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Title Hand function in the child [electronic resource] : foundations for remediation / edited by Anne Henderson, Charlane Pehoski
Imprint St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2006
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xii, 480 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Part I: Foundation of Hand Skills -- 1. Cortical control of hand-object interaction -- 2. Anatomy and kinesiology of the hand -- 3. Normal and impaired development of force control in precision grip -- 4. Perceptual functions of the hand -- 5. Reaching and eye-hand coordination -- 6. Cognition and motor skills -- Part II: Development of Hand Skills -- 7. Hand skill development in the context of infants₂ play: birth to two years -- 8. Object manipulation in infants and children -- 9. Handedness in children -- 10. Self-care and hand skill -- 11. The development of graphomotor skills -- Part III: Therapeutic Intervention -- 12. Intervention for children with hand skill problems -- 13. A fine motor program for preschoolers -- 14. Evaluation of handwriting -- 15. Principles and practices of teaching handwriting -- 16. Upper extremity intervention in cerebral palsy: a neurodevelopmental approach -- 17. Pediatric hand therapy -- 18. Splinting the upper extremity of a child -- 19. Efficacy of interventions to enhance hand function
Pt. I. Foundation of hand skills. Cortical control of hand-object interaction / Charlane Pehoski -- Anatomy and kinesiology of the hand / James W. Strickland -- Normal and impaired development of force control in precision grip / Ann-Christin Eliasson -- Perceptual functions of the hand / Sharon A. Cermak -- Reaching and eye-hand coordination / Birgit Rösblad -- Cognition and motor skills / Ashwini K. Rao -- Pt. II. Development of hand skills. Hand skill development in the context of infants' play: birth to 2 years / Jane Case-Smith -- Object manipulation in infants and children / Charlane Pehoski -- Handedness in children / Elke H. Kraus -- Sef-care and hand skill / Anne Henderson --
The development of graphomotor skills / Jenny Ziviani, Margaret Wallen -- Pt. III. Therapeutic intervention. Intervention for children with hand skill problems / Charlotte E. Exner -- A fine motor program for preschoolers / Carol Anne Myers -- Evaluation of handwriting / Scott D. Tomchek, Colleen M. Schneck -- Principles and practices of teaching handwriting / Mary Benbow -- Upper extremity intervention in cerebral palsy: a neurodevelopmental approach / Laura K. Vogtle -- Pediatric hand therapy / Dorit Haenosh Aaron -- Splinting the upper extremity of a child / Kimberly Brace Granhaug -- Efficacy of interventions of enhance hand function / Jane Case-Smith
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Oct. 26, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
This comprehensive resource and clinical guide for students and practicing pediatric therapists features current information on the neurological foundations of hand skills, the development of hand skills, and intervention with children who have problems related to hand skills. Covers foundation and development of hand skills, therapeutic intervention, and special problems and approaches.Is readable, concise, and well-organized with a consistent format throughout.Integrates recent research findings and current thinking throughout the text.Emphasizes neuroscience and the hand's sensory function and haptic perception.Applies neuroscience and development frames of reference throughout.Implications for practice included in each chapter.Presents concepts in the foundation/development chapters that are linked with the intervention chapters
Elsevier
Link Original 0323031862 9780323031868 (DLC) 2006272497 (OCoLC)62206379
Subject Movement disorders in children
Hand -- Movements
Motor ability in children
Occupational therapy for children
Hand -- physiology
Child
Infant
Motor Skills
Occupational Therapy -- methods
Troubles moteurs chez l'enfant
Main -- Mouvements
Activité motrice chez l'enfant
Ergothérapie pour enfants
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Henderson, Anne, 1924-
Pehoski, Charlane
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