What is GROSS MOTOR?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

These are the activities and skills using the large muscles to move our limbs and trunk. They control balance and posture and include waving arms, walking and running.

GROSS MOTOR: "Our gross motor skills involve our larger muscle control."

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