Psychomotor therapy

lkine1234  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Psychomotor therapy
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
7.5 h + 15.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
We address the psychomotor development of the young child. First, we study the development of healthy children from birth to 3 years of age in terms of archaic and tendon reflexes, motor reactions, tone and motor acquisitions. Then we look at the motor acquisitions of the child between 3 and 8 years old: general coordination, fine motor skills, laterality, body schema, spatial and temporal organization. 
We will also discuss psychomotricity and its deficits in old age.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Because of the health crisis, the practical courses are exceptionally modified this year. The theoretical course is maintained and will be given either in person or on TEAMS according to the colour code.
- Theoretical course with video illustration
- 1 Practical course with very young children (babies from 0 to 3 years old) to learn the assessments of the young child. The courses will be given in half classes and will therefore be repeated twice. Some technical consellers will offer the course by podcast to be watched by oneself.
- The other practical courses will be given on TEAMS by the students. The students will get together in pairs, receive a theme proposed by their teacher, prepare a PODCAST on the theme and then present it orally. The podcast consists in preparing a psychomotricity session to be carried out in tele-rehabilitation (either by the child himself, or by the parents or the elderly person). The podcast is the examination. There is no additional theoretical exam this year.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Due to the health crisis, students are evaluated only on their PODCAST presented during one of the practical sessions on TEAMS. 
In case of failure, the student will be able to submit a podcast after agreement with the course coordinator. This work must be submitted by mid-August. There is no examination session organised. 
If two podcasts are identical, they will be considered as cheating and the 2 podcasts will have 0 with notification to the president of the cheating juries. The sanction will then be decided by the jury. This can go up to the exclusion of the UCLouvain.
Other information
Prerequisites: LIEPR1007, LKINE1002, LKINE1001, LKINE1011, LKINE1012
Evaluation : Continuous Evaluation - Work in teams of 2 students, preparation of a podcast for tele-rehabilitation.
Support: The notes of the theoretical course, practical illustrations, infos for the practices can be found on Moodle course LKINE1234.
Supervision: Course holder(s) and technical advisers
Mobile phones and tablets are forbidden during practice with the small child. Students must behave correctly (not lie down on the tables.). If the instructions are not respected, the teacher can kick you out of the class and give a sanction (minus points for extra work).
Online resources
The notes of the theoretical course, the practical illustrations, the infos for the practices can be found on Moodle course LKINE1234.
Le développement psychomoteur du jeune enfant
Idées neuves et approches actuelles
Sous la direction de James RIVIERE
Editions Solal, Marseilles, 2000
Le développement psychomoteur de l'enfant normal
Editions Vernazobres-Grego, Paris, 1999
Précis théorique et pratique du développement moteur du jeune enfant
Editions Elsevier, 1997
Le développement psychologique de l'enfant
Editions Belin, Paris, 1988
Manuel du développement psychomoteur de l'enfant
 J. GASSIER Editions Masson, Paris, 1981
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation