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    performance in five ways: dissociation, arousal regulation, synchronization, acquisition of motor skills, and attainment of flow. (http://www.thesportinmind.com/articles/how-can-music-influence-performance/) Acquisition of motor skill is where athleticism all begins. These motor skills include reflexive, rudimentary, fundamental, and specialized movement.(http://www.education.com/reference/article/physical-development-motor-skills/) Reflexive, rudimentary, and fundamental movement all becomes…

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    the mental and physical abilities required for an activity (Forsyth & Kielhofner, 2003). The main physical components of Country Heat are control of voluntary movement and muscle endurance. Control of voluntary movement according to the occupational therapy practice framework (AOTA, 2014) includes eye-foot coordination, bilateral integration, and gross motor control. I use these functions when doing the dance moves such as box step, grapevine, and Charleston. Muscle endurance is sustaining…

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    Motor Skills

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    speech is not a motor skill. Many believe the term motor skill is used to describe a task. The last statement is true, although, speech should also be included when thinking about the term motor skill. “The term motor learning describes an act or task that satisfies four criteria. These four specifications are, goal oriented, meaning it is preformed in order to achieve some objective. Body and/or limb movements are required to accomplish the goal. Those movements are voluntary. Lastly, motor…

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    The establish and restore strategy focuses on the improvement of the clients skills and their abilities (Dunn, Brown, & McGuigan, 1994). The therapist can use this to improve/strengthen Sam’s weaker skills, his fine motor skills, and also focus on his strong skills, his gross motor skills, to help improve his overall well-being. To alter the situation the occupational therapist must find a new context in which the person can perform their tasks (Dunn, Brown, & McGuigan, 1994). In this aspect the…

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    different families that had both male and female children under the age of ten to determine what types of toys the children have; and we also had to visit toy stores to determine if a link exists between toys involving physicality, gross motor skills or fine motor skills and if this toy is marketed for girls, boys, or is gender neutral. The parent interviews yielded interesting results for this age range. Of the twelve families interviewed, there were fourteen boys and thirteen girls. The…

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    and fine motor skills are enhanced, and examine how constructive materials and safety aspects cooperate as well. Healthy play environments include equipment that encourage multiple play types. Shapiro and Maras (as cited in Colorado State University-Global Campus, 2016) conclude that the child…

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    his hands (hand over hand) on the horn of the saddle, and also telling his horse, Bowen, to “Go” when asked by riding instructor. JD will be asked to hold and play with the play-dough at different planes, which will work on UE bilateral skills, fine motor skills, and strengthen his UE and hand muscles. JD will also be encouraged to answer questions when asked “what shape are you making?” or “what hand is holding the play-dough?” JD will then actively participate in a therapeutic ax of “I Spy” by…

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    The Second-period Class in Parker’s Room I arrived at the pre-Kindergarten School 20 minutes to 9:40 A.M. At this time, Parker was preparing for her second period class. During this class, Ms. Parker takes the children through her “Fine Motor Skills Development” lesson that is typical for most pre-kindergarten lessons. It was a fairly warm and windy morning. In front on the schoolyard are children playing around. The mood is good and students are busy with various activities. I spot a couple of…

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    is just one of the many phases of growing up and there is nothing to be alarmed about. Let her go about her day, she will turn to you when she needs to be comforted. Developmental milestones of your 33-month-old toddler The development of language, motor and cognitive skills are taking a new turn as your kid moves closer to her third birthday. Here is an overview of the major developmental milestones of your 33-month old toddler:  Language development: The ability to count up to three is a…

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    Essay On Adaptive Aquatics

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    information on the Hallwick Method, a method used by some instructors to teach students. Adaptive aquatics is beneficial for people with special needs and disabilities; students can increase their strength, confidence in themselves, and improve their fine motor skills. The adaptive aquatics program was formed recently in the United States; information on what the program…

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