This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 8/11/2011.
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Understanding Motor Development : Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults
Understanding Motor Development, a worldwide best-selling text, provides students with both an explanatory and a descriptive basis for the processes and products of motor development. Covering the entire life span, 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. The student is presented with the most up-to-date research and theory, while the Triangulated Hourglass Model is used as a consistent conceptual framework that brings clarity to understanding infant, childhood, adolescent, and adult motor development.
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