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The effect of variable type of practice on one handed catching in children with developmental disorders
Children with developmental disorders, such as DCD, struggle with interceptive tasks like ball catching. These problems may be due to less than optimal abilities to coordinate and control actions at intra- and inter-limb ...
Biomechanical constraints on intra-limb coordination in boys with and without development coordination disorder
It is known that children with DCD have difficulties organizing actions involving coordination between limbs or limb pairs (e.g., Astill, 2007; Volman, Laroy, & Jongmans, 2006). It is also apparent that a coalition of ...
Effects of a virtual reality intervention on postural adaptation of children with movement and balance problems
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a 20-session Wii Fit intervention on postural adaptation of 10 children with movement and balance problems (M = 8.50 years; SD = 1.27 years). The children’s balance ...