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South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

On-line version ISSN 2310-3833
Print version ISSN 0038-2337

S. Afr. j. occup. ther. vol.38 n.3 Pretoria  2008

 

 

 

Evaluation of Vestibular proprioceptive (VPP) functioning in children: Identification of relevant test items

 

 

Alet de Bruin

M. Occ. Ther. (MEDUNSA)

Correspondence

 

 


ABSTRACT

study was undertaken in the absence of a standardised test to evaluate vestibular proprioceptive processing (VPP). By a process of test development, 18 appropriately difficult and clearly discriminatory test items were identified. These test items can now be used as a basis to assemble and standardise a VPP test.

Keywords: Key words: Vestibular proprioceptive processing, sensory integration, test development, evaluation


 

 

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Correspondence:
Alet de Bruin; M
aletdebruin@yahoo.co.uk