New publications

Hi Hill, M.W., Wdowski, M.M., Pennell, A., Stodden, D.F., & Duncan, M.J. (2019). Dynamic postural control in children: Do the arms lend the legs a helping hand? Frontiers in Physiology. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01932 

Luz, C., Cordovil, R., Rodrigues, L. P., Gao, Z., Goodway, J., Sacko, R. S., … *Stodden, D. F. (2019). Motor Competence and Health Related Fitness in Children: A Cross-cultural Comparison between Portugal and the United States. Journal of Sport and Health Science.

Bustamante, A., Henrique, R.S., Pereira, S.S., Chaves, R.N., Tani, G., Freitas, D.L., Prista, A.,  Stodden, D.F., Katzmarzyk, P.T., Hedeker, D., & Maia, J.A. (2019). Familial resemblance in gross motor coordination. The Peruvian Sibling Study on Growth and Health. Annals of Human Biology, 1-23. 

Lima, R.A., Bugge, A., Ersbøll, A.K., Stodden, D.F., Andersen, L.B., (2018). The longitudinal relationship between motor competence and measures of fatness and fitness from childhood into adolescence. Journal de Pediatria.

Molina, S. L., Bott, T. S., & *Stodden, D. F. (2019). Applications of the speed-accuracy trade-off and impulse variability theory for teaching ballistic motor skills. Journal of Motor Behavior. DOI: 10.1080/00222895.2019.1565526 

Venetsanou, F., & Kambas, A. (2017). Can motor proficiency in preschool age affect physical activity in adolescence? Pediatric Exercise Science, 29(2), 254-259

Sacko, R.S., Brazendale, K., Brian, A., McIver, K., Nesbitt, D., Pfeifer, C., *Stodden D.F. (2018). Comparison of Indirect Calorimetry- and Accelerometry-based Energy Expenditure During Object Project Skill PerformanceMeasurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 1-11.

Ye, S., Lee, J., Stodden, D.F., Gao, Z. (2018). Impact of exergaming on children’s motor skill performance and health-related fitness: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 7(6). doi:10.3390/jcm709026.

Sacko, R. S., McIver, K., Brian, A., & Stodden, D. F. (2018). New insight for activity intensity relativity, metabolic expenditure during object projection skill performance. Journal of sports sciences, 1-7.

Hulteen, R.M., Morgan, P.J., Barnett, L.M., Stodden, D.F. and Lubans, D.R. (2018). Development of foundational movement skills: A conceptual model for physical activity across the lifespan. Sports Medicine, 48(7), 1533-1540.

Nesbitt, D. R., Molina, S., Sacko, R., Robinson, L., Brian, A., & *Stodden, D. F. (2018). Examining the feasibility of supine-to-stand as a measure of functional motor competence. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 1-34.

Brian, A., Haegele, J., Nesbitt, D., Lieberman, L., Bostick, L., Taunton, S., & Stodden, D. F. (2018). Perceptions of motor competence for children with and without visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness.112(1),118-124.

Lane, A. P., Molina, S. L., Tolleson, D. A., Langendorfer, S. J., Goodway, J. D., & *Stodden, D. F. (2017). Developmental sequences for the standing long jump landing: A pre-longitudinal screening. Journal of Motor Learning and Development. 1-26. 

Khodaverdi, Z., Goodway, J. D., & *Stodden, D. F. (2017). Associations between physical activity and health-related physical fitness across childhood. Turkish Journal of Sport and Science, 19(2), 169-176. DOI: 10.15314/tsed.315806.

Duncan, M., Lawson, C., Walker, L. J., Stodden D. F. & Eyre, E. (2017). The utility of the supine to stand test as a measure of functional motor competence in children aged 5-9 years old. Sports.


Check out some of the recent publications from I-MDRC members:

Bardid, F., Vannozzi, G., Logan, S.W., Hardy, L.L., & Barnett, L.M. (2018). A hitchhiker's guide to assessing young people's motor competence: Deciding what method to use. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Pre-print available here: (PsyArXiv)

Barnett, L.M., Stodden, D., Cohen, K.E., Smith, J.J., Lubans, D.R., Lenoir, M., ... Morgan, P.J. (2016). Fundamental movement skills: An important focus. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 35(3), 219-225.

