Lifelong Motor Development

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Lifelong Motor Development, Fifth Edition,is a comprehensive, science-based text covering theory and research of physical growth and motor behavior across the life span. The text is not limited to theory but focuses on the application of motor development concepts. This edition features a unique developmental systems perspective, which advocates that development is the product of dynamic interacting processes between the various biological systems and environmental contexts.Introduction to the Developmental Perspective, Heredity and Neurological Changes, Physical Growth Changes, Physiological Changes, Factors Affecting Growth and Development, Perceptual Development, Information Processing and Motor Control, Early Movement Behavior, Motor Behavior During Early Childhood, Motor Behavior During Later Childhood and Adolescence, Motor Behavior in the Adult Years, Assessment, Sociocultural Influences on Motor Development For all readers interested in a science-based text that covers theory and research of physical growth and motor behavior.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Developmental Perspective
Heredity and Neurological Changes
Physical Growth Changes
Physiological Changes
Factors Affecting Growth and Development
Perceptual Development
Information Processing and Motor Control
Early Movement Behavior
Motor Behavior during Early Childhood
Motor Behavior during Later Childhood and Adolescence
Motor Behavior in the Adult Years
Sociocultural Influences on Motor Development
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