Development of walking in preterm and term infants: Age of onset, qualitative features and sensitivity to resonance

Suh-Fang Jeng Tin-Wai Lau, Wu-Shiun Hsieh, Hong-Ji Luo, Pei-Shan Chen, Kwan-Hua Lin and Jeng-Yi Shieh

After evaluating the development of walking in preterm infants with no major neonatal disease versus full-term infants, this study concludes that preterm birth may affect infants’ age of onset and spatial organization but not their sensitivity to resonance during the early stage of walking development.

Gait and Posture, 2008, 27(2), 340-346.

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