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Early Motor Questionnaire (EMQ)

The Early Motor Questionnaire (EMQ) was originally developed by Libertus & Landa (2013) and has been validated via direct comparison to the widely used Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) and Peabody Developmental Motor Scales 2 (PDMS). The EMQ is a 127-item questionnaire designed to capture motor skills of children between the ages of 2 months to 24 months. Three sub-domains are captured: gross motor (GM), fine motor (FM), and perception-action (PA) skills. The three sub-domains of the EMQ can also be combined to obtain a global motor development score.

The EMQ is publicly available at no cost, free to use and adapt.

You may download a PDF version of the EMQ in English here.

Other labs have also provided translations of the EMQ for use in their own research:

Chinese version (abbreviated, see link below for a full version in Chinese)

English version (original EMQ)

German version

Italian version

Polish version 

Swedish version

Chinese and Spanish versions are also available as a Qualtrics survey. Please contact us to request a copy of this survey to your Qualtrics account.

Tri-lingual Qualtrics version (note, this is the EMQ-X extended version)

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