Lifelong Motor Development / Edition 4

Lifelong Motor Development / Edition 4

by Carl P. Gabbard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805328491

ISBN-13: 9780805328493

Pub. Date: 04/29/2003

Publisher: Pearson Education

Lifelong Motor Development is a comprehensive, science-based book covering theory and research of physical growth and motor behavior across the life span. The Fourth Edition features increased coverage of dynamic systems theory P a leading theory in motor development that explains how various body systems work together to control movement…  See more details below

Overview

Lifelong Motor Development is a comprehensive, science-based book covering theory and research of physical growth and motor behavior across the life span. The Fourth Edition features increased coverage of dynamic systems theory P a leading theory in motor development that explains how various body systems work together to control movement. KEY TOPICS Dynamic Systems Theory explains how different body systems work together to control movement. Increased coverage of motor development applications provides readers with practical examples related to careers in motor development. For college instructors and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805328493
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
04/29/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Developmental Perspective.
2. Heredity and Neurological Changes.
3. Physical Growth Changes.
4. Physiological Changes.
5. Factors Affecting Growth and Development.
6. Perceptual Development.
7. Information Processing and Motor Control.
8. Early Movement Behavior.
9. Motor Behavior during Early Childhood.
10. Motor Behavior during Later Childhood and Adolescence.
11. Motor Behavior in the Adult Years.
12. Assessment.
13. Sociocultural Influences on Motor Development.

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