9780072972962

Understanding Motor Development : Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072972962

  • ISBN10:

    0072972963

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/29/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Covering the entire lifespan, this text focuses on the phases of motor development and provides a solid introduction to the biological, affective, cognitive, and behavioral aspects within each developmental stage.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Background 1 Understanding Motor Development: An Overview 2 Models of Human Development 3 Motor Development: A Theoretical Model 4 Selected Factors Affecting Motor Development Unit 2 Infancy 5 Prenatal Factors Affecting Development 6 Prenatal and Infant Growth 7 Infant Reflexes and Rhythmical Stereotypies 8 Rudimentary Movement Abilities 9 Infant Perception Unit 3 Childhood 10 Childhood Growth and Development 11 Fundamental Movement Abilities 12 Physical Development of Children 13 Childhood Perception and Perceptual-Motor Development 14 Childhood Self-Concept Development Unit 4 Adolescence 15 Adolescent Growth, Puberty, and Reproductive Maturity 16 Specialized Movement Abilities 17 Fitness Changes During Adolescence 18 Adolescent Socialization Unit 5 Adulthood 19 Physiological Changes in Adults 20 Motor Performance in Adults 21 Psychosocial Development in Adults Unit 6 Programming 22 Assessing Motor Behavior 23 Programming for Developmental Physical Activity

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