Understanding Motor Development: Infants and Children

Understanding Motor Development: Infants and Children

by David L. Gallahue



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Understanding Motor Development: Infants and Children by David L. Gallahue

Covering the entire lifespan,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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780697248916
Publisher: Brown & Benchmark
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Pages: 562

Table of Contents

Section 1·Background
1 Understanding Motor Development: An Overview
2 Models of Human Development
3 Factors Affecting Motor Development
4 Motor Development: A Theoretical Model
Section 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
Section 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
Section 4·Adolescence
15 Adolescent Growth, Puberty, and Reproductive Maturity
16 Specialized Movement Abilities
17 Physical Development of Adolescents
18 Adolescent Socialization
Section 5: Adulthood
19 Physiological Changes in Adults
20 Motor Performance in Adults
21 Psychosocial Development in Adults
Section 6·Programming
22 Developmental Physical Activity: A Curricular Model
(and more...)

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