Children's Motor Development
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Laste motoorika areng
Course title in English
Children's Motor Development
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Kirsti Pedak (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2023/2024 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To create preconditions for the knowledge and skills that are necessary for the child's sensory-motor development levels and the functional capacity assessment . and to complete exercise and training plan.
Brief description of the course
Participating in the course this course provides an understanding of the importance of motor development and physical fitness in the early childhood years . After completing the course the student is able to evaluate the performance of the quality of children's movement, exercise capacity on the basis of knowledge of functional anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of assessment tests allows distinguish deviations from the standard motion pattern.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge of child sensomotorical and fynctional abilities milestones;
- is able to Identify the elements of movement and their role in motor skill development;
- is able to plan developmentally appropriate movement experiences that promote motor skill development and physical fitness.
lektor Kirsti Pedak
Prerequisite course 1
Prerequisite course 2
The course is a prerequisite