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dc.contributor.advisor Mathebula, S. D. Mmusi-Landela, Lerato Khensani
dc.contributor.other Skaal, L. 2018-11-20T06:35:54Z 2018-11-20T06:35:54Z 2018
dc.description Thesis (MPH.) -- University of Limpopo, 2018 en_US
dc.description.abstract Children born preterm and low birth weight may have long-term negative consequences for visual function, compared with children born at full term. Visual memory (sensory), perceptual skills and learning are of fundamental importance for a range of functions and everyday activities, such as normal classroom learning, school performance and social interactions and may contribute to academic difficulties.The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of gestational age and birth weight on visual perceptual skills.The study was approved by the University of Limpopo, Turfloop Research Ethics Committee. The Department of Education, Limpopo Province granted permission to conduct the study. Written informed consent was obtained from parents of the children and the study adhered to the tenets of the Helsinki Declaration. en_US
dc.format.extent xiii, 73 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.requires PDF en_US
dc.subject Birth weight en_US
dc.subject Preterm en_US
dc.subject Visual perception en_US
dc.subject TVPS-3 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Visual perception en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gestational age en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Birth weight en_US
dc.subject.mesh Public health en_US
dc.title The effect of prematurity on visual perceptual skills amongst School-age children in grade 4-6 at Pulamadibogo School in Mankweng, Limpopo Province en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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