J P Piek

Summary

Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessment of motor functioning in the preschool period
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO, Box U1987, Perth 6845 Western Australia, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rev 22:402-13. 2012
  2. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial of the impact of virtual reality games on motor competence, physical activity, and mental health in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:654. 2011
  3. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial to investigate whether home access to electronic games decreases children's physical activity
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:212. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Working memory, processing speed, and set-shifting in children with developmental coordination disorder and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:678-83. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between fine and gross motor ability, self-perceptions and self-worth in children and adolescents
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 25:65-75. 2006
  6. doi request reprint The role of early fine and gross motor development on later motor and cognitive ability
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Western Australia, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 27:668-81. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between bullying and self-worth in children with movement coordination problems
    J P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Educ Psychol 75:453-63. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sensory-motor deficits in children with developmental coordination disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autistic disorder
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 23:475-88. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between motor coordination, executive functioning and attention in school aged children
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:1063-76. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Can the Child Behavior Checklist be used to screen for motor impairment?
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:200-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Assessment of motor functioning in the preschool period
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO, Box U1987, Perth 6845 Western Australia, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rev 22:402-13. 2012
    ..The paper concludes with recommendations on the best approach in assessing motor function in pre-school children...
  2. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial of the impact of virtual reality games on motor competence, physical activity, and mental health in children with developmental coordination disorder
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:654. 2011
    ..VR games are beginning to be used for rehabilitation, however there is no reported trial of the impact of these games on motor coordination in children with developmental coordination disorder...
  3. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial to investigate whether home access to electronic games decreases children's physical activity
    Leon M Straker
    School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:212. 2009
    ..Given that many children play electronic games, a better understanding of the effect of electronic game use on PA is critical to inform child health policy and intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Working memory, processing speed, and set-shifting in children with developmental coordination disorder and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:678-83. 2007
    ..With few exceptions, children with ADHD did not perform more poorly than control children. These findings demonstrate the importance of identifying children with motor deficits when examining tasks involving a timing component...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between fine and gross motor ability, self-perceptions and self-worth in children and adolescents
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 25:65-75. 2006
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  6. doi request reprint The role of early fine and gross motor development on later motor and cognitive ability
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Western Australia, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 27:668-81. 2008
    ..The findings also add to recent investigations into the relationship between early motor development and later cognitive function, and support the need for ongoing research into a potential etiological relationship...
  7. ncbi request reprint The relationship between bullying and self-worth in children with movement coordination problems
    J P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Educ Psychol 75:453-63. 2005
    ..Furthermore, children with movement problems such as developmental coordination disorder (DCD) are considered at risk of both victimization and low self-worth...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sensory-motor deficits in children with developmental coordination disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autistic disorder
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 23:475-88. 2004
    ..This research will increase our understanding of why children with one developmental disorder typically also have problems in other areas...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between motor coordination, executive functioning and attention in school aged children
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:1063-76. 2004
    ..Despite past evidence linking poor motor ability with inattention, there was little overlap in the processes that are affected in children with motor coordination or attention problems...
  10. doi request reprint Can the Child Behavior Checklist be used to screen for motor impairment?
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:200-4. 2010
    ..It has been suggested that one approach to identifying motor impairment in children is to use the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) as a screening tool. The current study examined the validity of the CBCL in identifying motor impairment...
  11. doi request reprint Do motor skills in infancy and early childhood predict anxious and depressive symptomatology at school age?
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute CHIRI, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 29:777-86. 2010
    ..These findings may assist in the early identification of children at risk of anxiety disorders and depression at school age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Limb and gender differences in the development of coordination in early infancy
    Jan P Piek
    Research Centre of Applied Psychology, School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 21:621-39. 2002
    ..This contrasts with the view that gender differences in motor development may be primarily a result of environmental influences...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is a quantitative approach useful in the comparison of spontaneous movements in fullterm and preterm infants?
    J P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, G P O Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 20:717-36. 2001
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  14. pmc Rationale, design and methods for a randomised and controlled trial to evaluate "Animal Fun" - a program designed to enhance physical and mental health in young children
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:78. 2010
    ..This program was designed to improve the child's movement skills, both fine and gross, and their perceptions of their movement ability, promote appropriate social skills and improve social-emotional development...
