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Lifelong Motor Development

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780205308897

ISBN10:
0205308899
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

This book explores the fascinating subject of motor development from birth through adulthood. The most comprehensive and up-to-date, scientifically based text available, Lifelong Motor Development, Third Edition, reviews the latest theory and research to help students understand physical growth and motor development across the lifespan. The nature/nurture theme pervades the text, stimulating critical thinking and giving the student an exciting perspective with which to consider the biological and environmental influences on the various aspects of motor development.

Table of Contents

To the Student xv
Preface xvii
part one An Overview of Lifelong Human Development 1(30)
Introduction to the Developmental Perspective
2(29)
General Terminology
4(3)
Prerequisite Terms
4(1)
Motor Development Terms
5(2)
Significant Observations (Assumptions) about Development
7(3)
Periods of Life-Span Development
10(1)
The Developmental Continuum
11(2)
Research in Motor Development
13(4)
Why Study Motor Development?
14(1)
Methods of Study
14(3)
Theoretical Views
17(11)
Biological-Maturation Approach
18(1)
Psychosocial Approach
19(1)
Learning-Behavioral Approach
19(1)
Cognitive-Developmental Approach
20(2)
Information-Processing Approach
22(1)
Contextualist (Ecological) Approach
22(2)
Developmental Biodynamics Approach
24(2)
Biological Theories of Advanced Aging
26(2)
Careers in Motor Development
28(1)
Summary
29(1)
Think about It
30(1)
Suggested Readings
30(1)
part two Biological Growth and Development 31(114)
Heredity and Neurological Changes
32(26)
Heredity
33(2)
Neurological Changes
35(21)
Basic Structure and Function
35(7)
Early Developmental Changes
42(12)
Neurological Changes with Aging
54(2)
Summary
56(1)
Think about It
57(1)
Suggested Readings
57(1)
Physical Growth Changes
58(42)
An Overview of Physical Growth and Development
59(7)
Prenatal Development
60(2)
The Pubescent (Adolescent) Growth Spurt
62(4)
Changes in Body Proportions and Physique
66(7)
Body Proportions
66(6)
Physique
72(1)
Changes with Aging
73(1)
Structural Development
73(8)
Height
73(3)
Skeletal Growth
76(4)
Changes with Aging
80(1)
Body Mass
81(9)
Body Weight
81(1)
Body Composition
82(7)
Changes with Aging
89(1)
Maturity Estimates
90(4)
Morphological Age
90(1)
Dental Age
91(1)
Sexual Age
91(2)
Skeletal Age
93(1)
Maturity Variations
94(2)
Implications for Motor Performance
96(1)
Summary
97(2)
Think about It
99(1)
Suggested Readings
99(1)
Physiological Changes
100(25)
Cardiorespiratory Development
101(9)
Basic Structure and Function
101(1)
Early Growth and Development
102(2)
Aerobic Power
104(2)
Anaerobic Power
106(1)
Heart Rate
107(2)
Cardiac Output and Stroke Volume
109(1)
Vital Capacity and Pulmonary Ventilation
109(1)
Blood Characteristics
110(3)
Blood Volume
110(1)
Red Blood Cells Content
111(1)
Blood Pressure
112(1)
Basal Metabolic Rate
113(1)
Muscular Strength
114(3)
Flexibility
117(1)
Changes with Aging
118(5)
Change in Cardiorespiratory Function
118(1)
Change in Basal Metabolic Rate
119(1)
Change in Muscular Strength
119(1)
Change in Flexibility
120(3)
Summary
123(1)
Think about It
124(1)
Suggested Readings
124(1)
Factors Affecting Growth and Development
125(20)
Prenatal Development
126(6)
Internal (Maternal) Factors
127(2)
External (Environmental) Factors
129(3)
Nutrition and Physical Activity during Postnatal Development
132(8)
Nutrition
132(1)
Physical Activity
133(7)
Glands and Hormonal Activity
140(3)
Pituitary Gland
140(1)
Thyroid Gland
141(1)
Pancreas
142(1)
Adrenal Glands
142(1)
Other Glandular Functions
143(1)
Summary
143(1)
Think about It
144(1)
Suggested Readings
144(1)
part three Perception and Information Processing 145(66)
Perceptual Development
146(36)
Visual Perception
148(11)
The Visual Process
149(1)
Developmental Change in Visual Structures
149(1)
Developmental Change in Visual Functions
150(9)
Kinesthetic Perception
159(9)
Structure and Function of the Kinesthetic System
159(2)
Development of Kinesthetic Perception
161(7)
Auditory Perception
168(2)
Structure and Function of the Auditory System
169(1)
Development of Auditory Perception
