Motor, physical, and psychosocial parameters and assessment in preschool children


  • Abdulghani Alzamzami Department of Pediatrics, Al Thager Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Dhafer Ali Alamri Primary Healthcare, Dammam Medical Complex, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Fatimah Hamad Alfeheid Department of Pediatrics, Maternity and Children Hospital, Arar, Saudi Arabia
  • Rawan Wadi Alanazi Department of Pediatrics, Maternity and Children Hospital, Arar, Saudi Arabia
  • Nourah Jameel Alhutayrashi College of Medicine, Ibn Sina National College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Saeed Mofareh Al-Shehri College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
  • Noor Haroon Sheikh College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Israa Hamdan Alshehri College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdulaali Ghazi Albogmi General Physician, Second Health Cluster Central Region, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Saud Mohammed Al Amri Department of Pediatric Emergency, Al Yamamah Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdulaziz Ahmed Alkaaboor Department of Pediatrics, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia



Assessment, Children, Motor, Parameters, Psychosocial


Managing children's motor, physical, and psychosocial aspects in their formative preschool years is a complex and personalized endeavor, emphasizing early intervention and interdisciplinary collaboration. Motor development management in preschool children underscores the importance of timely intervention. Pediatric physical and occupational therapies play pivotal roles in addressing these challenges, employing engaging activities and exercises tailored to individual needs. The individualized nature of these interventions recognizes each child's unique journey and fosters skill acquisition and development. In parallel, managing physical parameters in preschool children involves growth monitoring, nutritional counseling, and addressing common health concerns. Consistent growth monitoring helps identify deviations from expected patterns, allowing for early intervention in cases of growth-related concerns or nutritional deficiencies. Preschoolers' susceptibility to common health issues necessitates medical management, symptom control, and preventive measures. Psychosocial development management in preschool children centers on emotional resilience, social competence, and cognitive readiness. The discussion also highlights emerging evidence of a link between motor skills and executive functions in preschool-aged children, suggesting opportunities for evidence-based interventions and coordination-demanding activities to optimize motor and cognitive development in this crucial developmental phase.


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How to Cite

Alzamzami, A., Alamri, D. A., Alfeheid, F. H., Alanazi, R. W., Alhutayrashi, N. J., Al-Shehri, S. M., Sheikh, N. H., Alshehri, I. H., Albogmi, A. G., Amri, S. M. A., & Alkaaboor, A. A. (2023). Motor, physical, and psychosocial parameters and assessment in preschool children. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 10(10), 3910–3914.



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