Document Details

Document Type:   Thesis
Title:   Gender Differences in Gross and Fine Motor Abilities in Preschool Aged Children in West Virginia
Author:   Kelly Renee Pennington
College:   Liberal Arts
Degree Program:   Psychology, M.A.
Degree:   Master of Arts
Committee Director:   Elizabeth Kelley Boyles, Ph.D.
Document Availability:   Document available for World-Wide access.
Date of Defense:   11-12-01

The purpose of this study was to investigate gender differences in gross and fine motor abilities in preschool aged children in West Virginia. Subjects consisted of 21 males and 16 females. Data was collected via the West Virginia Educare Initiative using the Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs. Results of this study indicate that there are no significant gender differences in either gross motor or fine motor abilities in preschool aged children.  

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