This research reviewed the literature with educational implications that is related to clumsiness. Clumsiness is defined generally as a lack of age-adequate motor skills, in the absence of clear neurological impairment, in people with normal intelligence.
Clumsiness in children most often is a manifestation of impaired motor skill development. Motor skills are smoothly timed muscular movements enabling procedures to be undertaken. There are four primary motor skill components–accuracy, speed, economy of effort, and flexibility. Each of the four components of motor skill are essential to the automatization of a performance ..