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The Physiotherapy in Preschools Program: Describing a Student-Led Assessment Service for Children With Possible Motor Skill Difficulties

Margarita D. Tsiros, Emily J. Ward, Sophie Lefmann, and Susan Hillier

–8 years old that captures the child’s functioning in their home environment. It has high reliability (Cronbach’s α = .94) and sound validity when analyzed against the Movement Assessment Battery for Children (construct validity Wilks’s λ = 0.6, p  < .001; concurrent validity R  = .51, p  < .0001

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Does the Degree and/or Direction of Handedness in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder Influence Motor and Cognitive Performance? A Pilot Study

Nadja Schott

. TD (control) children were invited through the same school. All participants completed the Movement Assessment Battery for Children test, second edition (MABC-2; Henderson et al., 2007 ) to document their movement skill level. Only those who met the DCD criteria according to the  Diagnostic and

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Long-Term Effects of a Movement Intervention Program for Children With Probable Developmental Coordination Disorder

Ilana Santos de Oliveira, Bárbara Coiro Spessato, Dayana da Silva Oliveira, Romulo José César Lins, and Silvia Wanick Sarinho

-term, and a higher percentage of positive clinical change according to the interval range of Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 (MABC-2), when compared with the control group (CG). Materials and Methods Study Design This is a nonrandomized control trial (non-RCT), approved by the Local Research

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Response Time Modulates the Relationship Between Implicit Learning and Motor Ability in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Preliminary Study

Jin Bo, Bo Shen, Liangsan Dong, YanLi Pang, Yu Xing, Mingting Zhang, Yuan Xiang, Patricia C. Lasutschinkow, and Dan Li

); and (c) a standardized motor assessment to examine motor ability. Here, motor ability refers to an ability that is specifically related to the performance of a motor skill ( Magill & Anderson, 2020 ). In the current study, the Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 (MABC-2; Henderson & Sugden

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Reading and Writing Skills in Children With Specific Learning Disabilities With and Without Developmental Coordination Disorder

Carlo Di Brina, Roberto Averna, Paola Rampoldi, Serena Rossetti, and Roberta Penge

on the basis of their Movement Assessment Battery for Children (M-ABC) performance. The M-ABC ( Henderson & Sugden, 1992 ) is a norm-referenced, valid, and reliable assessment of motor competence ( Chow & Henderson, 2003 ; interrater reliability: r  = .96; test–retest: .77), which has been widely

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Perceptions of Ability Mediate the Effect of Motor Coordination on Aerobic and Musculoskeletal Exercise Performance in Young Children at Risk for Developmental Coordination Disorder

Tuyen Le, Jeffrey D. Graham, Sara King-Dowling, and John Cairney

greater than 0.1 cm or 0.1 kg, respectively. The average of the two closest measures was used to determine height and weight. Assessment of DCD All participants completed the Movement Assessment Battery for Children —Second Edition (MABC-2; Henderson, Sugden, & Barnett, 2007 ). The MABC-2 consists of

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Assessing the Validity of Standing Long Jump to Predict Muscle Power in Children With and Without Motor Delays

Rheanna Bulten, Sara King-Dowling, and John Cairney

.4) Abbreviations: MABC-2, Movement Assessment Battery for Children—second edition; MP10, mean power over 10 seconds; MP30, mean power over 30 seconds; pDCD, probable developmental coordination disorder; PP, peak power; rDCD, risk for developmental coordination disorder; SLJ, standing long jump; TD, typically

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Motor Competence Performances Among Girls Aged 7–10 Years: Different Dimensions of the Motor Competence Construct Using Common Assessment Batteries

Zeinab Khodaverdi, Abbas Bahram, Hassan Khalaji, Anoshirvan Kazemnejad, Farhad Ghadiri, and Wesley O’Brien

, 2016 ); Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency, second edition (BOT-2 Short Form [SF]; Bruininks & Bruininks, 2005 ); Körperkoordinationtest Für Kinder (KTK; Kiphard & Schilling, 1974 , 2007b ); and Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 (MABC-2). Although these tools are used for

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Association Between Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity and Gross Motor Coordination in Preschool Children

Sandra Silva-Santos, Amanda Santos, Michael Duncan, Susana Vale, and Jorge Mota

to the nearest millimeter in bare or stocking feet with children standing upright against a Holtain portable stadiometer (Tanita, Crymych,  Pembrokeshire,  UK). Gross Motor Coordination Gross motor coordination was assessed using the Movement Assessment Battery for Children (MABC-2; Henderson

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Associations Between Motor Competence, Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity, and Body Mass Index Among Preschoolers Over 1 Year

Sandra Silva-Santos, Amanda Santos, Clarice Martins, Michael Duncan, Maria João Lagoa, Susana Vale, and Jorge Mota

at the follow-up (42.4% girls), composed by children who (1) remained in the same school, (2) agreed in participating in the second phase of the study, and (3) had valid accelerometer data and all data that composed the Movement assessment battery for children (MABC-2) at both time points. The