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GROSS MOTOR SKILLS [1 record]

Record 1 2017-03-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nervous System
CONT

Gross motor skills involve using the whole body to make large movements, such as running, jumping, catching, throwing, kicking and hopping.

OBS

gross motor skill; large motor skill: terms usually used in the plural.

Key term(s)
  • gross motor skills
  • large motor skills

French

Domaine(s)
  • Système nerveux
DEF

[Ensemble des activités motrices] sollicitant plusieurs ou l'ensemble des parties du corps (marche, course, sauts, lancer, natation, etc.) qui nécessitent l'intervention et la coordination de groupes musculaires importants.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistema nervioso
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