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Yuko Kuramatsu, Yuji Yamamoto and Shin-Ichi Izumi

, 2007 ). Strokes can result in sensory impairment, muscle weakness, and loss of dexterity on one side of the body ( Adams, Gandevia, & Skuse, 1990 ; Canning, Ada, & O’Dwyer, 2000 ). Humans, being bipeds, are inherently unstable because a large body mass is held erect with the center of mass (CoM

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Karl M. Newell

-ABC-2; 3 to 17 yrs) (Identify impairment; problems with delay in manual dexterity, ball skills, static and dynamic balance) (3 age bands with items varying by band) ( Henderson, Sugden, & Barrett, 2007 ) Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency, 2nd Ed. (BOT–2; 4 – 21yrs) in fine and gross motor

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Keith R. Lohse

 = 83 children, their General Movement Competence Assessment showed promising internal validity and identified four movement constructs: locomotion, object control, stability, and a fourth new construct the authors tentatively identify as dexterity. These initial results are very interesting, especially

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Ken Pitetti, Ruth Ann Miller and E. Michael Loovis

specific sex as a motor impairment. That is, females tend to score higher on subtest items of fine motor precision, fine motor integration, and manual dexterity; and males, especially beginning in the adolescent years, performed higher than females on subtest items in running speed and agility and strength