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    Life Span Motor Development


The fifth edition of this introductory textbook reflects the most current research findings in a reader-friendly format for students who do not have a movement science background, This new edition continues from the fourth edition by presenting topics from a unifying model of constraints approach. Students learn to improve their problem-solving by not only looking at the indiVidual, but also at the environment and task factors that may affect growth and development across the life span. Each chapter includes textbook features such as chapter objectives, real-life examples of motor development, a running glossary. application questions, key points and summary. No the end of the chapter section, the student is challenged to reinforce what has been learnt about the constraints. This section encourages the student to visit the student study guide on the website for learning exercises and lab activities.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Motor Development
Fundamental Concepts
Theoretical Perspectives in Motor Development
Principles of Motion and Stability
Physical Growth and Aging
Physical Growth, Maturation, and Aging
Development and Aging of Body Systems
Development of Motor Skills Across the Life Span
Early Motor Development
Development of Human Locomotion
Development of Ballistic Skills
Development of Manipulative Skills
Perceptual-Motor Development
Sensory-Perceptual Development
Perception and Action in Development
Functional Constraints to Motor Development
Social and Cultural Constraints in Motor Development
Psychosocial Constraints in Motor Development
Knowledge as Functional Constraint in Motor Development
Interaction of Exercise and Structural Constraints
Development of Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Development of Strength and Flexibility
Development of Body Composition
Conclusion: Interactions Between Constraints
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