Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach / Edition 8

Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach / Edition 8

ISBN-10:
0078022495
ISBN-13:
9780078022494
Pub. Date:
03/04/2011
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach / Edition 8

Now in its Eighth Edition, this topically organized text provides a comprehensive introduction to lifespan motor development and includes the most current research findings available in the field. The text takes a lifespan approach to development, with thorough coverage of prenatal, childhood, adolescent, and adult development. Theoretical concepts are conveyed through language appropriate for undergraduate students. This is the only lifespan motor development text that presents both the component approach and the total body approach for analyzing the basic fundamental and object control skills of childhood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780078022494
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 03/04/2011
Edition description: List
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 610,302
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: AN OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT

1: Introduction to Motor Development

2: Cognitive and Motor Development

3: Social and Motor Development
PART II: FACTORS THAT AFFECT DEVELOPMENT

4: Prenatal Development Concerns

5: Effects of Early Stimulation and Deprivation
PART III: PHYSICAL CHANGES ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

6: Growth and Maturation

7: Physiological Changes: Health-Related Physical Fitness

8: Movement and the Changing Senses
PART IV: MOVEMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

9: Infant Reflexes and Stereotypes

10: Voluntary Movements of Infancy

11: Fine Motor Development

12: Fundamental Locomotion Skills of Childhood

13: Fundamental Object-Control Skills of Childhood

14: Youth Sports

15: Movement in Adulthood
PART V: ASSESSING MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTING A PROGRAM

16: Assessment

17: Planning and Conducting Developmental Movement Programs
Appendix A: Growth Charts: National Center for Health Statistics
Appendix B: Body Mass Index Table
Appendix C: Summary of the Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health
Appendix D: Summary of the CDC's Guidelines for School and Community Programs Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity
Appendix E: Observation Plans
Appendix F: List of Web Sites
Author Index / Subject Index

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