Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to movement or muscular activity associated with mental processes, especially affects, as in psychomotor slowing associated with depression.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the function of muscles under the control of the mind

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Examples

  • Basically, by not enforcing the rules as written, they have made NBA basketball into a game that favors more heavily muscled, more explosive players at the expense of those who are relatively stronger in psychomotor ability than in raw athleticism (which, as Steve would probably like to expound on, also has the effect of deemphasizing the things that whites are comparatively good at and emphasizing the things that blacks are comparatively good out, thereby reducing white representation, which, one would think would be a bad business strategy given that it is mostly white guys that buy the tickets to the games and one would think that it would be less appealing to many fathers to take their sons to a game where there are no athletes that look like said son and that said son can identify with).

    Matthew Yglesias » Old School

  • Every two hours during the day, the researchers tested the subjects' ability to sustain attention with what's known as the psychomotor vigilance task, or P.V.T., considered a gold standard of sleepiness measures.

    NYT > Home Page

  • During the course of the experiment, they also participated in performance testing known as a psychomotor vigilance task (PVT), which was administered every two hours, beginning an hour and a half after they woke up.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • I'm mostly wondering because that kind of psychomotor stuff fascinates me, but it also makes me wonder if the lack of line of sight etc and the cost in making it work might not be the real reason.

    Hatchet job

  • Directed by Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia the one year Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship is designed to provide a comprehensive experience that will allow trainees to acquire and maintain knowledge, psychomotor skills and attitudes necessary to provide excellent care, in the perianesthetic period, to children who are critically ill or injured or who suffer acute and chronic pain.

    Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

  • Acquire and maintain knowledge, psychomotor skills and attitudes necessary to provide excellent care, in the perianesthetic period, to children who are critically ill or injured or who suffer acute and chronic pain.

    Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

  • Directed byWynne Morrison, MD, our Pediatric Critical Care MedicineFellowship is designed to provide a comprehensive experience that will allow trainees to acquire and maintain knowledge, psychomotor skills and attitudes necessary to provide excellent care of children in emergent and intensive care settings.

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

  • Acquire and maintain knowledge, psychomotor skills and attitudes necessary to provide excellent care, in the perianesthetic period, of children who are critically ill or injured or who suffer acute and chronic pain.

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

  • Is there evidence that intoxication with cannabis produces impaired psychomotor performance of a nature and degree sufficient to warrant restrictions upon its use by automobile drivers?

    2008 June « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • A major societal concern about cannabis intoxication is its potential to impair psychomotor performance in ways which may directly affect the well-being of non-users of cannabis.

    Smoking And Driving? Nonsense. « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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