Neuromotor development in children. Part 3: motor performance in 3- to 5-year-olds.

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_FA791181C24E
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Neuromotor development in children. Part 3: motor performance in 3- to 5-year-olds.
Périodique
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
Auteur(s)
Kakebeeke T.H., Caflisch J., Chaouch A., Rousson V., Largo R.H., Jenni O.G.
ISSN
1469-8749 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0012-1622
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2013
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
55
Numéro
3
Pages
248-256
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article ; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov'tPublication Status: ppublish
Résumé
AIM: The aim of this cross-sectional study was to provide normative data (ordinal scores and timed performances) for gross and fine motor tasks in typically developing children between 3 and 5 years of age using the Zurich Neuromotor Assessment (ZNA).
METHOD: Typically developing children (n=101; 48 males, 53 females) between 3 and 5 years of age were enrolled from day-care centres in the greater Zurich area and tested using a modified version of the ZNA; the tests were recorded digitally on video. Intraobserver reliability was assessed on the videos of 20 children by one examiner. Interobserver reliability was assessed by two examiners. Test-retest reliability was performed on an additional 20 children. The modelling approach summarized the data with a linear age effect and an additive term for sex, while incorporating informative missing data in the normative values. Normative data for adaptive motor tasks, pure motor tasks, and static and dynamic balance were calculated with centile curves (for timed performance) and expected ordinal scores (for ordinal scales).
RESULTS: Interobserver, intraobserver, and test-retest reliability of tasks were moderate to good. Nearly all tasks showed significant age effects, whereas sex was significant only for stringing beads and hopping on one leg.
INTERPRETATION: These results indicate that timed performance and ordinal scales of neuromotor tasks can be reliably measured in preschool children and are characterized by developmental change and high interindividual variability.
Mots-clé
Age Factors, Child Development/physiology, Child, Preschool, Cross-Sectional Studies, Feasibility Studies, Female, Humans, Male, Motor Skills/physiology, Neuropsychological Tests/standards, Reproducibility of Results, Sex Factors, Time Factors
Pubmed
Web of science
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03/01/2013 13:41
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