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Understanding Motor Development: Infants, Children, Adolescents, AdultsAuthors: David L Gallahue, Jacqueline D Goodway, John C Ozmun
The eighth edition of Understanding Motor Development: Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults provides readers with both an explanatory and a descriptive basis for the processes of motor development. Covering the entire lifespan, this text focuses on the phases of motor development and provides a solid introduction to the biological, affective, cognitive, and behavioural aspects within each developmental stage. Readers are presented with the most up-to-date research and theory, while the Triangulated Hourglass Model is used as a consistent conceptual framework that clearly defines infant, childhood, adolescent, and adult motor development.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Unit 1 Background
Chapter 1 Understanding Motor Development: An Overview
Chapter 2 Models Of Human Development
Chapter 3 Motor Development: Theoretical Models
Chapter 4 Selected Factors Related to Motor Development
Unit 2 Infancy
Chapter 5 Prenatal Factors Affecting Development
Chapter 6 Prenatal and Infant Growth
Chapter 7 Infant Reflexes and Rhythmical Stereotypies
Chapter 8 Rudimentary Movement Abilities
Chapter 9 Infant Perception
Unit 3 Childhood
Chapter 10 Childhood Growth and Development
Chapter 11 Development of Fundamental Movement: Manipulation Skills
Chapter 12 Development of Fundamental Movement: Locomotor Skills
Chapter 13 Physical Development of Children
Chapter 14 Perceptual Motor Development and Motor Skill Interventions
Unit 4 Adolescence
Chapter 15 Adolescent Growth, Puberty, and Reproductive Maturity
Chapter 16 Specialized Movement Skills
Chapter 17 Fitness Changes During Adolescence
Unit 5 Adulthood
Chapter 18 Physiological and Psychosocial Development in Adults
Chapter 19 Motor Performance in Adults