Baby Builders Bibliography

Active Start: A statement of Physical Activity Guidelines for Children Birth to Five Years, 2002; National Association of sport and Physical Education.

“Brain Research and Education: Neuroscience research has impact for Education Policy.” Education Commission of the States; March 1998.

Campbell FA, Pungello EP, Miller-Johnson S, Burchinal M,, Ramey CT. “The development of cognitive and academic abilities: growth curves from an early childhood educational experiment.” Dev Psychol 2001 Mar;37(2):231-42.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Economic costs associated with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, and vision impairment — United States, 2003. MMWR 2004;53:57-9.

Day S. “ Mother-Infant activities as providers of sensory stimulation.” Am J Occup Ther., 1982 Sep;36(9): 579-85.

Elkind, D. “Authority of the brain.” J Dev Behav Pediatr, 1999, 6, 432-3.

Fallang B, Saugstad OD, Hadders-Algra M. “Goal directed reaching and postural control in supine position in healthy infants.” Behav Brain Res., 2000 Oct;115(1):9-18.

Forslund M. “Growth and motor performance in preterm children at 8 years of age.” Acta paediatr. 1992 Oct;81(10):840-2.

Goyen, T. Lui, K. “Longitudinal motor development of “apparently normal” high-risk infants at 18 months, 3 and 5 years.” Early Hum Deve. 2002 Dec; 70(1-2):103-15.

Hadder-Algra M, Brogren E., Forssberg H. “Nature and nurture in the development of postural control on human infants.” Acta Paediatr Suppl., 1997 Jul;422:48-53.

Hadder-Algra M, Brogren E., Forssberg H. “Training affects the development of postural adjustments in sitting infants.” J Physiol. 1996 May 15; 493 (Pt 1): 289-98.

Harris, Ray, M.D. F.A.A.P. Conversation. November 2003.

Heathcock, JC; Lobo, M and Galloway, JC. “Movement Training Advances the Emergence of Reaching in Infants Born at Less Than 33 Weeks of Gestational Age: A Randomized Clinical Trial” Phys Ther 2008; March 88( 3): 310-322.

Hebestreit H, Bar-Or, O “Exercise and the Child born Prematurely.” Sports Medicine 2001; 31 (8): 591-599.

Institue of Medicine “Early Childhood Obesity and Prevention Practices.” June 2011.

Jeng S.-F.; Yau K.-I.T.; Liao H.-F.; Chen L.-C.; Chen P.-S. “Prognostic factors for walking attainment in very low-birthweight preterm infants.” Early Human Development, 2000 September 59(3):159-173.

Kanda et al. “Motor outcome differences between two groups of children with spastic diplegia who received different intensities of early onset physiotherapy followed for 5 years.” Brain Dev. 2004 March 26(2):118-26.

Lockman JJ, Thelen E. “Developmental Biodynamics: Brain, Body, Behavior Connections.” Child Development, 1993, 64, 953-959.

March of Dimes website.

Massion, J “Postural Control Systems in Developmental Perspective.” Neurosci Bio Behav Rev 1998 22(4)465-472.
Moore, L et al. “Does early physical activity predict body fat change throughout childhood?” Prev Med. 2003 Jul; 37(1):10-7.

National Association of Sports and Physical Educations web-site. , 2002.

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities website., 2004.

Oklahoma KIDS COUNT factbook “Early Childhood Care and Education.”, 2001

Palmer, et al. “The Effects of Physical Therapy on Cerebral Palsy.” New England Journal of Medicine, 1988, 318, 803-8.

Redstone F, West JF. “The importance of postural control for feeding.” Pediatr Nurs., 2004 Mar-Apr;30(2):97-100.

Rolnick, Arthur J., Senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Noonday Club address, St. Louis,, May 13, 2005.

Salls JS, Silverman LN, Gatty CM. “The relationship of infant sleep and play positioning to motor milestone achievement.” Am J Occup Ther. 2002 Sep-Oct: 56(5):577-80.

Samsom JF, de Groot L. “ The influence of postural control on motility and hand function in a group of ‘high risk’ preterm infants at 1 year of age.” Early Hum Dev., 2000 Dec; 60(2):101-13.

Samsom JF, de Groot L, Bezemer PD, Lafeber HN, Fetter WP. “ Muscle power development during the first year of life predicts neuromotor behaviour at 7 years in preterm born high risk infants.” Early Hum Dev., 2002 Jul;68(2):103-18.

Samsom JF, de Groot L. “Study of a group of extremely preterm infants (25-27 weeks): how do they function at 1 year?” Child Neurology, 2001 Nov;16(11): 832-7.

Zelazny, SM “The relationship between infant positioning and motor skill acquisition.” Paper presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. 1999.

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