Invited Symposia

  • An interdisciplinary approach to
    answer questions in motor development
  • Exercise in old age: From theory to practice
  • Motor assessment and DCD: some practical issues
  • Development of Behavioral Flexibility:
    Adaptive, functional motor behaviors

Congenital Differences – Deformities in Upper & Lower Extremities

Panayiotis N. Soucacos, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Greece

Gait analysis as a tool to evaluate motor development in children with cerebral palsy

Dimitrios Metaxiotis, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Motor Development for Sports and Performance in Youth

Georgios G. Ziogas, Exercise Physiology and Human Performance Lab”, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Assessment of Motor Development: Time to reassess our Assessments

Jody L. Jensen, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, USA

Theory-driven interventions for improving reactive balance control in the elderly

Adamantios Arampatzis, Department of Training and Movement Sciences, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Dance based interventions for improving psychomotor function in community dwelling older adults

Patricia McKinley, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Visual feedback driven exercise: Implications for fall prevention targeted programmes in the community

Vassilia Hatzitaki, School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

Virtual Reality and Gamification of Rehabilitation Interventions? Let's get serious!

Ioanna Chouvarda, Lab of Computing, Medical Informatics, and Biomedical Imaging Technologies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

The new Movement ABC 3 Checklist: improved alignment between our Test and Checklist

Sheila Henderson, Department of Psychology and Human Development, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, United Kingdom

Using the standard error of measurement and confidence intervals to make decisions based on the child's motor assessment results

Dale Ulrich, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, USA

Identification of children at risk for Developmental Coordination Disorder with questionnaire

Marina M. Shoemaker, Centre of Human Movement Science, University Medical Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

In-School interventional management for children and adolescents at risk for DCD: The role of motor assessment

Thomas Kourtessis, School of Physical Education and Sports Science, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece

Flexibility and planning in manual skill: The development of object fitting

Jeff Lockman, Department of Psychology, Tulane University, USA

Infants’ Learning from Manual Actions

Amy Needham, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, USA

Variability, Flexibility, and Plasticity in Infant Motor Development

Jennifer Jaya Rachwani, Department of Physical Therapy, Hunter College, USA

Gross motor variability and impaired motor development

Laura Prosser, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA

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