Affiliation: University of Calgary
- Two distinct pathways for developmental coordination disorder: persistence and resolutionMarja H Cantell
Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital, 1820 Richmond Rd S W, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7 Canada
Hum Mov Sci 22:413-31. 2003..In sum, the outcome at age 17 was a replication of the results obtained at age 15 and suggests two developmental paths for those with early perceptual motor problems: 'persistence' and 'catching up'...
- Physical fitness and health indices in children, adolescents and adults with high or low motor competenceMarja Cantell
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Hum Mov Sci 27:344-62. 2008..In addition, health-related fitness measurements such as BMI, waist circumference, blood lipid profile and bone mineral density are also recommended...
- Can attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder be differentiated by motor and balance deficits?Libbe Kooistra
Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Hum Mov Sci 28:529-42. 2009..Difficulty scaling muscle force reflecting medial cerebellar involvement may be the key problem in ADHD. Cerebellar involvement in the postural instability in FASD awaits further study...
- Accelerometry-based physical activity and exercise capacity in pediatric kidney transplant patientsCamillia G Clark
Department of Pediatrics and Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pediatr Nephrol 27:659-65. 2012..Therefore, our objective was to complement a gold standard exercise capacity protocol with an objective measure to quantify PA intensity levels of PTx...
- Motor and gestural performance in children with autism spectrum disorders, developmental coordination disorder, and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorderDeborah Dewey
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:246-56. 2007..These findings suggest that gestural impairments displayed by the children with ASD were not solely attributable to deficits in motor coordination skills...
- Daily physical activity in young children and their parents: A descriptive studyMarja Cantell
Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, Calgary, Alberta
Paediatr Child Health 17:e20-4. 2012..Little is known about physical activity (PA) in young children and about the relationship between their PA and that of their parents...
- Brief report: Hope, perceived maternal empathy, medical regimen adherence, and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetesSarah M Lloyd
Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Pediatr Psychol 34:1025-9. 2009..The relationships among hope, perceived maternal empathy, medical regimen adherence, and glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes were examined...
- Motor correlates of ADHD: contribution of reading disability and oppositional defiant disorderLibbe Kooistra
Behavioural Research Unit, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Canada
J Learn Disabil 38:195-206. 2005..Furthermore, motor impairment in ADHD increased as a function of co-occurring disorders, and the presence of RD rather than ADHD predicted motor impairment...
- Physical activity and health related quality of life in children following kidney transplantationLorraine A Hamiwka
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Child and Maternal Health, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta Canada
Pediatr Transplant 13:861-7. 2009..019), Sport (p = 0.003) and Conditioning (p = 0.001). These results suggest that PA may play a role in overall well-being and HRQOL in KTx...