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Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition With Web Study Guide


Both genetic and extrinsic factors influence normal and abnormal embryonic and fetal growth
The growth process begins the instant an ovum (egg) and spermatozoon fuse in fertilization. Carried out under the control of genes, early development is astonishingly precise. Genes, then, determine the normal aspects of development and inherited abnormal development.
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Understand the development of catching skills
Several manipulative skills are basic to sport performance. In these skills, a performer must gain possession or control of an object by reaching to intercept a moving object or stopping it with an implement.
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Consider and assess posture and balance across the lifespan
Postural control and balance are perfect examples of perception and action as an ecosystem. To control our posture in order to sit, stand, or assume any desired position, we must continually change our motor response patterns according to the perceptual information that specifies the environment and our bodies’ orientation in it.
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Life Span Motor Development 6th Edition With Web Study Guide
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This updated edition uses the model of constraints in discussing reasons for changes in movement throughout the life span. It encourages students to examine how the interactions of the individual, environment, and task bring about changes in a person’s movements.

© 2014
Cloth Pass/Kycd
Book with online resource   448 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450456999

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Life Span Motor Development Presentation Package plus Image Bank-6th Edition $295.00
Life Span Motor Development Web Study Guide-6th Edition $19.95

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