169(1)
Tactile Perception
170(1)
Perceptual Integration
171(2)
Visual-Kinesthetic Integration
171(1)
Visual-Auditory Integration
172(1)
Auditory-Kinesthetic Integration
173(1)
Changes with Aging
173(3)
Visual Perception
173(1)
Auditory Perception
174(1)
Kinesthetic Perception
175(1)
Theoretical Viewpoints
176(3)
Ecological Perspective
176(2)
Constructivist Approach
178(1)
Movement-Based Approaches
178(1)
Summary
179(1)
Think about It
180(1)
Suggested Readings
181(1)
Information Processing and Motor Control
182(29)
Attention
184(3)
Alertness
184(1)
Divided Attention
185(1)
Selective Attention
186(1)
Memory
187(8)
Memory Structures
188(2)
Memory Abilities
190(5)
Processing Speed and Movement Time
195(2)
Programming
197(7)
Schema Theory
198(2)
Developmental Theories of Motor Control
200(4)
Changes with Aging
204(4)
Attention
205(1)
Sensory Store and Short-Term Memory
205(1)
Long-Term Memory
205(1)
Metamemory and Knowledge
206(1)
Processing Speed and Movement Time
206(1)
Programming
207(1)
Summary
208(1)
Think about It
209(1)
Suggested Readings
210(1)
part four Motor Behavior across the Life Span 211(136)
Early Movement Behavior
213(38)
Reflexive Behavior
214(15)
Importance of Reflexes in Infant Development
215(1)
Types of Reflexes
216(11)
Theoretical Views of Reflex Behavior and Voluntary Movement
227(2)
Spontaneous Movements (Stereotypies)
229(2)
Rudimentary Behavior
231(18)
Postural Control
232(2)
Rudimentary Locomotion
234(7)
Manual Control
241(6)
Motor Asymmetries
247(2)
Summary
249(1)
Think about It
250(1)
Suggested Readings
250(1)
Motor Behavior during Early Childhood
251(48)
Fundamental Motor Skill Development
253(3)
Basic Terminology
253(1)
Methods for Studying Change
254(2)
Movement Patterns (Process Characteristics)
256(31)
Running
256(2)
Jumping
258(6)
Hopping
264(4)
Galloping, Sliding, and Skipping
268(1)
Throwing
269(4)
Catching
273(5)
Striking
278(3)
Kicking
281(3)
Ball Bouncing and Dribbling
284(1)
Climbing
285(2)
Fine Motor Manipulative Behavior
287(5)
Finger Differentiation
287(1)
Construction and Self-Help Skills
288(1)
Drawing and Writing
288(4)
Bimanual Control
292(1)
Functional (Motor) Asymmetries
292(4)
Handedness
293(1)
Footedness
294(1)
Eye Preference
295(1)
Summary
296(2)
Think about It
298(1)
Suggested Readings
298(1)
Motor Behavior during Later Childhood and Adolescence
299(24)
Bases for Age- and Sex-Related Quantitative (Product) Motor Performance Changes
301(3)
Quantitative (Product) Changes in Motor Performance
304(10)
Running Speed
304(1)
Throwing
305(3)
Jumping
308(1)
Kicking
309(2)
Catching
311(1)
Striking
312(1)
Hopping
313(1)
Ball Bouncing and Dribbling
314(1)
Balance
314(1)
Motor Skill Refinement
314(6)
Youth Sport Participation
315(4)
School Physical Education
319(1)
Summary
320(2)
Think about It
322(1)
Suggested Readings
322(1)
Motor Behavior in the Adult Years
323(24)
Peak Motor Performance
325(7)
Growth and Physiological Function
325(3)
Motor Performance Characteristics
328(3)
Considerations of Race
331(1)
Regression
332(12)
Biological Regression and Motor Performance
333(7)
Changing Movement Patterns
340(4)
Physical Activity and Longevity
344(1)
Summary
345(1)
Think about It
346(1)
Suggested Readings
346(1)
part five Assessment 347(30)
Assessment
348(29)
Basic Terminology of Assessment
350(1)
Purposes of Assessment
351(1)
Considerations for Proper Assessment
352(2)
Assessment Instruments
354(20)
Newborn Assessment
354(4)
Infant Assessment
358(4)
Assessment of School-Age Populations
362(4)
Process-Oriented Assessment Instruments
366(3)
Other Commonly Used Instruments
369(3)
Tests for Older Person
372(2)
Summary
374(1)
Think about It
375(1)
Suggested Readings
375(2)
part six Sociocultural Influences on Motor Development 377(20)
Sociocultural Influences on Motor Development
378(19)
Basic Terminology of Socialization
379(1)
Socializing Processes and Agents
380(2)
Primary Influences during Childhood and Adolescence
382(9)
The Family
382(2)
Peer Relations
384(3)
Coaches and Teachers
387(1)
Sex-Role Expectations and Stereotyping
388(1)
Self-Esteem
389(1)
Possible Influences of Race
390(1)
Primary Influences during Adulthood
391(2)
Summary
393(3)
Think about It
396(1)
Suggested Readings
396(1)
Appendix 397(4)
References 401(28)
Credits 429(4)
Index 433


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