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9780072489149

Understanding Motor Development with PowerWeb : Health and Human Performance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072489149

  • ISBN10:

    0072489146

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-11-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Organized by age groups, this worldwide best-selling text sets the standard for understanding motor development from infancy through adulthood. The reader is presented with the most up-to-date research and theory using a conceptual framework that brings clarity to understanding infant, childhood, adolescent, and adult motor development. The Hourglass Model is used as a consistent conceptual framework throughout the text, and serves as a unique aid to learning. The text is divided into separate sections focusing on critical aspects of Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence and Adulthood, making it appropriate for comprehensive courses as well as to complement courses that focus on a particular chronological age.

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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