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Priscila Tamplain, E. Kipling Webster, Ali Brian and Nadia C. Valentini

into object control/ball and locomotor skills), the BOT addresses overall motor proficiency, and the MABC addresses motor abilities in different components: aiming and catching, manual dexterity, and balance. For the last three decades the TGMD ( Ulrich, 1985 , 2000 , 2019 ) has been used to

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Jill Whitall, Nadja Schott, Leah E. Robinson, Farid Bardid and Jane E. Clark

causes of a recent or prospective developmental change than arbitrarily picking different ages. For example, Bell and Fox ( 1997 ) considered experience as a predictor of infant performance holding age constant. That is, they studied 8-month-old infants’ who had different locomotor experience (i

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David I. Anderson

consequences of locomotor experience in infants with and without developmental disabilities ( Campos et al., 2000 ; Dahl et al., 2013 ; Feldner, Logan, & Galloway, 2016 ; Huang & Chen, 2017 ; Uchiyama et al., 2008 ). See Figure  2 for an example of the PMD used in Uchiyama et al. ( 2008 ). Figure 2 —The

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Timothy Martinson, Stephen A. Butterfield, Craig A. Mason, Shihfen Tu, Robert A. Lehnhard and Christopher J. Nightingale

skills ( 9 ). Several studies have shown that children with ADHD experience significant difficulties when performing object control and locomotor skills ( 10 , 14 , 21 ). This is of note because tasks designed to measure aerobic capacity require children to execute an efficient running pattern to be

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Blake D. McLean, Cloe Cummins, Greta Conlan, Grant Duthie and Aaron J. Coutts

these measures are useful for quantifying gross locomotor activities, other technical movements, such as tackling, changes of direction, and getting up and down from the ground, occur with limited player displacement and may not be quantified by GPS technology, although these actions may also be

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Yumeng Li, Rumit S. Kakar, Marika A. Walker, Li Guan and Kathy J. Simpson

Interest in intersegmental coordination during locomotion (eg, between the low back and pelvis or between foot segments) has continued to increase. 1 – 6 Investigating intersegmental coordination of different types of locomotor movements can provide more insight into the processes used by the

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Enrique Colino, Jorge Garcia-Unanue, Leonor Gallardo, Carl Foster, Alejandro Lucia and Jose Luis Felipe

, nor does it imply variations in locomotor skills such as jumping, sliding, or cutting. 2 Thus, the main surface property that can affect runners’ safety and performance is the ability to absorb impact forces during foot landing, 17 so endurance running performance is influenced by shock absorption

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Rachel L. Wright, Joseph W. Bevins, David Pratt, Catherine M. Sackley and Alan M. Wing

. 2012 ; 35 ( 3 ): 349 – 359 . PubMed ID: 22094228 doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.10.355 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.10.355 22094228 30. Reisman DS , Wityk R , Silver K , Bastian AJ . Locomotor adaptation on a split-belt treadmill can improve walking symmetry post-stroke . Brain . 2007 ; 130 ( pt

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Jodie Andruschko, Anthony D. Okely and Phil Pearson

girls for object control skills compared with locomotor skills ( Barnett et al., 2016 ). One skill was the focus for each session and a variety of activities were included to develop and practice this skill within this time. This was delivered through modified sports and games, which were appropriate to

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Ted Polglaze and Matthias W. Hoppe

jumping, tackling, and skill-based actions. 1 Even in locomotor activity, P met is unable to quantify the additional energy cost imposed by changing direction (see below for clarification), lateral/backward movement, and unconventional gaits and postures. 12 Notably, these limitations also apply when