Golden Nuggets from Part 2
✔️ Compare the location of the body center of mass (COM) in an infant to that of an adult.
✔️ Explain the effect of a face-side shift of the head on reaching ability, relative to prone positioning.
✔️ Compare the influence of a face-side weight shift and a skull-side weight shift on hip extension range of motion on the loaded side, relative to prone positioning.
✔️ Compare the influence of a face-side weight shift and a skull-side weight shift on weight loading on the pelvis, relative to prone positioning.
✔️ Describe the derotational righting reflex.
✔️ Name two movement requirements for completing a roll from side-lying with all limbs flexed into prone position.
✔️ Describe two strategies for moving from prone lying into the quadruped (i.e. hands and knees) position.
✔️ List or identify four benefits of rocking forward and backward in quadruped position.
✔️ Suggest two strategies that would simplify the task of gaining stability and movement in quadruped position for a child who has difficulty loading the limbs.