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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||PILOT STUDY ON INFANT SWIMMING CLASSES AND EARLY MOTOR DEVELOPMENT|
|Abstract:||Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) scores were examined before and after four months of swimming classes in 12 babies (ages 7 to 9 mo.) assigned to Experimental (n = 6) and Control (n = 6) groups matched on age and developmental status. Infants from both groups improved their developmental status from pre- to post-test; the Experimental group improved on mean percentile rank. The sample size and the discriminative power of the AIMS do not allow conclusive judgments on these group differences, hence on the effect of infant swimming classes. Nevertheless, a number of recommendations are made for future studies on the effect of swimming classes on infant motor development.|
|Editor:||Ammons Scientific, Ltd|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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