9780072985917

Human Motor Development : A Lifespan Approach with PowerWeb/OLC Bind-In Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072985917

  • ISBN10:

    0072985917

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/7/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Now in its sixth edition, this topically organized text provides a comprehensive introduction to lifespan motor development and includes the most current research findings available in the field.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I AN OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT

1 Introduction to Motor Development

2 Cognitive and Motor Development

3 Social and Motor Development

4 Perceptual-Motor Development

PART II FACTORS THAT AFFECT DEVELOPMENT

5 Prenatal Development Concerns

6 Effects of Early Stimulation and Deprivation

PART III PHYSICAL CHANGES ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

7 Growth and Maturation

8 Physiological Changes: Health-Related Physical Fitness

9 Movement and the Changing Senses

PART IV MOVEMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

10 Infant Reflexes and Stereotypes

11 Voluntary Movements of Infancy

12 Fine Motor Development

13 Fundamental Locomotion Skills of Childhood

14 Fundamental Object-Control Skills of Childhood

15 Youth Sports

16 Movement in Adulthood

PART V ASSESSING MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTING A PROGRAM

17 Assessment

18 Planning and Conducting Developmental Movement Programs

Appendix A: Growth Charts: National Center for Health Statistics

Appendix B: Body Mass Index Table

Appendix C: Summary of the Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health

Appendix D: Summary of the CDC's Guidelines for School and Community Programs Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity

Appendix E: Observation Plans

Appendix F: List of Web Sites

Author Index / Subject Index

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