De Meester, A., Stodden, D. F., Brian, A., True, L., Ferkel, R., Goodway, J. D., Haerens, L. (2018). Identification of a motor competence proficiency barrier for meeting physical activity guidelines. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 21(1), 58-62. DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2017.1341474

Du, Y., Valentini, N., Kim, M.J., Whitall, J., & Clark, J.E. (2017).  Children and adults both learn motor sequences quickly, but do so differently. Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00158

Farmer, O., Belton, S., & O'Brien, W. (2017). The relationship between actual fundamental motor skill proficiency, perceived motor skill confidence and competence, and physical activity in 8-12-year-old Irish female youth. Sports, 5, 74.

Lester, D., McGrane, B., Belton, S., Duncan, M.J., Chambers, F.C., & O'Brien, W. (2017). The age-related association of movement in Irish adolescent youth. Sports, 5, 77.

Lima, R.A., Pfeiffer, K.A., Bugge, A., Møller, N.C., Andersen, L.B., Stodden, D.F. (2017). Motor competence and cardiorespiratory fitness have greater influence on body fatness than physical activity across time. Scand J Med Sci Sport, 1-10. 

Lima, R.A., Pfeiffer, K.A., Larsen, L.R., Bugge, A., Møller, N.C., Andersen, L.B., Stodden, D.F. (2017). Physical activity and motor competence present a positive reciprocal longitudinal relationship across childhood and early adolescence. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 14, 440-447. 

Logan, S.W., Ross, S.M., Chee, K., Stodden, D.F., & Robinson, L.E. (2017). Fundamental motor skills: A systematic review of terminology. Journal of Sports Sciences.

Lopes, V.P., Cossio-Bolaños, M., Gómez-Campos, R., de Arruda, M., Hespanhol, J.E., & Rodrigues, L.P. (2017). Linear and nonlinear relationships between body mass index and physical fitness in Brazilian children and adolescents. American Journal of Human Biology, e23035.

Lopes, V. P., Malina, R. M., Maia, J. A. R., & Rodrigues, L. P. (2018). Body mass index and motor coordination: Nonlinear relationships in children 6–10 years. Child: Care, Health and Development, 44(3), 443-451. doi:10.1111/cch.12557.

Lopes, V.P., Rodriguez, L.P. Stodden, D.F. (2017). Effectiveness of Physical Education to Promote Motor Competence in Primary School Children. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 1-14.

Molina, S. L. & Stodden, D. F. (2017) Examining impulse-variability theory and the speed-accuracy trade-off in children’s overarm throwing performance. Motor Control. 1-17.

Nesbitt, D. R., Molina, S., Cattuzzo, M. T., Phillips, D. S., Robinson, L., & Stodden, D. F. (2017). Assessment of a Supine-to-Stand (STS) task in early childhood: A measure of functional motor competence. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 1-25. doi: 10.1123/jmld.2016-0049

Ré, A.H.N., Logan, S., Cattuzzo, M.T., Henrique, R.D.S., Stodden, D.F. (2017). Comparison of motor competence levels on two assessments across childhood. Journal of Sports Sciences, 1-6.

Robinson, L.E., Stodden, D.F., Barnett, L.M., Lopes, V.P., Logan, S.W., Rodrigues, L.P., & D'Hondt, E. (2015). Motor competence and its effect on positive developmental trajectories of health. Sports Medicine, 45(9), 1273-1284. doi: 10.1007/s40279-015-0351-6.

True, L., Brian, A., Goodway, J., Stodden, D.F. (2017). Relationships among product and process-oriented measures of motor skill competence and perceived competence in boys and girls. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 1-23.

Utesch, T., Bardid, F., Huyben, F., Strauss, B., Tietjens, M., De Martelaer, K., Seghers, J., & Lenoir, M. (2016). Using Rasch modeling to investigate the construct of motor competence in early childhood. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 24, 179-187. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.03.001

Utesch, T., Dreiskämper, D., Naul, R., & Geukes, K. (2018). Understanding physical (in-) activity, overweight, and obesity in childhood: Effects of congruence between physical self-concept and motor competence. Scientific Reports, 8, 5908. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24139-y 

Webster, E.K., & Ulrich, D.A. (2017). Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Test of Gross Motor Development - Third Edition. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 5, 45-58.