GROSS MOTOR By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms BIPEDAL LOCOMOTION ROLFING MACROSPLANCHNIC TYPE BODY BUILD KINESTHESIS FINE MOTOR BALANCE TRAINING EYE MUSCLES 1 (EXTRINSIC EYE MUSCLES) LOCOMOTOR PLAY LEISURE LIFESTYLE Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GROSS MOTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gross-motor/ (accessed June 28, 2017).