The effects of a visuo-motor and cognitive dual task on walking adaptability in children with and without developmental coordination disorder - Kuijpers R, Smulders E, Groen BE, Smits-Engelsman BCM, Nijhuis-van der Sanden MWG, Weerdesteyn V.
BACKGROUND: Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD-C) have motor coordination deficits which lead to difficulties in sports and play activities that require adaptations of the walking pattern. Sports and play often involve performing dual t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Effect of dual tasking on a dynamic balance task in children with and without DCD - Jelsma LD, Geuze RH, Fuermaier ABM, Tucha O, Smits-Engelsman BCM.
The purpose of this study was to compare performance of children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and typically developing (TD) children in a dual task paradigm with a dynamic balance task on the Wii Fit as primary task and a concurrent cogni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Working with children and adults with developmental coordination disorder
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) have launched a quick guide about occupational therapy and the assessment and diagnosis of developmental coordination disorder (DCD) in children and adults. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 4, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Preliminary genetic link to developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia identified
(Oxford Brookes University) First genes linked to developmental coordination disorder. Discovery is the first step to understanding common childhood developmental condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young adults with developmental coordination disorder adopt a different visual strategy during a hazard perception test for cyclists - Warlop G, Vansteenkiste P, Lenoir M, Deconinck FJA.
Cycling in traffic requires a combination of motor and perceptual skills while interacting with a dynamic and fast-changing environment. The inferior perceptual-motor skills in individuals with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) may put them at a hi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Emotional and behavioral problems in Japanese preschool children with motor coordination difficulties: the role of autistic traits - Shirama A, Stickley A, Kamio Y, Nakai A, Takahashi H, Saito A, Haraguchi H, Kumazaki H, Sumiyoshi T.
This study examined whether coordination difficulties are associated with emoti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Children and young people's experiences of living with developmental coordination disorder/dyspraxia: study protocol for a qualitative evidence synthesis - O'Dea, Coote S, Robinson K.
Background Children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) face significant challenges to deal with everyday activities due to underlying motor proficiency difficulties. These challenges affect children and young people's participation; that is, in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Link found between time perception, risk for developmental coordination disorder
(McMaster University) Neuroscientists at McMaster University have found a link between children who are at risk for developmental coordination disorder (DCD), a common condition that can cause clumsiness, and difficulties with time perception such as interpreting changes in rhythmic beats. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Early identification of children with/at risk of developmental coordination disorder: a scoping review - Lee EJ, Zwicker JG.
AIM: To summarize current evidence for early identification and motor-based intervention for children aged 5 years and younger with/at risk of developmental coordination disorder (DCD). METHOD: Using scoping review methodology and after duplicates ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internalising symptoms in developmental coordination disorder: the indirect effect of everyday executive function - Omer S, Leonard HC.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) report elevated executive function (EF) difficulties and internalising symptoms. Previous research suggests EF is important for wellbeing, yet no research has examined its role in in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The lived experience of crossing the road when you have developmental coordination disorder (DCD): the perspectives of parents of children with DCD and adults with DCD - Wilmut K, Purcell C.
Pedestrians are one of the most vulnerable groups at the roadside, furthermore, previous research has demonstrated perceptual-motor limitations in individuals with DCD which may put these individuals at even more at risk in the context of road crossing. Ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gaze behaviour during walking in young adults with developmental coordination disorder - Warlop G, Vansteenkiste P, Lenoir M, Van Causenbroeck J, Deconinck FJA.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) experience difficulty with motor coordination and this affects their daily functioning. Research indicated inferior visuospatial processing and oculomotor control in DCD. As visual info... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Symptoms of anxiety and depression in schoolchildren with and without developmental coordination disorder - Draghi TTG, Cavalcante Neto JL, Tudella E.
We examined whether reported higher frequencies of anxiety and depression symptoms are related to the presence of developmental coordination disorder in school-age Brazilian children. A total of 272 children were assigned to six groups according to age and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-efficacy profile in daily activities: children at risk and with developmental coordination disorder - Nobre GC, Valentini NC, Ramalho MHS, Sartori RF.
The objectives of this study were: 1) to compare the perceptions of self-efficacy in the daily activities (self-care, schoolwork, and leisure) of boys and girls with DCD, or in children at risk for DCD (r-DCD) and in typical children (TD); 2) to inves... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Moderating effects of physical activity and global self-worth on internalizing problems in school-aged children with developmental coordination disorder - Li YC, Graham JD, Cairney J.
School-aged children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) are at greater risk for physical inactivity, lower global self-worth, and internalizing problems, such as depression and anxiety. Based on the environmental stress hypothesis (ESH), recent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news