Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant

Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant

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


Theories of Motor Development. Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant. Alberta Infant Motor Scale: Construction of a Motor Assessment Tool for the Developing Infant. Administration Guidelines. Prone Subscale. Supine Subscale. Sit Subscale. Stand Subscale. Clinical Uses of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale. Psychometric Properties of the Aims. Norm-Referencing of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale.