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Author: Brendan Wilson
Summary: OMPS is made up of six items: slow movements, rapid forearm rotation, finger-nose touching, prone extension posture, asymmetrical tonic neck reflex (ATNR), and supine flexion posture. These six items will help childhood specialists identify a number of subtle motor coordination problems in children 5 to 15 years old. COMPS has been shown to accurately identify a large percentage of children who have motor problems and offers standardized administration procedures and objective criteria for scoring.
Format: 1 manual (51 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.), 1 CD-ROM (12 cm.), 2 joint measurement tools, 1 COMPS scoring sheet, all in pouch.
Library Record: Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WE 103 C641ca2 2000 ATOOLS)
Population: ages 5 to 15
Completion time: 15 minutes
URL Link to Publisher: http://www.therapro.com/Clinical-Observations-of-Motor-and-Postural-Skills-2nd-Edition-COMPS-P7628.aspx
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