2023-2024 / PSYC1132-1



30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3 crédits 
 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Marc Vanderthommen

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course, divided into two parts, analyses the following elements:

  • 1st part
-The stages of infant mobility development
- The analysis of the important motor functions (walking and locomotion, prehension, balance, etc.)
- The classification of motor functions
- The analysis of the links between the motor domain and the cognitive domain
- Analysis of learning processes
- Fundamental motor education for healthy children

  • 2nd part
- Cerebral motor palsy

- assessment of neuromotor troubles.

- rehabilitation and treatments.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objective of the course is to approach concepts related to the healthy child's motor development and the impact of this motor development on cognitive aspects. These elements allow the healthy child to learn fundamental motor abilities. The second part is dedicated to rehabilitation and treatments of cerebral motor palsy patients.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

The second part of this course is given in common to Physiotherapy BAC 2 students.

Recommended or required readings

Course reading available from the lecturer and on MyULG.

Written exam following color codes COVID-19.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Institut Supérieur d'Education Physique et de Kinésithérapie, Bât. B21, allée des Sports, 4, 4000 LIEGE
Tél. : 04/366.38.78; Fax : 04/366.29.01; e-Mail : mvanderthommen@uliege.be

Secrétariat : Mme Annie DEPAIFVE adepaifve@uliege.be  (tél. : 04/366.38.90)


Association of one or more MOOCs