238 children, 121 girls and 117 boys, aged between 6 and 15 years was recruited for this project. Motor… CONTINUE READING
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