  15. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptomatology in child and adolescent twins with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and/or developmental coordination disorder
    Jan P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:587-96. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed with emphasis on understanding and recognizing the relationship between ADHD, DCD, and depression in the assessment and intervention for children and adolescents with these disorders...
  16. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of motor ability and kinaesthetic acuity in young children at risk of developmental coordination disorder
    R Coleman
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, WA, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 20:95-110. 2001
    ..Follow-up testing one year later showed that both groups improved their kinaesthetic acuity score although the control children remained significantly better than the children with poor motor coordination...
  17. ncbi request reprint Timing and force control during a sequential tapping task in children with and without motor coordination problems
    J P Piek
    Research Centre for Applied Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:320-9. 1999
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  18. ncbi request reprint Motor coordination and kinaesthesis in boys with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
    J P Piek
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 41:159-65. 1999
    ..The severity of the children's inattentive symptomatology was found to be a significant predictor of motor coordination difficulties. Kinaesthetic sensitivity was not found to differ significantly between the groups...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can autism, language and coordination disorders be differentiated based on ability profiles?
    Sarah N Wisdom
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, WA, Australia
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 16:178-86. 2007
    ..In terms of ability scores, the AD and DCD groups appear to differ more in severity than in kind...
  20. ncbi request reprint DCD and ADHD: a genetic study of their shared aetiology
    Neilson C Martin
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 25:110-24. 2006
    ..On the SWAN scale the results were similar but the general coordination scale was also very strongly linked. Implications for the use of different assessment tools are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of dichotomous thinking and rigidity in perfectionism
    Sarah J Egan
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 45:1813-22. 2007
    ..Implications for the development of cognitive therapy interventions for negative perfectionism are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Are abilities abnormally interdependent in children with autism?
    Murray J Dyck
    School of Psychology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:20-33. 2006
    ..Results indicate that autism is marked by stronger correlations between all ability domains, and MR is marked by stronger correlations between motor coordination tasks and other ability measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Timing and force control in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: subtype differences and the effect of comorbid developmental coordination disorder
    Thelma M Pitcher
    Research Centre for Applied Psychology, School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 21:919-45. 2002
    ..This potentially impacts on assessment, intervention, theoretical modelling and the general interpretation of cognitive abilities research with children with ADHD...
  24. ncbi request reprint The influence of speed and force on bimanual finger tapping patterns
    P N Loseby
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 20:531-47. 2001
    ..The results indicate that movement force and rate of movement interact to influence the outcome of the tapping pattern. Further research is required to investigate force as a control parameter...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fine and gross motor ability in males with ADHD
    Thelma M Pitcher
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:525-35. 2003
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  26. doi request reprint An investigation into etiological pathways of DCD and ADHD using a monozygotic twin design
    Jillian G Pearsall-Jones
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Australia The Centre for Cerebral Palsy, Perth, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:381-91. 2009
    ..All twins positive for ADHD were male. This adds support to our hypothesis that ADHD symptoms found in some participants may reflect secondary ADHD associated with environmental factors, rather than developmental ADHD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Motor coordination, empathy, and social behaviour in school-aged children
    Ariane Cummins
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:437-42. 2005
    ..This difference remained even when visuo-spatial processing was controlled. When controlling for emotion recognition and visuo-spatial organization, a child's motor ability remained a significant predictor of social behaviour...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial implications of poor motor coordination in children and adolescents
    R A Skinner
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845, WA, Australia
    Hum Mov Sci 20:73-94. 2001
    ..Adolescents also perceived themselves as less competent with poorer social support and lower self-worth than younger children. In addition, anxiety was significantly higher for the adolescent group compared to their younger counterparts...
  29. doi request reprint Evaluation of the validity of the MAND in assessing motor impairment in young children
    Sarah Brantner
    School of Psychology, Curtin University of Technology, Perth 6845, Western Australia
    Rehabil Psychol 54:413-21. 2009
    ..This study examined the concurrent validity of the McCarron Assessment of Neuromuscular Development (MAND; McCarron, 1997), using the Movement Assessment Battery for Children (MABC; Henderson & Sugden, 1992) as the criterion measure...
  30. ncbi request reprint Approaches to sensory-motor development in infants and children
    Jan P Piek
    Hum Mov Sci 25:1-3. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint ADHD and DCD: a relationship in need of research
    Joseph A Sergeant
    Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mov Sci 25:76-89. 2006
    ..Suggestions are made for future research into the neuropsychological deficits associated with ADHD and DCD...