FREE Shipping: All Individuals in United States, Mexico, Central and South America & The Caribbean
Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant
Martha C. Piper and Johanna Darrah
Presents theories of infant motor development and discusses the unique challenges involved in the assessment of the motor skills of developing infants as compared to that of adults. Provides step-by-step instruction for using the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS)--a new scale that measures infant motor development. Features a review of the major theories of motor development, line drawings and photographs of each movement skill, and a percentile graph enabling the user to plot and infant's score and derive a visual estimate of his/her percentile ranking.
By Martha C. Piper, PhD, Vice-President (Research), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and Johanna Darrah, MSc, PT, Joint Appointment, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta and Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior education, reference information and decision support tools to doctors, nurses, health practitioners and students. With titles available across a variety of media—print, online and mobile, we are able to supply the information you need in the most convenient format.